Wesleyan Announces New Data Science Specialization on Coursera

Wesleyan faculty Jennifer Rose, pictured above, and Lisa Dierker are leading a new specialization in data science on Coursera. This month, Wesleyan will launch a new specialization on Coursera in the rapidly growing field of data science. The four-MOOC (massive open online course) sequence, together with a final capstone project, will offer learners a verified certificate of completion that they may share with prospective or current employers. Wesleyan’s specialization, Data Analysis and Interpretation, is one of more than 30 new business, computer science, and data science specializations starting on Coursera on Sept. 15. (Learn more on Coursera’s blog.) Wesleyan is continually expanding its offerings on Coursera, and in January 2016, plans to introduce a new Creative Writing specialization. “Wesleyan is developing innovative data analysis instruction, both on campus and online. With this…


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