Is the Udacity data engineering nano degree worth it?

Amazon / Data binancemas
Jul 11 6 Comments

I am currently a data analyst on an Alexa team and I am thinking of making a move to become a data engineer, this means I need a little skills upgrade. Is the Udacity data engineering nano degree worth the squeeze and the money? If not, what would you recommend? I already have an MSc. in Information Systems.
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TOP 6 Comments
  • @OP did you take the course though?
    Jul 31 0
  • Facebook NjHM60
    Does Amazon not have the L&D resources internally? FB for instance makes it fairly easy to learn the skills needed to go DA/DS <-> DE
    Jul 11 1
    • Amazon / Data binancemas
      I have not heard of such a thing
      Jul 11
  • Zillow Group / Data Grmw41
    #1 rule for advancing or changing your role: ask about it. At the end of the day amazon would rather keep you while doing something different than let you leave.
    Jul 11 0
  • Microsoft / Product

    Microsoft Product

    Amazon, Oracle
    Jul 11 0
  • You can search and find the projects that degree includes and just do them on your own. They are on github. I think udacity is a waste of time for the money they ask. Especially if you already know your way around the subject a bit.
    Jul 11 0