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This program is designed for beginners. In this program, you’ll master data fundamentals applicable to any industry and for any job. You’ll discover why data-driven solutions are more effective, and learn to collect, organize, and analyze data efficiently. You’ll explore data visualization, and gain skills that support career advancement.
Start building your data skills right away, with hands-on exercises, and projects that use real-world datasets. Collect, organize, and analyze your data, and create your own strategic data visualizations.
Gain and refine new data skills with the support of expert reviewers whose detailed feedback on your projects will ensure you learn everything you need to know to advance through the program.
Draw inspiration and knowledge from thousands of fellow students, stay on track with the support of mentors, and enjoy regular updates and announcements from the program instructors.
Establish foundational data skills that will enable you to take the next important steps in your career. Receive critical guidance about different career options, explore whether learning to program makes sense for your path, and gain the insights necessary to proceed with confidence.
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This is an introductory program and has no prerequisites. In order to succeed, we recommend having experience using a computer and being able to download and install applications.See detailed requirements.
Meet your instructors and learn how to optimize your classroom. Learn how people use data to answer questions, and find your own insights from a data dashboard.Interpret a Data Visualization
Learn how to use statistics and visuals to find and communicate insights. Develop Excel skills to manipulate, analyze, and visualize data in a spreadsheet.Analyze Survey Data
Learn to use Structured Query Language (SQL) to extract and analyze data stored in databases.Query a Digital Music Store Database
Learn to apply design and visualization principles to create impactful data visualizations, build data dashboards, and tell stories with data.Build Data Dashboards
Josh has been sharing his passion for data for nearly a decade at all levels of university, and as Lead Data Science Instructor at Galvanize. He's used data science for work ranging from cancer research to process automation.
Dana is an electrical engineer with a Masters in Computer Science from Georgia Tech. Her work experience includes software development for embedded systems in the Automotive Group at Motorola, where she was awarded a patent for an onboard operating system.
Mat is a former physicist, research neuroscientist, and data scientist. He did his PhD and Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley.
Derek is the CEO of Mode Analytics. He developed an analytical foundation at Facebook and Yammer and is passionate about sharing it with future analysts. He authored SQL School and is a mentor at Insight Data Science.
Sam is the Product Lead for Udacity’s Data Analyst, Business Analyst, and Data Foundations programs. He’s worked as an analytics consultant on projects in several industries, and is passionate about helping others improve their data skills.
GREAT PROGRAM, WOULD LIKE TO CONITNUEV WITH DATA ANALYSIS!
It has helped me learn a lot and has been the starting point for me to improve my career in the long run.
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Learn the fundamentals of analyzing data for any industry.
The program is comprised of 1 (one) 3 (three)-month term with fixed start and end dates. Students must successfully complete all assigned projects by the end date for each term to graduate. The projects give you an opportunity to apply the skills you've learned in the lessons.
Each project will be reviewed by the Udacity reviewer network. Feedback will be provided and if you do not pass the project, you will be asked to resubmit the project until it passes.
The full program consists of 1 (one) 3 (three)-month long term at a cost of USD $599.
Payment is due before the term begins.
Check out the Predictive Analytics for Business Nanodegree program, which focuses on more advanced data analytics like making predictions, but does not require any coding.
Or, if you want to get started with programming in the data field, check out our Programming for Data Science Nanodegree program to build on the concepts you have learned. It will teach you more advanced SQL and also includes other modern programming languages used by Data Analysts and Scientists around the world.