This is a FastForward Program:
Instructional Mode: Learn@Home: Instructor-led, Live via Zoom and CANVAS
FastForward programs are short-term training courses for industry credentials in high-demand jobs. Eligible Virginia residents may pay only one-third (1/3) of the full tuition cost. To qualify, you must meet the Virginia domicile requirements. Virginia "domicile" means you have lived in Virginia and intended to stay here indefinitely for at least one year before the date of application. A domicile determination form will be part of your registration process. Additional financial assistance is available to offset some or all of the FastForward tuition costs. Complete this short survey to see if you qualify for financial assistance. Learn more about FastForward
The G3 program makes it possible for Virginians with low or modest income to pursue jobs in high-demand fields. Learn more about G3
to see if you qualify for additional funding to offset the tuition cost.
Data analytics (DA) is the process of examining raw data to find trends and answer questions. DA is central to many business operations to help make better data-driven decisions. The CompTIA(R) Data+ certification is ideal for anyone seeking a new career in data analysis, to improve their current data science skills, or to validate their skills and knowledge with an industry-recognized credential. In this course, you will learn how to mine and manipulate data more effectively, apply basic statistical methods, and analyze complex datasets, all while adhering to governance and quality standards throughout the entire data life cycle.
Basic computer literacy e.g., using Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel.
Included with Tuition:
The course, textbook, CertMaster Practice, and industry certification exam. No other certification exams can be substituted in this program. Note:
The textbook ($51) and CertMaster Practice ($72) are assigned to students on or by the first day of class and are non-refundable
What is Expected:
You must attend 70% of all scheduled class hours, in addition to completing any other requirements set by the instructor, and sit for the Industry Credential exam. You will have 30 calendar days from the end of program to sit for the exam.
This program cannot be combined with any other discounts/promotions.