Computer & Data Science

Whether you're looking to jump-start a new career path or gain skills to complement your current position, our computer and data science offerings provide you with an in-depth understanding of industry-based applications and techniques.


Advanced Data Analytics Certificate Programs

Through a collaboration with Rice’s George R. Brown School of Engineering, the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies offers two unique certificate programs in the field of advanced data analytics.

Data Analytics Boot Camp

Rice University Data Analytics Boot Camp is a 24-week, part-time Data Analytics course covering Advanced Excel, Python, JavaScript (D3.js, Leaflet.js), HTML/CSS, API Interactions, Social Media Mining, SQL, Hadoop, Tableau, Advanced Statistics, Machine Learning, R, Git/GitHub, and more.

Decision Analytics

Learn the simple science of Excel-based decision analytics to use relevant concepts from statistics to develop quantitative models that provide great data.

Factory Analytics

Through the understanding of the physics of factory operations, learn to calculate performance measures, assess best- and worst-case performances of a production line, conduct internal benchmarking, evaluate the effects of machine failure, set-ups, and other disruptions on system performance, manage variability effectively, and design efficient and cost-effective processes.

Inventory Management

Master your inventory with this fluid course on inventory optimization using Excel-based (statistical) tools.

Prescriptive Analytics

This class will teach you how to solve complex problems using Excel-based discrete optimization tools.

Supply Chain Analytics

Emphasis will be on a variety of fundamental supply chain applications such as transportation, capacity allocation, production planning, network flow, vehicle routing, aggregate planning, sales and operations planning, and network design.