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Graduate Certificate in Applied Data Science: Certificate Completion Form

The certificate completion form is due by the last day of instruction in the semester in which a you complete the certificate coursework requirements. All three courses must be either completed or currently in progress.

(Students who apply for the certificate after having completed all of the certificate requirements should submit the completion form by the final day of instruction in the semester in which they submit their application.)

After the semester is complete and final course grades have been entered in your academic record, staff will verify whether you have successfully met the certificate requirements. The certificate completion will be noted on your official transcript, and a physical certificate will be mailed to you. Certificates are typically mailed within 2–3 months of the end of the semester. The certificate will not appear on your UC Berkeley diploma.


Certificate Completion Form

Completed Certificate Coursework
Please specify your three courses fulfilling the program’s course requirements. All courses should be either completed or currently in progress. (See List of Approved Courses for the complete list, rules, and restrictions.)
1. Introductory Data Science Course
One required synthetic introduction to data science class.
All three courses must be taken for a letter grade and completed with a grade of B or higher.*

* Due to the Covid pandemic, courses taken in Spring 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 may be taken on an S/U basis and completed with an S grade.

2. Course in Analytical Methods and Techniques of Data Science
All three courses must be taken for a letter grade and completed with a grade of B or higher.*

* Due to the Covid pandemic, courses taken in Spring 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 may be taken on an S/U basis and completed with an S grade.

3. Elective
A domain-specific data science course or a second methods course. Students must take at least 3 units from this list
* See complete list for restrictions. ** Students who complete an elective of less than 3 units must also complete a second elective from the list for a total of at least 3 units.
All three courses must be taken for a letter grade and completed with a grade of B or higher.*

* Due to the Covid pandemic, courses taken in Spring 2020, Fall 2020, or Spring 2021 may be taken on an S/U basis and completed with an S grade.

Good academic standing for graduate students at UC Berkeley means a GPA of 3.0 or above and meeting any other requirements of your home department or degree program for good standing. Your department may have higher standards than the 3.0 minimum set by the Graduate Division. If you are not sure whether you are in good academic standing, consult your adviser.
Any additional information about your coursework or certificate requirements.
Certificate Mailing Address
After the semester is complete and staff verify that you have successfully met the certificate requirements, a physical certificate will be mailed to you. Certificates are typically mailed within 2–3 months of the end of the semester. Please provide a mailing address where we can send the physical certificate.

Last updated:

September 10, 2021