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Duration

5 or 10 weeks

Tuition

$3,250

 

Mar 16-May 20

Plus 10 other start dates

Mar 23 - May 25 2021

Mar 24 - May 26 2021

Mar 30 - Jun 1 2021

Apr 7 - Jun 9 2021

Apr 10 - May 8 2021

Apr 28 - Jun 30 2021

Apr 29 - Jul 8 2021

May 5 - Jul 7 2021

May 8 - Jun 19 2021

May 18 - Jul 20 2021

Commitment

Part-Time

Delivery

Online

Credential

Certificate

Year Founded

2012

Scholarships

yes

BrainStation’s Data Analytics certificate course will teach you to effectively structure and organize large quantities of data to conduct high-quality analysis. The course will enable you to identify dataset trends, using a diverse range of techniques and formulas to recognize patterns and uncover relationships between data points. Finally, you will learn how to present insights, building visually dynamic dashboards in Tableau to communicate the results of your analysis.

What You’ll Learn 

  • Data Foundations: From the first class, you will dive into data collection, and learn the guiding principles behind an unbiased Data Analytics process.
  • Cleaning and Analyzing Data: Work with data more efficiently by taking your Excel skills to the next level. Learn how to import, store, organize, and analyze data, and use functions and pivot tables.
  • Databases: Learn how to organize data within a database, and access it using Structured Querying Language (SQL). Develop core querying skills, including how to manipulate data within a database and connect your data to other tools.
  • Visualization and Presentation of Data: Practice developing visualizations and telling a story with your data. Using Tableau, you will develop high-quality dashboards for ongoing monitoring, and present your insights in a meaningful way.

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Student Reviews (192)

BrainStation

Data Science Online

Joshua Koonce

Toronto • February 28, 2021

Graduated From

Data Science Online

Overall:

5 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

4 stars

Job Assistance:

na

I've had good experiences with Brainstation. I've now taken both their Data Science and Machine Learning certificate programs, and I'll be commenting on the Data Science one here.

First off, the instructors I've had have been top notch. Andrew w...

I've had good experiences with Brainstation. I've now taken both their Data Science and Machine Learning certificate programs, and I'll be commenting on the Data Science one here.

First off, the instructors I've had have been top notch. Andrew was my instructor this go round, and it was evident that this guy works data science for a living. You can tell by the way he codes, changes code on the fly at such speed, and debugs code when it's not working. He also seems to be genuinely enchanted with Data Science as a whole. He answered all questions, even my dumb questions, clearly and cleanly.

The course content itself is solid. I highly recommend you know Python prior to taking this course, rather than just knowing a programming language in general. Everything is coded in Python from day 1, to include using some more "advanced" features like list comprehensions, so having a good grasp of Python I think is integral to your experience with these courses. The only thing I really wasn't high on in the course content was the Statistics section; it's simply too large and broad of a topic to cover in the scope of this course. In my opinion, a basic statistics background should already be had before jumping into Data Science. Most classes and topics are like that, but the statistics portion really stuck out to me.

Jupyter notebooks are provided, so the material is flexible and easy to work with. The instructors provide solutions-included notebooks after the lessons, which is handy for someone like me that wants to watch them work the problems and then figure them out in my own manner later.

Due to the nature of these part-time courses, and the material covered in such a short time, don't expect to just listen to lectures and be good at Data Science. You will need to work through the Jupyter notebooks on your own time, and do additional research on your own as well. This should be expected for anyone who has ever coded before, but for those who might think it's a sit back and learn it all class, it's not that easy.

A hanging point for some people is that there's no 'job guarantee' or assistance with BrainStation. To those folks, I ask you do you truly believe that you're going to get a dream job out of a bootcamp's career assistance or guarantees? I think it's a worthless perk for the average student because you're going to have to know your stuff to be successful in the field anyway, and if you don't know your stuff, you're probably not going to stay in that job long even if it's given to you. It may work out for some, but I didn't see it as a requirement.

Overall, I would recommend BrainStation to others, particularly if your company is willing to help with the tuition.

BrainStation

In-demand and useful

Anonymous

Toronto • January 28, 2021

Graduated From

Digital Marketing

Overall:

4 out of 5

Instructors:

4 stars

Curriculum:

5 stars

Job Assistance:

5 stars

An in-demand skill, taking this course has grounded me the foundations in search marketing along with practical learning experienced in the classroom. Completing the course has helped me step into the marketing industry

An in-demand skill, taking this course has grounded me the foundations in search marketing along with practical learning experienced in the classroom. Completing the course has helped me step into the marketing industry

FAQ

  • Do you offer financing for tuition?

    Yes we do! We offer different payment options based on the course to make our education as accessible as possible.

  • Are computers provided?

    BrainStation courses are BYOL (bring your own laptop). This allows you to complete homework in the comfort of your own home and to become comfortable with your machine to continue your learning beyond completion of the course.

  • Can I just learn on my own?

    Ultimately people are social learners, there is nothing that can substitute a classroom of students as eager to learn as yourself. It may take you years to learn something on your own without proper guidance. At BrainStation we have industry experts that condense years of learning into a matter of weeks and provide resources to support you beyond graduation as well!

  • Who are my teachers?

    All of the teachers at BrainStation are experts in their respective disciplines and bring extensive real world experience into the classroom. Simply put, you are learning from the best and brightest. Most importantly, everyone at BrainStation is extremely passionate about education and empowering our students.

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