Learn how to extract, analyze, and make predictions about real life data to make your applications smarter, faster, and cheaper.Data science is how Facebook knows who to tag in your picture, it's how hedge funds short the market, and it's how the fight against cancer and other deadly diseases has turned to precision medicine for targeted therapies. In this 8 week course, you will be learning simple, yet powerful implementations of the frameworks and tools that data scientists use every day to make predictions about the very world that we live in. We will leverage the power of data from around the world to make predictions about real-life situations.
Benefits of Taking this Course
Did you know that the average Data Scientist in the Baltimore area makes $84,000 / year. (Source: Indeed)
Upon passing this course, you'll get exclusive access to Betamore Works, our career concierge service that helps you find full-time employment & gigs.
Unlike online classrooms, you'll actually get to meet face-to-face with your instructor and other students, providing a much higher quality experience.
Real Labs, Real Projects
You'll be working on real projects in this course. If you don't have an idea for your own project, we'll pair you with our own real-world lab partners.
Here's what you'll be learning, broken down by weekly units
Meet Your Instructors
Founder, Corsair's Ventures
For over two and a half decades, George has interviewed, hired, trained, and educated dozens of aspiring analysts who now lead successful analytic operations of their own. He has served thousands of small businesses, dozens of start-ups, and many Fortune 500 companies – generating tens of millions in incremental profit through analytics.
Data Engineer, Corsair's Ventures
Seth Goldberg is a data engineer in the education industry. His past experiences include financial services, healthcare, government contracting, and content publishing. He has a Bachelors of Science in Information Sciences & Technology. In his free time, he loves traveling, exploring the city, going to festivals, bicycling, and learning new technologies.
Have a question? We're here with an answer!
When does this course take place?
This course will start on Tuesday, October 24 and meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 6pm-9pm for 8 weeks at Betamore's Federal Hill Campus.
Can I really learn these data science skills in 8 weeks?
That's completely up to you and how hard you are willing to work. The courses have been designed to aggressively teach you these skills in 8 weeks, but the real knowledge transfer from our experts to you comes from your willingness to follow along. We find students that dedicate 7+ hours per week in addition to class time on these skills are the most successful.
Do I need to bring a laptop?
Yes, you'll need to bring your own laptop. If you're taking the Intro to Full Stack Web Development Course, you'll need an Apple laptop. You are eligible for an Education Discount and can get a brand new MacBook Air for around $950.
How do I enroll in a course?
The first step to enrollment is for you to 'Request More Info' about a particular course. Then, we will have one of our admissions directors schedule a short interview with you to learn your needs and goals. (Do not be afraid! We are looking for beginners.) If we are a good fit for each other then we will check our course availability and, if we have space, offer you enrollment. If you accept, we can set up payment and secure your seat.
How much does the Applications of Data Science course cost?
The tuition for the Applications of Data Science course is $2,800. A deposit of $1,400 is required to confirm your spot (please read our refund policy to learn more about this). If you pay for the course upfront, you will receive a 10% discount.
What happens at the end of the course?
After the course is complete, we will give every student access to our Betamore Works program, a personalized career concierge service. If you took a course to sharpen your skills and have no interest in pursuing a new career, that's okay too.
What is your refund policy?
If you need to withdraw from one of our Academy courses prior to the start of the course, we will provide you with a full refund or credit good for future use towards any Betamore product or service. If you are one week or less into the course and you are unhappy with it for any reason, you can still receive a full refund or credit. Refunds beyond that point are prorated based on the date of withdrawal (you must submit this in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org) and the amount you have already paid; during the second week of the course, you can receive a refund of up to 75% of the full course tuition, and after two weeks, no refunds will be given.
What prior programming or tech experience do I need for the Applications of Data Science course?
You do not need any specific programming or tech experience other than knowing how to use a computer for email and Internet access. Yes, we’re for real.