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Udacity Data Analyst Nanodegree

What is Udacity?

Udacity is a for-profit educational organization that began as free courses 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 ready for specific IT skills that will be needed on the job.

Degrees That Offer the Udacity Data Analyst Nanodegree

B.S. Data Analytics

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Udacity Data Analyst Nanodegree

Udacity offers many options for credentials and certifications for students. The nanodegree is a popular option, but usually has to be set up through a specific organization. WGU offers a data analyst nanodegree through Udacity, which is critical in helping data analyst students progress in their career. 

Udacity offers a nanodegree program that helps students demonstrate knowledge and skills to employers. With quizzes, lectures, and projects, Udacity courses help students learn, and then clearly show their expertise. The data analyst nanodegree helps you use Python, SQL, and statistics to uncover insights and communicate critical findings. Adding this nanodegree to your bachelor's degree will give you the extra element you need to impress employers. 

Udacity Nanodegree Course

Students enrolled in WGU's bachelor's degree in data management and data analytics will have the chance to take the Udacity Data Analyst Nanodegree coursework as part of their program. Typically the Udacity Data Analyst Nanodegree is $399, but WGU students get this Nanodegree as part of their tuition in their bachelor's degree program.

The coursework works in conjunction with other data management and data analyst coursework at WGU, ensuring students have time and the ability to progress in their study and learning. 

Udacity Nanodegrees do not expire and can be utilized as a credential on your résumé for the rest of your career. This is valuable in demonstrating data analytic skills to current or future employers.

Udacity Data Analyst Nanodegree Skills

Introduction to Data Analysis

  • Data analysis process which includes wrangling, exploring, analyzing, and communicating data. Students will work with data in Python, using libraries like NumPy and Pandas.

Practical Statistics

  • Application of inferential statistics and probability in real-world scenarios. This involves using A/B tests and supervised learning models.

Data Wrangling

  • Data wrangling involves gathering, assessing, and cleaning data. This process uses Python to wrangle and prepare data for analysis.

Data Visualization with Python

  • Visualization elements are key to the data analysis process. Visualization helps professionals explore data at multiple levels to find insights and create a story.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Udacity Certifications

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. 

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