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Get trained on the specific technical skills employers are looking for in entry and mid-level Java Developers. Through this course, you'll advance your coding skills and gain experience with Java, data structures, web services, algorithms, and more. Currently offered online.

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Schedule

  • Remote 9AM-4PM
    Monday through Friday
    15 Weeks

Upcoming course dates

  • March 27th, 2023
    Application Due March 6th, 2023
  • Please note, this application process is very competitive and not all applicants will be accepted for our limited slots. Seats are offered on first come, first served basis.

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In-person learning takes place at one of our facilities across the US.

Remote learners must live within commutable distance of a Per Scholas campus to best facilitate our professional development and post-training employment support. For individuals who live outside of a commutable distance, you may be eligible for our National training courses.

Hybrid courses allow flexibility for learners to participate in the course remotely or in-person based on several factors. Learn more about the course you're interested in by reaching out to your admissions lead or attending an admissions overview after applying.

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Take Your Skills to the Next Level

Through this live, instructor-led course, we will build on your existing knowledge to help you gain the specific skills necessary for Full Stack Java Developer roles in-demand locally.


Real World Experience

Learn advanced coding skills relevant in today’s job market.


Hands-On Understanding of Web Application Architecture

Build multi-tier web application using a deep understanding of web architecture and the levels of abstraction within the layers.


Hands-On Training from an Industry Leader

This course is designed in partnership with TEKsystems, an industry leader in Technology Talent Services. Their recruiters will be actively involved in your professional development and job search.

Designed to Meet Specific Job Demand Locally

As a Java Developer graduate, you will enhance your fundamentals in application development, equipped with the knowledge to fulfill a wide range of entry and mid-level jobs such as:

  • Full Stack Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Java Developer

This program in partnership with TEKsystems is designed to meet specific local job demand at the end of the program. TEKsystems is committed to interviewing all graduates upon completion of the final case study, web application. To support this, TEKsystems recruiters will play an active role in your career development throughout the class, including mock interviews and resume reviews. Per Scholas does not require candidates sign a contract with any employer partner. Learners are always free to their own future.

$60K Average salary Per Scholas Java Developer graduates make at their first job

Expand your Tech Portfolio and Network


Remain Competitive as the Industry Grows

Whether you are fresh out of college, self-taught or seasoned veteran, per scholas’ evolving curriculum will help you get the skills necessary to take the next step in your career.

Per Scholas Graduate, Andre Yates, who is now a software developer
As I was applying and going through interviews, there was a gap between where my college education brought me and where companies expected me to know things about the technology industry. Per Scholas taught me so much that I wasn’t able to learn in school.

Meet Andre Yates


Customized Professional Development and Networking

Regular Career Development like resume reviews, mock interviews, and "Meet the Employer" sessions will familiarize you with our employer partners, meet with other IT professionals and help prepare you for the job search.

Learn more about our partnership with:


Direct Job Placement Support

Graduates will receive job placement support from the employer partner and identify career opportunities leveraging their new and existing skills. If TEKsystems doesn't work out, Per Scholas staff will continue to provide connections with other employer partners.

Per Scholas Java Developer Graduate Mira Winkel
It's huge knowing that I don't just have a beginner skill set. I have a very focused skill set that is highly in demand. Per Scholas gave me the base of my knowledge to go out and be successful.

Meet Mira Winkel

What You'll Learn


Become Proficient in Agile-Scrum Project Methodologies

Explore how to be efficient in Agile-Scrum project management methodologies using Jira, one of the most influential software tools in the market.


Excel at Programming and Understanding Program Flow

Learn flow-based programming topics such as multithreading, collections, basic I/O, Concurrency, JDBC, Java networking and Java 8.


Deliver High Quality Web Applications

Know how to wire, create, manage, test and inspect Java programs and projects to deliver quality web-based applications.

Curriculum

The technical training and career development skills you need

Week 1

Project Management Methodologies

  • Overview of SDLC/STLC

Product Management Methodologies

  • Agile (Scrum & Kanban)

Project Management Tools

  • JIRA
Weeks 2 & 3
  • Version Control System (Github)
  • Hypertext Markup Languages (HTML)
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • Responsive Design/Framework (Bootstrap)
  • Javascript
  • Document Object Model (DOM)
  • Behavior Object Model (BOM)
  • AJAX & JSON
Week 4
  • Introduction to Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • SQL – DDL, DQL, DML commands
  • SQL Joins, Aggregate functions, Subqueries
  • MariaDB (Subprograms, Flow-control statements, Cursors, Exceptions)
Weeks 5 & 6
  • Java SDK (JDK, JRE)
  • Integrated Development Environment (Eclipse)
  • Integrated Data Types, Variables, Operators, Control Statements
  • Arrays and String
  • Object-oriented Programming (OOP)
  • Java files and storage, Exception handling, Debugging
  • Java Collection Framework
  • Java 8 new features
  • Java Concurrency and Multithreading
Weeks 7 & 8
  • Java IO and NIO
  • Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
  • Java Persistence API (JPA)
  • Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Java Unit Testing (JUnit)
  • Apache Tomcat
  • Java EE (Servlets, JavaServer Pages)
Weeks 9 & 10
  • Build Management Tools (Maven)
  • Java Enterprise Frameworks
  • Spring MVC
  • Spring Data JPA
  • Spring Security
  • Apache File Upload
  • Java-based Logging Utility (log4j)
Weeks 11 & 12
  • Java WebServes
  • Microservices and Edge Services
  • Handling Hypermedia
  • Webservice Testing
  • Continuous Integration and Development (CI/CD using Jenkins)
  • Code Quality (SonarQube)
Weeks 13 & 14
  • Case Study –  Full-stack Web Application
  • Software Development Best Practices
  • Essential Business Skills and Career Readiness

Curriculum

The technical training and career development skills you need

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More Than a Technical Training


Learn How to Think Like A Developer

Prepare to handle real workplace demands by challenging your understanding of course material and scenario problem solving.


Opportunities for Hands-on Labs

To provide an innovative, hands-on learning experience, Per Scholas provides learners with a tech kit based on their training track and delivery model, whether in person or remote. These kits are designed to enhance the learning experience and will be utilized throughout the course.


Professional Development

One on one Professional Development sessions led by a dedicated Per Scholas career coach will focus on communication, collaboration, continuous learning, giving & receiving feedback, career navigation, job search prep like mock interviews and resume reviews, and other skills critical to landing your dream tech job or moving up the tech career ladder.

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Meet Our Graduates

During my training at Per Scholas there was a ton of support, especially from the other women and other non-traditional learners that also had the same thoughts I had. They told me it’s not too late to go into doing what you really want to do.

Meet Rachel Powe

How to Be Considered

Learner Profile

You may qualify to become a Per Scholas Java Developer Learner if you:

  • Have existing Core Java knowledge
  • Are aged 18 or older
  • Have a High School diploma, equivalent, or higher
  • Are authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Live within commutable distance of the advertised Per Scholas Site
  • Can read, write and speak in English
  • Can attend classes full-time for the entire duration of the course
  • Are able to start a full-time job after course completion
  • Are ready to make an important commitment to building your future

*Women, youth, unemployed, underemployed and U.S. Veterans strongly encouraged to apply

Assessment Resources
Admissions Process

1. Submit an Eligibility Form

2. Admissions Overview: Once you submit an Eligibility Form, you’ll be directed to our Admissions Overview registration page. During this virtual webinar, you’ll learn more about our admissions process and next steps.

3. Assessments: This training requires applicants to successfully pass a technical assessment on HackerRank demonstrating your Core Java knowledge (study resources can be found under the “Assessment Resources” section).

4. Interview: Individuals who meet the assessment score requirements will be invited to attend a behavioral interview.

5. Background Check: Per Scholas believes technology can create opportunities and is committed to ensuring applicants are set up to succeed beyond the training program. Using a fair and efficient platform through Checkr, applicants will receive a secure link, provide the necessary virtual consents and complete the required screening information. Background check results will be provided to both the applicant and Per Scholas.

6. Offer Letter and Onboarding: The Admissions team will review assessment scores and interview results and offer seats to eligible candidates. The learner onboarding process mirrors Employment Onboarding.

 

Please note, this application process is very competitive and not all applicants will be accepted for our limited slots.

Learner Resources

In addition to technical and career development resources, Per Scholas has a Learner Support Team and a dedicated Alumni Engagement team to help you build Wellness, Wealth, and Work Rhythm.


Delivering learning in an accessible, remote fashion through a high-quality curriculum

Live, instructor-led courses delivered via Zoom with opportunities to attend team meet and greets, one-to-one virtual office hours and more.


A Community of Support

Build Personal and Financial Wellness by partnering with our Learner Support Team. Learners and Alums work with Financial Coaches to gain financial control and chart a path to achieve financial goals, and their Learner Support Managers to design success plans to achieve personal goals and support personal wellness.


Alumni Advancement

Complimentary upskilling opportunities extended to alumni up to two years post graduation to help them match employer hiring candidate profiles.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kinds of jobs can I get after completing this training?

Graduates of this course are prepared for careers as Full Stack Developers, Software Engineers, Java Developers, and more. These positions are both in-person or remote.

How can the course be free? Are there hidden fees?

Most people who learn about us think: “Too good to be true.” We know it seems that way, but it’s true. Our services are provided at no cost to you, using funds we raise from foundations, corporations, government and generous individuals.

The costs you can prepare for include transportation or childcare—expenses that take care of you so you can focus on your studies.

What if I don’t have a Laptop? What are the computer requirements?

Computer requirements are determined by each specific curriculum track. During the onboarding process, we will review each learner’s needs on a case-by-case basis. If you have any concerns about your situation, please elevate to the admissions team during the admissions process.

I receive unemployment insurance benefits or other benefits that require me to spend time working or looking for work. Can I still enroll?

Yes. Generally, Per Scholas courses are approved for people receiving unemployment insurance, as well as other benefits that would ordinarily require them to spend time working or looking for work. Your benefits should not be affected. If you have questions or concerns about your situation, please contact us.

I meet other requirements, but I am not a U.S. citizen and haven’t received my work authorization yet. Can I still apply?

Unfortunately, we cannot process your application until you have received clearance to work in the U.S. However, if you are experiencing problems, we may be able to refer you to other organizations that may be able to help.

I have a disability. Can you accommodate me?

We comply fully with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other relevant laws and regulations. Please contact us at an admissions team member to discuss your specific situation and needs.

Does Per Scholas have a Non-Discrimination policy?

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. See our full EEO statement here.