About this Specialization

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This is an action-packed specialization is for data science enthusiasts who want to acquire practical skills for real world data problems. It appeals to anyone interested in pursuing a career in Data Science, and already has foundational skills (or has completed the Introduction to Applied Data Science specialization). You will learn Python - no prior programming knowledge necessary. You will then learn data visualization and data analysis. Through our guided lectures, labs, and projects you’ll get hands-on experience tackling interesting data problems. Make sure to take this specialization to solidify your Python and data science skills before diving deeper into big data, AI, and deep learning. Upon completing all courses in the specialization and receiving the Specialization certificate, you will also receive an IBM Badge recognizing you as a Specialist in Applied Data Science. LIMITED TIME OFFER: Subscription is only $39 USD per month and gives you access to graded materials and a certificate.
Learner Career Outcomes
45%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
11%
Got a pay increase or promotion.

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100% online courses

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Flexible Schedule

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Beginner Level

Approx. 5 months to complete

Suggested 5 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English, Korean, Vietnamese, German, Arabic, Turkish...
Learner Career Outcomes
45%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
11%
Got a pay increase or promotion.

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online courses

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible Schedule

Set and maintain flexible deadlines.

Beginner Level

Approx. 5 months to complete

Suggested 5 hours/week

English

Subtitles: English, Korean, Vietnamese, German, Arabic, Turkish...

There are 4 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Python for Data Science and AI

4.6
stars
15,931 ratings
2,398 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Data Analysis with Python

4.7
stars
10,296 ratings
1,454 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Data Visualization with Python

4.6
stars
7,159 ratings
925 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Applied Data Science Capstone

4.7
stars
3,859 ratings
430 reviews

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  • Yes! To get started, click the course card that interests you and enroll. You can enroll and complete the course to earn a shareable certificate, or you can audit it to view the course materials for free. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. Visit your learner dashboard to track your progress.

  • Yes, Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You'll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. You'll need to complete this step for each course in the Specialization, including the Capstone Project. Learn more.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free. If you cannot afford the fee, you can apply for financial aid.

  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • The specialization consists of 4 courses. Suggested time to complete each course is 3-4 weeks. If you follow recommended timelines it would take 3 to 4 months to complete the entire specialization.

  • No prior experience in data science or programming is required. However it is recommended that you have some foundational knowledge about data science which can be developed by taking the the Introduction to Applied Data Science specialization by IBM.

  • It is strongly recommended that you take the Python for Data Science course first. Then you can take either the Visualization or the Data Science course - whichever you prefer. And end with the Captsone course.

  • No

  • You will be able to learn practical Python skills, and apply them to interesting Data Visualization and Data Analysis problems.

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