Training and Education

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The Institute offers a wide range of training and educational opportunities for individuals interested in learning more about data science. Our online certificates have been developed to meet the needs of working professionals - the material is on-demand and self-paced with heavy emphasis on application, rather than on theory. For more information on each certificate, click on the links below.

Online Certificate in Applied Statistics using R

Online Certificate in Applied Data Science using Python

Online Certificate in Applied Data Science using Rapid Miner

The Institute also offers customized training and bootcamps for companies looking to help their employees to develop their data science skills. For more information regarding customized training in analytics and data science, please contact the Executive Director, Dr. Jennifer Lewis Priestley (

Analytical support (SAS, R, Python, SQL, Matlab) is available for faculty, staff and students at KSU by appointment. Please email Cara Reeve ( to set up an appointment.