Data Engineering, Graduate Certificate


To earn a certificate, students must complete the following four courses:

Course Title
MSDS 402-DLData Science and Research Practice 1
or MSDS 403-DL Data Science and Digital Transformation
MSDS 420-DLDatabase Systems and Data Preparation
MSDS 422-DLPractical Machine Learning
MSDS 432-DLFoundations for Data Engineering

Which course should students take?

  • Students without a background in data science should select MSDS 402-DL Data Science and Research Practice.
  • Students with a background in data science should select MSDS 403-DL Data Science and Digital Transformation. Students who have at least two years’ experience in the field and have or have had a title, such as data scientist, data analyst, statistician, data engineer, business analyst, etc. should select this course.