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Have you seen our bootcamps yet?

We don’t do theory. Each of our programs include projects that showcase your world-class data science or data engineering skills. Plus, you’ll work with real-world data for each project to solve real business problems.

Our data instructors work side-by-side with you to help you build the skill set you need to succeed. They come from MIT, Harvard, Stanford, and other esteemed educational institutions, and they’ve worked at world-class organizations.

We don’t just give you the tools you need to succeed in the business world—we help you find your first or next data role.

Your Future Awaits

Who's it for?

Data Science Essentials is the perfect class for current and recent college and graduate-level students, working professionals, and other data enthusiasts who are looking for an immersive, hands-on experience in fundamental data science techniques.

So if you’re:

  • Interested in data science and want to learn essential skills
  • New to Python and are looking for a more robust, structured learning program
  • A data analyst, economist, or researcher who works with large data sets and wants to make analysis easier and more effective with Python
  • A software or data engineer interested in learning the fundamentals of quantitative analysis
  • Interested in applying to TDI’s Data Science Program (you’ll earn the price you paid for Data Science Essentials off of your tuition!)

Then this class is for you.

When and how much is it?

We have classes throughout the year. Our latest class will always be posted above.

The program runs for 8 weeks, with classes twice a week (check our registration page for which days as they may change per session). Classes run for 2 hours starting at 7 PM ET and we offer open office hours for a half hour each day.

Tuition for Data Science Essentials is $2895. But if you purchase your class by the early deadline, you’ll only pay $1000!

Data Science Essentials includes five hours of lectures each week. You’ll also want to allot extra time for reviewing lectures and working on the associated projects; we generally recommend setting aside at least five additional hours per week for this.


Data Science Essentials or the Data Science Bootcamp?

Data Science Essentials is a part-time, online program designed for people who’d like to learn the essentials of data science to augment their current skill sets. The class is centered on data wrangling and analysis using Python and is taught by a live instructor. Prior coding experience is definitely a plus, but not required.

However, our Data Science Bootcamp is an intensive program where students should have programming experience, a background in a highly analytical field, and the ability to work independently on programming projects. This bootcamp is for people with advanced degrees who want to make a full transition from academia to industry-focused data science.

If you successfully complete Data Science Essentials, you’ll automatically earn admission into the next TDI Bootcamp and we’ll take up to $1,000 off your tuition.

About Data Science Essentials


  • Elementary programming knowledge
  • Familiarity with statistics

Upon completion of this program, you’ll be able to:

Classes will run for 8 weeks, with classes twice a week. Classes run for 2 hours starting at 7 PM ET and we offer open office hours for a half hour each day.

Tuition for Data Science Essentials is $2895. But if you purchase your class by the early registration deadline, you’ll only pay $1000!

Class Outline

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