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Professional Education

Data Science and Big Data Analytics: Making Data-Driven Decisions

Developed by eleven MIT faculty members at IDSS, this seven-week course, offered by MIT xPro, is especially designed for data scientists, business analysts, engineers, and technical managers looking to learn the latest theories and strategies to harness data.

3 Reasons You Should be Taking an Online Data Science Course

Not sure this course is for you? Download this sample case study on building a movie recommendation system to get a sneak peek of what’s included.

For a behind-the-scenes point of view, check out this interview with one of the course TAs:
Ask a TA: Everything You Need to Know About MIT xPRO’s Online Data Science Course

MicroMasters in Statistics and Data Science

For a deeper dive in probability and statistics, data analysis, and machine learning, the MicroMasters offers a way to master the skills needed to solve complex challenges with data. Comprised of four online courses and a virtually proctored exam, the MicroMasters provides a professional credential and an accelerated path towards an MIT PhD or a Master’s at other universities.

MIT Professional Education Programs

Gain crucial knowledge and new skills from MIT faculty with programs offered by MIT Professional Education. IDSS affiliated faculty are teaching the following courses:

MACHINE LEARNING: FROM DATA TO DECISIONS
Instructor: Devavrat Shah
Dates: Sept 19 – Nov 20

ETHICS OF AI: SAFEGUARDING HUMANITY
Instructors: Bernhardt L. Trout, Stefanie Jegelka
Dates: Oct 24 – Oct 25, 2019

ADVANCED MACHINE LEARNING FOR BIG DATA AND TEXT PROCESSING – FALL SESSION
Instructors: Regina Barzilay, Tommi Jaakkola
Dates: Nov 6 – Nov 8, 2019

APPLIED DEEP LEARNING BOOTCAMP
Instructor: Regina Barzilay, Tommi Jaakkola
Dates: Nov 13 – Nov 14, 2019

UNDERSTANDING AND PREDICTING TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION: NEW DATA AND THEORY
Instructor: Jessika Trancik
Dates: Jan 29 – Jan 31, 2020


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