Data Visualization and Storytelling

Learn to create accurate visualizations and improve your presentation skills

Program Fast Facts

  • Start date: February 21, 2024
  • Live online classes meet Wednesdays 7 - 8:30 p.m. CT
    +3.5 hours/week of self-paced study
  • Online
  • 12 weeks
  • 2,745 Priority Tuition
    (expires 2/7/24)
    $2,995 Standard Tuition

Frequently Asked Questions

All courses are completely online. You never will be required to attend class on campus, and you can complete your coursework and assignments from anywhere.
Most courses require a basic level of computer skills, including the ability to send and receive email, as well as conduct research on the Internet. You should be comfortable using technology and have some foundation in design elements and principles.
You must have a computer and a webcam.
All courses are taught by instructors who provide support for students through the real-time online class meetings, online office hours, and discussion boards.
Yes, all students taking online courses must have an email account. Email accounts may be obtained by signing up for a free account through a free internet service provider, such as Gmail,, Yahoo! Mail or
Once you have completed your course, a Certificate of Completion will be issued from SMU.
Please contact your instructors first. SMU staff also can assist, and you can reach them at or 214-768-4357.
Anyone is welcome to register for our online courses. Courses are conducted in English.