On a global scale, society is experiencing a transformative shift in the production, collection, and use of data. By 2026, digital literacy is projected to be essential for 90 per cent of jobs in Canada. Are you ready to be at the forefront of this data science and machine learning revolution?
The Data Sciences Institute Certificates at the University of Toronto empower you to broaden your professional skills and reshape your future with our Data Science and Machine Learning (ML) Software Foundations Certificates.
Unlock your potential to thrive in data science and machine learning-focused careers by taking one of our 16-week certificates.
Here’s why our certificates stands out:
Gain the knowledge and skills essential for success in this evolving sector
Immerse yourself in experiential learning, featuring employer case studies and career networking events
Identify rewarding opportunities in the data sciences sector and accelerate your journey toward a new career
Benefit from skill-specific training along with comprehensive career support
Create valuable relationships with industry professionals and gain access to sector-specific job openings
Showcase your newfound and transferable skills confidently with our employment support programming
The Data Science and Machine Learning Software Foundations certificates are tailor-made for professionals with no prior technical background who aspire to excel in data science careers. Both continuing education certificates offer an exclusive opportunity to learn from industry experts through case study components, providing invaluable insights into the professional world of data science. Additionally, you will be supported through job-ready skills development and networking opportunities to successfully enter, or further your career, in the data science industry.
The Data Science Certificate is designed to equip you with the essential skills to transition into the field of data science. You will have the opportunity to acquire a deep understanding of data analysis and interpretation, including data structures and advanced algorithms. You will learn the fundamentals of programming languages R/Python and gain expertise in the software used in data extraction and analysis.
The Machine Learning Software Foundations Certificate is your gateway into the growing field of machine learning (ML). You will apply ML techniques using Python, covering various aspects of the ML workflow, including data preparation, supervised and unsupervised learning, model evaluation, and ensemble learning. With an emphasis on practical skills, such as deploying ML solutions in Python, you will gain a well-rounded understanding of the field and its real-world applications.
Upon completion of these certificate programs, you will have gained a solid foundation in data science and/or machine learning, practical experience through hands-on projects, and the essential skills needed to thrive in data-driven professions.
Intensive 16-week program with instructor-led live webinars on weeknights and Saturday mornings, and in-person and hybrid options for career networking session.
100% online for courses and supported with weekly virtual office hours.
Each technical skills course includes the opportunity to learn from industry experts through case studies, providing you with important insights into the professional world of data science and machine learning.
16 weeks, part-time
$425+HST per Certificate
These certificates are highly subsidized through funding by the Government of Canada and Upskill Canada, powered by Palette Skills.