Data Science Certificate

The most in-demand skill set, delivered by Oregon's #1 business school

The Data Science Certificate offered by Willamette University’s Atkinson Graduate School of Management leverages industry and academic leaders to provide individuals with the most in-demand skill set of the 21st century. As students of Oregon's nationally-ranked business school, graduates of the certificate program will possess business insights and knowledge necessary to excel in today’s job market, coupled with the data science proficiency to remain on the cutting edge into the future. Classes are held in Portland and are conveniently offered on Saturdays, allowing working professionals to invest in their career while maintaining work-life balance.

What is Data Science for Business?

Data Science for Business is a hybrid certificate program that applies the rigor of computer science and statistics to the practical problems of business intelligence and communication. By developing skills across varied disciplines, individuals use data science to extract meaningful insights from data and then learn to communicate those insights in a business setting.

Why add Data Science to your Skill Set?

A business professional with data science proficiency is a rare hybrid -- an employee who creates value to their organizations with data-driven decisions, a storyteller who communicates effectively with data visualization, and a leader who implements long-term strategies with data trends.

Why Data Science @ Atkinson?

Data Science @ Atkinson provides classes designed, offered, and taught by the world-class faculty at Willamette University’s Atkinson Graduate School of Management. Their knowledge and quality teaching ensures that graduates of the certificate program possess the insights necessary to drive value for organizations across all sectors.

As data science tools continue to evolve, business intelligence will become increasingly important. Knowing the right questions to ask will differentiate successful professionals from their counterparts.