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Data Science
in Houston

Become a data scientist in Houston. Our Data Science Bootcamp teaches a tried-and-true data science curriculum tailored to assure you graduate as a well-rounded data scientist.

😷 Due to current safety precautions, this course is being held online.

Named One of the Best Data Science Bootcamps for Q1 2021 by Career Karma

We’re honored and grateful that we’re a top ranked Data Science Bootcamp by Career Karma for Q1 2021, a leading authority in the bootcamp community of students. These awards were granted based on reviews from our alumni who’ve transformed their careers through our data science program.

Ranked One of the Top Coding Bootcamps by Course Report

Course Report takes many factors into consideration – alumni and student reviews, transparency around job placements, financing options, and commitment to diversity, just to name a few. We are proud to be recognized on this prestigious list.

Attend the most comprehensive data science bootcamp in Houston

At Flatiron School, we teach today’s in-demand tech skills, through our dynamic, immersive courses taught by experienced, passionate industry professionals online and on WeWork campuses around the world. But we don’t stop there — we pair a robust curriculum with dedicated Career Services professionals who are committed to helping you find a job you love.

Curated Community

We’ve been building communities of learners since 2012. Build your network as well as your knowledge with a diverse, supportive group of peers committed to growth and change.

Passionate Instructors

Our instructors have both industry and teaching experience and are backed by our Master Teachers and Learning Experience Designers to ensure you get the best possible support.

Flexible Payment Options

Everyone deserves the opportunity to succeed, which is why we provide a variety of payment options — so you can focus on your education and your career, not your tuition. 

Check out who’s the #1 coding bootcamp

We’re honored and grateful to be ranked as the #1 coding bootcamp by Course Report, a leading authority on immersive technology education.

Where our graduates work

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What you'll learn: data science & machine learning

From Python to Machine Learning, our 15-week data science training program gives you the breadth and depth needed to become a well-rounded data scientist. You’ll  also leave with an understanding of how to discover new techniques as your career progresses.

Every 3 weeks you’ll be introduced to a new module that builds off the learnings of the previous section while allowing you enough time to dive into each area for a thorough understanding of the subject matter.

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Prework Modules

The Data Science program moves quickly and our passionate students embrace that challenge. While no experience is necessary to apply, we require you to demonstrate some data science knowledge prior to getting admitted, then complete a prework course before Day 1. To help you prepare for our bootcamp, we provide a free introductory course. This prework ensures you come in prepared and are able to keep pace with the class.

Module 1 Topics

Variables, Booleans and Conditionals, Lists, Dictionaries, Looping, Functions, Data Structures, Data Cleaning, Pandas, NumPy, Matplotlib/Seaborn for Data Visualization, Git/Github, SQL, Accessing Data Through APIs, Web Scraping

Module 2 Topics

Combinatorics, Probability Theory, Statistical Distributions, Bayes Theorem, Sampling Methods, Hypothesis Testing, A/B Testing, Linear Regression, Model Evaluation

Module 3 Topics

Linear Algebra, Logistic Regression, Maximum Likelihood Estimation, Optimization Cost Function, Gradient Descent, K Nearest Neighbors, Decision Trees, Ensemble methods, Pipeline Building, Hyperparameter Tuning, Grid Search, Scikit-Learn

Module 4 Topics

Dimensionality Reduction, Clustering, Time Series Analysis, Neural Networks, Big Data, Natural Language Processing, Text Vectorization, Natural Language Toolkit, Regular Expressions, Word2Vec, Text Classification, Recommendation Systems

Module 5 Topics

Final Project

Join the fastest-growing corner of the tech industry

More than ever before, companies are relying on data to make business decisions. Without data science, these industry trends stay undiscovered — no story to tell and no insights to share. In order to determine business goals, more and more companies are looking for data scientists to fill in the gaps. Data science is one of the fastest-growing and sectors of the tech industry.

650%

Growth in Data Science Jobs Since 2012

The course will qualify you for a position as a data scientist or a data analyst. If you have a professional background in programming, you may also be able to get a position as a data engineer or a machine learning engineer.

Meet your instructors

At Flatiron School, we believe that great teachers inspire us to understand topics on a profound level and inspire us to become continual learners. With experience both in the field and in the classroom, our data science instructors are dedicated and thorough. Simply put: Flatiron School students learn from the best.

Lore Dirick
Head of Data Science Education

Lore earned her PhD in Business Economics and Statistics at KU Leuven, Belgium and has a thorough background building out R and Python data science curriculum.

Fangfang Lee
Lead Instructor

After earning a Masters in Statistics from New York University, Fangfang worked as a data scientist in the public policy and start-up sectors. However, her love of teaching led her to join Flatiron School as a lead instructor.

Anu Patel
Campus Director

Anu comes from a diverse background, having been born and raised in India and moving to the U.S to complete her formal education in Business & Management. She's passionate about helping students develop and grow their tech skills and receive gainful employment in booming tech industries around the country. 

Navigate tech's top opportunities with the help of our Career Services team

At Flatiron School, you won’t just learn data science. You’ll also learn "How to be a No-Brainer Tech Hire" and effective job seeker. With 1-on-1 career coaching, a robust employer network, and a proven job search framework, our Career Services team is committed to helping you launch a career in tech.  

Individual career coaching

During your job search, you’ll meet weekly with your dedicated Career Coach. Coaches help with everything from résumé review to interview prep, and help you tell your story to land your first job.

Vast employer network

We’ve built relationships with hiring managers at top companies across the world, creating a robust employer pipeline for Flatiron School grads. Our Employer Partnerships team is constantly advocating for our grads and helping you get in the door.

Proven job-search framework

Through 1-on-1 guidance from our Career Coaching team and our tried-and-true job-search framework, you’ll gain the skills and support you need to launch your career.

Frequently asked questions

You can also view our main FAQ page.

Do I need my own computer to attend Flatiron School?

Yes, you need a computer to participate in all of our programs. If you don’t have one already, we can provide you with a list of suggested vendors from which you may lease or buy a computer. Computer requirements vary by program; you can find out more information on our Computer Requirements page.

How long does it take to graduate?

Live students typically graduate in 12-15 weeks. Flex students can graduate anywhere from 20 to 60 weeks, depending on the program you choose.

What is the schedule like for virtual campus programs at Flatiron School?

Students are required to be on campus Monday–Friday from 9 a.m.–6 p.m. During these hours, you'll be working on projects, lectures, and assignments. In addition to the required hours, most students need to invest additional time on nights and weekends to complete the work and fully understand the material. You should expect to invest at least 60 hours a week in the program.

Our campuses are generally open to students 24 hours a day and 7 days a week (except holidays), and we often find our students working hard at all hours to finish homework and projects. Students find it extremely difficult to have any other commitments during their studies, such as a part-time job.

Are there prerequisites to apply to the Data Science program?

While there are no required prerequisites to apply to our data science program and we welcome beginners, we do recommend students explore our free data science workshops before applying, as this program can be very difficult for beginners. It’s important for two key reasons:

  1. The easiest way to determine if you want to pursue a career in data science is to see if you like coding.

  2. We want to fill our community with people who see data science as a passion and who want to launch lifelong careers as data scientists. It’s much easier to show that you’re passionate and dedicated by taking the initiative to get started first. Even if you’ve only worked through a few lessons, showing a little effort and curiosity about data science speaks volumes in your application.

What do I learn in Flatiron School's Data Science courses?
  • How to retrieve data from outside sources and organize data using Python

  • Create beautiful visualizations to present key findings

  • Explore data and write down multiple hypotheses for further analysis of the data

  • How to perform A/B tests

  • Build machine learning API that outputs results of an analysis

  • Apply and use Big Data

  • Learn Presentation techniques to better share conclusions about approach and analysis to key stakeholder

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