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Gregory, Overnight Stocker     Systems Administrator at ManTech
Toya, Client Support     Tech Consultant at Intact Technology
Vi, National Guard     Software Engineer at Accenture

Hundreds of learners have changed their lives without a four year degree

I had no tangible qualifications to put on a resume and couldn’t afford training and exams. Merit provided everything I was looking for.

Yves | IT Helpdesk Technician

Programs like Merit America allow you to open a door that otherwise you would not be able to.

Sandra | Tech Consultant

Attending Merit, has not only equipped me with more tools in the tech field, but it has also brought me a network of support.

Michelle | Web Developer

I had difficulties translating my existing IT experience into new job offers. Merit America was the perfect extra support I needed to begin my career.

Alix | Tech Solutions Coordinator

Merit America is invested in helping people succeed not only in their work life, but in life in general.

Toya | Tech Consultant

I learned a lot of skills I was never taught. The coach meetings gave me the accountability I needed to succeed.

Willie | Tech Support Technician

Merit America has changed so much for me that I couldn’t be more grateful. I’ve felt like I would never get out of the dead end that I was in.

Rey | Marketing Specialist

Merit America has greatly improved my coding abilities, and my job prospects. My professional skills are much better, including searching for jobs!

Bruce | Engineering Apprentice

Everything I learned in the Merit program, I do at my job.

Rhonda | Help Desk Specialist

Merit America gave me the tools and resources to further my learning in IT.

Akilah | T2 Flex Force

It’s a great program that pushes you to learn everyday. The program is set up to help you succeed.

Vi | Software Engineer

My new career in IT has provided me with opportunities for success that I didn’t have before, and I owe my move into this career to Merit America.

Joshua | IT Support Analyst

I’ve always wanted to learn Java and had looked at options available at community colleges. It was going to cost me more and take longer than Merit.

Elizabeth | Software Engineer

At Merit America, I knew I had people — the Merit team as well as my squad — in my corner pushing me and helping me, no matter how tough it got.

Ebauni | IT Support / Business Analyst

Programs like Merit America give people with great minds a chance to pursue their dreams. To any Merit learner, know that you’re in the right place.

Corey | Cloud Operations Support Associate

Through the program I learned how to effectively pitch myself to an employer, and was given great resources to rework both my resume and cover letter.

Shonneri | Operations & Support

I had no tangible qualifications to put on a resume and couldn’t afford training and exams. Merit provided everything I was looking for.

Yves | IT Helpdesk Technician

Programs like Merit America allow you to open a door that otherwise you would not be able to.

Sandra | Tech Consultant

Attending Merit, has not only equipped me with more tools in the tech field, but it has also brought me a network of support.

Michelle | Web Developer

I had difficulties translating my existing IT experience into new job offers. Merit America was the perfect extra support I needed to begin my career.

Alix | Tech Solutions Coordinator

Merit America is invested in helping people succeed not only in their work life, but in life in general.

Toya | Tech Consultant

I learned a lot of skills I was never taught. The coach meetings gave me the accountability I needed to succeed.

Willie | Tech Support Technician

Merit America has changed so much for me that I couldn’t be more grateful. I’ve felt like I would never get out of the dead end that I was in.

Rey | Marketing Specialist

Merit America has greatly improved my coding abilities, and my job prospects. My professional skills are much better, including searching for jobs!

Bruce | Engineering Apprentice

Everything I learned in the Merit program, I do at my job.

Rhonda | Help Desk Specialist

Merit America gave me the tools and resources to further my learning in IT.

Akilah | T2 Flex Force

It’s a great program that pushes you to learn everyday. The program is set up to help you succeed.

Vi | Software Engineer

My new career in IT has provided me with opportunities for success that I didn’t have before, and I owe my move into this career to Merit America.

Joshua | IT Support Analyst

I’ve always wanted to learn Java and had looked at options available at community colleges. It was going to cost me more and take longer than Merit.

Elizabeth | Software Engineer

At Merit America, I knew I had people — the Merit team as well as my squad — in my corner pushing me and helping me, no matter how tough it got.

Ebauni | IT Support / Business Analyst

Programs like Merit America give people with great minds a chance to pursue their dreams. To any Merit learner, know that you’re in the right place.

Corey | Cloud Operations Support Associate

Through the program I learned how to effectively pitch myself to an employer, and was given great resources to rework both my resume and cover letter.

Shonneri | Operations & Support

I had no tangible qualifications to put on a resume and couldn’t afford training and exams. Merit provided everything I was looking for.

Yves | IT Helpdesk Technician

Programs like Merit America allow you to open a door that otherwise you would not be able to.

Sandra | Tech Consultant

Attending Merit, has not only equipped me with more tools in the tech field, but it has also brought me a network of support.

Michelle | Web Developer

I had difficulties translating my existing IT experience into new job offers. Merit America was the perfect extra support I needed to begin my career.

Alix | Tech Solutions Coordinator

Merit America is invested in helping people succeed not only in their work life, but in life in general.

Toya | Tech Consultant

I learned a lot of skills I was never taught. The coach meetings gave me the accountability I needed to succeed.

Willie | Tech Support Technician

Merit America has changed so much for me that I couldn’t be more grateful. I’ve felt like I would never get out of the dead end that I was in.

Rey | Marketing Specialist

Merit America has greatly improved my coding abilities, and my job prospects. My professional skills are much better, including searching for jobs!

Bruce | Engineering Apprentice

Everything I learned in the Merit program, I do at my job.

Rhonda | Help Desk Specialist

Merit America gave me the tools and resources to further my learning in IT.

Akilah | T2 Flex Force

It’s a great program that pushes you to learn everyday. The program is set up to help you succeed.

Vi | Software Engineer

My new career in IT has provided me with opportunities for success that I didn’t have before, and I owe my move into this career to Merit America.

Joshua | IT Support Analyst

I’ve always wanted to learn Java and had looked at options available at community colleges. It was going to cost me more and take longer than Merit.

Elizabeth | Software Engineer

At Merit America, I knew I had people — the Merit team as well as my squad — in my corner pushing me and helping me, no matter how tough it got.

Ebauni | IT Support / Business Analyst

Programs like Merit America give people with great minds a chance to pursue their dreams. To any Merit learner, know that you’re in the right place.

Corey | Cloud Operations Support Associate

Through the program I learned how to effectively pitch myself to an employer, and was given great resources to rework both my resume and cover letter.

Shonneri | Operations & Support

I had no tangible qualifications to put on a resume and couldn’t afford training and exams. Merit provided everything I was looking for.

Yves | IT Helpdesk Technician

Programs like Merit America allow you to open a door that otherwise you would not be able to.

Sandra | Tech Consultant

Attending Merit, has not only equipped me with more tools in the tech field, but it has also brought me a network of support.

Michelle | Web Developer

I had difficulties translating my existing IT experience into new job offers. Merit America was the perfect extra support I needed to begin my career.

Alix | Tech Solutions Coordinator

Merit America is invested in helping people succeed not only in their work life, but in life in general.

Toya | Tech Consultant

I learned a lot of skills I was never taught. The coach meetings gave me the accountability I needed to succeed.

Willie | Tech Support Technician

Merit America has changed so much for me that I couldn’t be more grateful. I’ve felt like I would never get out of the dead end that I was in.

Rey | Marketing Specialist

Merit America has greatly improved my coding abilities, and my job prospects. My professional skills are much better, including searching for jobs!

Bruce | Engineering Apprentice

Everything I learned in the Merit program, I do at my job.

Rhonda | Help Desk Specialist

Merit America gave me the tools and resources to further my learning in IT.

Akilah | T2 Flex Force

It’s a great program that pushes you to learn everyday. The program is set up to help you succeed.

Vi | Software Engineer

My new career in IT has provided me with opportunities for success that I didn’t have before, and I owe my move into this career to Merit America.

Joshua | IT Support Analyst

I’ve always wanted to learn Java and had looked at options available at community colleges. It was going to cost me more and take longer than Merit.

Elizabeth | Software Engineer

At Merit America, I knew I had people — the Merit team as well as my squad — in my corner pushing me and helping me, no matter how tough it got.

Ebauni | IT Support / Business Analyst

Programs like Merit America give people with great minds a chance to pursue their dreams. To any Merit learner, know that you’re in the right place.

Corey | Cloud Operations Support Associate

Through the program I learned how to effectively pitch myself to an employer, and was given great resources to rework both my resume and cover letter.

Shonneri | Operations & Support

Pay $0 upfront

Build a career based on your potential, not your bank account. We invest in your success upfront. Once you’re in a job, you’ll begin set monthly payments only while you’re employed.

  1. Learn in-demand skills
  2. Land a new job
  3. Pay only after you’re hired
  4. Support the next class

Learn on your time, from anywhere, while keeping your day job

Our programs are built for people with busy lives. Your coursework and meetings are online, and live meetings are only 3-5 hours per week. You can complete the technical coursework (provided by training partners like Google) in-between shifts, on weekends – whatever works for your life.

Course Calendar

Monday, January 10

Java Development Course

  • At Work  8am – 3pm
  • Online Coursework  3pm – 5pm
  • Daycare pick-up  5:15pm
  • Family Dinner  6pm
  • 1:1 Career Coaching  8pm – 9pm

Work with a team dedicated to your success

Meet regularly with a career coach and squad of your peers to keep you on track. After you graduate, you’ll join a network of hundreds of Merit America grads.

Chat

  • Michael, Career Coach

    How’s your week so far?

  • Cora

    I’m really struggling with my resume…

  • Michael, Career Coach

    You’ve got this! Let me connect you with our job success coach, Teresa.

    Also, something to look forward to: you’re only a week away from completing your Google IT Support Certificate!

In-demand tech careers without quitting your day job

Our programs are fast, flexible, and focused on what employers need most. You’ll also earn industry-recognized credentials from training providers like Google. Break into tech with a program that best fits your strengths and interests.

IT Support

  • 20 hours/week
  • 14 weeks

Monitor and manage hardware, software and networks within an organization.

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Java Development

  • 25 hours/week
  • 21 weeks

Developing applications and software using the programming language Java.

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Data Analytics

  • 25 hours/week
  • 16 weeks

Analyze raw data for insights and apply those patterns towards decision making.

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Our graduates work for the world’s top tech companies

Don’t just land a job,

build a career

84% of Merit America graduates report a positive career outcome.

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