Columbia Engineering Data Analytics Boot Camp

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Learn Data Analytics in 24 Weeks

Online New York Data Analytics Boot Camp

Columbia Engineering Data Analytics Boot Camp is committed to preparing learners for success. With the rise of data in today’s economy, our Boot Camp focuses on teaching learners the practical skills needed to analyze and solve complex data analytics and visualization problems.

This part-time Boot Camp covers a broad array of technologies like Excel, Python, JavaScript, SQL Databases, Tableau, and more over the course of 24 intensive weeks. With convenient evening and weekend classes, you can advance your skillset even if you’re currently employed or in college.

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Is this Boot Camp right for you?

Do you want to be part of the data revolution and want to learn how to turn analyses into insights? Are you creative, curious, ambitious—and most of all hard working? If yes, or if any of the following describe you, we think Columbia Engineering Data Analytics Boot Camp might be just the opportunity you’re looking for:

  • You’re a data professional and want to further your career by gaining a new set of technical skills.
  • You’re currently in a business where data is crucial to the bottom line and want to make a bigger impact.
  • You want to learn more about visualizing social, consumer, or popular trends.
  • You aspire to transition into the field of government, media, or healthcare—and are looking for a way to do it.
  • You’re a full-time worker with the desire to maximize your skills and grow your knowledge.

In-demand skills you’ll gain:

Fast-paced, dynamic courses cover specialized skills for the booming field of data, including Intermediate Excel, Python, HTML/CSS, API Interactions, SQL, Tableau, Fundamental Statistics, Machine Learning, R, Git/GitHub, and more.

You’ll learn from skilled instructors and gain real-world experience by collaborating with your peers on complex projects. You will also build a comprehensive portfolio along the way, giving you the confidence you need to tap into the industry. The data analytics classes dive into a curriculum covering the foundational skills for data analytics and visualization, including:

Intermediate Excel

  • Pivot Tables
  • VBA Scripting

Fundamental Statistics

  • Modeling
  • Forecasting

Python Programming

  • Python 3
  • NumPy
  • Pandas
  • Matplotlib
  • API Interactions

Databases

  • MySQL
  • MongoDB
  • ETL

Front End Web Visualization

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Bootstrap
  • Dashboarding
  • JavaScript Charting
  • D3.js
  • Geomapping with Leaflet.js

Business Intelligence Software

  • Tableau

Advanced Topics

  • Big Data Analytics with Hadoop
  • Machine Learning
*The material covered is subject to change. Our academic team adjusts to the market demand.

What you can expect in your data analytics class:

Learning online doesn’t mean learning alone. Each data analytics class simulates a real-world working environment, fostering collaboration and problem-solving among peers. Engage in face-to-face interaction via an intimate, virtual classroom setting with a low learner-to-instructor ratio where you’ll benefit from real-time feedback and 1:1 support. Through a combination of discussion, lab work, and portfolio projects, you’ll learn and master foundational data skills alongside individuals from a variety of backgrounds ranging from beginners with no experience to professionals looking to expand on their existing skills. Outside of class, work on individual assignments and tap into a variety of channels for communication whenever you need assistance. Through email, phone, office hours, and a dedicated #Slack channel, support is always close by to help you reach your goals throughout the course and beyond.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our data analytics boot camp in New York is being held via our tried and tested virtual classroom experience. Call us at (646) 870-1598 for more information on how to apply, or visit our Online Experience page to learn more.

No, applicants do not need to be Columbia students. The Data Analytics Boot Camp is offered through Columbia Engineering.

No data or programming experience is required. It is recommended that applicants hold a Bachelor’s Degree or have at least two years of experience in business, management, finance, statistics, or a related field.

Below are some funding options for you to choose from. Please note that funding should be approved before you begin the process:

  • Full Tuition, Interest-Free Payment Plan: A deposit is required to secure your seat in the class. The rest of the tuition will be split into six equal monthly payments.
  • 24-Month Interest-Free Payment Plan: Once approved, you’ll pay your deposit and split the remaining tuition over 24 monthly installments with zero interest.

Please contact us to get details on tuition cost and any available loan options.

Part-Time Schedule

  • 24-week Boot Camp
  • Classes held two weekdays from 7 to 10 p.m.
    and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Currently Enrolling:

Coding Boot Camp:

  • Part-Time: January 26, 2021
  • Full-Time: January 4, 2021

Data Analytics Boot Camp:

  • Part-Time: November 2, 2020
  • Part-Time: November 18, 2020

UX/UI Boot Camp:

  • Part-Time: November 30, 2020

Cybersecurity Boot Camp:

  • Part-Time: February 9, 2021

FinTech Boot Camp:

  • Part-Time: December 8, 2020

Digital Marketing Boot Camp:

  • Part-Time: December 7, 2020

Tech Project Mgmt Boot Camp:

  • Part-Time: Soon

Data Analytics Boot Camp Curriculum

We all know that in today’s professional world, your knowledge is only as good as your ability to put it to use. For that reason, the curriculum at Columbia Engineering Data Analytics Boot Camp gives you skills-based training. Our Boot Camp not only teaches you the fundamentals for data analytics but also shows you how to apply your knowledge to real-world projects.

From visualizing bike-sharing data in New York City to mapping earthquakes worldwide in real-time, you will get hands-on experience that translates into your work in the field.

Data Analytics Part-Time

Module 1: Excel Crash CourseWeeks 1-2


Description:
Learn to do more with Microsoft Excel. In this module, we’ll cover advanced topics like statistical modeling, forecasting and prediction, pivot tables, and VBA scripting. You’ll even learn to model historic stock trends -- and hopefully, learn to beat the market!

What You Will Learn:
  • Microsoft Excel
  • VBA Script
  • Statistics Modeling

Module 2: Python Data AnalyticsWeeks 3-8


Description:
Gain a solid foothold in one of today’s fundamental programming languages. You’ll develop proficiency in core Python; data analytics tools like NumPy, Pandas, and Matplotlib; and specific libraries for interacting with web data, like Requests and BeautifulSoup.

What You Will Learn:
  • Python
  • APIs
  • JSON
  • NumPy
  • Pandas
  • Matplotlib
  • Beautiful Soup

Module 3: DatabasesWeeks 9-13


Description:
Dive deep into the most prolific database languages: SQL and NoSQL. Work with MySQL and MongoDB to organize data into well-structured and easily retrievable data formats. Work on a case study to combine data from different sources into one database.

What You Will Learn:
  • SQL
  • NoSQL
  • MySQL
  • MongoDB
  • ETL Process

Module 4: Web VisualizationWeeks 14-19


Description:
Building visualizations is of little benefit without a way to communicate the message. In this module, you’ll learn how to use the core web development technologies (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript) to create new and interactive data visualizations that you can share with everyone on the web.

What You Will Learn:
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • AJAX
  • D3
  • Leaflet

Module 5: Advanced TopicsWeeks 20-23


Description:
By Boot Camp’s end, you’ll be immersed in new and in-demand topics like Tableau, Hadoop, and Machine Learning.

What You Will Learn:
  • Tableau
  • Hadoop
  • Machine Learning

Module 6: Final ProjectWeek 24


Description:
As part of a small team, you’ll draw upon everything you have learned in the Boot Camp to create an impressive data visualization application. Get creative and come up with something cool to show off to the whole world.

What You Will Learn:
  • Dreaming up something fantastic and pushing the bounds of reasonable and achievable

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