NYC Data Science Academy offers 12 week data science bootcamps. In these programs, students learn beginner and intermediate levels of Data Science with R, Python, Hadoop & Spark, Github, and SQL as well as the most popular and useful R and Python packages like XgBoost, Caret, dplyr, ggplot2, Pandas, scikit-learn, and more. Once the learning foundation has been set, students work on multiple projects through the bootcamp. Along the way, students are assisted in preparing for employment process through resume review and interview preparation. The program distinguishes itself by balancing intensive lectures with real world project work, and by the breadth of its curriculum. Throughout the program students work alone and in teams to create at least four projects that are showcased to employers through multiple channels; private on-campus hiring partner events, student blogs, meetups, and filmed presentations.
NYC Data Science Academy works closely with hiring partners and recruiting firms to create a pipeline of interest for its students. Ideal applicants should have a Masters or PhD degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math or equivalent experience in quantitative science or programming. Candidates with BA’s who have appropriate experience are also considered.