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Continuing Education

Data Science


The location where your NAIT courses will be held.


The type of certification (degree, diploma, certificate) you will earn after completing your program.

  • Degree - NAIT offers a number of business degrees and applied science and technology degrees accredited by Alberta Advanced Education.
    Applied degree programs offer a stronger emphasis on practical applications of the concepts learned in the classroom
  • Diplomas & Certificates - These credit programs take 1 or 2 years and lead to government approved and industry-recognized credentials.
  • Journeyman Certificate - Hands-on and expert-led apprenticeship and industry training for skilled trades and technology professionals.
  • Continuing Education/Non-Credit - NAIT offers a wide range of non-credit programs and courses for personal and professional development in a number of interesting and exciting fields. These options are great for people who may be working but are interested in studying as well.

Delivery Options

The flexible schedule options for this course including time of day and full/part-time.

  • Day - Courses taking place between Monday - Friday, before 5 PM.
  • Evening/Weekend - Courses taking place on weekdays from 5 PM or later, or Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Online - Sometimes called "Home Study" or "Computer-Based Learning"
  • Blended - A combination of online and in-class components.
  • Distance - Traditional correspondence format. These courses work best if you can't get to a campus or if your schedule can't accommodate fixed class times

Become a data scientist

Jumpstart a career in Data Science and explore the concepts of big data, data analysis and informative visualization.  

Data Science is a rapidly growing field that derives its strategies from computing, statistics and business. Learn how to manipulate data and wrangle large data sets. Discover how to set up and implement machine learning experiments that provide robust business value including more advanced subjects like Deep Learning. With the use of Python programming language, learn about data management software such as pandas, Tableau, matplotlib, scikit-learn, and TensorFlow.

Entrance requirements

You will need previous programming knowledge or have successfully completed the following courses prior to enrolling in the Data Science certificate program:

After completion

A Data Science certificate will be awarded upon successful completion of the 6 core courses.