90.00 Hours Required
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Gain the skills to collect, process, analyze and interpret data to develop actionable insights. Learn how to leverage machine learning, statistics, data mining and big data to develop new strategies in marketing, retail, health care, finance and other fields.



  • Knowledge of statistics as covered in a first semester undergraduate course. Need to fulfill this prereq? Take:

Curriculum Requirements

The curriculum comprises 3-4 required courses for a total of 6 semester units (90 hours of instruction). Candidates must pay a nonrefundable specialized program of study registration fee.

You must take all courses for a letter grade. To receive the Award of Completion, you must maintain an overall minimum 2.0 grade point average, with a grade of C or better (no C-minus grades) in each course. All coursework must be completed within three years of registering for the program.

How to Register

By registering, you declare your intention to complete the curriculum. To register online for the Professional Program in Data Analysis, complete these two steps:

  1. Submit the online registration, and complete your student account profile if you are a new student.
  2. Pay the nonrefundable registration fee through your shopping cart. Please allow 3–5 business days for the registration to appear in your student account.

Estimated Cost

Each course is priced individually, and you pay the course fee at the time of enrollment. The program has an estimated cost of $2,900 (not including course materials or registration fee). Course fees are subject to change.

Certificate and Award Request

Once you have completed the program coursework, notify UC Berkeley Extension that you have completed the curriculum and request your Award of Completion. Send an email to extension-techeng@berkeley.edu or call (510) 642-4151. After your records have been reviewed, verified and approved, your award will be sent to you in the mail. The review of your records is usually completed within six to eight weeks after you request the award.

Advising Services

Speak with an advisor to learn more about this program and if it’s the right fit for you and your professional goals. Schedule a phone appointment today at calendly.com/cmhd!