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Divergence Academy

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Divergence Academy is a technical training provider based in Addison, Texas that offers courses in data science, cybersecurity, and cloud engineering. The full-time programs include: Cybersecurity Professional Penetration Tester, Data Science Immersive, Cloud Engineering Immersive, and Security Operations Management Immersive. Students of the Immersive programs can choose to complete the program as: 10 weeks of 8-hour classes, 20 weeks of 4-hour classes, or 20 week...

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  • Edward McGee
    Graduate • Cybersecurity Professional Penetration Tester • Dallas
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    Mar 09, 2021
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    A great experience

    I found the curriculum easy to follow, backed by industry professional instructors. With great administrative support.
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  • Al Sosa
    Professor • Data Science Immersive • Dallas
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    Dec 24, 2019
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    Data Nerd

    These guys are more than teachers they are professionals who became teachers. Very smart people.
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  • Rathna Sindura Chikkam
    Master's in Computer Science student at UTA • Student
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    Sep 30, 2018
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    Data Science 60 hr - prepares students to meet the industry standards

    Trying to enter the Data Science world with a Master's degree and a few online courses is not quite enough, as it cannot enable a new graduate to think like a domain expert who could help formulate the right questions. Even with the right questions, students like me have to demonstrate the ability to apply the right concept to solve the problem. Divergence Academy's Data Science 60 hr course bridges the gap that students seem to have, between the generic exposure of concepts and the curren...

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  • Viswanath Miriyapalli
    Data Engineer • Student • Data Science Part-Time • Dallas
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    Sep 21, 2018
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    Data Science 60 hr Course

    This Data Science course spearheaded by Vish and Scott ticked a lot of boxes for me unlike the other data science courses available online. The telling difference was in the way the instructors helped me get my foundations right and gave me the ability to analyze the problems in an effective way. A lot of work went into compiling the course work that is relevant to the current industry standards and the assignments helped me dwell deep into the concepts. I was introduced to some pret...

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  • Nischal Reddy Borra
    Data Scientist • Graduate • Data Science Part-Time • Dallas
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    Sep 12, 2018
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    It got me a data science job!

    As an aspiring data scientist and a recent graduate, I had decided to complete numerous data science courses online. I presumed I was quite proficient at data science and even marketed myself to recruiters as one. I could not have been more wrong. Data science is not something which can be learned by conventional means. It needs a certain level of business acumen and several hours of guided teaching. Online courses which claim to teach you data science within a few hours is not even ...

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  • Architect, DevOps Lead, AWS Cloud Lead, Portfolio App Security Manager
    Graduate • Data Science Part-Time • Dallas
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    Jul 15, 2018
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    Plunge into Data Science

    Practical and Theory combined together give a very good perspective of Data Science for anyone who wants to learn this field. Classwork/labs + Homework greatly help, but make sure that you invest the time to do them with due dilligence.

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  • Eric Kao
    Student • Data Science Part-Time • Dallas
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    Jul 15, 2018
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    Divergence 60-hr course is great!

     

    The experience I have here is awesome. Vish does not only cover normal python and ML algorithm but also scala and cloud platform. He also provides a lot of helpful insights about how the industry works and how the data scientists approach the problem. The classmates here are also from many different backgrounds and it is a great opportunity for me to learn from others. I definitely think this 60-hr course is helpful for me.

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  • Wendy Lin
    Student • Data Science Part-Time • Dallas
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    Jul 15, 2018
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    Nice learning experience

    I took the data science short course. As a no technical background student, I found it is very useful for people who want to get in the industry with a little analysis knowledge. It gave me the knowledge as well as practice of many needed skills for data scientist from the industry prospective. The course focus more on python as well as the most useful statistics theory behind those model. It takes only 6 weeks and I think it is suitable for those people in transit.

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  • Paul Williams
    Graduate • Data Science Immersive • Dallas
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    Dec 08, 2017
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    Intense Amazing Experience

    I have had the amazing experience and opportunity to take both the Data Science Part-Time course and the Data Science Immersive. There are almost too many great things to say about both but I will try to be brief. Specifically with the Immersive course if I could describe it with one word it would be "hands-on" and I probably need one more word and that would be "caring". Sravan Ankaraju (founder) and Beth (advisor) have done an outstanding job making this course top notch.
    Firstly al...

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  • Togbey, Kodjovi M.
    Sr Quantitative Analyst • Applicant • Data Science Part-Time • Dallas
    Sep 30, 2018
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    Data Science 60 hrs course

    I really enjoyed this course. I liked the in-class demos/examples to help remember the material.  It was a nice reward for working hard throughout the course. I would recommend this course to those looking into Data Science.

    The instructors bring enthusiasm and experience to every lecture that they give. They  are very approachable and understan...

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  • Ryan Mak
    Data Science Professional • Student • Data Science Part-Time • Dallas
    Sep 30, 2018
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    Data Science Part-Time

    I was part of the 17th cohort for the Data Science Part-Time / 60-Hour Weekend course at Divergence Academy.  As an aspiring data science professional, I am so glad that I took this course under the tutelage of Scott Love and Vish Puttagunta.  Both Scott and Vish taught the course material in a fashion that emphasized less on theory and more on practice, which satisfies the expectations of industry.  I especially liked how Vish made linear and logistic regression, neural networks, and Naiv...

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  • Karan
    Principal Architect • Data Science Part-Time • Dallas
    Jul 15, 2018
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    DataScience Short Course

    Took the 6 week-end Datascience course at Divergence Academy. Vish Puttagunta (Instructor) is one of the best instructor in dfw area and his approach & the curriculum he built towards this course is perfect. The course is not just theory or a bunch of slides its completely hands-on course every week where I got to know about building  models in Python Pandas, Spark, Scala, Statistical modelling & deep learning techniques at a scale with cutting edge cloud tools like google collab &...

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Divergence Academy costs around $18,000. On the lower end, some Divergence Academy courses like Data Analysis & Visualization cost $5,000.

What courses does Divergence Academy teach?

Divergence Academy offers courses like Capture the Flag, CISSP Prep, Cloud Engineering Immersive, Cybersecurity Professional Penetration Tester and 6 more.

Where does Divergence Academy have campuses?

Divergence Academy has an in-person campus in Dallas.

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