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CompTIA DataX is the premier skills development program for highly experienced professionals seeking to validate competency in the rapidly evolving field of data science.
The Premier Vendor-Neutral Data Science Certification
Validate expert-level data science skills regardless of vendor tools.
A Standardized Skill Set
DataX defines and confirms a consistent skill set appropriate for certified data scientists.
The growing quantity of data available to organizations continues to increase the need for skilled data scientists.
The new CompTIA DataX certification exam sets a unified standard for validating a comprehensive understanding of critical data tools and concepts.
Apply mathematical and statistical methods appropriately and understand the importance of data processing and cleaning, statistical modelling, linear algebra, and calculus concepts.
Utilize appropriate analysis and modeling methods and make justified model recommendations.
Apply machine learning models and understand deep learning concepts.
Understand and implement data science operations and processes.
Demonstrate understanding of industry trends and specialized data science applications.
|CompTIA DataX is the premier certification for highly experienced professionals seeking to validate competency in the rapidly evolving field of data science.
|Number of Questions
|Maximum of 90 questions
|Type of Questions
|Multiple choice and performance-based
|Length of Test
|Pass/Fail only (no scaled score)
|No prerequisites, but 5+ years of experience in data science or a similar role is recommended.
|Usually three years after launch
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|Certification or Certificate Program
|Academic Certificate Program
|Academic Certificate Program
|Validates expert-level knowledge and a comprehensive understanding of critical data tools and concepts
|Data science fundamentals, foundational and advanced AI/ML concepts
|Data management and visualization, machine learning, statistical models
|Diagnostic pre-test to assess exam readiness, simulated and live hands-on labs
|In-person or online
|No prerequisites, but 5+ years of experience in data science or a similar role
|Familiarity with Excel datasets, data visualization and basic knowledge of Python coding recommended
|Prior programming, statistics, or data analytics knowledge
|Length to Complete
|6 months, online 15–20 hours per week
CompTIA’s Continuing Education (CE) program is designed to be a continued validation of your expertise and a tool to expand your skill set. It’s also the ace up your sleeve when you’re ready to take the next step in your career.
Get the most out of your certification
The demand for proper database management and acumen is exploding. Industries across the board are experiencing constant growth in the data they collect, and this requires skilled professionals to manage and secure those assets. Participating in our Continuing Education program will ensure that you are aware of industry updates and prepared to meet ever-changing requirements.
The CompTIA Continuing Education program
Your CompTIA DataX certification is good for three years from the date of your certification exam. The CE program allows you to extend your certification in three-year intervals through activities and training that relate to the content of your professional certification.
It’s easy to renew
You can participate in a number of activities and training programs to renew your CompTIA DataX certification. Collect at least 75 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in three years and upload them to your certification account, and your CompTIA DataX certification will automatically renew.
Want more details? Learn more about the CompTIA Continuing Education program.