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Professional Data Scientist
Certification

Land your dream job in data science

From a certification in data science to personalized resume reviews and interview prep—we've got you covered.

  • Built in partnership with experienced data scientists
  • Test your coding and non-technical skills with real-world datasets
  • Prove you’re job ready
  • Personalized job-search support from our Career Services team
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Professional Data Scientist Certification

Professional Data Scientist Certification

Demand for data talent far exceeds the supply of qualified candidates. This has made recruiting data scientists extremely difficult and competitive.

Our Data Scientist Professional certification solves this problem and lets you demonstrate your skills to potential employers.
Our certification is designed for:
  • Learners who want to launch or advance their careers in data science
  • Entry-level data scientists
  • Proving your data science skills to employers
  • Standing out in the job market
Certification Timeline
Certification Timeline

Steps to become a certified data scientist

Timed assessments
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Timed assessments
We test your abilities in core day-to-day functions of professional data scientists. Topics range from programming to machine learning fundamentals.
Certification case study
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Certification case study
For your case study, you'll submit a recording and present your findings — just like a professional data scientist would in their job. Analyzing the provided dataset and communicating your findings effectively will be key to passing this stage.
The Professional Data Scientist Certificate
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The Professional Data Scientist Certificate
Once you have completed the three steps, you will officially be certified as a Professional Data Scientist from DataCamp. You'll be able to share your certificate with your network and get access to our Career Services team.

We’d recommend you complete the following to help prepare you for our Professional Data Scientist certification:

Data Scientist career track in Python or R and SQL fundamentals skills track.

Certification testimonial author

"It was a worthwhile process, which inspired me to elevate my data science skills to a whole new level."

Radhika Garg

Career Services

Career services

Once certified, you'll get access to our career services team. Our team of experts is specialized in helping learners land their dream jobs in data science.

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Group workshops to get you ready for your job search
Tailored feedback to help you navigate your job search
Personalized career coaching sessions
Profile optimization for getting matched with employers on DataCamp Jobs
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"This experience in DataCamp really went beyond my expectations."

Qiwei Men

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Certify your ability in six key areas

To learn more about our certification process and the skills we test for, download our whitepaper.
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"I enjoyed the certification process, and I'm happy to have been successfully certified."

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