This innovative, part-time program will give you the technical skills needed to conduct robust data analytics on a host of real-world problems.
Applicants do not need programming experience to enroll, but once admitted, all students will complete a pre-course tutorial. As the program is part-time, Rice University Data Analytics Boot Camp is designed for working professionals and students who are actively pursuing a career change or advancement, or looking to gain a new skillset.
Throughout the 24-week boot camp, students have access to career-planning services, portfolio review, demo days, and recruiting advice. Graduates will receive a certificate of completion from Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies and will have a portfolio of projects demonstrating a working knowledge of data analytics.
Boot Camp Details
Upon completion of the program, participants will have the ability to:
- Employ statistical analysis to models, predict and forecast trends
- Expertly build VBA scripts in Excel to automate tedious manual processes
- Utilize real-world data sources to showcase social, financial and political phenomena
- Create Python-based scripts to automate the cleanup, re-structuring, and rendering of large, heterogeneous datasets
- Analyze social media trends on Twitter and Facebook using automated programs
- Use advanced SQL and Mongo techniques to combine multiple datasets into one so as to create even more impressive and comprehensive databases
Career-planning assistance includes, but is not limited to:
- Portfolio reviews
- Resume and social media profile support
- Career content and practice sessions
- Technical interview training
- 1:1 career coaching
- soft skills training
Participants will have access to a dedicated profile coach and career director to work with throughout the program to become employer competitive.
Course fee: $13,245
Early application discount: $1,000
Rice University Alumni tuition discount: $500
Students that qualify may arrange payment plans as well as private loans (if applicable) for up to the full cost of registration.
Rice University Data Analytics Boot Camp is a 24-week, Data Analytics course. It is part-time and designed for working professionals and students who are actively pursuing a career change or advancement or looking to gain a new skillset. The Course Report community is now eligible for a $500 scholarship to Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.
Eligibility: Offer is only valid for new applicants to Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies. Applicants who have already submitted an application cannot claim this scholarship. Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies does not allow stacking of scholarships or discounts.
Guarantees Jobs: No
Job Assistance: Yes
Accreditation: Yes, Rice University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This program is offered through Rice University's Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.
Post Graduate Resources: No
Visa Assistance: No
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