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
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 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens February 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
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Tuesday 6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Location: Online
377301
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: April 5, 2021. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 12, 2021
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Tue Mar 30, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Apr 6, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Apr 13, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Apr 20, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Apr 27, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Online
Tue May 4, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Online
Tue May 11, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Online
Tue May 18, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Online
Tue May 25, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Jun 1, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Jun 8, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens April 26, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
-
Tuesday 6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Location: Online
378870
Fee:
$995.00
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: June 28, 2021. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 05, 2021
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Tue Jun 22, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Jun 29, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Jul 6, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Jul 13, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Jul 20, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Jul 27, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Aug 3, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Aug 10, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Aug 17, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Aug 24, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online
Online
Tue Aug 31, 2021
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Online

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