University of Minnesota Data Visualization and Analytics Boot Camp

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Learn Data Analytics in 24 Weeks

Online Saint Paul Data Analytics Boot Camp

University of Minnesota Data Visualization and Analytics Boot Camp puts the student experience first, teaching you the knowledge and skills to conduct robust analytics.

In just 24 weeks, you’ll journey through a challenging data science and analytics curriculum and gain the specialized skills needed to analyze big data and solve complex real-world problems. With a part-time schedule, you’ll attend class on evenings and weekends, allowing you to fit this program into your life whether you’re in college or you’re an adult working full time.

The Data Analytics Boot Camp

Is this program for you?

More data has been created in the past two years than in the entire history of the human race. Do you want to be part of this data revolution? Are you creative, curious, ambitious—and most of all hard working? If yes, or if any of the following describe you, we think the University of Minnesota Data Visualization and Analytics Boot Camp might be the opportunity you’re looking for:

  • You are in a business where data is vital to the bottom line.
  • You are currently a data professional and want to advance your career by gaining new technical skills.
  • You are interested in visualizing consumer, social, or popular trends.
  • You seek to enter a new field like government, media or healthcare—and are looking for a way in.
  • You are a full-time student but wish to expand your knowledge and bolster your skillset.

What you will learn:

Our data analytics curriculum is based on hands-on learning. Through an immersive virtual classroom experience, students will dive into in-demand technologies like:

  • Excel

  • Python

  • JavaScript

Collaborating with your classmates and also working solo, you’ll take your new skills and put them to use on comprehensive portfolio projects. These projects allow you to build a professional portfolio to showcase your skills in today’s job market. Over 24 intensive weeks, you’ll learn the fundamentals for data analytics and visualization, including:

Intermediate Excel

  • Pivot Tables

  • VBA Scripting

Fundamental Statistics

  • Modeling

  • Forecasting

Python Programming

  • Python

  • NumPy

  • Pandas

  • Matplotlib

  • API Interactions


  • MySQL

  • MongoDB

  • ETL

FrontEnd Web Visualization

  • HTML

  • CSS

  • Bootstrap

  • Dashboarding

  • JavaScript Charting

  • D3.js

  • Geomapping with Leaflet.js

Business Intelligence Software

  • Tableau

Advanced Topics

  • Big Data Analytics with Hadoop

  • Machine Learning

* Note: These topics are subject to change based on local market demand.

Currently Enrolling:

» Coding: 

  • Full-Time Soon
  • Part-Time February 1, 2021

» Data: 

  • Part-Time March 15, 2021

» Cybersecurity: 

  • Part-Time March 9, 2021

» UX/UI: 

  • Part-Time Soon

» FinTech: 

  • Part-Time March 9, 2021

Frequently Asked Questions

No, you do not have to be a University of Minnesota student to attend U of M Data Visualization and Analytics Boot Camp. The program is offered through The University of Minnesota College of Continuing and Professional Studies.

Yes, there is an application process to enroll in U of M Boot Camps. Once a prospective student fills out the form or calls our admissions department, they will go through an initial phone interview with an advisor. Applicants who are recommended to move forward will then take a critical thinking and problem-solving assessment.

No previous experience in data or programming is required, however, it is recommended that applicants hold a Bachelor’s degree or have at least two years of experience in business, finance, statistics, management, or a related field.

U of M Data Visualization and Analytics Boot Camp classes in the St. Paul area are being held via our virtual classroom. For more information on how to apply to this program, please fill out our contact form or call to speak with admissions at (612) 424-8605.

Learn more about University of Minnesota Data Visualization and Analytics Boot Camp by calling an admissions advisor at (612) 424-8605 or filling out the form below.

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