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Data Analytics Boot Camp

Learn data analytics at Columbia Engineering

  • 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.

Duration

24 weeks

Time to complete, part-time

Pacing

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 flexibilty 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

"[The boot camp was a] great introduction to data analysis technologies and methodologies that I use every day at work currently. It set me up to learn more, especially to make an impact in healthcare."

Jorge S.

Columbia Engineering Data Analytics Boot Camp alum

"I wanted to acquire technical skills used for data analytics. The skills I learned in the boot camp have been instrumental in making me more valuable to employers as I have in-demand skills (SQL, Python) and a portfolio."

Star R.

Columbia Engineering Data Analytics Boot Camp alum

"Amazing experience! I loved the support we got and how it impacted my life – in every possible way! I'm so excited for my new career!"

Nadezda R.

Columbia Engineering 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 2030.1

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

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 2030.1

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

Now you’re ready.

Columbia Engineering Data Analytics Boot Camp is a learner-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 boot camp.

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.

Invest in your career with the right financial options

Data Analytics Boot Camp fee: $14,745

Interest-free payment plan

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

Request information about financing options

A powerful educational partnership

About Columbia Engineering

The mission of The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science is to expand knowledge and advance technology through research, while educating learners to become leaders informed by an engineering foundation. Enriched with the intellectual resources of a global university in the City of New York, we push disciplinary frontiers, confront complex issues, and engineer innovative solutions to address the grand challenges of our time. We create a collaborative environment that embraces interdisciplinary thought, integrated entrepreneurship, cultural awareness, and social responsibility, and advances the translation of ideas into practical innovations.

This boot camp is offered through Columbia Engineering 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 2021 was $82,360 per year.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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