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Privacy Engineer

Master the job-ready skills you need to be a successful privacy engineer and start turning privacy requirements into technical realities.
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  • Enroll by
    December 1, 2021

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  • Prerequisites
    Python and SQL

What You Will Learn

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Privacy Engineer

Master the skills necessary to become a successful privacy engineer. Learn to create technical solutions and implement privacy principles by integrating Privacy-by-Design into product development, data infrastructure, and software release lifecycles.

Learn to create technical solutions and implement privacy principles by integrating Privacy-by-Design into product development, data infrastructure, and software release lifecycles.

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Prerequisite Knowledge

Experience with Python and SQL.

  • Privacy Engineering for User-Facing Software Applications

    Get a practical introduction to privacy-focused software engineering that teaches you the principles and tools of data protection in the software world. Some topics covered include data minimization, personal information detection, as well as technical implementations of aspects of privacy legislation.

  • Organizational Privacy Engineering

    Privacy engineering isn’t all technical—it requires a culture of privacy to be built into organizations. This course outlines the fundamentals of privacy that are critical to implement into an organization.

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According to Glassdoor, privacy engineers in the United States make an average salary of $147,000 a year.

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Real-world projects from industry experts

Real-world projects from industry experts

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Technical mentor support

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Our knowledgeable mentors guide your learning and are focused on answering your questions, motivating you and keeping you on track.
Career Services

Career services

You’ll have access to resume support, Github portfolio review and LinkedIn profile optimization to help you advance your career and land a high-paying role.
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    How to create technical solutions and implement privacy principles by utilizing Privacy-by-Design principles.
  • Average Time

    On average, successful students take 2 months to complete this program.
  • Benefits include

    • Real-world projects from industry experts
    • Technical mentor support
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Program Details

PROGRAM OVERVIEW - WHY SHOULD I TAKE THIS PROGRAM?
  • Why should I enroll?
    This program is designed to help you take advantage of the growing need for skilled privacy professionals. Prepare to meet the demand for qualified privacy engineers that can turn privacy requirements into technical realities.
  • What jobs will this program prepare me for?
    The skills you will gain from this Nanodegree program will qualify you for jobs in several industries as countless companies are trying to incorporate better privacy practices into their organizations.
  • How do I know if this program is right for me?
    The course is for individuals who are looking to advance their data privacy engineering careers with skills in an emerging field.
ENROLLMENT AND ADMISSION
  • Do I need to apply? What are the admission criteria?
    No. This Nanodegree program accepts all applicants regardless of experience and specific background.
  • What are the prerequisites for enrollment?

    A well-prepared student will have:

    • Intermediate knowledge of Python
    • Intermediate knowledge of SQL
    • Basic knowledge of Typescript (optional)
  • If I do not meet the requirements to enroll, what should I do?
    Students who do not feel comfortable in the above may consider taking Udacity’s Introduction to Programming or Intermediate Python Nanodegree to obtain prerequisite skills.
TUITION AND TERM OF PROGRAM
  • How is this Nanodegree program structured?
    The Privacy Engineer Nanodegree program consists of content and curriculum to support 2 projects. We estimate that students can complete the program in 2 months working 5 hours per week.
    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.
  • How long is this Nanodegree program?
    Access to this Nanodegree program runs for the length of time specified in the payment card above. If you do not graduate within that time period, you will continue learning with month to month payments. See the Terms of Use and FAQs for other policies regarding the terms of access to our Nanodegree programs.
  • Can I switch my start date? Can I get a refund?
    Please see the Udacity Program Terms of Use and FAQs for policies on enrollment in our programs.
SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE - WHAT DO I NEED FOR THIS PROGRAM?
  • What software and versions will I need in this program?
    There are no software and version requirements to complete this Nanodegree program. All coursework and projects can be completed via Student Workspaces in the Udacity online classroom. Udacity’s basic tech requirements can be found at https://www.udacity.com/tech/requirements.

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