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New Coding Boot Camp At Rice University Promises Good Jobs Fast

For $11,500 and 24 weeks of training, students will learn the data skills needed in many industries – from oil and gas to financial services

Robert Bruce is the dean of Rice University’s Glasscock School of Continuing Studies


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Rice University's Glasscock School of Continuing Studies will offer its first boot camp for data analytics this fall.

It promises to teach part-time students the skills necessary to become data scientists or analysts.

These types of programs are growing fast across the country.

But can a $11,500, 24-week boot camp replace a four-year college education?

Robert Bruce, dean of the Glasscock School provides some answers.

Click on the audio above to listen to the interview with the dean.

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