Metis Launches Introductory Live Online Course to Get Data Science Amateurs in Tune with Tech's Hottest Skills

Fully Interactive, Accredited Professional Development Course Builds Expertise in the Fundamentals of Data Science

NEW YORK--()--Machine learning, deep learning, neural networks: the cutting edge techniques of data science have radically changed the score for organizations from Fortune 500 companies to fledgling startups, but for professionals who haven’t yet acquired the skills to understand and harness the power they hold, it can be hard to hear the music.

Today, leading data science training provider Metis announced the launch of its most introductory course “Beginner Python & Math for Data Science,” tailored for professionals looking to get up to tempo in developing data science skills or starting a new career in the field. Zero knowledge of data science is required, and there are no prerequisites to taking the course

Data scientist has been ranked the “#1 Job in America” for three years running, according to careers website Glassdoor. To give data science amateurs the best introduction to the hottest job in tech, Metis’ accredited Live Online courses are taught by world-class data science practitioners with real-world experience, and students can interact with instructors and fellow students in real-time from anywhere in the world.

Professionals who take the course can expect to fine tune their data science performance by acquiring the following skills:

  • Writing basic code in Python (a popular programming language), such as functions, data manipulation, and visualization
  • Understanding the fundamentals of mathematical concepts in linear algebra, calculus, probabilities, and statistics
  • Writing Python code to solve mathematical problems using linear algebra, calculus, probabilities, and statistics
  • Having the knowledge to tackle courses in Data Science, particularly Metis’ Introduction to Data Science and Statistics Courses

Upon completing the course, students will receive a certificate of completion and 3.3 continuing education units (CEUs).

For more information, including the course’s syllabus, schedule, instructors, and an FAQ, please visit Metis’ Beginner Python and Math for Data Science page. A free sample class is available here.

“Anyone who wants to learn data science from scratch now has the opportunity to do so with the flexibility of Live Online and the expertise of our incredibly accomplished instructors,” said Jerod Rubalcava, Executive Director, Professional Development Courses at Metis. “Whether you’re considering a new career in data science, want to advance in your current career, or are seeking to communicate more effectively with data-oriented colleagues, this course will give you a solid foundation to develop your data science skills.”

Metis accelerates the careers of data scientists with full-time immersive bootcamps, part-time professional development courses, online learning, and corporate training programs. Its courses are taught by expert data science practitioners, integrating project-based learning with real data sets.

To speak with a Metis spokesperson about Beginner Python & Math for Data Science, contact Michael Tague at 212-974-2785 or For more information on all of Metis’ programs and offerings, visit

About Metis

Metis is a leading provider of data science skills training for individuals and businesses. It delivers training programs designed by world-class industry practitioners and runs the industry’s only accredited intensive data science bootcamp. Metis, a d/b/a of Kaplan, is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET). Kaplan, Inc. is a leading provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools and businesses.


For Metis
Michael Tague, 212-974-2785

Release Summary

Metis announced its live online “Beginner Python & Math for Data Science” course for professionals looking to get up to tempo in tech's hottest field.


For Metis
Michael Tague, 212-974-2785