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Wake Forest University Data Analytics Bootcamp

Become a Professional Data Analyst

Whether you’re a beginner or looking to upskill, the online Wake Forest Data Analytics Bootcamp powered by Fullstack Academy can help you gain in-demand skills in 10-26 weeks.

Interested? Learn more:

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Program at a Glance

10-26

Weeks

04/25

Apply By

05/01

Next Start Date

$2,000

Potential Scholarships

Why Learn Data Analytics

A data analyst gathers, analyzes, and builds visualizations of an organization’s data to inform critical business decisions. Stakeholders then use this data to implement more effective, actionable changes–as well as launch new initiatives. As a result, data analysts are in-demand, and make rewarding careers for inquisitive professionals with a desire to solve problems.

With the Wake Forest Data Analytics Bootcamp powered by Fullstack Academy and offered by the Wake Forest University School of Professional Studies, you'll gain the skills, experience, and career guidance necessary to launch a career in this field.

The Demand for Data Analysts

In North Carolina and across the United States, Data Analysts are in high demand.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, national employment of Data Analysts is projected to grow 12.3% in the next 10 years. Businesses of all industries are actively seeking data analytics professionals, including local high-tech employers like Bank of America, Wells Fargo, and Spectrum.

Hiring for roles like Data Analyst, Insights Analyst, and Data Analytics Consultant, these companies are rapidly growing and building out their technical teams. Wake Forest Data Analytics Bootcamp grads will be well equipped for these roles and many others.

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Bootcamp Application and Start Dates

    Program

    Full-Time Online Data Bootcamp

    Apply By

    04/25/2023

    Start Date

    05/01/2023

    End Date

    07/07/2023

    Status

    Open

    Program

    Part-Time Online Data Bootcamp

    Apply By

    04/25/2023

    Start Date

    05/01/2023

    End Date

    10/19/2023

    Status

    Open

Fullstack Academy is a top-ranked immersive school for technology career training. Fullstack Academy offers comprehensive live online training opportunities across the U.S. and prepares students with the in-demand skills they need to launch fulfilling tech careers.

Students may opt into comprehensive career coaching services and graduate as members of the Fullstack community—a supportive alum network that can help open doors to future jobs in Charlotte, NC and beyond.

Fullstack Academy brings its learning method, reputation, and community in facilitating the Wake Forest Data Analytics Bootcamp to make tech career training more accessible to individuals outside of traditional tech hubs.

How the Wake Forest Data Analytics Bootcamp Works

The Wake Forest Data Analytics Bootcamp, powered by Fullstack Academy and offered by the Wake Forest University School of Professional Studies, is designed for students to pursue high-quality tech education while continuing to balance work or other commitments. Our program provides you with the flexibility to fit career development into your life.

  • All bootcamp classes are instructor-led and taught 100% online.

  • Part-time and full-time bootcamp programs are available.

  • All classes are held on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

    • 7:30pm-10:30pm ET

  • All classes are held Monday-Friday.

    • 10:00am-5:00pm ET

Class times are subject to change. To see available class times for your cohort of choice, complete your application or schedule a call with a student advisor.


Tuition

There are many ways to pay for your bootcamp experience including self-pay, employer-pay, local/state government assistance, scholarships and personal loans. Learn more about payment options.

  • Wake Forest University Bootcamps is committed to making tech education more accessible, so we’re reducing the enrollment deposit to $99* (normally $1,000) for a limited time. Get started on your journey before the deposit increases!

    Enrollment Deposit - $1,000 $99*
    Tuition During Program - $13,396
    Total Tuition - $13,495

    *Offer eligibility: Upon admittance into the program, pay the $99 non-refundable deposit in full prior to the enrollment date.

  • $1,000 Founder’s Scholarship

    To celebrate the Data Analytics Bootcamp launch, the Founder’s Scholarship will be given to all students enrolled in the inaugural cohort in May 2023.

    $500 Community Scholarship

    For Wake Forest University alumni and current students.

    $2,000 Military Scholarship**

    For active-duty service members and military veterans (for the inaugural cohort only).

    $1,000 Military Scholarship**

    For active-duty service members and military veterans (for subsequent cohorts).

    **Valid ID required.


Big Return on Your Investment

Increase your earning potential with a new career in data analytics by learning in-demand visualization, SQL, and Python skills in 10-26 weeks.


What You Will Learn

Our unique and foundational teaching approach enables students to thrive. We keep our curriculum up-to-date and ensure our instructors are teaching the latest technologies.

Phase

Excel

  • Excel basics
  • Formulas

Presentations

  • Summarize data using visuals
  • Statistical modeling
  • Create data models
  • Tell data-driven stories visually using Powerpoint

SQL

  • Design, learn and apply the Structured Query Language (SQL) for database definition and manipulation

Python

  • Fundamentals of Python
  • Core scripting elements such as variables and flow control structures
  • Communicate information clearly and efficiently

Data Visualization with Tableau

  • Analyze data through advanced visualizations

Data Analytics with Tableau

  • AWS services
  • AWS data collection
  • AWS databases
  • AWS visualizations
  • AWS analytics

Project Phase and Career Success

  • Pull together everything you’ve learned in a real-world final project
  • Build a technical resume and craft cover letters
  • Optimize your LinkedIn profile and network within the industry
  • Personalized 1-1 coaching with interview and negotiation training

Certifications

As a part of the Data Analytics program, students will be prepared to earn the most in-demand industry certifications. Taking these certifications is optional, but highly recommended for career success. Students can choose to take certification exams during or directly after the program.

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Tableau Desktop Specialist

No matter what role you get after completing the Data Analytics bootcamp, getting certified is a great way to demonstrate your proficiency in Tableau—a widely used tool for data visualization and business intelligence.

AWS Certified Data Analytics - Specialty

This certification will help you stand out in the field and demonstrate your expertise in essential security practices.


Career Success

Students will gain valuable insight into how to build a successful career in data analytics from day one of the course. When you opt into career success services, you’ll receive guidance in:

  • Growing your professional network

  • Resume and LinkedIn profile optimization

  • Interview and assessment prep

  • Salary-negotiation workshops

  • And much more!

You’ll also graduate from the program with a portfolio of work that demonstrates your ability to solve real business problems for real companies.

Fullstack Academy graduates are highly sought after by some of the world’s leading companies.

Wake Forest University Tech Bootcamps are powered by Fullstack Academy. The companies listed above have hired Fullstack Academy graduates.


Who Should Attend

The Data Analytics Bootcamp is specifically designed for beginners. There’s no experience required to apply, be accepted, or succeed. Apply today and join others just like you on the first steps to a life-changing career.

Successful bootcamp students have backgrounds in:

Teaching

Finance

Retail

Music

Graphic design

Admin

Biology

And more...

If this sounds like you, apply today and join others just like you on the first steps to a life-changing career.


FAQs

  • The data analytics curriculum is broken down into four main areas: 1. Excel; 2. Presentations; 3. SQL; and 4. Python. From there, students work on learning the skills they need to pass two industry certifications (Tableau Desktop Specialist and AWS Certified Data Analytics - Specialty) and finish the program with a culminating project. Grads of the Wake Forest University Data Analytics Bootcamp learn the skills they need to be qualified for entry-level roles like Data Analyst and Insights Analyst.

    For a syllabus on your program of interest, click here and fill out the form.

  • Yes, the Wake Forest University Data Analytics Bootcamp is beginner-friendly. It’s specifically designed for professionals who have no previous experience in data analytics. While some background knowledge is helpful, the only expectation is that students have general computer literacy skills in basics like efficiently using the internet/cloud and Windows.

  • Your time with our career success team will include everything from workshops to one-on-one office hours to phone chats before big interviews. And on top of all that, the team will be working behind the scenes to find openings that are right for you and staying up-to-date on the latest recruiting trends to make sure they prepare you for everything.

  • With more than 104,000 job postings in the U.S. in the last year and a 12.3% projected 10-year growth rate, now is an exciting time to launch a fulfilling career in Data Analytics. Our program will help you learn the in-demand skills you need to succeed in the field and start working in as few as 10 weeks.

  • To be eligible for the program, you must be at least 18 years old and a high school grad/GED holder by the start date of your intended cohort.

  • Complete the application, take the assessment (60 minutes), and receive a decision. While taking the assessment, you may pause to save your progress and return at a later time. At any point in the process, you can also schedule a time to speak with one of our Student Advisors who can walk you through the process and answer your questions.

  • No, Wake Forest Tech Bootcamps are not for credit and cannot be applied toward a degree or certificate program. Rather, they’re offered through the Wake Forest School of Professional Studies and facilitated by Fullstack Academy instructors and staff to provide in-demand tech skills training for current or prospective tech professionals.


How to Apply?

Once you’re ready to start your tech journey, here are the steps you can expect in the admissions process.

  1. Fill out our online application form
  2. Take our nontechnical assessment
    • No data analytics experience required
    • Covers logical reasoning
    • Sent to you immediately upon submission of application
  3. Receive an entrance decision
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