Berkeley Program on Data Science & Analytics

(Berkeley; Online)

Data science and data analytics are at the core of every modern globalized industry. Working in today's technology-centric workforce not only requires superior leadership skills, but the ability to translate data problems into the bigger picture for the organization.

The Berkeley Program in Data Science and Analytics (BPSDA) is a 5-month learning journey into the world of applied data science and analytics. The program will prepare you with the tools to build and lead data science teams through data-driven decision-making. You will learn how to promote a data-driven culture, how to translate business problems into data problems, and how to lead a team with a diverse skill set towards solving these problems. 

Snapshot of Program Topics: 

  • Economic analysis for decision-making 
  • Data and decisions 
  • Inference and Measurement (A/B Testing, Regression Models, Multiple Regression Models, Model Selection, Micro-Econometric Models) 
  • Forecasting and Trends: Time Series Analyses
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence 

The program leverages a global perspective on data science and analytics with five total modules, three in-person and two online. The in-person modules take place at the UC Berkeley campus. Led by esteemed Berkeley Faculty with both cutting-edge research and industry experience, the program provides a unique combination of theory and practice to help you accelerate your career and the data-driven performance of your organization. 

You will leave the immersive 5-month hybrid learning journey with developed leadership skills, a deeper understanding of theory, and the ability to apply data science decision-making to your organization and role. Following completion of the program, you will receive a Certificate of Excellence in Data Science & Analytics. 

The Certificate of Excellence in Data Science & Analytics 

Long-Term Benefits & Resources 

Networking & Events 
  • Ability to join local alumni chapters or clubs in your region
  • Access to a private network of distinguished Berkeley Haas alumni
  • Invitations to Berkeley Executive Education networking events 

Berkeley Resources 



  • Access to the UC Berkeley Long Business Library 
  • Video portal, Haas insights to research highlights, industry speakers 
  • 15% discount on all future Berkeley Executive Education programs 
News & Communication
  • One-year digital subscription to the California Management Review 
  • Berkeley Haas Alumni newsletter 
  • Receive an email forwarding address 
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In partnership with Eruditis Executive Education


Application Deadlines are noted below. Please note that the application fees vary based off of the date which you apply. 

January 28, 2019 -  Application Fees: $500

February 25, 2019 - Application Fees: $600

March 25, 2019 - Application Fees: $800

April 22, 2019 - Application Fees: $900


Key Takeaways

  • Implement best practices for assembling and leading data science teams 
  • Apply relevant industry data science methods 
  • Frame problems in a way that is amenable to data scientists
  • Identify root causes and increase clarity with data 
  • Drive data-driven business decisions across the organization 
  • Build a data-driven culture and data-driven policy 
  • Understand the relationship between data and decision-making 

Who Should Attend

  • Directors, VPs
  • Senior Managers 
  • Functional Business Managers and Business Heads
  • Leadership Roles with Oversight of Data Science Teams 
  • Those with a Need to Understand Data Analytics 


  • Undergraduate degree 
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Minimum 8 years of professional work experience

Dates and Registration

Fee: 29,000
Location: Berkeley, Online

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Contact Us

Connect with a program advisor for a 1-1 session


+91 90290 07437 (India) | +971 44302011 (Dubai) | +65 68714030 (Singapore) | +1 (646) 713 0918 (US)


Program Director
Shachar Kariv
Benjamin N. Ward Professor of Economics; Visiting Professor, Haas School of Business
Shachar Kariv is the Benjamin N. Ward Professor of Economics, and former Department Chair and Faculty Director of Experimental Social Science Laboratory (Xlab). His research in behavioral...
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Program Director
Steve Tadelis
James J. and Marianne B. Lowrey Chair in Business, Haas School of Business
Steve Tadelis is the James J. and Marianne B. Lowrey Chair in Business and a Professor of Economics, Business and Public Policy at Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. Steve...