Academics

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.

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 Short Programs

Gain crucial knowledge and new skills from MIT faculty with Short Programs courses offered by MIT Professional Education. IDSS affiliated faculty are teaching the following courses this summer.

ADVANCED BUSINESS RESILIENCY
Instructors: Richard Larson, Steven Goldman
Dates: Jun 17, 2019 – Jun 21, 2019

ADVANCED MACHINE LEARNING FOR BIG DATA AND TEXT PROCESSING
Instructors: Regina Barzilay, Tommi Jaakkola, Stefanie Jegelka
Dates: Jun 19 – Jun 21, 2019

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

CRISIS MANAGEMENT AND BUSINESS CONTINUITY
Instructors: Steve Goldman, Richard Larson
Dates: Jul 29 – Aug 2, 2019

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

MACHINE LEARNING FOR BIG DATA AND TEXT PROCESSING: FOUNDATIONS
Instructors: Regina Barzilay, Tommi Jaakkola, Stefanie Jegelka
Dates: Jun 17 – Jun 18, 2019

MACHINE LEARNING FOR HEALTHCARE
Instructor: David Sontag
Dates: Jun 24 – Jun 25, 2019

MODELING AND OPTIMIZATION FOR MACHINE LEARNING
Instructors: Justin Solomon, Suvrit Sra
Dates: Jul 15 – Jul 19, 2019

PEOPLE ANALYTICS: TRANSFORMING MANAGEMENT WITH BEHAVIORAL DATA
Instructors: Alex Pentland, Ben Waber
Dates: Jun 24 – Jun 26, 2019

UNDERSTANDING AND PREDICTING TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION: NEW DATA AND THEORY
Instructor: Jessika Trancik
Dates: TBD

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