Program Reviews, Testimonials & Stories From Our Learners

Hundreds of learners like Yves have gained in-demand skills and built new careers, through technical training with our partners and professional development with dedicated coaches and peers.

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

Vi | Technology Software Engineer

I had no tangible qualifications to put on a resume and couldn’t afford training and exams for the IT certifications that I knew of. Merit America provided everything that 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 | IT Consultant

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.

Alikah | T2 Flex Force

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 Specialist

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 | Jr. IT Support Analyst

Career Coaching Takes You to the Next Level

You are not alone, you have more support than you know. Reach out to others and do a little bit every day.

Mona Career Coach

I love that at Merit we’ve found tried and true tactics to take a learner from minimum wage to a middle-class income.

Victoria Career Coach

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

Bruce | Engineering Apprentice

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

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Take it from these graduates, @meritamerica is worth it 💚 Want to change careers? Level up your life? This is how you can break into the tech industry consequence-free! #meritamericapartner Apply for the final programs of 2023 or get ahead and think about applying for 2024 – The programs fill up quickly! Merit America is one of the fastest growing non-profit organizations in the country. Their job training programs help low-wage, working adults transition into skills-based careers, and the program is completely online, flexible, and requires $0 upfront! #meritamerica #salarytransparentstreet #salarytransparency #paytransparency

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