UR Data Analytics Boot Camp

All of our Data Analytics Boot Camps are offered online using our tried and tested virtual classroom experience.

The School of Professional & Continuing Studies, in partnership with edX, 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 intensive program meets entirely online. UR Data Analytics Boot Camp is a part-time program with convenient sessions tailored to the needs of working adults and part-time students.

Who Should Enroll

  • Individuals in a business where data is vital to the bottom line.
  • Individuals who are currently data professionals and want to advance their career by gaining new technical skills.
  • Individuals interested in visualizing consumer, social, or popular trends.
  • Individuals who seek to enter a new field like government, media or healthcare — and are looking for a way in.

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 go through an initial phone interview with an admissions advisor and take a critical thinking and problem-solving assessment before an admissions decision is made. Visit bootcamps.richmond.edu/data or call (804) 977-9327 to get started.

Now Accepting Applications

Need more information? Visit bootcamps.richmond.edu/data or call (804) 977-9327 to get started.

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.

Outcomes & Benefits

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  • 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
    • Career Content and Practice Sessions
    • Customizable Tools and Template
    • Soft Skills Training
    • One-on-One Career Coaching