Udacity’s Data Product Manager Nanodegree Program Is Now Open for Enrollment

Udacity is excited to announce that the newest addition to our School of Business — the Data Product Manager Nanodegree program — is open for enrollment.

Earlier this year, we released two of the courses in this program — Applying Data Science to Product Management and Establishing Data Infrastructure — for students to gain early access to the material. Today, the entirety of the Data Product Manager Nanodegree program is now open for enrollment. 



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New! Udacity Launches the Introduction to Cybersecurity Nanodegree Program

Security and data breaches are a growing concern globally. Believe it or not, more than 3.2 million records were compromised in the 10 biggest data breaches in the first half of 2020. The data could be anything ranging from Social Security numbers to your credit card details to something as personal as a medical record.

That’s why cybersecurity is top of mind for every company around the world. With the increasing number of data breaches  — up 54% in 2019 — the role of a cybersecurity professional has become vital. In fact, the need for cybersecurity specialists has become so paramount, that according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the occupation is projected to grow at a much faster rate — more than 30% between 2018 and 2028 —  than the average of all other occupations.

As demand for cybersecurity specialists reaches a fever pitch, Udacity is excited to announce the release of the all-new Introduction to Cybersecurity Nanodegree program — created in collaboration with SecurityScorecard — a great start for anyone interested in this critical field.

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Early Access to Course 2 of Our Data Product Manager ND Launches Today

In keeping with our mission to upskill the workforce of tomorrow, we’re excited to announce that we’re giving early access to the second course in our upcoming Data Product Manager Nanodegree program.

Access to the first course, Applying Data Science to Product Management, has been available since June. As of today, Establishing Data Infrastructure, the second course in the Nanodegree program, is also open for enrollment at 30% off!



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Introducing the Intermediate JavaScript Nanodegree Program from Udacity

Udacity is excited to introduce the newest addition to our School of Programming and Development: the Intermediate JavaScript Nanodegree program. If you’ve already taken the free Intro to JavaScript course, or the Front End Web Developer Nanodegree program and already have relevant beginner’s experience, and wish to expand your knowledge of the programming language, this is the program for you.



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Introducing the Intro to Machine Learning with TensorFlow Nanodegree Program

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The field of machine learning continues to boast incredible job growth, salaries, and skill sets that can be used in many different industries. Google utilizes this technology in their Cloud product to allow startups to build machine learning models that work on data of any size, while GE utilizes IoT to help detect and prevent anomalies and crashes in their products. These are just a snapshot of the numerous applications of machine learning in the market today that display the potential for an exponential amount of professional expansion. Currently, just in the US alone, there are over 50,000 open roles for machine learning professionals, so now is the time to develop machine learning expertise!

In LinkedIn’s 2020 Emerging Jobs report, AI Specialist, a role that includes machine learning, deep learning, TensorFlow, and Python as key skills, boasts 74% annual growth. All of the above skills are incorporated into Udacity’s new Intro to Machine Learning with TensorFlow Nanodegree program, which is a great way to get introduced to the fundamentals of machine learning, including areas like manipulating data, supervised & unsupervised learning, and deep learning.

So what is TensorFlow, and how is it being utilized today? TensorFlow is a deep learning framework made by Google for creating machine learning (ML) models that use multi-layer neural networks. The TensorFlow library allows users to perform functions by creating computational graphs. AirBnB utilizes TensorFlow to improve the guest experience to categorize listing photos by classifying images and detecting objects at scale. Coca-Cola uses TensorFlow to enable mobile proof-of-purchase at scale, while PayPal uses TensorFlow to detect fraud, and Twitter uses TensorFlow to rank tweets, highlighting the broad and powerful range of applications.

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The new Digital Freelancer Nanodegree program launches in MENA!

In collaboration with ‘Maharat min Google’, Google’s digital skills-building program in MENA, Udacity is launching a Nanodegree program specifically designed for students to learn the skills and tools needed to launch successful freelance careers.

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Today marks the launch of an exciting new opportunity for the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region—our new Digital Freelancer Nanodegree program! We are thrilled to be launching this program in collaboration with ‘Maharat Min Google’, Google’s digital skills-building program for Arabic speakers. Together, our goal is to help empower aspiring learners to acquire the skills necessary to succeed in the global digital economy, with a special emphasis on women, and young workers just now preparing to enter the workforce.

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Introducing the Student Hub—Where Udacity Students and Mentors Share Experiences and Resources

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Start exploring the fully-immersive learning experience now available in the Udacity classroom!

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We know it takes dedication and courage to learn new skills and explore new career opportunities. We are committed to providing you with all the resources and support you need to achieve your learning goals and advance your career.

That’s why, today, we are launching the new Student Hub experience to all of our existing and new students. The Student Hub provides you with an effective way to connect with fellow students and receive support and guidance from knowledgeable mentors.

Our goal in launching this new experience is to help you acquire valuable and in-demand skills, and to successfully complete your challenging Nanodegree programs. These are intensive programs, and as you proceed through your curriculum, you’ll need to set ambitious goals, and achieve important milestones. We’re excited to offer new resources that will help you do exactly that.

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