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Data Science Certificate Track

In Partnership With Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute

As part of a newly developed partnership with the Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute, UWM College for Kids & Teens is now offering a certificate in data science. This specialized learning track consists of a total of five courses related to the study of data science – introducing students to the exciting and dynamic world of data!

In order to earn the certificate, students must complete all three core classes offered every summer and two elective courses from a selection of 14 College for Kids & Teens offerings. All core courses are for grades 9-12 and can be completed within a three-year window. Elective courses may be offered for grades 6-12 and can be taken at any time previous or simultaneous to the finish of core classes.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basics of data science.
  • Use data in meaningful ways and explore how it can be used in everyday life.
  • Apply an introductory understanding of Python programming techniques.
  • Examine the relationship between statistics and data.
  • Utilize data and design thinking in an exploration of entrepreneurship.


Register for three core courses and two elective courses from a selection of offerings. All core courses are for grades 9-12 and can be completed within a three-year window.

For information on the course format, view the session information on the selected course page.

CORE COURSESSpringSummerFallPrice
Entrepreneurial Data Science

7/25-8/5 In-person With Livestream

Introduction to Data Science

6/20-7/1 In-person With Livestream

Probability & Statistics

7/11-7/22 In-person With Livestream

Advanced Geometry

8/1-8/5 In-person

Adventures in Statistics

7/25-8/5 In-person

Algebra Camp

7/11-7/22 In-person

Algebra I

8/8-8/12 Live Online

Algebra II

7/25-8/5 Live Online

Build Your Own Business$99
Discrete Mathematics and Combinatronics

8/8-8/12 Live Online

Introduction to Programming I$174
Introduction to Programming II$174

7/18-7/22 Live Online

Programming PrimerTBA
Python Programming

6/20-7/1 Blended

Roll the Dice

6/27-7/1 In-person


6/20-7/1 In-person

Statistical Literacy$99
Survey of Calculus

6/27-7/1 Live Online


6/27-7/1 Live Online

What’s the Chance?$99

Still Have Questions? Contact Us.

Ben LaDuke, Director of College for Kids & Teens

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