Nanodegree Program

Become a Data Analyst

Discover Insights from Data with Python and SQL

Prepare for a career in data analytics. Learn the skills and tools to uncover insights, communicate critical findings, and create data-driven solutions.

ENROLLMENT CLOSING IN

  • Time
    1 Term - 4 Months

    Study 10 hrs/week and complete in 4 mo.

  • Classroom Opens
    May 14, 2019

    Classroom opens 7 days after enrollment closes

  • Prerequisites
    Descriptive statistics, spreadsheets or SQL

    See prerequisites in detail

  • Language
    English

    Learning material and communication in English

Built in partnership with
  • Kaggle
  • Mode

Why Take The Data Analyst Nanodegree Program?

Successful Data Analysts have a unique set of skills, and represent important value to organizations eager to make data-powered business decisions. In this program, you’ll learn to use Python, SQL, and statistics to uncover insights, communicate critical findings, and create data-driven solutions. Demand for qualified Data Analysts continues to rise, and as a graduate of this program, you will be prepared to take on these roles.


Why Take The Data Analyst Nanodegree Program?

59%
of companies plan to increase positions requiring data analysis skills.

Effective and Engaging Content
Effective and Engaging Content

Effective and Engaging Content

Get started learning data analytics through interactive content like quizzes, videos, and hands-on programs. Our learn-by-doing approach is the most effective way to learn data skills.

Beneficial and Supportive Project Review

Beneficial and Supportive Project Review

Advance quickly and successfully through the curriculum with detailed and personalized feedback from our reviewer network which will ensure you master all the right skills.

An Outstanding Community
An Outstanding Community

An Outstanding Community

Draw inspiration and knowledge from your student community. Stay on track with the support of the mentor network directly in the classroom when you need guidance on specific challenges or projects.

Prepare for a Career in Data Analysis

Prepare for a Career in Data Analysis

You'll leave with core data analysis skills that will prepare you for a career in this field. Gain the insights necessary to proceed with confidence.

What You Will Learn

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Data Analysis with Python and SQL

Advance your programming skills and refine your ability to work with messy, complex datasets. You’ll learn to manipulate and prepare data for analysis, and create visualizations for data exploration. Finally, you’ll learn to use your data skills to tell a story with data.

You’ll start to learn data science by coding in Python and understanding how to use the data analysis process to solve problems.

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4 months to complete

Prerequisite Knowledge

You should have experience working with Python (specifically Numpy and Pandas) and SQL.See detailed requirements.

  • Introduction to Data Analysis

    Learn the data analysis process of questioning, wrangling, exploring, analyzing, and communicating data. Learn how to work with data in Python using libraries like NumPy and Pandas.

    Explore Weather TrendsInvestigate a Dataset
  • Practical Statistics

    Learn how to apply inferential statistics and probability to important, real-world scenarios, such as analyzing A/B tests and building supervised learning models.

    Analyze Experiment Results
  • Data Wrangling

    Learn the data wrangling process of gathering, assessing, and cleaning data. Learn how to use Python to wrangle data programmatically and prepare it for deeper analysis.

    Wrangle and Analyze Data
  • Data Visualization with Python

    Learn to apply visualization principles to the data analysis process. Explore data visually at multiple levels to find insights and create a compelling story.

    Communicate Data Findings
Being able to tell a story using data is more critical than ever. We've partnered with Udacity on this program to help aspiring data professionals go beyond crunching numbers, and craft narratives that support decision making.
— EMMA TRIFARI, TABLEAU'S ACADEMIC PROGRAMS MARKETING MANAGER

Learn with the best

Mat Leonard
Mat Leonard

Curriculum Lead

Mat, who did his PhD and Postdoctoral Fellowship at Berkeley, is a research 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.

Sebastian Thrun
Sebastian Thrun

Instructor

Sebastian Thrun is a scientist, educator, inventor, and entrepreneur. As the founder and president of Udacity, Sebastian’s mission is to democratize education by providing lifelong learning to millions of students worldwide.

Juno Lee
Juno Lee

Instructor

As a data scientist at Looplist, Juno built neural networks to analyze and categorize product images, a recommendation system to personalize shopping experiences for each user, and tools to generate insight into user behavior.

Derek Steer
Derek Steer

Instructor

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.

Mike Yi
Mike Yi

Instructor

Mike is a content developer with a multidisciplinary academic background, including math, statistics, physics, and psychology. Previously, he worked on Udacity's Data Analyst Nanodegree program as a support lead.

David Venturi
David Venturi

Instructor

Formerly a chemical engineer and data analyst, David created a personalized data science master's program using online resources. He has studied hundreds of online courses and is excited to bring the best of the best to Udacity students.

Sam Nelson
Sam Nelson

Product Lead

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.

Data Analyst Nanodegree Program
$999 USD

total

Analyze Data with Python and SQL

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