Frequently Asked Questions about Udacity Certifications
- What is Udacity?
- How much is a Udacity Nanodegree?
- How long do Udacity Nanodegrees take?
- How long do Udacity Nanodegrees last?
Udacity is a for-profit educational organization that grew from free courses that were offered at Stanford until 2011. It focuses on MOOCs, or massive online open courses. These credentials help provide vocational preparation for candidates, ensuring they are possess specific IT skills they will need on the job.
Udacity Nanodegrees typically cost around $399 per month and can take several months to complete. With WGU, your tuition for that course is rolled into your WGU tuition, making the Nanodegree free to you.
Typically the Udacity Nanodegree will take 6-12 months to complete. When you take this course as part of your WGU degree, the coursework is rolled into your other degree coursework, so it doesn't have to be completed on a separate timetable.
Your Udacity Nanodegree won't expire, and can be used as a credential on your résumé throughout your career. Updates to courses will happen over time, so it is important to keep up on current trends and skills within data analytics.