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Certificate Registration

Students enrolled in the School of Graduate Studies and Research may register to take classes toward the Graduate Certificate in Data Sciences (ONLY) in the School of Applied and Computational Sciences without exceeding 12 credit hours/semester.

If you are interested in enrolling in classes this fall, please complete the Interest in Graduate Certificate in Data Sciences Form, and obtain the signature of your PI to authorize your participation (requirement of SACS). If possible, Dean Motley recommends that interested students seek input from COI members since participation in the Certificate program may require some time away from the bench. 

Once you have completed the interest form and obtained the required signatures (with input from your COI), please email the completed document to Dr. Letha Woods, assistant dean for students and professional development at, copying Dr. Fortune Mhlanga, dean of the School of Applied Computational Sciences, at

Please contact Dr. Woods, Dean Motley or Dean Mhlanga with any questions.

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