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LSU Data Analytics Bootcamp

Become a Professional Data Analyst

Whether you’re a beginner or looking to upskill, you can learn data analytics skills online with LSU Tech Bootcamps.

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Why Learn Data Analytics With LSU?

A data analyst gathers, analyzes, and builds visualizations of an organization’s data to inform critical business decisions. Stakeholders then use this data to implement effective changes and launch new initiatives. As a result, skilled data analysts are highly sought-after, making it a rewarding career path for inquisitive professionals with a desire to solve problems.

By enrolling in the LSU Data Analytics Bootcamp powered by Fullstack Academy, you'll gain the skills, experience, and career guidance necessary to help you land a data analyst role.

The Demand for Data Analysts in the U.S.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of data analysts in the U.S. is projected to grow by 23% through 2032. In the U.S. and remotely, organizations of all sizes and industries are seeking data specialists, including local employers like Lumen, IBM, and Centene.

Hiring for roles like Data Analyst, Insights Analyst, and Data Analytics Consultant, these companies are seeking individuals with the latest skills and knowledge in the field. LSU Data Analytics Bootcamp grads will be well-equipped for these roles and many others.

Bootcamp Application and Start Dates

    Data Analytics Bootcamp
    Aug. 13, 2024 - Feb. 13, 2025
    Tue / Thu
    6:30pm - 9:30pm CT
    Apply by Aug. 06, 2024

Fullstack Academy is one of the longest-running and most reputable tech bootcamps in the nation, with incredible student reviews, years of experience in education, and impressive graduate outcomes.

Through Fullstack Academy's active learning approach, the LSU Data Analytics Bootcamp helps open doors to opportunities in Louisiana, remotely, and beyond!

How the LSU Data Analytics Bootcamp Works

The LSU Data Analytics Bootcamp is designed for students to pursue high-quality tech education while continuing to balance other commitments. Our part-time program provides the flexibility to fit career development into your life.

Bootcamp classes combine live online instruction with group and independent active learning challenges—all facilitated by industry-experienced professionals.

  • All classes are held weekly on Tuesday and Thursday.

    • 6:30pm-9:30pm CT

In addition to classroom lessons, part-time students can anticipate spending 6-8 hours studying and working on outside assignments each week.

Class times and schedule options are subject to change. To see available schedules for your cohort of choice, complete your application or schedule a call with a student advisor.

Earn College Credit With Bootcamp

The LSU Data Analytics Bootcamp empowers students to further their education by actively working toward a bachelor’s degree while going through the bootcamp. Students who complete the bootcamp may be able to earn up to 6 elective credits once they are enrolled in either of the following online undergraduate degrees from LSU:

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business Analytics

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in General Business (all concentrations)


There are many ways to pay for your bootcamp experience, including self-pay, employer-pay, local/state government assistance, scholarships, and personal loans. Learn more about payment options.

NEW! With reduced tuition,the Data Analytics Bootcamp is more affordable than ever. Plus, for a limited time, you can save an additional $2,000 with the Summer of Tech Scholarship.

Tuition: $14,495 $12,995

Summer of Tech Scholarship: -$2,000

Reduced Tuition with Scholarship: $10,995

Apply and enroll by 8/6/2024 to the upcoming Data Analytics Part-Time Bootcamp cohort starting on 8/13/2024 to receive the scholarship.

  • Louisiana State University Tech Bootcamps is committed to making tech education more accessible, so we’re reducing the enrollment deposit to $99* (normally $1,000) for a limited time. Get started on your journey before the deposit increases!

    Enrollment Deposit - $1,000 $99*
    Tuition During Program - $12,896
    Total Tuition - $12,995*

    *Offer eligibility: Upon admittance into the program, pay the $99 refundable deposit in full prior to the enrollment date.

  • $2,000 Summer of Tech Scholarship

    For a limited time, save $2,000 on tuition with the Summer of Tech Scholarship! Apply and enroll by 8/6/2024 to the upcoming Data Analytics Part-Time Bootcamp cohort starting on 8/13/2024 to receive the scholarship.

    $500 Community Scholarship

    For LSU alumni, current students, and employees.

    $1,000 Military Scholarship**

    For active-duty service members and military veterans.

    **Valid ID required.

Data Analytics Jobs and Salaries in the U.S.

Data analysts are in demand in the U.S. and beyond, and the field has many lucrative career pathways. Companies and organizations of all industries are seeking individuals with data skills to fill roles, including:

  • Data Analyst
  • Insights Analyst
  • Data Analytics Consultant
  • Data Modeler

With the LSU Data Analytics Bootcamp, you have the opportunity to learn in-demand skills in data analysis, organization, visualization, SQL and Python programming, ETL, and ChatGPT in 26 weeks. Entry-level data analysts in the U.S. earn an average yearly salary of $60,386 (Glassdoor, 2023), offering an effective return on investment for anyone pursuing a data analytics education.

Big Return on Your Investment

LSU Data Analytics Curriculum

LSU Data Analytics Bootcamp students will acquire the latest skills and knowledge to navigate and analyze real-world data sets. During the program, students will:

  • Learn advanced features and formulas in Microsoft Excel
  • Create presentations using data storytelling techniques and visualizations
  • Design, learn, and apply SQL for database definition and manipulation
  • Apply Python fundamentals to manipulate and analyze data
  • Use AWS Glue to apply ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) processes
  • Gain the skills to qualify for certification as a Tableau Desktop Specialist (exam not included in bootcamp)
  • Explore how to apply generative AI in data analytics using ChatGPT, Bing AI, and more with a free elective course

Each course is facilitated by an instructor in a live online format. The curriculum teaches practical and technical skills using real-world scenarios, the latest technology, and hands-on projects.

  • Become a power Excel user by learning how to use advanced features.

    • Conditional formatting and important functions

    • Analyzing data with pivot tables

    • Statistics in Excel

    • Macros and Power Query

  • Design, learn, and apply the Structured Query Language (SQL) for database definition and manipulation.

    • SQL databases and tables

    • SQL operators, constraints, and data types

    • SQL JOINs, set operators, and subqueries

    • SQL window functions and views

  • Integrate data from multiple sources into one data set to prepare it for storage.

    • ETL fundamentals using AWS Glue

    • Data source identification, extraction, and transformation

    • ETL tools and technologies

  • Create and optimize highly interactive data visualizations using Tableau.

    • Tableau charts, dashboards, and stories

    • Data preparation, filtering, and analytics in Tableau

    • Advanced Tableau Desktop features

  • Learn to use Python to build and manage data structures.

    • Conditional statements, loops, and functions

    • Object-oriented programming (OOPs) and threading

  • Apply Python programming toward analyzing, wrangling, and visualizing data.

    • Linear algebra in Python

    • Statistics in Python

    • Data analysis, wrangling, and visualization using Python libraries—including NumPy and Panda

  • Gain in-demand generative AI skills using top tools like ChatGPT, Google Gemini, and more.

    • GenAI functionality, prompt engineering, and ethics

    • AI use cases for data analysis and storytelling

  • Explore how to use AI in data analytics to aid data discovery, exploration, and visualization.

    • ETL and data modeling automation with AI

    • AI transformation in data visualization

  • Understand the ethical implications of data practices—from privacy and consent to data bias.

    • Legal frameworks and data privacy

    • Informed consent principles

    • Ethical obligations of data professionals

Data Analytics Capstone Project

During the bootcamp, you’ll contribute to a number of workshops and projects—culminating with a final capstone project. You’ll build your capstone project using the 5 core data tools used in the program (Excel, SQL, AWS Glue, Tableau, and Python), and apply them toward finding practical data solutions for real business challenges.

Following graduation, you can use this project to form the basis of your portfolio to demonstrate your skills to prospective employers.

*Please note that this is a sample curriculum and is subject to change.

Data Analytics Tools Covered in Bootcamp

Throughout bootcamp, you’ll use industry-standard digital tools to build practical, hands-on data analytics skills. Here are just some of the tools you’ll develop proficiency in:

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Prepare to Earn Tableau Desktop Specialist Certification With LSU

In addition to using top data tools and technologies throughout the program, LSU Data Analytics Bootcamp students will be prepared for certification in Tableau.

Tableau Desktop Specialist

Tableau is a widely used tool for data visualization and business intelligence, and Tableau skills are essential for success as a data analyst. Demonstrate your proficiency by studying for the Tableau Desktop Specialist Certification—with preparation coursework built right into the bootcamp (exam itself not included).

Tableau specialist certificate

Landing a Data Analytics Job in the U.S.

LSU students will gain valuable insight into how to build a successful career in data analytics from day one of the course. Throughout the bootcamp experience, students may access live workshops, office hours, and on-demand content to help build a job search toolkit—which includes an optimized resume and LinkedIn profile.

Following successful completion of the Career Success Program, students can choose to opt into additional coaching support and receive guidance for up to a year following graduation in:

  • Growing your professional network

  • Resume and LinkedIn profile optimization

  • Interview and assessment prep

  • Salary negotiation workshops

  • And much more!

You’ll also graduate from the program with a portfolio of work that demonstrates your ability to solve real business problems for real companies.

Fullstack Academy grads have landed jobs with some of the world's leading companies.

Louisiana State University Tech Bootcamps are powered by Fullstack Academy. The companies listed above have hired Fullstack Academy graduates.

Who Should Attend the LSU Data Analytics Bootcamp

The LSU Data Analytics Bootcamp powered by Fullstack Academy is specifically designed for beginners. There’s no experience required to apply, be accepted, or succeed.

Successful bootcamp students have backgrounds in:




Customer service

Graphic design



And more...

Apply today and join others just like you on the first steps to a life-changing career.


  • The data analytics curriculum is broken down into four main areas:

    • Excel

    • Presentations

    • SQL

    • Python

    From there, students work on learning the skills they need to pass two industry certifications (Tableau Desktop Specialist and AWS Certified Data Analytics - Specialty) and finish the program with a culminating project. Grads of the LSU Data Analytics Bootcamp learn the skills they need to be qualified for entry-level roles like Data Analyst and Insights Analyst.

    Get your Data Analytics Bootcamp syllabus today.

  • Yes, the LSU Data Analytics Bootcamp is beginner-friendly. It’s specifically designed for professionals without previous experience in data analytics. While some background knowledge is helpful, the only expectation is that students have general computer literacy skills in basics like efficiently using the Internet/cloud and Windows.

  • Your time with our career success team will include everything from workshops to one-on-one office hours to phone chats before big interviews. Alumni will also have access to a job board and have the opportunity to be connected with companies and organizations in our Employer Partner Network that are actively seeking qualified candidates.

  • To be eligible for the program, you must be at least 18 years old and a high school grad/GED holder by the start date of your intended cohort.

  • Students who complete the bootcamp may be able to earn up to 6 elective credits once they are enrolled in either of the following online undergraduate degrees from LSU:

    • Bachelor of Science (BS) in Business Analytics

    • Bachelor of Science (BS) in General Business (all concentrations)

  • Part-time students often continue working full-time while completing the bootcamp. Each week, students can expect to spend 9 hours in class and another 6-8 hours studying and completing assignments outside of class.

    Full-time students do not continue working due to the immersive nature of the LSU Data Analytics. By focusing solely on their training, they’re set up to thrive in the accelerated 10-week program.

LSU Tech Bootcamps Admissions Process

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Once you’re ready to start your data analytics journey, here are the steps you can expect in the admissions process.

  1. Fill out our online application form
  2. Take our nontechnical assessment
    • No experience required
    • Covers logical reasoning
    • Sent to you immediately upon submission of application
  3. Receive an entrance decision