Become a Data Engineer

UCF Data Science Bootcamp |
A Growing
Field That
Transforms Data Into Decisions

  • Global Network: Gain access to a network of 250+ employers looking to hire.
  • Project Tracks: Complete a final project based on your chosen industry.
  • Student Success: Stay on track with 24/7 on-demand academic support.
  • Career Support: Access free professional resources throughout your career.

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Next Start Date:

July 15, 2024

Time to Complete:

24 weeks,
part-time

Live Online Classes:

9 hours
per week

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The Support You Need

Pursuing a data analytics boot camp is a big step, no matter where you are in your professional journey. Our program is designed to not only equip you with the fundamental tools and skills you need to accelerate your career, but to also provide you with unparalleled support and resources before, during, and after your boot camp.

  • Stay on track with a dedicated student success advisor.
  • edX Xpert support available for students 24/7, 365 days a year.
  • Connect with engaged instructors, teaching assistants, and peers for academic support.
  • Additional academic services may be available in select boot camps.

Use Big Data to Solve Big Problems

More than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created each day — much of which can be used to translate information into global insights, predict future trends, and help organizations make better decisions.

That’s why data analytics is one of the fastest-growing fields in today’s economy, with jobs projected to grow by 31% through 2030.1

Additionally, data analyst is one of Glassdoor’s Top 50 Jobs in America.2

1Bureau of Labor Statistics
1Glassdoor

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Our Boot Camp Learners Are in Demand

Our employer-competitive learners have received job offers from thousands of global organizations. As you take the next steps in your career, you’ll have exclusive access to job referrals from our network of 250+ partners.

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Further Your Career

Our Career Engagement Network will help you apply the tools and knowledge you’ll learn in your program to advance your career. They will assist you in developing a strong portfolio, a polished resume, and sharp interview skills. You’ll also have access to free career resources throughout your professional life.

Innovative Curriculum. In-Demand Skills.

UCF Data Analytics and Visualization Boot Camp is a student-first, online experience that combines collaborative, hands-on training with real-world data sets to provide you with the tools to collect, analyze, and visualize big data — and to make your next career move.

The curriculum is delivered through high-quality coursework and live, online classes. Instructors are fully vetted by the university and offer 1-on-1 guidance to learners throughout the program.

Do more with Microsoft Excel. You’ll even learn to model historic stock trends — and, hopefully, learn to beat the market.

  • What you will learn:

  • Pivot tables
  • Forecasting
  • VBA scripting
  • Statistics modeling

Gain a strong foothold in one of today’s fundamental programming languages.

  • What you will learn:

  • Python 3
  • APIs
  • NumPy
  • SciPy
  • Pandas
  • Matplotlib

Learn to organize data into well-structured and easily retrievable data formats.

  • What you will learn:

  • SQL
  • PostgreSQL/pgAdmin
  • MongoDB
  • Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) process

Learn the core technologies of web development and create new, interactive data visualizations that you can share with everyone on the web.

  • What you will learn:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Bootstrap framework
  • JavaScript charting
  • Geomapping with Leaflet.js

Near the end of the program, you’ll be immersed into new and in-demand topics and tools.

  • What you will learn:

  • Tableau
  • Data ethics
  • Hadoop
  • Machine learning

Your final project is an opportunity to get creative and collaborate with a small group of students to design an impressive data visualization application.

Now You’re Ready

By the time you complete the boot camp, you will have mastered in-demand skills, built an impressive portfolio of projects using real-world data sets, and earned a valuable Certificate of Completion from a globally recognized university.

Personalized Project Tracks

Due to the vast nature of the data analytics field, you will be able to tailor a portion of your learning experience to the exact career path you want to pursue. Choose from finance, healthcare, or a custom direction, and work with a small team to design your final project based on your industry of interest — and on the problems you want to solve.

Learn on Your Schedule

This is a part-time program designed for working professionals like you who are seeking to advance current careers, enhance skills for a current role, or change career paths by learning data science and analytics.

Time to complete24 weeks
Live classes9 hrs/week
Homework & projects 20+ hrs/week
Class timeThree weekday classes (3 hrs/class)

Invest in Your Career With the Right Financial Options

Data visualization and analytics boot camp fee: $12,000

Climb 24-Month Pathway Payment Plan

Pay an initial deposit and split the rest of your tuition into monthly installments with no interest.

Pay in Full Discount

Pay in full at the time of enrollment and receive $500 off your total fee.

Alumni Scholarship

University alumni are eligible for a $500 scholarship.

Workforce Funding

Workforce development assistance may be available through federal, state, and local offices.

Employer Funding

Use available educational benefits or tuition sponsorship from your employer.

Sallie Mae

Offers private student educational loans.

edX Boot Camps does not receive any commissions or payments for referrals or successful loan applications. The lender’s loan approval criteria will apply and you should consider the terms and conditions of any loan carefully. We are not credit advisors. We make no representations about whether you will be given a loan or whether a loan will be suitable for you. We are not responsible for representations made to you by any credit provider.

What Bootcamp Alumni Are Saying:

  • “The program itself is amazing, the staff is excellent. It definitely helped me to achieve my goals, which was to pursue my masters degree in Data Analytics. The program has a lot of content and it is a good introduction to the data analytics world. For people who are starting in the industry, [it] is very helpful.”

    Gustavo G.
  • “I have thoroughly enjoyed the program, fellow students, and the staff of the program. I chose to attend the boot camp because it was directly related to my daily duties and included technologies I have been interested in for some time like the Python language. This program has given me new knowledge and skills I can use in my duties as a Data Analyst and in my business and freelance projects I develop.”

    Bayrex R.
  • “I chose to attend because I wanted to shift my analyst role to Data/ Business Analysis and this was the BEST program for this period of my life/2020. I feel like this training has helped me take the next step in my career with confidence.”

    Sofia S.
  • “I learned so much in this program. I was challenged the whole way through and my classmates and instructors were supportive the entire time. Not only did I land a job as a Data Engineer after the course but I also made some lasting friendships along the way.”

    Francisco S.

A Powerful Educational Partnership

About University of Central Florida

The University of Central Florida (UCF) is a public research university in Orlando invested in unleashing the potential within every individual; enriching the human experience through inclusion, discovery and innovation; and propelling broad-based prosperity for the many communities we serve. Founded in 1963, UCF and its 13 colleges offer more than 220 degrees from the university’s main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, health sciences campus, online and through multiple UCF Connect locations. UCF has ranked among the nation’s top 20 most innovative universities for five consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report.

This program is offered through UCF Continuing Education, in partnership with edX.

About edX

edX, part of 2U Inc., works with respected universities and organizations to deliver innovative, skills-based training to a community of over 45 million learners around the world to support them at every stage of their lives and careers. edX delivers boot camps through an immersive learning experience with expert services and valuable resources. As of 2021, graduates have been hired by 6,700+ companies, including more than 62% of the Fortune 100.

About the Boot Camp

This boot camp, offered in partnership with edX, is made available through a unique consortium delivery model to provide skills-based learning to participants across Florida and beyond. Participants will be taught by a university-approved instructor, while learning alongside students from other consortium-participating universities and institutions. Upon meeting the completion requirements, participants will be issued a non-credit Certificate of Completion by UCF Division of Continuing Education.

The Next Data Analytics and Visualization Boot Camp Starts July 15, 2024. Reserve Your Spot Today!

It only takes a minute to request information and be put in touch with a member of the admissions team who can answer questions and get your application started.