Skill Path

Learn Python for Data Science

Get started with Python for Data Science in this beginner-friendly skill path.

Includes Python, pandas, and more.

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  • Skill level

  • Time to complete

    4 weeks
  • Certificate of completion

  • Prerequisites


About this skill path

Ready to start your journey into Data Science? This Skill Path covers everything you need to build a solid foundation for analyzing data in Python. You’ll get hands-on practice with real datasets while learning to program and analyze data in Python. Throughout the Skill Path, you’ll be working in Jupyter Notebook, an industry standard platform for interactively developing data analytics.

Skills you'll gain

  • Write code in Python and pandas
  • Clean, transform, and explore real data
  • Summarize data with groupby and pivots
  • Use Jupyter Notebook for data analysis


5 units • 7 lessons • 6 projects • 6 quizzes
  • 1

    Welcome to the Learn Python for Data Science Skill Path

    Get started with the Learn Python for Data Science Skill Path.

  • 2

    Intro to Python for Data Science

    Work hands-on with real datasets while learning Python for data science.

  • 3

    Python for Data Science: Working with Data

    Learn loops, control flow, and functions while working hands-on to merge, aggregate, and analyze real-world datasets.

  • 4

    Python for Data Science: Portfolio Project

    Complete a project for your portfolio that demonstrates your data science skills.

  • 5

    Learn Python for Data Science Next Steps

    What comes next?

The platform

Hands-on learning

Don't just watch or read about someone else coding — write your own code live in our online, interactive platform. You'll even get AI-driven recommendations on what you need to review to help keep you on track.
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  • Practice Projects

    Guided projects that help you solidify the skills and concepts you're learning.
  • Assessments

    Auto-graded quizzes and immediate feedback help you reinforce your skills as you learn.
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    Earn a document to prove you've completed a course or path that you can share with your network.
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