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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.

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.


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