Data Science Practicum

COM SCI 800.003

This project-based Data Science Practicum provides students with the opportunity to gain real-world experience working with our industry partners. Each practicum cohort is sponsored by a company or organization.

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Remote Instruction
Classroom
Starting at $995.00
As few as 11 weeks
3.3

What you can learn.

  • Gain real-world experience by working with our industry partners on data science projects
  • Gain analytics experience and reconcile mathematical theory with business practice
  • Use data science to identify, define, and analyze business problems

About this course:

This project-based Data Science Practicum provides students with the opportunity to gain real-world experience working with our industry partners. Each practicum cohort is sponsored by a company or organization. This collaboration allows students to work with partner companies/organizations to gain analytics experience and reconcile mathematical theory with business practice. Students are supervised by a UCLA Extension practicum instructor and work with the practicum company/organization to identify, define, scope, and analyze a business problem. Students work in groups to solve real-world data analysis problems and communicate their results. Innovation and clarity of presentation will be key elements of evaluation. It is assumed that students participating in this practicum have a thorough knowledge of basic machine learning concepts (classification, clustering, regression, dimensionality reduction, etc.) and are proficient in R or Python. Students work on a real-world data science project from Day 1 of this Data Science Practicum. Very little time is spent on lectures or introducing new machine learning concepts or explaining basic constructs of programming languages. 
Prerequisites
For students without previous experience in data science, we recommend completing our Data Science certificate. The Data Science certificate can be completed in as little as 10 weeks in our 10-Week Intensive Data Science program. Click here for more information. 

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Enrollment Closed
-
Tuesday 6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
373277
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: April 6, 2020. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 20, 2020
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Apr 7, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Discussion
Tue Apr 14, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Discussion
Tue Apr 21, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Discussion
Tue Apr 28, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Discussion
Tue May 5, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Discussion
Tue May 12, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Discussion
Tue May 19, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Discussion
Tue May 26, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Discussion
Tue Jun 2, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Discussion
Tue Jun 9, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Discussion
Tue Jun 16, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens April 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday 6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
374750
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: April 6, 2020. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 06, 2020
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jun 23, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Jun 30, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Jul 7, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Jul 14, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Jul 21, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Jul 28, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Aug 4, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Aug 11, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Aug 18, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Aug 25, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Sep 1, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens August 03, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday 6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
374894
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: October 5, 2020. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 12, 2020
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Sep 29, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Oct 6, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Oct 13, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Oct 20, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Oct 27, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Nov 3, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Nov 10, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Nov 17, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Nov 24, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Dec 1, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C
Discussion
Tue Dec 8, 2020
6:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PST
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204C

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