• Cost
    For pricing, call 612-424-8605
  • Format
    Fully online
  • Time to Complete
    Part-time, 24 weeks
  • Funding Resources

Data Visualization and Analytics Boot Camp Overview

Data is being generated at an unprecedented rate, shaping our digital landscape like never before. In the University of Minnesota data analytics boot camp, you’ll learn to analyze data like a pro and bring it to life through interactive data visualization. Additionally, you’ll build a robust portfolio of work to show potential employers and receive career planning services such as one-on-one career coaching.

Job growth for data analysts is projected at 10% into 2028, with concentrated demand in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul and Wisconsin areas.
– Burning Glass Labor/InsightTM

What You Will Learn

After completing the data visualization and analytics boot camp, which provides 20–30 hours a week of outside projects and learning experiences in addition to classroom instruction, you'll have the technical skills needed to:

  • Employ statistical analysis to model, predict, and forecast trends.
  • Expertly build VBA scripts in Excel to automate tedious manual processes.
  • Utilize real-world data sources to showcase social, financial, and political phenomena.
  • Create Python-based scripts to automate the cleanup, restructuring, and rendering of large, heterogeneous datasets.
  • Analyze social media trends on X and Facebook using automated programs.
  • Use advanced SQL and Mongo techniques to combine multiple datasets into one so as to create even more impressive and comprehensive databases.

Careers in Data Analytics and Visualization

There are many exciting career opportunities in data analytics and visualization. These roles span various industries, including finance, health care, technology, and more. With the skills you’ll acquire in the data visualization certificate program, you'll be well-positioned to explore careers such as:

  • Data Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Engineer
  • Visualization Specialist
  • Business Analyst
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Database Administrator

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