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Learn Python for High-Demand Jobs in Data Science and Tech

Gain Python Skills in as few as 9 months

Whether you're looking to enhance your career or launch a new one, the Python for Data Science, Web and Core Programming Professional Concentration for beginning and intermediate programmers will give you the foundational skills and experience you need to succeed. 

Program at a Glance

  • Complete in as few as 9 months
  • 5 online courses
  • $3,145-$3,700
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Who is this Program For?

  • Professionals who work with data in their role or industry who can use Python to enhance their research and analysis skills
  • Data engineers or scientists, business analysts or other data specialists who can use Python to improve the data infrastructure and reporting capabilities at their organization
  • Software and tech professionals who can use Python in their development work 
  • Career explorers seeking to add Python to their skillsets to expand or change careers
  • Senior tech leaders who need to understand Python to improve communication and teamwork

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What You'll Learn

  • Advanced Python language features for writing efficient programs
  • Applications for data mining and data analytics
  • Solving data-related problems and assessing and developing algorithms
  • Coding using Python scripting, syntax tools and object-oriented coding theories

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What You'll Get

  • UC-quality education with academic credit
  • A digital badge for your LinkedIn profile to share your professional achievement
  • Online convenience with an engaging interactive format
  • One-on-one interaction with veteran data scientists from various industries
  • In-demand Python skills for flexibility in the job market
  • Hands-on experience with practical application
  • Free, personalized career resources that help you develop your professional goals, build a career plan, hone communication and interview skills, and more.

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Career Trends in Python

  • Python is the most wanted programming language among developers*
  • Over 220,000 job postings in California (8,844 in the Sacramento area) listed Python as a required skill between 2020-2021**
  • Projected Growth (2019-2029): 27.2%**
  • Median salary: $103,000 (Highly experienced workers can earn up to $161,000)**

Source: StackOverflow survey (2020)*; Economic Modeling Specialist Intl.**

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    Real-World Instructors Put Theory into Practice


    Alayna Myrick

    Alayna C. Myrick is a data insights scientist at Verana Health and a seasoned instructor. A certified Tableau Desktop specialist, she is an expert in data science, healthcare analytics, statistics and data visualization. Myrick has witnessed the rising popularity of the Python programming language and believes that learning Python can open doors to a wealth of career opportunities.


    Todd Rutherford

    Todd Rutherford is a SAP HANA developer and a Python software developer at Blue Diamond Growers. He has more than 10 years of experience working in computer programming and is an expert on data science, cloud computing, software development, deep learning and data visualization. Rutherford has been published by the Linux Foundation and has an advanced certification in data science from Georgetown University.


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