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. These skills are in-demand across many industries. 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 finish, you’ll join a network of hundreds of Merit America alumni.
How does Merit America Compare?
|Merit America||Tech Bootcamp||Community College|
|Course Length||21 weeks||20-24 weeks||50-100 weeks|
|Organization Type||Non-profit||For-profit||For-profit or Non-profit|
|Coaching and Job Search Support||Yes||Yes||Varies|
Get the Java skills employers are looking for
Learn the skills needed to become a back-end software engineer from industry-recognized partners. You’ll learn Algorithms, Data Structures, SQL, REST APIs, and Design Patterns to build a strong foundation in programming fundamentals.
You’ll go deep into Java – one of the most in-demand languages for software development positions – with our partner Tech Elevator. 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 online learning environment where you will participate in live virtual meetings and complete coursework independently online through industry-recognized partners, like Tech Elevator.
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.