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Graduate Certificate in Data Science

Admission Requirements

  • Online application
  • College transcripts*
  • Resume
  • Essay
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • College course in statistics (with a grade of B or better). This requirement may be waived if students complete this free statistics course, enroll in MATH-138 concurrently with their first semester of graduate studies, or by approval of the admissions staff.
  • It is strongly recommended that students complete this free computer science course, if they do not have prior programming experience.
  • Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

*We do not accept transfer credits from graduate programs at other colleges or universities.

Program Description

The Certificate in Data Science uses the same application process as the MS in Data Science. Students can receive a certificate after completing four graduate-level Data Science classes. Reach out to the Data Science admissions team to learn more at cds-info@willamette.edu.

Application Deadlines

Keep up-to-date with our application deadlines. We know it’s a big decision, which is why we offer multiple options to best fit your situation.

We also offer a rolling deadline for applications received after May. Decisions for these applications will be released on a space-available basis.