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  • Next Cohort starts 9 Jun, 2023
  • Program Duration 11 months
  • Learning Format Online Bootcamp

Why Join this Program

Purdue’s Academic Excellence

Purdue’s Academic Excellence

Data Science certificate from Purdue, the 8th most innovative university in the US.

IBM’s Industry Prowess

IBM’s Industry Prowess

Obtain IBM certificates for IBM courses and get access to masterclasses by IBM

Career Mentorship

Career Mentorship

Build your resume and prepare for interviews with valuable insights from industry experts

Hands-on Experience

Hands-on Experience

25+ industry-relevant projects from the likes of Amazon, Walmart, Uber, and Mercedes Benz.


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Post Graduation in Data Science Overview

This in-depth PG in Data Science is designed for working professionals, and covers job-critical topics like R, Python programming, Machine Learning techniques, NLP notions, and Data Visualization with Tableau, using an active learning model that includes live sessions from global professionals, practical labs, IBM Hackathons, and corporate ready projects

Key Features

  • Post Graduate Data Science certificate and Purdue alumni association membership
  • 3 Capstone and 25+ Projects with industry data sets from Amazon, Uber, Walmart, Comcast, and many more
  • Exclusive hackathons and Ask Me Anything sessions by IBM
  • Masterclasses delivered by Purdue faculty and IBM experts
  • Simplilearn Career Service helps you get noticed by top hiring companies
  • 8X higher engagement in live online classes by seasoned academics and industry professionals
Key Features
Post Graduate Data Science certificate and Purdue alumni association membership
3 Capstone and 25+ Projects with industry data sets from Amazon, Uber, Walmart, Comcast, and many more
Exclusive hackathons and Ask Me Anything sessions by IBM
Masterclasses delivered by Purdue faculty and IBM experts
Simplilearn Career Service helps you get noticed by top hiring companies
8X higher engagement in live online classes by seasoned academics and industry professionals

PG in Data Science Advantage

Post Graduate Program in Data Science is an all-encompassing program in collaboration with Purdue University – leveraging Purdue's academic excellence in Data Science and Simplilearn's IBM partnership.

  • Purdue Certification

    Partnering with Purdue University

    • Receive a joint Purdue-Simplilearn certificate
    • Masterclasses by Purdue faculty
    • Purdue Alumni Association membership
  • IBM Certification

    Program in collaboration with IBM

    • Industry recognized IBM certificates for IBM courses
    • Industry masterclasses conducted by IBM
    • Exclusive hackathons and Ask Me Anything (AMA) Sessions with IBM leadership

PG in Data Science Details

This PG in Data Science has a comprehensive course curriculum from Purdue University with a specialization in the following: Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning, Business Intelligence/ Data Analytics, Business Analytics, and Data Engineering

Learning Path

  • Get started with the Post Graduate Program in Data Science in partnership with Purdue University and explore everything about the domain. Kickstart your Data Science journey with the preparatory courses on Statistics and Programming.

  • Kickstart your learning of Python programming with this PG Data Science program and familiarize yourself with programming skills tastefully crafted by IBM.

  • Elevate your Python skills to the next level with this interactive PG Data Science program and establish your mastery of Data Science and analytics techniques using Python programming

  • In this PG Data Science program, you will master Machine Learning techniques, including supervised and unsupervised learning and hands-on modeling, rounding out your Data Science education.

  • This PG Data Science program covers Tableau training that will help you gain various skills in the powerful platform, including building visualizations, organizing data, and designing dashboards.

  • At the end of the PG Data Science program, you'll culminate your new Data Science skills with a hands-on, industry-relevant capstone project bringing together every course into one portfolio-worthy capstone.

  • Discover R Programming with this PG Data Science program. Learn how to write R code, utilize R data structures, and create your own functions.

  • The most in-demand open-source technology is R Programming. Learn how this programming language unlocks the power of Data Science with hands-on experience and real-world applications.

  • This PG in Data Science covers the fundamentals of Natural Language Processing using the most popular library; Python’s Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK).

  • Attend an online interactive masterclass and get insights about advancements in technology/techniques in Data Science, AI, and Machine Learning.

  • Attend this online interactive industry master class to gain insights about Data Science advancements and AI techniques.

Skills Covered

  • Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Inferential Statistics
  • Model building and fine tuning
  • Supervised and unsupervised learning
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Ensemble Learning

Tools Covered


Industry Project

  • Project 1

    Feature Engineering

    Using the available dataset, find the factors that influence price negotiations with the real estate domain for buying a new home.

  • Project 2

    Customer Service Requests Analysis

    Utilize data-wrangling techniques to understand the pattern in the data and visualize the major types of complaints of service request (311) calls from New York City.

  • Project 3


    Identify the causes and develop a system to predict heart attacks in an effective manner using the datasets on the factors that might have an impact on cardiovascular health.

  • Project 4

    Book Rental Recommendation

    Segregate books based on different genres utilizing different techniques in order to bring up the user base for a book rental company

  • Project 5

    Comparison of Region Based on Sales

    Build a dashboard to visualize the region-wise sales performance and suggest the necessary improvements.

  • Project 6


    Perform customer segmentation for a retail company using RFM analysis. The resulting segments can be ordered from most valuable to least valuable.

  • Project 7

    Real Estate

    Create actionable insights for a bank into mortgage-backed securities, investment, and real estate analysis and identify potential monthly mortgage expenses.

Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.


Program Advisors and Trainers

Program Advisors

  • Patrick J. Wolfe

    Patrick J. Wolfe

    Frederick L. Hovde Dean of the College of Science at Purdue University

    Patrick J. Wolfe, an award-winning researcher in the mathematical foundations of data science, is the Frederick L. Hovde Dean of the College of Science at Purdue University and was named the 2018 Distinguished Lecturer in Data Science by the IEEE.


Program Trainers

  • Simon Travasoli

    Simon Travasoli

    25+ years of experience

    Senior Data Science Consultant at Citi Bank

  • Armando Galeana

    Armando Galeana

    20+ years of experience

    Founder and CEO, Ubhuru Technologies

  • Prashant Nair

    Prashant Nair

    20+ years of experience

    Solution Architect | Data Scientist

  • Nikhil Garg

    Nikhil Garg

    16 + years of experience

    Data Science Instructor


Career Support

Simplilearn Career Assistance

Simplilearn’s Career Assist program, offered in partnership with Talent Inc, is a service to help you to be career ready for the workforce and land your dream job in U.S. markets.
One-on-one Interview Service by TopInterview

One-on-one Interview Service by TopInterview

Get a Resume Makeover from TopResume

Get a Resume Makeover from TopResume

Reach numerous employers with ResumeRabbit

Reach numerous employers with ResumeRabbit

Complete Candidate Confidentiality Assured

Complete Candidate Confidentiality Assured

Join the Data Science industry

The global Data Science Platform Market size was valued USD 95.3 billion in 2021, The market for data science platform is estimated to reach 322.9 USD billion in 2026.

Job Icon28%

Annual Job Growth By 2026

Source: Market Research Rpt
Job Icon11.5 M

Expected New Jobs For Data Science By 2026

Source: US bureau of Labor
Job Icon$86K - $157K

 Average Annual Salary

Source: Glassdoor

Batch Profile

The Post Graduate Program in Data Science is designed for working individuals from various sectors. The variety of students enriches class discussions and interactions.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    Information Technology - 41%Consulting - 20%Manufacturing - 8%Pharma & Healthcare - 8%BFSI - 8%Others - 15%
    Tata Consultancy Services
    GE Aviation
    Ernst & Young
  • The class maintains an impressive diversity across work experience and roles
    Designation Breakup
    Associate - 21%Midlevel - 47%Senior-level - 24%Executive - 8%
    Total Years of Experience
    Less than 3 years - 16%3-5 years - 15%5-8 years - 11%8+ years - 58%
  • The class has learners with varied educational qualifications from excellent institutions
    Bachelors - 53%Masters - 29%Post Graduates - 3%Others - 15%
    BITS Pilani
    IIM Kozhikode
    HULT International Business School
    IIM Indore
    IIT Bombay
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    McGill University
    Oklahoma State University
    IIT Roorkee
    Northern Illinois University

Learner Reviews

Admission Details

Application Process

Candidates can apply to Post Graduate Program in Data Science in 3 steps. Selected candidates receive an offer of admission, which is accepted by admission fee payment.


Submit Application

Tell us why you want to do Post Graduate Program in Data Science


Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application



Selected candidates can start within 1-2 weeks

Eligibility Criteria

For admission to Post Graduate Program in Data Science, candidates should have:

2+ years of work experience preferred
A bachelor's degree with an average of 50% or higher marks
Basic understanding of programming concepts and mathematics

Admission Fee & Financing

The admission fee for this PG in Data Science is $ 3,999. This fee covers applicable program charges and the Purdue Alumni Association membership fee.

Financing Options

We are dedicated to making our programs accessible. We are committed to helping you find a way to budget for this program and offer a variety of financing options to make it more economical.

Pay in Installments

You can pay monthly installments for Post Graduate Programs using Splitit, Affirm, ClimbCredit or Klarna payment option with low APR and no hidden fees.


Other Payment Options

We provide the following options for one-time payment

  • Credit Card
  • Paypal

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Program Benefits

  • Finish this Post Graduate Program while working
  • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts
  • Purdue Alumni Association Membership from Purdue University
  • 28% annual growth in job openings
  • Active recruiters include Google, Microsoft, IBM and more

Program Cohorts

Next Cohort

    • Date


      Batch Type

    • Program Induction

      9 Jun, 2023

      08:30 CDT

    • Regular Classes

      24 Jun, 2023 - 26 Nov, 2023

      08:30 - 12:30 CDT

      Weekend (Sat - Sun)

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Post Graduation in Data Science FAQs

  • What is the eligibility criteria for this PG in Data Science?

    • This PG in Data Science requires the following qualifications:

      • A bachelor's degree with a 50% or above grade point average.

      • Understanding basic programming principles and mathematics is required.

      • Working professionals with at least two years of experience are recommended for Post Graduate Program in Data Science.

  • What is the admission process for this PG in Data Science?

    • There are three manageable phases to the PG in Data Science admission:

      • All interested applicants must apply online using the application form.

      • Candidates will be shortlisted by an admissions panel based on their application.

      • The shortlisted candidates will get an offer of admission, which they must accept by paying the fees.

  • What are the financial aids available to enroll in this PG in Data Science?

    We have partnered with Affirm to provide competitive financing options(EMI option available) 

  • Is there any financial assistance available for this Post Graduation in Data Science?

    To ensure that money is not a problem for individuals, we provide a variety of funding alternatives to make this Post Graduate Program in Data Science more affordable. Please see our "Admissions Fee and Financing" section for further information.

  • Which courses are the most important in this PG in Data Science?

    This PG in Data Science walks you through learning all the fundamentals from the ground up. The following modules make up the complete syllabus:

    • R Programming for Data Science
    • Data Science with R
    • Python for Data Science
    • Data Science with Python
    • Machine Learning
    • Natural Language Processing
    • Tableau Training
    • Data Science Capstone

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  • Is there a minimal educational need to be considered for this Post Graduation in Data Science?

    If you want to participate in this Post Graduate Program in Data Science, you must have a bachelor's degree with a 50 percent (or above) average.

  • What does Data Science entail?

    Data science studies large amounts of data using cutting-edge tools and methodologies to uncover hidden patterns, extract useful information, and make business choices.

  • What influence will Data Science have in 2023?

    Given the vast volumes of data created today, data science will continue to be essential for any company. As a result, both data and the need for Data Scientists will continue to increase.

  • What are the most common Data Science job roles?

    The most in-demand job of the twenty-first century is Data Scientist, and for all the right reasons: the opportunity, earning potential, demand, and more. Other job oriented courses and Data Science career positions are in high order: Data Engineer, Data Architect, Data Analyst, and Business Analyst.

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  • What are the essential functions and responsibilities of a Data Scientist?

    A Data Scientist identifies the business issues that need to be answered and then develops and tests new algorithms for quicker and more accurate data analytics utilizing a range of technologies such as Tableau, Python, Hive, and others. A Data Scientist also collects, integrates, and analyses data to acquire insights and reduce data issues so that strategies and prediction models may be developed.

  • What is a Data Science Professional's earning potential?

    The field's potential is endless, and Data Science jobs provide many opportunities and high-paying incomes. Based on experience, region, and employer, India's typical Data Scientist compensation might range from Rs.1,000K to Rs.1,800K. (according to Glassdoor) The annual wage in the United States ranges from $113K to $150K. Discover other professional courses here.

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  • What can I achieve from this PG in Data Science?

    You will receive the following as part of this PG in Data Science, which is offered in conjunction with IBM:

    • Simplilearn-Purdue University Joint Certificate.

    • Industry-recognized certificates from IBM (for IBM courses) and Simplilearn

    • Purdue Alumni Association membership eligibility

    • Lifetime access to all (the core) of the e-learning content created by Simplilearn

  • Will I become an alumni of Purdue University after completion of this PG in Data Science?

    Yes, after completing this PG in Data Science, you will be eligible for membership in the Purdue Alumni Association

  • After finishing the PG in Data Science, what credential will I receive?

    Simplilearn and Purdue University will grant you a joint certification upon completing the PG in Data Science. After completing the courses on the learning route, you will get industry-recognized credentials from IBM and Simplilearn.

  • Will there be any materials to help you get started with this PG in Data Science?

    You'll have access to a preparatory course once you pay the first installment of the fee. Before attending the first class, you must complete the prescribed learning path. The tutorials will include 8-10 hours of video-based self-paced learning content.

  • What exactly is Global Teaching Assistance?

    Our teaching assistants are a devoted group of subject matter experts who are here to help you pass the Data Science exam on your first try. From class onboarding through project mentorship and employment aid, they engage students proactively to ensure that the course route is followed and help you expand your learning opportunity.

  • How will my doubts/questions be addressed in the admission process?

    We have a specialized staff of admissions counselors that can assist you with your application for this PG in Data Science.

  • What are the qualifications of the faculties, and how are they chosen?

    Our highly skilled Data Science professors are all industry specialists with years of expertise. Before they are qualified to train for us, they have undergone a thorough selection procedure that includes profile screening, technical Examination, and a training demo. We also ensure that only trainers with a high alumni rating stay on our staff.

  • How can I get the certificate?

    You will be qualified for the certificate if you meet the following minimum criteria. This certificate will attest to your abilities as a Data Science specialist.

    Course Course completion certificate Criteria
    Programming Refresher Required 85% of Online Self Paced completion
    Statistics Essential for Data Science Required
    Data Science with R Required
    1. 85% of online self-paced completion or attendance of 1 live virtual classroom,
    2. a score above 75% in the course-end assessment,
    3. and successful evaluation in at least 1 project
    Data Science with Python Required
    Machine Learning and Tableau Required
    Natural Language Processing Required
    Capstone Project Required Attendance of 1 live virtual classroom and successful completion of the capstone project

  • Will I be able to access the content after completion of the PG in Data Science?

    Yes, even after completing the PG in Data Science, you may access the course content.

  • How to know whether this PG in Data Science is good for me?

    It's always beneficial to learn new talents and broaden your knowledge. This PG in Data Science was created in collaboration with Purdue University and is an excellent combination of a world-renowned curriculum and industry-aligned training, making this Post Graduate Program a superb choice

  • I don't have any technical background. Can I still apply to this program?

    Yes, even if you have no technical expertise, you may enroll in the PG in Data Science. A rudimentary understanding of programming languages and mathematics, on the other hand, will be advantageous.

  • Is it possible to sign up in this PG in Data Science if I have no prior experience with the subject?

    Yes, even if you have no prior understanding of Data Science, you may enroll in the PG in Data Science since it will take you from the foundations to the top. You will gain all of the high fundamental Data Science abilities.

  • My present position does not need me to work with data. Is it logical for me to pursue this PG in Data Science?

    Data rules businesses all around the world. The more data-driven you are, the better off your company will be. Using data insights, you can make meaningful decisions, create strategies, and help your organization accomplish its goals faster. Enrolling in this comprehensive Data Science curriculum will undoubtedly provide you with a competitive advantage

  • What does the 24/7 Support guarantee cover?

    We provide email, chat, and phone help around the clock. We have a dedicated staff that provides on-demand support through our community forum. Furthermore, you will have lifelong access to the discussion forum, even when your course is completed.

  • Can I obtain a refund if I wish to discontinue my enrollment?

    If required, you can easily cancel your enrollment. After deducting an administration charge, we will reimburse the money. Please view our Refund Policy for more information.

  • Disclaimer

    The PG in Data Science is offered on a non-credit basis and is not transferable to a degree

  • What are the advantages of enrolling in this PG in Data Science?

    One of the most sought-after certifications created by industry specialists is Simplilearn's Data Science curriculum with Purdue University. This training will help you stand out from the crowd and get the attention of top employers. The curriculum provides a great mix of theoretical understanding and hands-on experience. It includes unique hackathons and project-based learning with Amazon, Uber, and Comcast datasets.

  • Is there a particular order in which I should master these modules?

    The curriculum for our Post Graduation in Data Science was rigorously crafted by prominent industry professionals and faculty members, taking into account all of the necessary skills and concepts for a successful data science career. It would be best to learn the modules in the sequence listed in the learning path because the material builds on introductory courses.

  • What are the main tasks and functions of a Data Science Expert?

    Data scientists are in charge of analyzing massive volumes of data to visualize hidden trends and patterns and develop valuable conclusions. Solving significant business challenges and making educated decisions are aided by such insights. To build or reveal meaningful connections in raw data, data scientists must use exploratory data analysis, statistical modeling, and machine learning techniques. This Post Graduation in Data Science curriculum may assist you with developing the required abilities to handle all of these obligations.

  • What is the income of a Data Science Expert?

    Because of the scarcity of expertise in space, corporations worldwide are willing to pay more for highly trained data scientists. Certificates, obtained through Simplilearn's Post Graduation in Data Science, enhance salary potential. The following are some average yearly wages for data scientists in various countries:

    • India - INR 708,012
    • US - $96,106
    • Canada - C$80,394
    • Singapore - SGD93,000
    • Australia - A$116K
    • UK - £50,585

  • Is Data Science a promising career path? Are Data Scientists in High Demand?

    Data science is undoubtedly a tremendous professional path with various potential progression chances. Data science positions are in high demand and pay well. Indeed, according to certain Linkedin studies, the Data Scientist is the "most promising career," while Glassdoor calls it the "greatest job in America." Our Post Graduation in Data Science will provide you with all of the necessary skills for a successful data science profession.

  • Are there any refresher courses included in this PG in Data Science?

    To get you started, here are some refresher courses for the PG in Data Science:

    • Mathematical Refresher for Statistics

    • Statistics Essential For Data Science

    • Programming Refresher

  • Do Data Science Experts need to know how to code?

    Programming is an essential aspect of data science. For data science projects, scripting and mathematics are crucial ideas. Gaining foundational knowledge or job experience in the domains mentioned above is strongly recommended for applicants interested in a data science profession. Python and R are widely used programming languages in data research. Our Data Science curriculum will simplify your learning of programming languages.

  • What additional courses in the Data Science and Artificial Intelligence domain Simplilearn offer?

    Simplilearn provides the following courses in the Data Science and AI domain:



  • Can I get a sealed transcript for World Education Services (WES) at the end?

    These certifications and do not include any transcripts for WES, this is reserved only for degree programs. We do not offer sealed transcripts and hence, our programs are not applicable for WES or similar services.

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