The Chartered Data ScientistTM Designation

Achieve the highest distinction in the data science profession.

Who We Are

Association of Data Scientists is the premier global professional body of data science & machine learning professionals

What We Do

Foster the development, dissemination and implementation of knowledge in data science & machine learning.

Explore Content

A wide array of content and information to meet the needs and interests of the community.


Get Involved

Join a local city or university chapter or get involved on our online discussion forum. Or be part of our mentorship program.


Compete & Showcase

Compete with other data scientists through our industry curated Hackathons. Get recognized for your talent.


Build Career & Explore Talent

With a dedicated job portal and our industry reach, we help to professionals and companies find each other.


Join Our Events

Network and learn with your peers and industry leaders through our large format conferences, or small format regular meetups across major cities.


Continuous Learning

Our industry defining CDS program is the most rigorous industry wide assessment program for working data scientists.

Become A Member

Join over 1,000 members and receive all benefits.

The CDS Designation

Achieve the highest distinction in the data science profession.
The Chartered Data Scientist (CDS) credential gives a strong understanding of advanced data science profession and in-depth, applied analytics skills.

The CDS Program is a self-study program culminating to an exam. Passing the exam is one step to becoming a CDS charterholder.

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