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UR Data Analytics Boot Camp

The School of Professional & Continuing Studies, in partnership with Trilogy Education Services, offers a 24-week Data Analytics Boot Camp that will empower you to gain the knowledge and skills to conduct robust analytics on a host of real-world problems.

This classroom-based program meets on the University of Richmond campus. UR Data Analytics Boot Camp is a part-time program with convenient evening and weekend sessions tailored to the needs of working adults and part-time students.

Who Should Enroll

  • Professionals who want to acquire new skills in the areas of data analytics and data visualization
  • Accounting, IT and engineering professionals
  • Marketing professionals
  • Anyone who reports on business processes
  • Anyone responsible for benchmarking or strategy development

Admissions Requirements

No prior 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.

This program is not open enrollment: Applicants will be required to take a critical thinking and problem-solving coding test and complete an academic interview with a member of our academic team before an admissions decision is made. Visit bootcamps.richmond.edu/data or call (804) 977-9327 to get started.

Now Accepting Applications

  • Cohort starting January 2019

Paying for Your Studies

Students who qualify may arrange payment plans as well as private loans for up to the full cost of registration. UR alumni receive a tuition discount of $500. Visit bootcamps.richmond.edu/data or call (804) 977-9327 to learn more about costs and payment options.

More Information

To request more information or to speak to a program representative, visit bootcamps.richmond.edu/data.

What You Will Learn

The program is rigorous, fast-paced, and focused on the practical technical skills needed to solve data problems. Throughout the course, you’ll be gaining proficiencies on a host of marketable technologies. And you’ll build an impressive professional portfolio along with the confidence to succeed in the data-driven economy.

  • Learn advanced Excel, Python, JavaScript (D3.js, Leaflet.js), HTML/CSS, API interactions, social media mining, SQL, Tableau, advanced statistics, machine learning, R, Git/GitHub, and more
  • Translate data into competitive insights in the workplace
  • Build a strong portfolio to showcase your knowledge and skills
  • Complete projects using real data sets from the areas of finance, healthcare, government, social welfare and more
Boot Camp Outcomes

By the time you graduate, you can expect to be able to:

  • Employ statistical analysis to model, predict, and forecast trends
  • Utilize real-world data sources to showcase social, financial, and political phenomena
  • Create in-depth graphs, charts, and tables utilizing a wide-variety of data-driven programming languages and libraries
  • Use geographic data to create visually exciting, interactive, and informative maps
  • Create basic interactive websites and applications to show your work to the entire world
  • Work with and lead small-scale teams in order to create applications and visual datasets
  • Communicate and glean new business insights using enterprise-grade tools like Tableau
  • Work independently or in a group on complex data-mining projects
Benefits of UR Data Analytics Boot Camp

Graduates earn a Certificate of Completion from the University of Richmond and build a robust professional portfolio to showcase your work to potential employers. You’ll also receive a wide range of career planning services, including:

  • Career coaching
  • Access to prospective employers
  • High impact career events
  • Career content and practice sessions
  • Projects supported by hiring partners
  • Soft skills training
  • Personal job matching

UR Employees

A limited number of seats in each cohort are available to UR employees using tuition remission benefits. Employees interested in using tuition remission to cover the cost of this program must have supervisory approval. Please contact Garrett Stern, Senior Professional Education Manager (289-8937), if interested in this opportunity.

Contact Us

Professional & Continuing Studies
Special Programs Building
490 Westhampton Way
Univ. of Richmond, VA 23173

Phone: (804) 289-8133
Fax: (804) 289-8138
spcs@richmond.edu