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Microsoft Professional Program
Data Science

Accelerate your career in one of the hottest fields – data science. Learn data science fundamentals, key data science tools, and widely-used programming languages from industry and academic experts in this unique program created by Microsoft.

Built in collaboration with leading universities and employers, the Microsoft Training in Data Science will develop the analytical and programming skills you need to take advantage of the 1.5 million career opportunities available now in data science.

You will Learn:

  • Use Microsoft Excel to explore data
  • Use Transact-SQL to query a relational database
  • Create data models and visualize data using Excel or Power BI
  • Apply statistical methods to data
  • Use R or Python to explore and transform data
  • Follow a data science methodology
  • Create and validate machine learning models with Azure Machine Learning
  • Write R or Python code to build machine learning models
  • Apply data science techniques to common scenarios
  • Implement a machine learning solution for a given data problem

Courses: 10 Courses

Effort: ave 8-16 hours per course

Certification: Certificate of Participation

Prerequisite: None

The Program

This Data Science course provides a comprehensive program of study in data science. Learners can choose from different courses within each unit of study. For example, in Unit 1 – Fundamentals you can choose between Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel or Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI to satisfy the requirement.

Learn data science basics. Explore topics like data queries, data analysis, data visualization and how statistics informs data science practices. Please choose from Course 2a or Course 2b to complete the unit.

Course 1:      Introduction to Data Science
Course 2a:   Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI
Course 2b:   Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel
Course 3:      Analytics Storytelling for Impact
Course 4:      Ethics and Law in Data and Analytics

Learn essential programming languages to manipulate date and discover the fundamentals of machine learning. Please choose one from Course 6a or Course 6b, and choose one from Course 7a, 7b, and 7c to complete the unit.

Course 5:    Querying Data with Transact-SQL
Course 6a:  Introduction to R for Data Science
Course 6b:  Introduction to Python for Data Science
Course 7a:   Essential Math for Machine Learning: R Edition
Course 7b:   Essential Math for Machine Learning: Python Edition
Course 7c:   Essential Statistics for Data Analysis using Excel

Dive deeper into data science programming languages and start leveraging data to develop intelligent solutions. Select one from Course 8a or Course 8b and one from Course 9a or 9b and one course from 10a, 10b, or 10c, to complete the unit. If you have started with one programming language it is required you continue in the same language as you progress.

Course 8a:     Data Science Research Methods: R Edition
Course 8b:     Data Science Research Methods: Python Edition
Course 9a:     Principles of Machine Learning: R Edition
Course 9b:     Principles of Machine Learning: Python Edition
Course 10a:   Developing Big Data Solutions with Azure Machine Learning
Course 10b:   Analyzing Big Data with Microsoft R
Course 10c:   Implementing Predictive Analytics with Spark in Azure HDInsight

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