Our 2022 Java cohorts are full
We’ll be finalizing our 2023 launch dates soon. In the meantime, consider joining one of our other programs like our Data Analytics career path – similar to our Java Development track, you’ll learn programming languages and work on technical problems.
Why Java Development
Java development is all about building things, ranging from informational websites to interactive web applications or mobile applications. Java developers are often responsible for giving input on design, implementing applications or requirements, and testing and debugging the code. If you like building new things and have the patience and grit to work through challenges, then java development could be the career for you.
Benefits of the field:
- High salaries
- Challenging and exciting work
- Growth potential
Our graduates work for the world’s top tech companies
Pay $0 upfront
Build a career based on your potential, not your bank account. We invest in your success upfront. Once you’re employed making $50,000 or more, you’ll pay $350 per month for 24 months.
- Learn in-demand skills
- Land a new job
- Pay only after you’re hired
- Support the next class
Learn on your time, from anywhere, while keeping your day job
Your coursework and meetings are online. Live meetings are only 3-5 hours per week. You can complete the coursework in-between shifts, on weekends – whatever works for your life.
Monday, January 10
Java Development Course
- At Work 8am – 3pm
- Online Class 3pm – 5pm
- Daycare pick-up 5:15pm
- Family Dinner 6pm
- 1:1 Career Coaching 8pm
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.
How does Merit America Compare?
|Merit America||Tech Bootcamp||Community College|
|Course Length||13-30 weeks||20-24 weeks||50-100 weeks|
|Organization Type||Non-profit||For-profit||For-profit or Non-profit|
|Job Placement and Training||Yes||Yes||Varies|
Get the Java skills employers are looking for
You’ll go deep into Java – one of the most in-demand languages for software development positions. Java is widely used to create mobile and web applications, and work with data.
Acing The Technical Interview
Building a career as a software developer goes far beyond technical skills. Standout in the interview process by developing a portfolio project with a small team, and learn the best way to answer common technical interview questions.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Merit America provides a blended learning environment where you will participate in live virtual meetings and complete coursework independently online.
We leverage learning tools such as the widely used digital workplace platforms and software, including: Zoom, Slack, Google Suite, and our customized Merit America Learner Portal.
If you don’t have a bachelor’s, you’re eligible for the program if:
- You have a high school diploma or GED.
- You are a fluent English speaker, reader, and writer.
- You currently reside in the U.S. and are authorized to work in the U.S.
- You have access to a laptop or desktop that can connect to the internet.
- You will be seeking full-time employment upon completion of the program.
If you do have a bachelor’s, you’re eligible for the program if all of the above bullets are true as well as:
- Your graduation year was more than 5 years ago AND
- Your income for the last 12 months was less than $35,000.
- You do not have a graduate degree.