Data Science Specialization


Date: On request

Type: e-learning

Category: Data Science/Data Analytics

Language: English

City: Online

Training Description:

This Specialization covers the concepts and tools you'll need throughout the entire data science pipeline, from asking the right kinds of questions to making inferences and publishing results. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply the skills learned by building a data product using real-world data. At completion, students will have a portfolio demonstrating their mastery of the material.

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Johns Hopkins University

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10 courses

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The Data Scientist’s Toolbox

Commitment: 1-4 hours/week

Subtitles: English, French, Chinese (Simplified), Greek, Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian), Vietnamese, Russian, Turkish, Hebrew, Japanese

About the Course

In this course you will get an introduction to the main tools and ideas in the data scientist's toolbox. The course gives an overview of the data, questions, and tools that data analysts and data scientists work with. There are two components



R Programming

Subtitles: English, French, Chinese (Simplified), Vietnamese, Japanese

About the Course

In this course you will learn how to program in R and how to use R for effective data analysis. You will learn how to install and configure software necessary for a statistical programming environment and describe generic programming language



Getting and Cleaning Data

Subtitles: English, French, Chinese (Simplified), Vietnamese, Russian

About the Course

Before you can work with data you have to get some. This course will cover the basic ways that data can be obtained. The course will cover obtaining data from the web, from APIs, from databases and from colleagues in various formats. It will also 



Exploratory Data Analysis

Subtitles: English, Vietnamese, Chinese (Simplified)

About the Course

This course covers the essential exploratory techniques for summarizing data. These techniques are typically applied before formal modeling commences and can help inform the development of more complex statistical models. Exploratory techniques



Reproducible Research

Commitment: 4-9 hours/week

Subtitles: English, Vietnamese

About the Course

This course focuses on the concepts and tools behind reporting modern data analyses in a reproducible manner. Reproducible research is the idea that data analyses, and more generally, scientific claims, are published with their data and software code



Statistical Inference

Subtitles: English, Vietnamese

About the Course

Statistical inference is the process of drawing conclusions about populations or scientific truths from data. There are many modes of performing inference including statistical modeling, data oriented strategies and explicit use of des



Regression Models

Subtitles: English, Vietnamese

About the Course

Linear models, as their name implies, relates an outcome to a set of predictors of interest using linear assumptions. Regression models, a subset of linear models, are the most important statistical analysis tool in a data scientist’s toolkit. 



Practical Machine Learning

Subtitles: English

About the Course

One of the most common tasks performed by data scientists and data analysts are prediction and machine learning. This course will cover the basic components of building and applying prediction functions with an emphasis on practical



Developing Data Products

Subtitles: English

About the Course

A data product is the production output from a statistical analysis. Data products automate complex analysis tasks or use technology to expand the utility of a data informed model, algorithm or inference. This course covers the basics of creat



Data Science Capstone

Upcoming session: Nov 26


4-9 hours/week

Subtitles: English

About the Capstone Project

The capstone project class will allow students to create a usable/public data product that can be used to show your skills to potential employers. Projects will be drawn from real-world problems and will be conducted with industry, government


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  • Unlimited access to all courses in the Specialization

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  • $49 USD per month to continue learning after trial ends.

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  • Certificate when you complete.

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Roger D. Peng, PhD

Roger D. Peng, PhD

Associate Professor, Biostatistics

Brian Caffo, PhD

Brian Caffo, PhD

Professor, Biostatistics

Jeff Leek, PhD

Jeff Leek, PhD

Associate Professor, Biostatistics


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