You've taken the first step to your new future.
Congratulations! You’ve just taken the first step in a journey to unlock new skills and advance your career through the Calbright College Introduction to Data Analysis Program. Our team will begin to communicate with you directly, and you can always reach out to us with any questions you have by phone, email, or text. You can refer back to our program information page for additional details.
NEXT: Finish the 15 minute application
IMPORTANT: The California Community Colleges’ CCCApply application is required for you to enroll in our program. Please confirm or enter your email address below, then click “Proceed to the next step.” You will be redirected to CCCApply to begin your enrollment.
Note: To combat spam applications, CCCApply uses the ID.me verification service, which will display after you create your “OpenCCC” account. All Californians with a state ID can complete this verification, regardless of immigration status. Calbright applicants can select “verify later” to decline participation in this process. For help along the way, you can refer to our Step-By-Step Guide. We’re ready to welcome you onboard as a new student!
The Big Picture
Data analysts gather, manage, and visualize data for business intelligence insights in order to answer a question or to solve a problem. They provide critical information for organizational decision making and are found in many industries, including business, finance, insurance, criminal justice, science, medicine, and government.
Over 11,000 entry level jobs requiring data analysis skills in California.
Average starting salary for data analyst roles
Expected job growth in California in the next 10 years
Jobs, salary, and growth data via Lightcast, August 2023.
“... breaking into the data analysis field is different than other areas – there are specific gateway skills that serve as the foundation for a successful career.”
Michael Younger, VP - Workforce, Strategy, and Innovation
A central component of Calbright’s program development is the assembly of, and collaboration with an advisory council of industry experts, incumbents, hiring managers, and leaders of companies and organizations that have large data analysis portfolios.
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