Nanodegree Program

Predictive Analytics for Business

Make data-driven business decisions

Advanced analytics without code

Business analysts equipped with the latest predictive analytics techniques bring tremendous value to an organization, enabling companies to take action with confidence. Through this program, you'll master the most important predictive skills and tools, and you won't need to know programming 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!

Be in demand!

As more and more companies incorporate predictive analytics into their data strategies, demand for business analysts with these skills is growing rapidly, and salaries are rising.

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  • Timeline Total time between today and graduation day depends on your weekly commitment. On average, our graduates complete this Nanodegree program in 160 hours.
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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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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. Over the course of the program, you’ll learn to:

  • Create mental models to clearly define business issues
  • Visualize and prepare data to improve efficacy of predictive models
  • Identify and implement a variety of predictive modeling techniques

    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!

    • Job-ready project portfolio
    • Personalized feedback on projects
    • Coach-supported forums
    • Career guidance (interview, resume, etc.)
    • Access to course materials
    • 1:1 appointments with Udacity staff and mentors
    • 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.


    Learning with Udacity means getting you exactly where you want to be in your career.

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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

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      Build an optimized portfolio, earn a recognized credential

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      Ensure you're prepared to land your dream job

    Graduate in 12 months, get a 50% tuition refund

    Prerequisites and Requirements

  • A passion for using data to make better business decisions
  • Basic statistics and math knowledge
  • An Alteryx license (provided to Nanodegree students at no cost)*
  • A Tableau license (provided to Nanodegree students at no cost)
  • No programming experience is required

    *compatible with Windows only

  • Program Leads

    • Patrick Nussbaumer
      Patrick Nussbaumer


    • Maureen Wolfson
      Maureen Wolfson


    • Mat Leonard
      Mat Leonard


    • Ben Burkholder
      Ben Burkholder


    • Tony Moses
      Tony Moses


    • Rod Light
      Rod Light


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