Turn Data into Insights
Enroll by August 21!
Study 10 hrs/week and complete in 3 mo.
This program is your introduction to data science–and therefore perfect for beginners. You’ll learn data analysis skills and tools that will help you throughout your career, whether you’re in engineering, sales, marketing, operations, etc. You’ll learn to use Excel, SQL, and Tableau to manipulate, analyze, and visualize data with the end goal of making better, data-informed decisions.
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 applicationsSee detailed requirements.
In this part, you’ll get an orientation into using our classroom and services. You’ll also get advice for making the best use of your time while enrolled in this program.Interpret a Data Visualization
Learn how to calculate statistics and build visuals used in industry to best display and communicate data insights. Develop proficiency in Microsoft Excel and master the skills necessary to inform decision makers and make an impact using data.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 and computer scientist. She has many years of experience in industry working in software development and data analysis, and is excited to share her love of learning with Udacity students.
Mat, the Curriculum Lead, is a former physicist, neuroscientist, and data scientist with a passion for education. Recently, he led the Deep Learning Nanodegree Foundation program covering state-of-the-art machine learning models.
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, Predictive Analytics for Business, and Business Analytics programs. He’s worked as an analytics consultant on projects in several industries, and is passionate about helping others improve their data skills.
Jared is the Product Lead for Udacity’s Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning programs. He is passionate about democratizing education and spreading opportunity. Prior to Udacity, Jared worked at a data science bootcamp.
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Learn foundational data skills (Excel, SQL, Tableau) with personalized feedback from experts. Graduate in 3 months ready to apply your new skills!