• Next Cohort starts 11 Aug, 2022
  • Program Duration 12 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 U.S.

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, Mercedes Benz.


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Data Science Program Overview

This in-depth Data Science program 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

  • Purdue Post Graduation Program certification and Alumni Association membership
  • 3 Capstones 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
  • LevelUp session by Andrew McAfee, Principal Research Scientist at MIT
  • 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
Purdue Post Graduation Program certification and Alumni Association membership
3 Capstones 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
LevelUp session by Andrew McAfee, Principal Research Scientist at MIT
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 Program Advantage

This Post Graduate Program is an all-encompassing Data Science Bootcamp 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 certification
    • 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

Simplilearn's Bootcamp: 8x more effective way of learning

Simplilearn's Bootcamp: 8x more effective way of learning

  • Hands-on, applied projects and online labs
  • Live virtual classrooms with self-paced online videos
  • 24/7 learning support and access to learner forums and community
  • Masterclasses from university faculty and top industry leaders
Simplilearn's Bootcamp: 8x more effective way of learning

Data Science Program 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 Data Science program. Kickstart your Data Science journey with the preparatory courses on Statistics and Programming.

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

  • Elevate your Python skills to a new level with this interactive Data Science program and establish your mastery of Data Science and analytics techniques using Python programming.

  • In this 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 Data Science program covers Tableau Desktop 10 training that will help you gain a variety of skills in the powerful platform including building visualizations, organizing data, and designing dashboards.

  • At the end of the Data Science program, 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 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 Data Science program 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

    Transport Service Provider

    Uber wants to improve the accuracy of its fare prediction model. Help Uber by choosing the best data and AI technologies and building its next-generation model.

    Transport Service Provider
  • Project 2

    Automobile Manufacturing

    Mercedes-Benz wants to reduce the time it spends on the test bench. Faster testing will reduce a cars time to market. Build and optimize the ML algorithm to achieve this objective.

    Automobile Manufacturing
  • Project 3


    Amazon offers product recommendations based on customer activity and the buying habits of other shoppers. Help Amazon improve the recommendation engine for revenue per customer.

  • Project 4


    Predict accurate sales for Walmart stores considering the impact of promotional markdown events. Check the impact of macroeconomic factors like CPI, unemployment rate on sales.

  • Project 5


    Comcast wants to improve customer experience by identifying and acting on problem areas that lower customer satisfaction, and are seeking recommendations that can be implemented.


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


Program Advisors and Trainers

Program Advisors

  • Ronald van Loon

    Ronald van Loon

    Top 10 Big Data and Data Science Influencer, Director - Adversitement

    Named by Onalytica as one of the three most influential people in Big Data, Ronald is also an author of a number of leading Big Data and Data Science websites, including Datafloq, Data Science Central, and The Guardian. He also regularly speaks at renowned events.

  • Patrick J. Wolfe

    Patrick J. Wolfe

    Frederick L. Hovde Dean 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 Science at Purdue University and named the 2018 Distinguished Lecturer in Data Science by the IEEE. He provides expert advice on applications of data science.


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

By 2021, IDC predicts Data Science and cognitive computing spending will reach $52.2 billion. Data Scientist is one of the hottest professions.

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

This postgraduate 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 this Post Graduation in Data Science program in 3 steps. Selected candidates receive an offer of admission, which is accepted by admission fee payment.


Submit Application

Tell us about yourself and why you want to do a Data Science program


Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application



Selected candidates can start the Data Science program within 1-2 weeks

Eligibility Criteria

For admission to this PG 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 Data Science program is $ 4,499. 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 or ClimbCredit payment option with low APR and no hidden fees.


Other Financing Options

We provide the following options for one-time payment

  • Credit Card
  • Paypal

$ 4,499

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Program Benefits

  • Get this PG in Data Science 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

      11 Aug, 2022

      22:30 CDT

    • Regular Classes

      19 Aug, 2022 - 15 Jan, 2023

      22:30 - 02:30 CDT

      Weekend (Sat - Sun)

Other Cohorts

    • Date


      Batch Type

    • Program Induction

      18 Aug, 2022

      08:30 CDT

    • Regular Classes

      27 Aug, 2022 - 29 Jan, 2023

      08:30 - 12:30 CDT

      Weekend (Sat - Sun)

Got questions regarding upcoming cohort dates?

Data Science Program FAQs

  • What is the eligibility criteria for this Purdue University-affiliated master's program 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 postgraduate data science programs.

  • What is the admission process for this PG in Data Science in partnership with Purdue University?

    There are three manageable phases to the admissions process:

    • 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 PGP in the Data Science program cost.

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

    We have partnered with Affirm to provide competitive financing options(EMI option available) including 0%APR with no hidden costs for different tenures.

  • Is there any financial assistance available?

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

  • 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 2022?

    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 critical Data Science courses in this Post Graduate Program?

    This Data Science course walks you through learning all the fundamentals from the ground up. The following methods 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

  • Why are Data Science programs in such high demand?

    Data science has expanded its wings across various businesses and sectors, including healthcare, banking, retail, and eCommerce, making it a profitable industry. A world-renowned credential functions as a career stimulant to seize the most incredible possibilities in the area. As a result, the Data Science PG Program is in high demand.

  • 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 Data Science career positions are in high order: Data Engineer, Data Architect, Data Analyst, and Business Analyst.

  • 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

  • Is there a minimal educational need to be considered for this Data Science program?

    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 can I achieve from the Purdue Postgraduate Data Science Program?

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

    • Simplilearn-Purdue university Joint Certification
    • Industry recognized certificates from IBM (for IBM courses) and Simplilearn
    • Purdue Alumni Association membership
    • Lifetime access to all (the core) of the e-learning content created by Simplilearn
    • Access to IBM Cloud platforms featuring IBM Watson and other cloud services

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

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

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

    Simplilearn and Purdue University will grant you a Post Graduate Program in Data Science joint certification upon completing the data science program. 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?

    You'll have access to a preparatory course once you pay the first installment of the Data Science program price. 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 certification 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 this online Data Science program?

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

  • What are the qualifications of the teachers, 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 for the Post Graduate Program?

    You will be qualified for the Post Graduate Course in Data Science Program 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 Data Science program?

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

  • Who can assist me if the online Data Science program is unavailable to me?

    Contact us by filling out the form on the right side of any Simplilearn page, utilizing the Live Chat option, or contacting help and support.

  • What can I do to find out whether this Data Science program is good for me?

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

  • I come from a non-technical background. Is it still possible for me to enroll in this Data Science Postgraduate program?

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

  • Is it possible to sign up in this Data Science program 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 Data Science program since the PGP in Data Science 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 Data Science program?

    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 Data Science 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 program money. Please view our Refund Policy for more information.

  • * Disclaimer

    The Post Graduate Program in Data Science is offered on a non-credit basis and is not transferable to a degree.

  • What are the various Data Science roles?

    If you have a data science background, you can work as a data scientist, machine learning engineer, business intelligence analyst, data analyst, or data architect. All job roles are highly regarded in organizations and offer lucrative career opportunities. The Data Science curriculum at Simplilearn is an excellent approach to establishing solid data science basics and skills to seek high-paying employment jobs.

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

    One of the most sought-after courses 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.

  • What are the main components of this Data Science program?

    Our Data Science curriculum covers all essential ideas and abilities using multiple modules. The following are some of the vital modules:

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

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

    The curriculum for our Data Science program 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 online PGP data science curriculum may assist you with developing the required abilities to handle all of these obligations.

  • What are the requirements for this Data Science course?

    It would be best if you met the following prerequisites to be admitted to Simplilearn's Postgraduate Program in Data Science:

    • Basic mathematical and programming principles are required
    • A bachelor's degree with a grade point average of at least 50%
    • For the PG in Data Science, professionals with 2+ years of work experience are recommended.

  • 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. Certification, obtained through top data science programs like Simplilearn's PG in Data Science, enhances salary potential. The following are some average yearly wages for data scientists in various countries:

    • India - INR708,012
    • 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, data scientist is the "most promising career," while Glassdoor calls it the "greatest job in America." Our Data Science program will provide you with all of the necessary skills for a successful data science profession.

  • 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.

  • Are there any refresher courses included in this data science PG course?

    To get you started, here are some refresher courses for data science postgraduate degrees:

    1. Mathematical refresher for Statistics
    2. Statistics Essential For Data Science
    3. Programming Refresher

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

  • What is the difference between a PG Diploma in Data Science and a PG in Data Science program?

    There is no distinction between these words; they are interchangeable.

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

    Post Graduate Program are certification programs and do not include any transcripts for WES, this is reserved only for degree programs. We do not offer sealed transcripts and hence, our PG programs are not applicable for WES or similar services.

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