Tag: Education

  • Georgia Tech Masters in Analytics for Less than $10k

    Georgia Tech University just announced a new online master’s degree in Analytics. Georgia Tech Creates First Online Master of Science in Analytics Degree for Less Than $10,000 The degree will begin in August 2017 and will be fully online. It will offer 3 tracks: Big Data Analytical Tools Business Analytics (coming at a later date)

  • The Most Popular Skills and Degrees of Today’s Data Scientists

    The Most Popular Skills and Degrees of Today’s Data Scientists

    Today, we are lucky to have Daniel Levine of RJMetrics provide a guest post. RJMetrics created an extensive report detailing The State of Data Science. I asked Daniel to provide some results as they relate to the current education of data scientists. Recently, RJMetrics released a benchmark report that looked to answer many of the…

  • Data Science Tech Institute Visiting Faculty

    The Data ScienceTech Institute (DSTI) in France is starting 2 new master’s degree programs in data science. Both programs are highly innovative and offer a strong industry focus. Classes begin in October 2015, and each program is limited to 30 students. Therefore, if you are interested, it is important to apply as soon as possible.…

  • School without Water, Electricity or Toilets

    Sound appealing? Probably not! Unfortunately, this is the sad reality for many children in Sub-Saharan Africa. Even worse, this sad reality is only for those children lucky enough to even attend school. In the world today, there are 58 million out of school children, and 43% of those children will never start attending school. FFunction,…

  • DataQuest – Free Browser-based Learning for Data Science

    DataQuest is a recently launched online data science learning platform for python. The site consists of a gamified series of missions that increase in difficulty as your skills progress. Here are a few other features of the site. Sample Code Live, Interactive Browser-based Coding Environment Step by Step Instructions Instant Feedback Helpful Forums for Q&A…

  • New Data Science Certificate Program – Cal State Fullerton

    If you are interested in earning a data science certificate, California State University Fullerton has just announced a new data science certificate program. The program is entirely online and runs 1 course at a time starting in late February 2015. The 5th and final course should complete sometime in late 2015. Thus, the entire program…

  • Data Science Bootcamps

    The list of Data Science Bootcamps is now live at http://datascience.community/bootcamps The list currently contains 11 programs. The programs range from full-time 12 week programs to part-time online training. Data Science is one field that has definitely adopted the newer, innovative forms of learning. MOOCs are full of data science related courses and the List…

  • Wanna Be a Data Engineer? – Insight Data Engineering Can Help

    Last week, I got the opportunity to spend some time with the team from Insight Data Engineering. They offer a free program that trains people to be data engineers. Then they help those people connect with a job at an impressive company. The program runs a few times a year and consists of 6 intense…

  • School of Data Science Launched by Persontyle

    Recently, Persontyle launched their School of Data Science. The goal is to produce data science training and education for professionals. Here is a brief list of the type of programs being offered. Data Science/Machine Learning Courses Hadoop Training On-site Corporate Training 6 week Bootcamp for PhD graduates Fellows program for using data science for social…

  • Another Data Science Program in NYC (also online)

    Recently, both NYU and Columbia launched academic programs in data science. Well, another school in New York City is entering the mix. The City University of New York (CUNY) is now offering an online masters degree in data analytics. If you would like more information, there will be an online information session on May 22.

  • In 2013, Learn Data Science via Coursera (a curriculum)

    Coursera has some excellent courses coming up in 2013. Here are some potential curriculum paths for someone looking to learn data science. Prerequisites Either sequence requires/recommends some basic programming experience. If you are unfamiliar with programming, you still have a couple weeks to get familiar with some basic programming concepts. Some good places to start…

  • Learn R for Free at Code School

    Code School is offering a course title Try R. The course is completely free and can be completed online with the interactive tutorial. You will learn by doing. If you have been looking to learn R or need a quick refresher, this is probably a very good option.