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Nanodegree Program

Become a Data Scientist

Measure, analyze, and transform data into actionable insight

Build effective machine learning models, run data pipelines, build recommendation systems, and deploy solutions to the cloud with industry-aligned projects.

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  • Time
    2 Terms – 3 and 4 months

    Study 10 hrs/week and complete in 7 mo.

  • Classroom Opens
    February 26, 2019
  • Prerequisites
    Python, SQL & Statistics

    See prerequisites in detail

  • Language
    English

    Learning material and communication in English

Built in partnership with
  • Bertelsmann
  • Figure Eight
  • IBM Watson
  • Insight
  • Kaggle
  • Starbucks

Why Learn Data Science with Udacity?

Data science skills are in high demand, and you'll finish this program with practical skills needed to land a data science job. You'll build projects designed with our industry partners using real-world data, and by the end of the program you will be able to build machine learning models includng supervised and unsupervised methods; create and run data pipelines; design experiments; build recommendation systems; deploy solutions to the cloud; and more. This program is an ideal way to move into a data science career, and by the end of the program you'll be ready to apply for data science jobs.


Why Learn Data Science with Udacity?

Data Scientist roles are growing by 45% year over year!

Projects Designed With Data Science Leaders
Projects Designed With Data Science Leaders

Projects Designed With Data Science Leaders

Through our collaborations with industry leaders like IBM, Starbucks, and more, we ensure that the hands-on projects you build have real-world value. The portfolio you create will make clear your qualifications for Data Science roles.

Engaging Community

Engaging Community

Join a dynamic community of learners who are committed to an intensive and productive learning experience. You’ll give and receive support, make connections, and stay abreast of trends in your field. Our graduates consistently cite community as one of the most valuable features of their Nanodegree program experience.

Data-Powered Career Support for Your Job Search
Data-Powered Career Support for Your Job Search

Data-Powered Career Support for Your Job Search

Gain access to a dedicated team of career experts committed to helping you succeed in your data science job search. Get personalized advice to increase your response rate for job applications, and ensure you ace your interviews.

Effective and Cutting-Edge Content

Effective and Cutting-Edge Content

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

Advance your Career

The Data Scientist Nanodegree program is built with world-class industry collaborators to prepare you for actual jobs in data science and analytics. The skills you learn map directly to available opportunities, and you’ll emerge from the program uniquely prepared to provide immediate value to any organization. We’ll support your career journey throughout the preparation and search process, and our goal is to help you secure a rewarding role in your chosen career.Designed to prepare you for career success in data science.

Hiring PartnersMeet Top Companies

Our world-class hiring partners are eager to get exposure to highly skilled Udacity graduates. Through the projects you build, and by creating a professional portfolio on Udacity, you can get connected to valuable new job opportunities.Create your portfolio and open up a world of opportunities.

Portfolio and Profile ReviewSucceed with Recruiters

Our Career Counselors can provide detailed audits of the components that make up your professional brand—including your LinkedIn and GitHub profiles—to help ensure that recruiters and hiring managers are impressed by what they see.Work with career professionals to impress recruiters

Interview PracticeAce Your Interviews

Enjoy access to take-home interview challenges that mirror those used by industry. Practice your interviewing skills with Udacity-trained mock interviewers. Benefit from personalized feedback on your interview performance, and get recommendations on how you can improve your chances of landing a job.Get feedback and improve your technical interview skills.

What You Will Learn

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Term 1

Machine Learning for Data Scientists

In this term, you will build effective machine learning models, and learn to approach and solve real-world problems across a wide array of fields.

In this term, you will build effective machine learning models, and learn to approach and solve real-world problems across a wide array of fields.

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3 months to complete

Term 2

Applied Data Science

In this term, you’ll master the skills necessary to become a successful Data Scientist. You’ll work on projects designed by industry experts, and learn to run data pipelines, design experiments, build recommendation systems, and deploy solutions to the cloud.

In this term, you’ll master the skills necessary to become a successful Data Scientist. You’ll work on projects designed by industry experts, and learn to run data pipelines, design experiments, build recommendation systems, and deploy solutions to the cloud.

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4 months to complete

AI and Data Science require new skills that are in high demand, and ultimately impact all industries, organizations, and how modern smart systems will work. In this environment, learning new skills is necessary and the Data Scientist Nanodegree program makes acquiring and applying those skills accessible to everybody.
— Paul Taylor, Chief Architect, IBM Watson Data Platform

Learn with the best

Josh Bernhard
Josh Bernhard

Data Science Curriculum Lead

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.

Juno Lee
Juno Lee

Data Science Instructor

As a data scientist, Juno built a recommendation engine to personalize online shopping experiences, computer vision and natural language processing models to analyze product data, and tools to generate insight into user behavior.

Luis Serrano
Luis Serrano

Machine Learning Instructor

Luis was formerly a Machine Learning Engineer at Google. He holds a PhD in mathematics from the University of Michigan, and a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Quebec at Montreal.

Andrew Paster
Andrew Paster

Data Science Instructor

Andrew has an engineering degree from Yale, and has used his data science skills to build a jewelry business from the ground up. He has additionally created courses for Udacity’s Self-Driving Car Engineer Nanodegree program.

Mike Yi
Mike Yi

Data Science 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.

Term 1
Machine Learning for Data Scientists
$999 USD

/ term

Learn to apply machine learning models to real-world challenges across a wide array of fields; an essential data science skill!

Become a Data Scientist

Measure, analyze, and transform data into actionable insight