Admission Requirements

Successful candidates are ambitious and technically adept. Programming experience is recommended, but not required. Candidates also have the option to complete a Python bootcamp offered through the executive development center during the summer before classes begin.

To apply Applicants must submit all of the application documents listed below: 

  1. Online Application – The completed Data Science Certificate online application form.
  2. Professional Resume - Your professional resume should detail your career progression or educational background and can include professional achievements and awards. Resumes are uploaded through the application form.  
  3. Admission Interview – Applicants may be invited to complete an interview with a faculty member or representative of the Admission Committee to discuss their experience and interest in the program.

Supplemental application materials may be submitted electronically, via email (, or by mail to the Willamette University Portland Center:

Data Science @ AGSM
 905 NW 12th Avenue, Suite 110
Portland, Oregon 97209