**Graduate**
**Certificate in Fundamental Data Science and Analytics**

The Certificate requires 12 units of coursework consisting of:

**Graduate**
**Diploma in Data Science and Analytics**

The Diploma requires 24 units of course work consisting of:

a) 12 units of required courses:

b) 12 units of coursework in one specialization area:

*Business Analytics Specialization*

*Health Data Science and Biostatistics Specialization*

*Data Science Specialization*

**Master of Data Science and Analytics**

The Master of Data Science and Analytics requires 36 units of course work consisting of:

a) 12 units of required courses:

b) 12 units of coursework in one specialization area:

*Business Analytics Specialization*

*Health Data Science and Biostatistics Specialization*

*Data Science Specialization*

c) 12 units of:

*Note: Normally, students will be required to complete DATA 693. However, with the permission of the Data Science and Analytics Program Director, students may enroll in DATA 695.

**Laddering from the Graduate Certificate to the Diploma, and from the Graduate Diploma to the Master of Data Science and Analytics**

Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Fundamental Data Science and Analytics may receive credit for the 12 units of coursework completed in the certificate program if they are subsequently accepted to the Graduate Diploma in Data Science and Analytics program within five years of completing the certificate. Students who complete the Graduate Diploma in Data Science and Analytics may receive credit for the 24 units of coursework completed in the diploma program if they are subsequently accepted to the Master of Data Science and Analytics within five years of beginning the first credential in the laddering process.

Students may also choose to ladder from the Graduate Certificate in Fundamental Data Science and Analytics into the Master of Data Science and Analytics. Upon admission to the master's degree program, student may receive credit for the 12 units of coursework completed in the certificate program.