Data science training provider Metis’s bootcamp has become the first and
only data science training bootcamp in the U.S. authorized to enroll
international students with M-1 visas, which allow non-U.S. students to
attend technical and vocational programs in the U.S. International
students who are already in the U.S. on an F-1 visa may also transfer to
Currently operating in New York City and San Francisco, Metis’s bootcamp
program is the data science industry’s only accredited intensive data
Metis’s curriculum combines projects-based data science design with the
proprietary learning science and assessment insights of global
educational services provider Kaplan, which owns Metis. The Metis Data
Science Bootcamp is a full-time, twelve-week intensive experience
combining traditional in-class instruction with realistic projects.
Students use real data to build a five-project portfolio to present to
potential employers. Upon graduating, students will have completed
rigorous training in machine learning, programming in multiple
languages, data wrangling, project design, and data visualization.
Metis applicants must have a background in programming and statistics.
Under the competitive admissions process, prospective students submit
written applications, with top applicants invited to complete challenges
and a video interview. Metis offers a $3,000 scholarship for women and
underrepresented minority groups.
The role of data scientist ranks as the best
job in the US on jobs website Glassdoor’s 2016 list. About 45%
of data scientists work outside of the US, with hotbeds of data
scientists in countries like India, the Netherlands, and Israel,
according to LinkedIn data.
is a leading provider of data science skills training for individuals
and businesses. Part of Kaplan Test Prep’s New Economy Skills Training
unit, Metis delivers training programs designed by world-class
practitioners and runs the industry’s only accredited intensive data
science bootcamp. Kaplan Test Prep (www.kaptest.com)
is a premier provider of educational and career services for
individuals, schools and businesses.
Note to editors: Kaplan is a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company
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