Latest online courses in data science, tech, and health in 2020

Latest online courses in data science, tech, and health in 2020

With new courses launching every week, there’s always something to explore. These new courses cover everything from using TensorFlow to deploy machine learning models to the tools public health experts use to mitigate the spread of infectious diseases. What will you learn next? 

Data Science

TensorFlow: Data and Deployment Specialization by 

Industries all around the world are adopting Artificial Intelligence. This Specialization taught by Laurence Moroney and Andrew Ng will help you develop and deploy machine learning models across any device or platform faster and more accurately than ever using TensorFlow.

Just getting started with TensorFlow? Start with the TensorFlow in Practice Specialization before moving onto TensorFlow: Data and Deployment.

Computational Social Science by UC Davis 

This Specialization, the first of its kind collectively taught by Professors from all 10 University of California campuses, serves as a multidisciplinary, multi-perspective, and multi-method guide on how to better understand society and human behavior. You’ll learn how to use modern analytical tools like machine learning and natural language processing. 

Data Processing and Feature Engineering with MATLAB by MathWorks 

If you’re faced with the challenge of combining data from multiple sources or want to brush up on modeling skills, this intermediate-level course will show you how MATLAB can help. By the end of this course, you will learn how to visualize your data, clean it up and arrange it for analysis, and identify the qualities necessary to answer your questions.

Practical Data Science with MATLAB Specialization by Mathworks 

Being able to visualize, analyze, and model data are some of the most in-demand career skills from fields ranging from healthcare and the auto industry to tech startups. In this beginner-friendly Specialization, gain the skills and confidence you need to achieve practical results in data science using MATLAB. You will be provided with free access to MATLAB for the duration of the Specialization.

SAS Visual Business Analytics Specialization by SAS 

Using SAS Visual Analytics, you will learn to access and manipulate data, analyze data with a variety of interactive reports and graphics, and design and share dashboards to visualize your data. SAS Visual Analytics is a useful skill in a variety of careers, including business analyst, researcher, statistician, or data scientist.


Google IT Automation with Python Professional Certificate by Google 

Did you know Python is now the most in-demand programming language among employers hiring for IT roles? Around 75k entry-level IT roles require Python as a skill, according to Burning Glass. This new beginner-level Professional Certificate is designed to equip you with in-demand skills — including Python, Git, and IT automation — that can help you take your IT career to the next level.

Architecting Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure with Anthos Specialization by Google Cloud

This intermediate-level Specialization is intended for technical engineers, architects, and administrators using Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Kubernetes, and Istio to create, integrate, or modernize solutions. In these three courses, you’ll learn modernizing, managing, and observing microservices-based applications that span multiple clusters in GCP, on-premises, or other cloud providers.

AWS Fundamentals Specialization by Amazon Web Services

This Specialization gives current and aspiring IT professionals an overview of the features, benefits, and capabilities of Amazon Web Services (AWS). Gain a stronger understanding of core AWS services, key AWS security concepts, strategies for migrating from on-premises to AWS, and basics of building serverless applications with AWS. You’ll also have opportunities to practice what you have learned by completing labs and exercises developed by AWS technical instructors.

Blockchain Revolution in Financial Services Specialization by INSEAD

Blockchain is poised to transform the economy and society at large—redefining the ways we transact online, share ideas, and manage workflows. The financial services sector is a key lever in such transformations. This four-course Specialization will introduce you to the world of blockchain technology for financial services—including what blockchain is, how it works, and why it is revolutionary.

Cloud Computing Basics (Cloud 101) by LearnQuest 

This course will discuss the basics of Cloud computing: what it is, what it supports, and how it is delivered. You’ll delve into storage services, Cloud economics, levels of managed infrastructure, and Azure services. Explore different deployment models of Cloud computing, as well as several hosting scenarios in this introductory course.

Data Engineering with GCP Professional Certificate by Google Cloud

This Professional Certificate provides the skills you need to advance your career in data engineering and recommends training to support your preparation for the industry-recognized Google Cloud Professional Data Engineer certification. Through a combination of presentations, demos, and labs, you’ll learn data-driven decision making by collecting, transforming, and publishing data. You’ll also gain real-world experience through a number of hands-on Qwiklabs projects.

Financial Technology (Fintech) Innovations Specialization by the University of Michigan 

This Specialization is designed to familiarize you with a broad range of financial technologies. While finance has always been at the forefront of technological innovation, the financial industry is changing rapidly in the face of new technology. In the past, at the forefront of innovation in finance were central governments and financial institutions. Today, information technology firms and professionals are leading innovation in the financial industry.

Implementing RPA with Cognitive Automation and Analytics Specialization by Automation Anywhere 

Interested in starting a career in automation or honing your skills in Robotic Process Automation (RPA)? This four-course Specialization is designed to introduce RPA, provide a foundation of the RPA lifecycle–from design to bot deployment–and implement RPA with cognitive automation and analytics. With RPA, companies can deploy software robots to automate repetitive tasks, improving business processes and outcomes.


COVID-19: What You Need to Know (CME Eligible) by Osmosis 

This course is a go-to resource that will be regularly updated with current information put forth by the CDC, WHO, and other leading agencies and covers topics like personal protective equipment, diagnostics, and other material. As a healthcare professional, you can also earn Continuing Medical Education credit through this course.

Epidemiology in Public Health Practice Specialization by Johns Hopkins University

Are you working or aspiring to work in the field of public health? In this five-course Specialization taught by faculty from Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health, you’ll learn to use core epidemiologic tools to measure the health of populations, assess interventions, collect and analyze data, and investigate outbreaks and epidemics.

Fighting COVID-19 with Epidemiology: A Johns Hopkins Teach-Out by Johns Hopkins University

COVID-19 has made many people want to understand the science behind pressing questions like: “How many people have been infected?” “How do we measure who is infected?” and ” “What can we do?” Join this free Teach-Out to better understand how epidemiology can help us collect and analyze the right data to answer these questions. 

Global Disease Masterclass Specialization by Imperial College London

Understand the core health challenges and lines of epidemiological research being undertaken across a range of infectious and non-communicable diseases. You’ll examine global distribution of diseases and the major trends from the last several decades. The three courses in this Specialization will equip public health professionals and researchers with a broad foundation of knowledge on which to build further expertise about global public health.

This Specialization is part of the 100% online Global Master of Public Health from Imperial College London. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Global Health Innovations Specialization by Imperial College London

This Specialization reflects on global health challenges and the role of innovative solutions in addressing them. This is intended for public health professionals, budding entrepreneurs and innovators, as well as those interested in understanding the role innovation plays in the health industry.

This Specialization is part of the 100% online Global Master of Public Health from Imperial College London. If you are admitted to the full program, your courses count towards your degree learning.

Health Behavior Change: From Evidence to Action by Yale University

Heighten your understanding of the social and behavioral factors that contribute to health decisions and behaviors, and learn how to utilize these factors in improving public health efforts. Through a set of experiential learning exercises, you’ll learn to apply the science of health behavior change in your own lives and wellbeing.

Healthcare Law Specialization by the University of Pennsylvania

Learn how to navigate the complex legal framework that governs modern health systems. You will learn the fundamentals of American health law, then explore how privacy law shapes the relationship between healthcare providers and their patients. You will also learn how intellectual property law influences everything from the pharmaceutical industry, to medical research, to cutting-edge ethical issues involved in emerging technologies such as DNA-testing. 

Mind Control: Managing Your Mental Health During COVID-19 by the University of Toronto

During this time of uncertainty, many of us may be feeling overwhelmed and anxious. This course aims to provide you with a better understanding of the science behind how your brain reacts to crises along with clear strategies for managing stress and mental well-being.

Science Matters: Let’s Talk About COVID-19 by Imperial College London 

On January 30th, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the outbreak of COVID-19 as a public health emergency of international concern. In this course, you will hear directly from the experts conducting the analyses, learn about the current state of the epidemic, and learn about the epidemiological and public-health principles and challenges that underpin these analyses.