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State of the Industry

With data being captured and analyzed at increasingly higher rates, the demand for professionals who can build big data solutions is high: properly exploited data can give businesses a huge competitive advantage. In the next few years, the career opportunities for big data analysts will increase tremendously. More and more companies are finding that the use of data analytics provides a better overall business perspective and, as a result, are able to make more strategic decisions.

Montreal College’s Business Intelligence and Visualization Analyst – Big Data Developer profile path will provide you with tools and skills to collect, manage, analyze and interpret data. We will also provide you with the hands-on experience you need to get an edge. Big data being a relatively new field, it will be up to you to increase your already formidable technical skills and stay ahead of new trends and technologies. This is not a career in which you can afford to fall behind!

  • 12 months (900 hrs)*
  • 23rd October 2021
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  • Average annual salary$122,247 per year 2.7 million jobsin the USA by 2020
  • 103 billion dollarbig data analytics market by 2023

International Student Benefits

Post Graduate Work Permit (PGWP) | Certified Diploma from a DLI (Ministry Approved) | Student-friendly City (Montreal) | Rich Cultural Diversity | Extended Family like Network | Support for Internships | Instructor-led training

For specialists looking to advance their career, following are few job roles in Big Data:

Big Data Engineer | Data Engineer | Data Analyst (With Big Data background) | Data Developer | ETL Developer (Big Data Technologies) | Software Engineer (Big Data) | Cloud Developer (Azure, AWS, GCP) | BI/Big Data Developer


Who should apply

This program is intended for individuals possessing creative abilities who want to make a career switch or are looking to grow their business. Here is a list of professionals for whom learning Big Data has turned out to be a great asset:

Data analysts | Data scientist | Computer engineers | IT professionals | Business intelligence analysts |

And anyone with a computer science background or a passion for learning new technologies

Dwany H

Big Data Developer

Sihame B

BI Developer

Rosana N

Java Developer

David P

Big Data Student/Java Developer


This is an entry-level course/program, but it assumes that students have the following:

Secondary V / High School Diploma

Good knowledge Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint Presentation)

Completed post-secondary studies (in Business Management or Social Science or Information Technology) or have a CEGEP Diploma or have 1 year of relevant experience

Knowledge of Java or Database Management or OOPs concepts is considered an asset.

Upon successful completion of the program, the college grants the student an AEC (Attestation d’études collégiale)

Business Intelligence and Visualization Analyst (LEA.CV)
-900 hrs-

Certification Tracks
IBM Certified Data Engineer – Big Data
HDP Spark Developer (Cloudera)
CCA Spark and Hadoop Developer Exam (Cloudera)
CCP Data Engineer (Cloudera)


A.E.C. – Business Intelligence and Visualization Analyst (LEA.CV)
-(900 hrs)-

Introduction to the concepts of big data, its problems and challenges. The course will also cover the treatment of big data, the Hadoop Ecosystem and the role of a developer in the big data field.

Introduction to the concepts of programming and algorithms. Students will learn the Scala programming language, object-oriented languages such as Java and Linux Shell, as well as scripting fundamentals.

Introduction to the concepts of relational and non-relational databases. Students will learn how to handle structured and unstructured data and how to manage big data with Parquet, Hbase and JDBC.

Big data applications are able to handle the large volume of data (both structured and unstructured) without which large-scale organizations could not operate. Big data solutions make analysis optimal for better and more strategic business decisions.

Tableau can create a wide range of different visualizations to interactively present the data and showcase insights. It comes with tools that allow to drill down data and see the impact in a visual format that can be easily understood by any individual. Tableau also comes with real-time data analytics capabilities and cloud support.

At the end of the program, students work on a real-time, industry-simulated project involving big data and database software.



As an international student, I learned a lot from this program at Montreal College, which landed me a job as a quality assurance analyst in automation.

Pooja Gogna — STQA Student


— F.A.Q —

Fast track program is designed for local students whereas Regular track is designed for international students
Each student is provided with a PC in the classroom. However, students can bring their own laptops.
Yes, of course you can visit our campus and enquire about our program. You can register for the next upcoming information session through our website. You can also book an appointment to meet our program advisor.
We offer flexible schedule during daytime, evenings and weekends
Yes, you shall be working on a project as part of the program. However, we do not offer an internship but you are free to intern in an organization if it’s in the purview of your program (Regular track) and you have all necessary authorizations from the government of Canada.
Not at this time, but please consult our Financial Aid section for information on grants and loans.
Yes, we will. Please consult our Career center section for additional information.
Yes. We conduct prerequisite classes that will help you to start the program on a high note.
- Completed Post-Secondary (or post-secondary) studies in Business Management, Social Science or Information Technology, or CEGEP Diploma, or relevant experience of at least 1 year. -High School – Mathematics Secondary 4 436/4 SN or TS/5 CST - Basic knowledge of SQL is considered an asset.
Yes, there're Teaching Assistants (TAs) available for this program to help you during your labs and ease your learning process.

Montreal College
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