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SHERIDAN COLLEGE, OAKVILLE, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Oakville, OntarioLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1967Established Year
  43000Enrollment

Certificate (Data Science)

 2 years
 full time
 online

Program Description

  • Certificate in Data Science at Sheridan College is offered as a 2-year teaching program.
  • This certificate program has a co-op work option.
  • In order to be eligible to participate in a full-time Co-op Work Term, students must meet the GPA requirements.
  • The student to faculty ratio is 18:1 which bridges the gap between faculty and students.
  • Some of the main courses that students will study in this program are:
    • Advanced Statistics for Data Science
    • Analytics and Big Data
    • Big Data Tools
    • Business Problem Analysis and Data Modeling
    • Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning
  • Data science specialists require a unique set of skills to analyze numbers and information that supports an organization’s strategy and direction.
  • Hone the knowledge in data sources, statistics, predictive analytics and business framing and become a sought-out Big Data or Data Science professional.
  • With a growing demand for skilled professionals who can gather and analyze small to large amounts of data, this program will prepare students to offer effective strategies for company growth and guide business strategies based on data analysis.
  • Students will develop fundamental statistical and programming skills.
  • Career positions may include:
    • Analytics Professional
    • Data Scientist
    • Data Engineer
    • Data Analyst
    • Data Manager
    • Business Analyst, etc with an average salary of 26,475 USD per year.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Certificate
Duration2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Feb 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Program Urlhttps://caps.sheridancollege.ca/products/data-science.aspx

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses).
  • Students must hold an Ontario Secondary School diploma with 65% on the combined average course in Grade 12.
  • Students need to complete Grade 12 English with 65% or higher.
  • Post-secondary education in a field related to computer science or mathematics
  • Students should have completed two semesters of postsecondary education including required courses with a minimum of 65% overall average.

English Language proficiency:

  • Applicants from India, China, Vietnam, Philippines, and Pakistan should note that IELTS is the only proficiency score accepted by the Study Direct Stream (SDS) program.
  • Meeting the minimum English requirements does not guarantee admission. Students with higher English proficiency scores will receive priority in the admission assessment process.
  • Not all students will qualify for EAP-3106 in place of the required IELTS or TOEFL test scores.

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Required Document List

Required Documents are:

  • Transcript: Students must submit the official marks statements or transcripts that are provided by the college.
  • Certificates: Certificates like High School or University/College Certificates are to be submitted of education qualification.
  • Test Results: Provide proof of English proficiency, if English is not the first language in student country, as proof of IELTS/TOEFL/PTE result scores is to be submitted.


Application Deadline

Fall
Feb 01


Scores Required

6.0 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

80 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

58 / 60

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Living cost$ 13,095

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
  • A student visa is an immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
  • The student must have a student visa to enroll in any degree, program, or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
  • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
  • The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
  • In most cases, students Entry Visa will have the same expiry date as their Student VISA.
  • A student VISA is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
  • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity 
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

  • Students may be eligible to work in Canada while studying if a study permit includes a condition that says a student can work on or off-campus.
  • Students must also meet all the other requirements.
  • Students can only start working in Canada when they start the study program.
  • Students can't work before studies begin.
  • Students may work up to 24 hours per week.

Career and Placement after Course

Career Opportunities after completing this program are:

  • Analytics Professional
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Manager
  • Business Analyst


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