Principal Analytics Prep

opens the door to your new career in
business analytics and data science.

opens the door to your new career in business
analytics and data science.

We Open the Door to New Careers

At Principal Analytics Prep, we help our students gain the knowledge to launch a new career in data science and business analytics. Our founder and analytics guru, Kaiser Fung, created Principal Analytics Prep to guide your career transition into data science or business analytics. This exploding field offers abundant career opportunities and remarkable personal growth. The distinguished faculty of our data science bootcamp includes tenured industry experts, bringing 10 to 30 years of practical experience in data science, analytics and data engineering to the classroom. Most instructors are also seasoned hiring managers for data teams, and hold multiple degrees from respected universities. Our mission is to train the next generation of industry leaders. Our recent graduates have found employment in fields such as healthcare, technology, consulting, education, marketing, finance, and agriculture. To ensure small class size in our facility in New York, Principal Analytics Prep runs a highly selective admission process. Prospective students are advised to request an application and apply early. Admission is on a rolling basis.

Spring, 2019

Announcing Certified Data Specialist
Spring 2019 Cohort

Classes will run from

Feb 19 – May 13, 2019

Apply here today

Early Admit Deadline: December 15, 2018
Regular Admit Deadline: January 15, 2019

August 13, 2018

Principal Analytics Prep
Information Session – August 2018

Hosted by
Kaiser Fung
Founder, Principal Analytics Prep
Author, Professor, Blogger

Mingle with our instructors and alumni

Harvard Business School Startup Studio, NYC
August 13, 2018, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Reserve your Spot>

August 15, 2018

Principal Analytics Prep

announces the

Founder’s Scholarship for Women
in Data Science & Analytics

Apply here

Note: A CDS application must be submitted first

For consideration, apply by August 15, 2018

A member of the Harvard Business School Startup Studio in New York City, Principal Analytics Prep is the brainchild of Kaiser Fung, a widely-cited industry expert and educator in data science and analytics. He was the founding director of the Master of Science in Applied Analytics at Columbia University. He also managed business intelligence, strategic analytics, machine learning, optimization, and data engineering teams at Vimeo, SiriusXM Radio, [X+1] (ad-tech) and American Express. Kaiser is author of Numbers Rule Your World and Numbersense, best-selling books that explore how data analytics transform decision-making in business and government.


Broad Curriculum of
Essential Knowledge

12 weeks of practical skills courses taught by tenured industry experts and hiring managers.

Balanced and comprehensive coverage of essentials of business analytics and data science, including statistics courses, coding bootcamps, and business knowledge

Elite quality program with small class size at professional-grade facility in New York City

Access to our deep network of practitioners, with 10-30 years of industry experience

Continuous career guidance throughout your job search


The distinguished faculty at Principal Analytics Prep consists of tenured industry experts who are also seasoned hiring managers. Our average instructor has over 10 years of experience running business analytics and data science for leading companies. Many have earned degrees from, or taught at, prestigious universities. They are passionate about training the next generation of industry leaders.



We are a Game Changer for Careers in Data Science and Business Analytics

At Principal Analytics Prep, we see Data as the great game changer in our society in the 21st century. Data exploration, analyses, interpretation and communication span both science and art. Excellence in analytics and statistics balances subjective assumptions and objective evaluation, and utilizes soft skills along with hard knowledge. We also want to be a game changer for your career. Earning our analytics certificate or data science certificate sends hiring managers a strong signal of your commitment to the career transition. Our Big Data training offers more hours of instruction and more personal career guidance than a data science degree at an accredited university.

Our graduates have landed jobs as soon as one month after completing the data analytics bootcamp, with titles such as:

  • Data scientist at an analytics consulting specialist
  • Business data analyst at a fashion startup
  • Data scientist at a real-time streaming data startup
  • Business intelligence analyst at a digital toys manufacturer
  • Clinical performance management analyst at a large healthcare insurer
  • Program evaluation analyst at a huge public university
  • Statistician at an industry-leading agricultural company
  • Full stack engineer at a financial data startup

The diversity of jobs and industries reflect the comprehensive, and broad nature of our curriculum, and the wealth of industry expertise of our instructors and our professional networks.


Principal Analytics Prep is located at the Harvard Business School Startup Studio in New York City. The HBS Startup Studio nurtures innovative startups founded by HBS alumni.

We can help you navigate your career transition into business analytics or data science, an exploding field with huge growth. Fill out the following form to schedule a free consultation with our counselor, to receive program announcements, or to request an application.

Admission is on a rolling basis. Because of the small class size, admission is highly selective and we encourage you to apply early.

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