Certificate in Data Analytics and Visualization (CDAV) helps you understand how to process, manipulate and analyze data, and produce visualizations that can inform key business choices using Python programming.


ICDS is a more advanced course which is a continuation of CDAV with additional units to further your skills and knowledge in data science.

It covers the following:

  • Intermediate data visualization in Python
  • Databases for DS
  • Machine learning and Big Data
  • Module project



  • Learn from world-class educators through theory and practical sessions
  • Be able to derive business insights from your field of knowledge
  • Develop skills in data storytelling for various audiences
  • Improve your data analysis and programming skills
  • Build a foundation for a career in data analytics/data science


If you are interested in joining ICDS without doing CDAV, you must do a technical interview as well.

CDAV Course details:

  • Starting Date: 3rd July 2023
  • Duration: 2 months
  • Cost: Ksh 60,000
  • Mode of delivery: Online classes (Monday to Friday, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm)

Minimum requirements

  • Mean Grade C in KCSE or equivalent

ICDS Course details:

  • Starting Date: September 2023
  • Duration: 4 months
  • Cost: Ksh 120,000
  • Mode of delivery: Online classes (Monday to Friday, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm)

Admission Requirements:

Knowledge of statistics and programming experience is recommended, but not required

SU Alumni and students:

  • Can apply directly to

New Students:

  • The minimum requirement is a C in KCSE (or equivalent), or a degree/diploma holder or student
  • Do the entry interview in Maths and English
  • The entry interview is offered at the Admissions office on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 am
  • Interview fee: Ksh 2,000

50% discount available for SU students enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate program in Strathmore University

25% discount available for CDAV/CDS alumni