Data Analytics Course

Part-Time

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  • Learn From Anywhere

    Access our part-time program from the comfort of your home.

  • Taught by Industry Leaders

    Learn from experts who bring their real-world experience to every class.

  • 30 Hours

    30 hours, with self-guided learning outside of the classroom.

  • Multi-Disciplinary Community

    Learn and collaborate with like-minded classmates from different backgrounds around the world.

  • State-of-the-Art Learning

    Access to a Learning Portal that's unlike any other learning experience.

  • Scholarships

    We offer Merit-based Scholarships, as well as our Women in Tech initiative.

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The BrainStation Learning Portal
The BrainStation Learning Portal

Learning Portal

Data-driven interactions

You'll have the opportunity to provide feedback on your comprehension of course readings and assignments. This gives Educators a sense of your comfort level with the material, and they can work with you on specific knowledge gaps or topics you need further explanation on based on your responses. This makes for a learning experience that is tailored to your specific needs, ensuring you grasp the content and leave the course feeling comfortable with the material you learned over the course of the 10 weeks.

Cement your knowledge with Mastery Based Learning

Knowledge testing is an essential component to mastering a new skill through our Mastery Based Learning Approach. Quizzes are layered throughout the program content to encourage you to reflect on new material, apply new concepts, and keep previous topics top of mind. Once submitted, our Educators can assess your comprehension of the course material and provide support where needed.

What You'll Learn

You'll learn how to collect, organize and make sense of data using industry tools.

  • Analysis Collect, process, and extract information from data.
  • Microsoft Excel Learn why Excel is a top industry choice for analysis.
  • SQL Find hidden insights using complex data queries.
  • Databases Broaden your data management and analysis using relational databases.
  • Customize Create unique dashboards for your data with Tableau.
  • Presentation Learn to how tell a story with data and your analysis.

Is This Course For Me?

BrainStation’s Data Analytics course is tailored to beginners who want to learn how to utilize data more effectively. The part­-time course breaks down data analytics into 4 components: Understanding Data, Analyzing Data, Databases, and Communicating Data.

Throughout the course, you will work on a project to apply each lesson’s key learnings, thereby giving them the opportunity to build out a dashboard to provide insight into a publicly available set of data.

Data collection and analysis may seem intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. This course will present, in easy-­to-­understand terms, what it takes to be a Data Analyst or work effectively with data. You will walk away from this course feeling comfortable working with large sets of data as well as using data effectively in the decision making process.

The principles taught in this course can be used in the fields of marketing, product development, project management, or general business administration. You will learn why data is one of the crucial elements of the decision making process and its significance in the operations of organizations both large and small.

Be sure to get a Course Package to view curriculum information, Educator details and past projects. If you have any questions about whether or not this course is for you, please contact us and we'd be happy to help.

"My education at BrainStation has been an extraordinary experience. Opportunities that had previously seemed impossible because of my technical limitations now feel within reach, and new entrepreneurial ideas are coming to me in ways I never anticipated before I began learning."

Grey, Data Analytics Alumni

BrainStation's online experience
BrainStation's online experience

The Online Experience

Learning Portal

As a BrainStation student you’ll be working out of an industry-leading Learning Portal. The digital classroom is designed to facilitate interaction between you and the live lecturer, and you will engage with your peers and Educators just as you would in an in-person classroom.

Live Help

As an online student, you'll feel supported and connected to the community while you’re learning from the comfort of your own home. Just as you would raise your hand in an in-person class, you can request assistance from educators as often as needed.

How You'll Learn

You’ll be learning online from a live Educator teaching you in real-time with hands-on, project-based work; it’s as close to in-person learning as it gets. The program’s curriculum is adaptive to reflect what is being used by industry experts in the real-world, tried and tested. You’ll always have access to the learning material before each lecture, giving you the opportunity to learn concepts ahead of time and ask questions to apply to the lecture.

The BrainStation campus
The BrainStation campus

Student Payment Plans

We work with our students to make our programs accessible and affordable.

We understand that every student's financial situation is unique, and we work closely with you to build a customized Student Payment Plan. Speak with our Admissions team today to learn about financing options and explore our range of scholarship opportunities.

Upcoming Semesters

Weeknights

6:30PM - 9:30PM
10 Weeks

Fall - 2017

Tuesdays: Sep 19 - Nov 21