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Mining Massive Data Sets Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate

4 Courses Required: View Course Selections


Description

Experienced data miners are needed now more than ever!

With the rise of user-web interaction and networking, as well as technological advances in processing power and storage capability, the demand for effective and sophisticated knowledge discovery techniques has grown exponentially. Businesses need to transform large quantities of information into intelligence that can be used to make smart business decisions.

With the Mining Massive Data Sets graduate certificate, you will master efficient, powerful techniques and algorithms for extracting information from large datasets such as the web, social-network graphs, and large document repositories. Take your career to the next level with skills that will give your company the power to gain a competitive advantage.

Who Should Apply

Software engineers, statisticians, predictive modelers, market research and analytics professionals, and data miners working with large amounts of raw data.

Earning the Certificate

  • Begin your certificate any academic quarter that an applicable course is offered, subject to prerequisites
  • Take courses for graduate credit and a grade
  • Maintain a B (3.0) or better in each course
  • One core course may be substituted with another relevant CS course by arrangement with primary faculty.

Prerequisites

Applicants should have knowledge of basic computer science principles and skills, at a level sufficient to write a reasonably non-trivial computer program. Familiarity with algorithms, data structures, basic probability theory, and linear algebra. Useful background also includes work in computer systems, artificial intelligence, statistics, and database systems. 

Application

To pursue a graduate certificate you need to apply.

Tuition

$13,440 - $19,800 (12-15 units)
to complete the certificate

For course tuition, reduced tuition (SCPD member companies and United States Armed forces), and fees, please click Tuition & Fees.

Time to Complete Certificate

1-2 years average
3 years maximum to complete

Faculty Spotlight

Meet Jure Leskovec

Questions

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Course Selection

Course Course # Next Offered Deliv. Options Prereqs Avail
Required Courses (4) :
  Social and Information Network Analysis CS224W Autumn 2013-14 Online Y N
  Machine Learning CS229 Autumn 2013-14 At Stanford, Online Y N
  Mining Massive Data Sets CS246 Winter 2013-14 Online Y N
  Information Retrieval and Web Search CS276 Now Online Y N