Coursera Data Science Specialization – Started This Week

Coursera now offers a Data Science Specialization. The courses are taught by Johns Hopkins University. If you would like to earn a Specialization Certificate, each course will cost you $49 otherwise you can take the courses for free without earning the certificate.

Best of all, the first course started this week (April 7, 2014).

The Specialization consists of the following courses. You must complete all courses for the certification. If you are not interested in the certificate, you can take any or all the courses.

  1. The Data Scientist’s Toolbox
  2. R Programming
  3. Getting and Cleaning Data
  4. Exploratory Data Analysis
  5. Reproducible Research
  6. Statistical Interence
  7. Regression Models
  8. Practical Machine Learning
  9. Developing Data Products
  10. Capstone Project
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5 thoughts on “Coursera Data Science Specialization – Started This Week”

  1. I just wanna know will certifications really help .I am a finance student with programming knowledge .So if I ever wanna start my career as data scientist what would be really helpful will it be masters or certification.
    Thanks

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