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About the R for Data Analytics Program

R is an open-source programming language and software environment for statistical computing and graphics, supported by the The R Foundation. This cross platform coding environment is widely used among statisticians and data miners for developing statistical software and data analysis.

Our Specialized Certificate in R for Data Analytics will formally introduce you to the R environment so that you are comfortable and familiar with the platform. Once you have taken our introduction course, the remaining coursework will focus on developing skills in statistical computing, data management, and data visualization.

For more information about this program, please contact: unex-techdata@ucsd.edu.


Program Benefits
  • All courses can be taken online, many offered each academic quarter.
  • Practical, comprehensive hands-on training.
  • Immediately applicable skills taught by leading industry practitioners.
  • Industry-neutral curriculum allows you to apply knowledge in a variety of fields and industries.

Program Topics
  • Starting with the fundamentals, learn to use the R Programming language for powerful data analysis.
  • Master the most widely used statistical methods, while also learning to design efficient and informative studies, to perform statistical analyses using R.
  • Work independently to solve common data management tasks by developing customized and reusable programs in the data science field.
  • Generate different types of figures, such as histograms, bar plots, scatter plots, line plots, etc. using several plotting systems and package.

Who will Benefit?
  • Someone who aspires to work in a data-centric field such as: Data Science, Data Engineering, Data Analytics, Business Analytics, etc.
  • A seasoned analytical practitioner that would like to incorporate R programming techniques alongside an existing skill set.
  • According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median wages for a Computer and Information Research Scientist are $86,510 per year nationwide.
  • Computer and Information Research Scientists is an O*NET “Bright Outlook” job: a new and emerging role in a high growth industry.
Format: Online

Estimated Cost: $2,950

Excludes textbooks, software, related materials

Duration: 6-12 Months

Contact
Department
Science & Technology
Phone
858-534-9351
Email
unex-techdata@ucsd.edu

Courses

Delivery Method
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  • Live Online
  • In-Person
  • Online
  • Hybrid
  • Number of courses: Four (4) required courses
  • Total units: Twelve (12)

Introduction to R ProgrammingCSE-41097

Units: 3.00

$695

Introduction to R ProgrammingStatistical computing is employed within a diverse range of industries. In recent years, an open source project, R, has emerged as the preeminent statistical computing pla...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered:

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Introduction to Statistics using RCSE-41198

Units: 3.00

$725

Introduction to Statistics using RStatistics allows us to collect, analyze, and interpret data. The R programming language is one of the most widely-used tools for data analysis and statistical progra...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered:

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Data Science with RCSE-41308

Units: 3.00

$725

Data Science with RData management and manipulation is an essential task for data scientists who deal with data on a day-to-day basis. In recent years, many R packages were developed to tackle a wide ...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered:

Fall, Spring

Data Visualization using RCSE-41324

Units: 3.00

$725

Data Visualization using ROne of the reasons the R language has become a popular for analytics is because of its powerful functionality in its plotting systems. One can easily generate a high-quality ...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered:

Winter, Summer

Not required for certificate

Text MiningCSE-41151

Units: 2.00

$595

Text MiningWith the vast amounts of unstructured data available on the web and stored in databases, and the promise it will provide insights unavailable in structured data, text mining has become an i...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered:

Fall, Spring

Advanced Business Intelligence: Introduction to Predictive AnalyticsCSE-41288

Units: 3.00

$695

Advanced Business Intelligence: Introduction to Predictive Analytics This course introduces the predictive modeling process and basics of predictive analytics for business applications, including hand...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered:

Fall, Spring

Data Analytics Using PythonCSE-41204

Units: 3.00

$725

Data Analytics Using PythonIn this course, you will learn the rich set of tools, libraries, and packages that comprise the highly popular and practical Python data analysis ecosystem. This course is p...

Upcoming Start Dates:
Typically Offered:

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

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Conditions for Admission

Although programs are open to all adult learners, UC San Diego Extension programs are designed to best serve college-prepared working professionals. Where program capacity is limited, applicants with this profile will receive preference for admission.

Certificate Guidelines

You may enroll in the online certificate program at any time. However, it is recommended that you enroll as soon as possible. The program curriculum may be updated at any time; if certificate requirements change, you must adhere to the curriculum at the time of your enrollment into the certificate.

Advisory Board

Natasha Balac

Director, Predictive Analytics Center of Excellence

San Diego Supercomputer Center

Michaell Galarnyk

Data Scientist

The Scripps Research Institute

John Molitor, Ph.D.

Professor

Oregon State University, Statistics Department

Katherine Ostbye

Senior Manager of Programming

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Ebrahim Tarshizi, Ph.D.

Senior Technical Advisor

NIOSH/AECOM

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This certificate requires an application before taking any courses. There will be a $0 fee to apply to this program. Students will also be required to pay a $95 certificate fee upon enrollment into the program after acceptance. View the complete Certificate Registration and Candidacy Guidelines.