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Data Science Certificate Program

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Data Science Certification

Exciting new careers in data science start here

Working with industry experts, our Data Science Certificate is a comprehensive curriculum, focused on R software, working with big data, and visualizing and modeling the results.

Data Science Certificate

Data Science Certification

Exciting new careers in data science start here

Working with industry experts, our Data Science Certificate is a comprehensive curriculum, focused on R software, working with big data, and visualizing and modeling the results.

Data Science careers are exploding.  Get started today.


Data Science Skills

Companies around the world are storing more data than ever before in order to learn about their customers patterns and behaviors.  From online sales to social media trends, there is a vast array of data that is available for companies to learn from.  

Data science is a growing field that requires a new set of software tools and skills.  It is a combination of advanced data analysis, critical thinking, and creative problem solving.

1-on-1 Mentoring

Your program includes one-on-one mentoring throughout your classroom training, as well as one month of support after the end of each class  and one year for a free re-take of the same class.

Programs at DWC also include a Capstone project option for additional one-on-one portfolio building opportunities.

Affordable Payment Options

Confidently invest in your career by enrolling in a DWC payment plan.  Speak to a student advisor today to learn more about what options are available.

Career Coaching

As you end your program, you will work closely with our expert career coaches to refine your next steps towards a new job.  Career services provided include one-on-one resume writing and job search workshops.

Alumni Spotlight

Every day I utilize the wonderful training and information I received at Digital Workshop Center.  The professionalism and energy the instructor invested in my classes facilitated training specific to my needs and experience level.  It was an exceptional opportunity. Debra Allen

What Skills Will You Learn?

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  • 96 in-class hours are required to complete this certificate program
  • Additional hours outside of class will also be assigned.

Speak to a student advisor to receive a training plan with a customized program schedule.

Why Digital Workshop Center?

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of program graduates last year from unemployed to employed.
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12 or 18

month payment plans available.  Learn about financial aid options

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average increase in salary of certificate program students
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career counseling and mentoring services included
Always Live | Hands-On | Small Class Sizes | Expert Instructors | Streaming Online
*program statistics data compiled from 2017-2018 DWC student exit survey

Payment Options

Start Your New Career Today With $0 Upfront

DWC Payment Plans

No interest and no monthly fees.  12 or 18 month plans available. $75 one-time administrative fee applicable to all payment plans.


12 months


18 months

Custom Programs

There is no one-size fits all training program.  Speak to a student advisor about how you can customize a certificate program to fit your career goals.

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Full Tuition (with package discount)

Pay your full program tuition upfront and recieve an additional
$200 package discount.


Full Tuition


when you pay in full upfront

GI Bill

For U.S. Veterans and their families, DWC programs are eligible for GI Bill education benefit funding.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

WIOA & DVR Grants

DWC is an exclusive training provider for Workforce Centers and Divisions of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR).

Each office administers grant funding on a case-by-case basis.

Download our guides to learn more about how to research WIOA and DVR grant funding.

Frequently Asked Questions

Program Outline

Upon successful completion of the Data Science Certificate program, students will:

  • Work with ‘R’ software
  • Organize and clean up the data
  • Identify key features within the data (descriptive statistics)
  • Plot data and write functions to perform basic tasks
  • Use a basic linear regression model
  • Apply data analysis for business purposes (predictive statistics)
  • Know practical usage of statistics in business
  • Automate repetitive tasks
  • Create automated reports
  • Problem solving with programming
  • Understand basics of optimization
  • Understand basics of Machine Learning


  • Design a real-world data science project with one-on-one help from a mentor
  • One-on-one job search and resume writing assistance with a career coach

Pre-Class Assignments (Required)

(Important: Completion required before first class session)

  1. Install most recent version of R and RStudio
  2. Try to get familiar with the RStudio interface.
  3. Basic understanding of statistics (Required):
  4. Knowledge of applications of data in business (Required)
    • Create a list of problems that you want to solve by programming
    • Research different applications of programming in business
    • Write down the single most important thing you want to be able to do by knowing how to program
  5. Basic programming (Required):
    • Write a function which prints “Hello World!” on the screen (most common task in any language)
    • Write a for loop which prints out individual lines counting from 1 to 10
    • Write a conditional statement to tell the difference between “hello” and “goodbye”
    • Write code that takes the following two inputs and gives the following output
      • Input 1 = “In 1492 Columbus”
      • Input 2 = “sailed the ocean blue.”
      • Output = “In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue”
    • Write a line of SQL code to extract all data from a table called “cars” from a MySQL database
  6. Additional resources (Suggested)

When can I start?

View the full data science schedule for each trimester below.


  • Microsoft Excel Level 2 and Microsoft Excel PivotTables and PivotCharts, or equivalent knowledge.
  • Students entering this program should have knowledge of basic programming concepts such as variables, functions, and data types.
  • It is recommended, but not required, to have experience with applications of programming in a business environment.
  • (Important: See below for Pre-Class Assignments required before first class session)

How Long Is This Program?

The data science program is approximately 3-4 months long.  Total length may vary based on the pace in which you schedule your classes.

Each certificate program allows one year to be completed, but, depending on your pace of learning and skill level, you may move as fast or as slow as you like within that time frame.  DWC works on a rolling enrollment system and provides flexible scheduling options so you can choose the classes that best fit your life.

At DWC, each Certificate Program is comprised of many stand-alone classes and a Capstone project.  Once you have completed all the necessary course work, you will earn your certificate.

What's Included?

Once you have completed all the necessary course work, you will earn your certificate.

This certificate program also includes:

At the end of your program, career coaching including one-on-one job search and resume writing workshops are available.

What Career Services Do You Offer?

As you complete your program, you will be eligible to work one-on-one with a career counselor.  Workshops for job search and resume writing are included in the cost of your program.  Our expert career advisors will help you prepare for the next steps of your career path.  Your success is our success.


Available Public Classes

Dates/Times Information
Mon 9-16-2019
   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Wed 9-18-2019
   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Fri 9-20-2019
   1:30pm - 4:30pm
Mon 9-23-2019
   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Wed 9-25-2019
   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Mon 9-30-2019
   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Wed 10-02-2019
   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Fri 10-04-2019
   1:30pm - 4:30pm
Mon 10-07-2019
   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Wed 10-09-2019
   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Fri 10-11-2019
   1:30pm - 4:30pm
Mon 10-14-2019
   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Wed 10-16-2019
   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Fri 10-18-2019
   1:30pm - 4:30pm
Mon 10-21-2019
   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Wed 10-23-2019
   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Fri 10-25-2019
   1:30pm - 4:30pm
Mon 10-28-2019
   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Wed 10-30-2019
   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Fri 11-01-2019
   1:30pm - 4:30pm
Mon 11-04-2019
   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Wed 11-06-2019
   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Fri 11-08-2019
   1:30pm - 4:30pm
Mon 11-11-2019
   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Wed 11-13-2019
   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Fri 11-15-2019
   1:30pm - 4:30pm
Fri 11-22-2019
   1:30pm - 4:30pm
Mon 11-25-2019
   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Mon 12-02-2019
   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Wed 12-04-2019
   6:00pm - 9:00pm

Live Classes

Price: $8449.00
Space Available: 2 seat(s)
Location: Digital Workshop Center - Ft. Collins - View Map
Classroom: Flex Training Room

Course Closing Date: 9-14-2019
Instructor(s): Scott Stoltzman

Live Online classes

Price: $8459.00
Space Available(Online): 4 seat(s)
Location: Online
Choose Location: Digital Workshop Center - Ft. Collins - Online

Available Private Training

Digital Workshop Center offers each class in a private, one-on-one format. Private training may be scheduled around your availability and customized to your specific needs.

Consulting allows you to work one on one with your instructor, but does not follow a class curriculum.

If the public class schedule above is not ideal, please choose from the following options: