Data Science

Data Science
Part-Time

An intensive online data science course for a career in applied statistics and machine learning. Apply now
Python
SQL
Data Visualization
Machine Learning
Linear Algebra
Databases
Statistics & Modeling
Natural Language Processing
Upcoming Part-Time start dates
Our Data Science part-time program is a great choice for parents, non-traditional students, and learners with full-time jobs. Get the same hands-on instruction, career support, and project experience as our full-time data science students, but in a schedule that fits your life. Students in the part-time DS program attend class 20 hours a week: evenings Monday through Thursday, and one weekend afternoon. All classes are taught on Pacific Time.

Students are required to be present during all posted class times and should also be prepared to spend 5-10 hours a week outside of class studying and working on class projects.

Jul 5, 2021

Orientation:

6/28/21 - 6/30/21

Application deadline:

6/18/21

Enrollment deadline:

6/23/21

Part-time

12 months

6 months

Monday - Thursday

6 pm to 9 pm PT

choice of Fri, Sat, or Sun

Aug 30, 2021

Orientation:

8/23/21 - 8/25/21

Application deadline:

8/13/21

Enrollment deadline:

8/18/21

Part-time

12 months

6 months

Monday - Thursday

6 pm to 9 pm PT

choice of Fri, Sat, or Sun

Hands-on education for an exciting career in data analytics
Our part-time data science curriculum is designed to teach you the technical and professional skills hiring managers need most. As a part-time student, you’ll attend live, online lectures led by industry experts who will train you on industry-current tools and techniques for data science, including best practices in the Python ecosystem. You’ll learn to analyze a variety of types of data, build reproducible analyses and data-powered systems, and understand how to communicate your insights.
Learn data science part-time and pay nothing until you land job
Quitting your job to attend a full-time data science bootcamp may not be possible if you have student debt, a mortgage to pay, kids to provide for, or other responsibilities. Whether you’re starting your first career and you’re not sure whether college is right for you or you’re looking to make a mid-life career change, Lambda School’s part-time data science can help you build the foundational skills you’ll need to be successful in the industry without quitting your day job. And you’ll be in good company – 60% of our student body attends Lambda School part-time.

Our 100% online DS course is the best part-time data science bootcamp for people who need flexibility. Both full- and part-time students start technical instruction and career preparation in Unit 1, so you can be confident that you’ll enter the job market ready to succeed. You’ll work with our career services team throughout the program to polish your resume, define your career goals, and source job opportunities that meet your needs. Plus, our flexible tuition options mean that you can start training for a new data science career without paying any upfront fees. And if you decide Lambda School isn’t for you? Simply withdraw penalty-free anytime before the end of the fist unit.
Data Science Units
0
Lambda Launch
Orientation: Remote Working, Class Structure & Expectations, Required Technology and Support
1-4
Statistics Fundamentals
Data Wrangling and Storytelling, Statistical Tests and Experiments, Linear Algebra
5-8
Predictive Modeling
Linear Models, Model Comparison, Applied Modeling
9-12
Data Engineering
Software Engineering, SQL and Databases, Productization and Cloud
13-16
Machine Learning
Natural Language Processing, Neural Network Foundations, Cutting-edge models and architectures
17-20
Computer Science
Intro to Python and OOP, Algorithms, Data Structures, Graphs, Hash Tables, and Coding Interview Tips
21-24
Labs
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Participate in our in-house apprenticeship by building a real-world project in a small team
Job Search
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Continuing education and ongoing Job Search support with your Job Search Trainer
Data Science Course Schedules
Our data science part-time courses are taught live on Pacific time, and students must attend 95% of classes to graduate. Every unit’s structure is unique, but we’ve provided an example below of what a typical day is like for a part-time DS student. Select your time zone and make sure one of the options below fits your schedule.

(This schedule below is illustrative. Actual schedule differs unit by unit, but start and end times for each module remain consistent.)
Mondays and Wednesdays
6:00 - 6:30 pm
Warm up
Review the day’s materials and prepare for instruction
6:30 - 8:30 pm
Guided Project
Build a project while following the instructor's guidance
8:30 - 9:00 pm
Project Time
Build on your own and get help from peers and teachers in Slack
Tuesdays and Thursdays
6:00 - 8:30 pm
Project Time
Build on your own and get help from peers and teachers in Slack
8:30 - 9:00 pm
Track Team
Develop your skills in communication, conflict and project management
Mondays and Wednesdays
7:00 - 7:30 pm
Warm up
Review the day’s materials and prepare for instruction
7:30 - 9:30 pm
Guided Project
Build a project while following the instructor's guidance
9:30 - 10:00 pm
Project Time
Build on your own and get help from peers and teachers in Slack
Tuesdays and Thursdays
7:00 - 9:30 pm
Project Time
Build on your own and get help from peers and teachers in Slack
9:30 - 10:00 pm
Track Team
Develop your skills in communication, conflict and project management
Mondays and Wednesdays
8:00 - 8:30 pm
Warm up
Review the day’s materials and prepare for instruction
8:30 - 10:30 pm
Guided Project
Build a project while following the instructor's guidance
10:30 - 11:00 pm
Project Time
Build on your own and get help from peers and teachers in Slack
Tuesdays and Thursdays
8:00 - 10:30 pm
Project Time
Build on your own and get help from peers and teachers in Slack
10:30 - 11:00 pm
Track Team
Develop your skills in communication, conflict and project management
Mondays and Wednesdays
9:00 - 9:30 pm
Warm up
Review the day’s materials and prepare for instruction
9:30 - 11:30 pm
Guided Project
Build a project while following the instructor's guidance
11:30 - 12:00 am
Project Time
Build on your own and get help from peers and teachers in Slack
Tuesdays and Thursdays
9:00 - 11:30 pm
Project Time
Build on your own and get help from peers and teachers in Slack
11:30 - 12:00 am
Track Team
Develop your skills in communication, conflict and project management
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Data Science Tuition Options
Lambda School offers a variety of tuition options to make a quality tech education available to anyone. Whether you want to learn coding free now and pay later with an Income Share Agreement (ISA) or Retail Installment Contract (RIC), pay tuition in installments, or pay full tuition upfront, we have a financing option for you.
Pay $0 upfront + ISA
Our Income Share Agreement is $0 upfront + 17% of salary for two years, $30k USD maximum total payment. Must be a US citizen (excluding California residents), Permanent resident, or DACA recipient.
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Pay tuition in installments
Students can choose to pay tuition in three installments, with the first due by their cohort enrollment deadline. The total amount of tuition you owe may vary depending on which state you live in.
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Pay $0 upfront + RIC
Our Retail Installment Contract (RIC) is $0 upfront + 17% of salary until a total of $30k USD is paid, but only once you are making $50k or more. You must be a California resident to qualify.
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Pay tuition upfront
Instead of a deferred tuition option, students can choose to make one upfront tuition payment. The total amount owed may vary by state.
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How to Apply
Check out our Admissions page to learn everything you need to know about applying to Lambda School, including what we look for, requirements and the application process. Here's a quick overview:
Step 1
Apply to Lambda School
Create your student profile, tell us about your background, and choose your track.

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Step 2
Complete Assessments
Take our aptitude test to see if you're a good fit for Lambda School (15 min).
Step 3
Complete Enrollment Checklist
Provide proof of your education background, sign the Student Policy Agreement, pay tuition or sign your ISA, and choose your start date. You’re in!
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