Online Interactive Course

    6-8 MONTHS





The need for skilled data science practitioners in industry, government & academia is growing rapidly. The HarvardX Data Science program prepares you with the required knowledge base and skills to tackle data analysis challenges. The program covers concepts on inference, probability, regression, and machine learning. It will help you to develop skill-set which includes R programming, data wrangling with dplyr, data visualization with ggplot2, file organization with Linux/Unix and reproducible document preparation with R studio.

Each course has a set of case studies, with specific questions that would enrich your learning. The case studies are on: Trends in World Health and Economics, US Crime Rates, The Financial Crisis of 2007-2008, Election Forecasting, building a Baseball Team (inspired by Moneyball), and Movie Recommendation Systems.

Throughout the program, the R software environment will be used. You will learn R, statistical concepts, and data analysis techniques simultaneously. R knowledge can be better retained when you learn to solve specific problems. Furthermore, HarvardX has partnered with DataCamp for all assignments, which uses code checking technology that will permit you to get hands-on practice during the courses.

What you’ll learn :

  • Fundamental R programming skills
  • Statistical concepts: Probability, inference, and modeling & practical application
  • Gain knowledge in data visualization with ggplot2 & data wrangling with dplyr
  • Get familiar with key tools for practicing data scientists such as Unix/Linux, git and GitHub, and RStudio
  • Implement machine learning algorithms
  • Understand fundamental data science concepts through motivating real-world case studies

Program Benefits

Cutting Edge Curriculum

This Program from Harvard University will provide you with in-depth knowledge of fundamental data science concepts through motivating real-world case studies. Accelerate your career in data science by learning R, statistical concepts, and data analysis techniques simultaneously.

For The Industry. By The Industry

Apart from the latest research and academic inputs, this program offers critical inputs from industry leaders to ensure the highest degree of practical relevance. You will also learn key data science essentials, including R and machine learning, through real-world case studies.

Our Career Support Services Include :

  • AI-powered resume builder: This feature is divided into three offerings that will fit a variety of needs and profiles. The ‘AI-Assistant’ makes informed suggestions based on your existing or target profile that you can directly incorporate in a single keystroke. The ‘Live Resume Review’ takes a few seconds to analyse your resume and give you an exhaustive review of the same. The ‘Job Match’ is the most extensive analysis option which notes the present or missing skills in your resume and recommends changes and amends according to your profile.
  • Digital Portfolio: We work with you to create a one-of-a-kind digital portfolio that gives your resume a refresh, and helps you stand out during the application process.
  • LinkedIn review: We do a thorough review of your Linkedin page and profile to ensure that it is optimised for search results, and gives recruiters the best impression possible when it comes to your skills and capabilities.

Online Interactive Sessions

Online hand-holding and Q&A sessions by an IIT alumnus will be held twice during the program.


Harvard’s Ranking

Job Outlook

According to IBM, by 2020, the
demand for data scientists will
increase by 28%.



Source : Forbes

32% of full-time data scientists
started learning machine learning
or data science through a MOOC,
while 27% were self-taught.

Source : Kaggle, 2017

Data Scientists are few in number
and high in demand



Source : TechRepublic

India currently contributes about 
10% of the open job openings for
data scientists globally
, making it
the largest data science hub in the
world outside the U.S.


Source : BW People

Program and Payment Details

Course Start

Coming soon

Online Interactive Course, 6-8 Months

Time Commitment

1-2 hours 

Per week

Program Fees

₹ 40,000 

+Applicable taxes



Payment: Debit / Credit Card


Loan Facility Available


Rafael Irizarry

Professor of Biostatistics
T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Harvard University