Nanodegree Program

Business Analyst Nanodegree

Learn to analyze data, create dashboards, and build predictive models

Advanced Analytics Without Programming

Business analysts equipped with the latest analytical techniques bring tremendous value to an organization, enabling companies to take action with confidence. Through this program, you'll build proficiency in business intelligence and predictive analytics, and you won't need programming experience to do it!

Free Licenses to Cutting Edge Software

Your enrollment includes educational licenses to two powerful analytics and data visualization tools, Alteryx Designer and Tableau Desktop. These software licenses are worth over $2500!

World-Class Curriculum

We've partnered with leading companies to build a world-class curriculum that will give you the skills you need to get hired as a business analyst. Download the Program Syllabus to learn more.

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  • Skill Level beginner: You’ll need to have basic statistics and math knowledge, plus a passion for data. (No programming experience required!)
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Nanodegree Program Syllabus

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Why Take This Nanodegree Program?

This Nanodegree program prepares you for a career as a business analyst, and enables you to master a scientific approach to solving problems with data. You’ll build fluency in two leading software packages: Alteryx, a tool that enables you to prepare, blend, and analyze data quickly; and Tableau, a powerful data visualization tool. You’ll also learn how to use SQL queries to extract and analyze data.

Over the course of the program, you’ll learn to create mental models to clearly define business issues, wrangle and visualize data in order to clearly communicate insights, and identify and implement a variety of predictive models.

If you are interested in pursuing a career in business analysis, and want to bring immediate value to any company, then this program is ideal for you. And remember, no programming experience is required!

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  • Job-ready project portfolio
  • Personalized feedback on projects
  • Coach-supported forums
  • Career guidance (interview, resume, etc.)
  • Access to course materials
  • Mentor to guide you through your program
  • Verified Nanodegree Credential
  • Best-in-class courses taught by expert instructors

A Nanodegree program is an innovative curriculum path that is outcome-based and career-oriented. Every program has a clear end-goal, and the ideal path to get you there. Courses are built with industry leaders like Google, AT&T, and Facebook, and are taught by leading subject matter experts. Students benefit from personalized mentoring and project-review throughout, and have regular access to instructors and course managers through moderated forums.

Graduates earn an industry-recognized credential and benefit from extensive career support. The ultimate goal of a Nanodegree program is to teach the skills you need, for the career you want, so you can build the life you deserve.


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Our flagship Nanodegree programs represent career-track education at its most innovative. Every program is comprised of these core features:

  • Curriculum

    Master cutting-edge skills sought by leading companies

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    Rigorous, timely project and code reviews

  • Portfolio & Credential

    Build an optimized portfolio, earn a recognized credential

  • Personalized Career Support

    Ensure you're prepared to land your dream job

Prerequisites and Requirements

  • Basic statistics and math knowledge
  • Basic spreadsheet skills
  • Access to Windows environment

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