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George Washington University: Data Analytics Boot Camp

Learn data analytics at George Washington University

  • Global Network: Gain access to a network of 250+ employers looking to hire.

  • Student Success: Stay on track with 24/7 on-demand academic support.

  • Career Support: Access free professional resources throughout your career.

  • Respected Credentials: Earn a Certificate of Completion from a recognized university.


24 weeks

Time to complete, part-time


9 hours per week

Live instruction

The support you need to transform your career.

Pursuing a data analytics boot camp is a big step, no matter where you are in your professional journey. Our program is designed to not only equip you with the fundamental tools and skills you need to accelerate your career, but to also provide you with unparalleled support and resources before, during, and after your boot camp.

  • Structured flexibility: Our program is designed to give you the flexibility you need to balance your work-life schedule while providing the structure and support you need to achieve your career goals
  • Innovative instruction: Our online data course includes live interactive virtual classes led by skilled instructors
  • Real-world projects: Our industry-driven curriculum teaches you the most in-demand skills through real-world examples. Everything you will learn is immediately applicable to a professional environment

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What our learners are saying

"This program was an eye-opening experience. I have learned so much [more] in this six-month program than my entire four years of college. … From the instructor to the TA and the tutors, I have gotten tremendous help to get through it. I couldn't have done it without them."

Fraol A.

GW Data Analytics Boot Camp alum

"The structure and instruction were well-crafted, and the material was engaging and useful on the job market. The project-oriented nature of the class resulted in valuable deliverables which made my resume all the more competitive."

Emily R.

GW Data Analytics Boot Camp alum

"The Career Services employee-ready steps were fantastic. The tips to boost my LinkedIn, Resume, and GitHub were extremely valuable."

Eric S.

GW Data Analytics Boot Camp alum

Meaningful outcomes.

Use big data to solve big problems.

More than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created each day — much of which can be used to translate information into global insights, predict future trends, and help organizations make better decisions.

Data is a fast-growing field.

Data analytics is one of the fastest-growing fields in today’s economy, with jobs projected to grow by 31% through 2030.Footnote 1

Additionally, data analyst is one of Glassdoor’s Top 50 Jobs in America.Footnote 2

Further your career.

Our Career Engagement Network will help you apply the tools and knowledge you learn in your program to advance your career by assisting you in developing a strong portfolio, a polished resume, and sharp interview skills. You’ll also have access to free career resources throughout your professional life.


Innovative curriculum. In-demand skills.

The GW Data Analytics Boot Camp is a student-first, online experience that combines collaborative, hands-on training with real-world data sets to provide you with the tools to collect, analyze, and visualize big data — and to make your next career move. The curriculum is delivered through high-quality coursework and live, online classes. Instructors are fully vetted by the university and offer 1-on-1 guidance to learners throughout the program.

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Personalized Project Tracks

Due to the vast nature of the data analytics field, a portion of your learning experience will be tailored to the career path you want to pursue. Choose from finance, healthcare, or a custom direction, and work with a small team to design your final project based on your industry of interest — and the problems you want to solve.

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Invest in your career. Explore financial options

Data Analytics Boot Camp fee: $12,245

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Interest-free payment plan

Pay an initial deposit and split the rest of your tuition into monthly installments with no interest.

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A powerful educational partnership

About George Washington College of Professional Studies

Dedicated to Adult Learners and Working Professionals

At the George Washington College of Professional Studies (CPS), we believe that empowering working professionals is an important driver for prosperity in the global economy. We offer diverse academic programs in a flexible, innovative learning environment that takes full advantage of the university’s deep relationships in the Washington, D.C. area. We arm our graduates with a professional agility that is critical to success and leadership in today’s career landscape and crucial for making a difference in the world.

This program is offered through the George Washington College of Professional Studies in partnership with edX.

Frequently asked questions

edX data analytics boot camps include courses on specialized topics, such as Microsoft Excel, Python data analytics, database organization, web visualization, and machine learning.

In a data analytics boot camp, you will learn the in-demand skills employers search for in capable candidates. edX boot camps feature fast-paced online learning, flexible scheduling options, and tuition prices lower than traditional alternatives.

You do not need advanced coding skills to excel in your data analytics career. However, you will need to become proficient in analytics software, data visualization software, and data management programs to perform daily tasks — all of which you will learn to use during the boot camp.

Data analysts should have a strong foundational knowledge of statistics and probability, calculus, and discrete mathematics. However, it is unlikely that you will need much familiarity with more complex mathematical disciplines.

In basic terms, data analysts collect, interpret, organize, and communicate existing data. Data scientists use code to develop new methods and algorithms for data capture and analysis.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the overall median annual salary for operations research analysts in 2022 was $85,720 per year.Footnote 3 But, remember: Factors such as location and experience level may impact your data analytics salary.

Boot camp tuition varies across each program and depends on your chosen length of study. edX boot camps offer funding options for you to choose from, including an interest-free payment plan. Ask your admissions representative for tuition and funding option details.

Yes! A number of our university partners are offering a 20% on data boot camps discount to verified active military service members, reservists and veterans. Learn more on this page dedicated to military learners.

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