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University of Illinois Chicago Data Analytics Bootcamp

Become a Professional Data Analyst

At the UIC Data Analytics Bootcamp powered by Fullstack Academy, you can keep your job while learning the skills you need to start an exciting new career as a data analyst—all in as few as 10 weeks.

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Program at a Glance

10-26

Weeks

10/18

Apply By

10/24

Next Start Date

$1,500

Potential Scholarships

Why Learn Data Analytics

Data analysis professionals are at the core of decision-making in many companies. Data analysis professionals use data to demonstrate what’s needed from each company department. This allows every team member and their stakeholders to create more efficient, actionable changes to deliver results. Data analysis professionals are also used to support new initiatives, projects, and long-term strategies for companies. For these reasons, data analysis professionals are in high demand across the nation. Becoming a data analysis professional is a great option for anyone with a curious mind looking to use their problem-solving skills in a lucrative career.

The Demand for Data Analysts

From Chicago to the United States as a whole, Data Analysts are in high demand.

Nationally, according to Burning Glass, employment of Data Analysts is projected to grow 21.5% over the next 10 years. Businesses actively seeking data analytics professionals span across all industries and sizes, including local high-tech employers like Google, LinkedIn, and Salesforce, to name a few.

Hiring for roles like Data Analyst, Insights Analyst, and Data Analytics Consultant, these companies are rapidly growing and building out their technical teams. UIC 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

    10/18/2022

    Start Date

    10/24/2022

    End Date

    01/06/2023

    Status

    Open

    Program

    Part-Time Online Data Bootcamp

    Apply By

    10/18/2022

    Start Date

    10/24/2022

    End Date

    04/27/2023

    Status

    Open

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

Graduates are assisted by a dedicated career service team and leave as members of the Fullstack-UIC community—a supportive alum network that can help open doors to future jobs in Chicago and beyond.

Fullstack brings its learning method, reputation, and community to the UIC Data Analytics Bootcamp to make visualization, SQL, and Python training more accessible to individuals outside of traditional tech hubs.

How the UIC Data Analytics Bootcamp Works

The UIC Data Analytics Bootcamp 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.

  • Multiple class times are offered so you can choose which option works best with your schedule.

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

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

    You can choose which class time works best for you in the application process.

    • 5:30pm-8:30pm CT
    • 7:30pm-10:30pm CT
  • All classes are held Monday-Friday.

    • 8:00am-3:00pm CT

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.

  • UIC Tech Bootcamps is committed to making tech education more accessible, so we’re reducing the enrollment deposit to $99 for a limited time.

    Enrollment Deposit - $1,000 $99*
    Tuition During Program - $12,396
    Total Tuition - $12,495

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

  • $500 Community Scholarship**

    For UIC alumni, current students, and employees.

    $1,000 Military Scholarship***

    For active-duty military and military veterans.

    **Only the Chicago campus of the University of Illinois system is eligible for the Community Scholarship.

    ***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.

Entry-level Data Analysts in Chicago make an average of $81,200 (Burning Glass 2022), making it an exciting time to begin a career in data analytics.

Graduates of the UIC Data Analytics Bootcamp will qualify for full-time data analyst positions that could earn them a starting salary that is +62% higher than the average salary in Chicago.

Add data analytics skills to your resume today by attending the UIC Data Analytics Bootcamp, an immersive, remote, part-time or full-time program powered by Fullstack Academy.


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 basics
  • Formulas
  • Summarize data using visuals
  • Statistical modeling
  • Create data models
  • Tell data-driven stories visually using Powerpoint
  • Design, learn and apply the Structured Query Language (SQL) for database definition and manipulation
  • Fundamentals of Python
  • Core scripting elements such as variables and flow control structures
  • Communicate information clearly and efficiently
  • Analyze data through advanced visualizations
  • AWS services
  • AWS data collection
  • AWS databases
  • AWS visualizations
  • AWS analytics
  • 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 programs, 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 demonstrates your expertise in essential security practices.


Who Hires Our Grads

As you progress through the UIC Data Analytics Bootcamp curriculum, you will be supported by a team of career coaches. You’ll receive career guidance throughout the program, including resume assistance, interview training, networking advice, and more. Our rigorous, hands-on education, combined with our career counseling, has helped graduates go on to jobs at top tech companies and beyond!

Bootcamp grads are highly sought after by some of the world’s leading companies.

UIC Tech Bootcamps are powered by Fullstack Academy. The companies listed above have hired Fullstack Academy NYC graduates.


Who Should Attend

The data-analytics program is specifically designed for beginners. There’s no experience required to apply, be accepted, or succeed.

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 UIC 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 UIC 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 600,000 job postings in the U.S. and a 21.5% 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.

  • As part of the bootcamp program, we'll train you to earn two of the most in-demand certifications in the field of data analytics:

    • AWS Certified Data Analytics - Specialty
    • Tableau Desktop Specialist

    Taking each certification exam is optional but highly recommended for career success. If you feel like you're ready, then take the exams as you go through the bootcamp. Otherwise, we recommend earning the certifications soon after you graduate.

  • You will pay the exam fee at the testing center where you take your exam(s). The cost for the AWS certification exam is currently $300 and the cost of the Tableau certification exam is currently $100.

  • As part of this program, you will create an account on Amazon Web Services then work on it. You should plan to spend up to $150 on your AWS account as you work through the bootcamp.


Ready to Start Learning?

Apply to study at the UIC Data Analytics Bootcamp.

  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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