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WKU will offer coding bootcamps to meet demand from the tech industry

WKU’s Ongoing and Professional Development will offer bootcamps in partnership with Promineo Tech to enhance Kentucky’s tech workforce. These bootcamp programs not only prepare students for entry-level positions in a rapidly growing industry, but also provide skills to help them continue to grow.

“We are delighted to partner with Promineo Tech to provide thematic and targeted training for these in-demand skills. There are many bootcamps available, these provide the content and support for students to succeed in the real world without prior technical training,” said April McCauley, Lifelong Learning Coordinator for DPC.

Bootcamps provide an accelerated path to a career in technology. Students will focus on mastering the practical skills hiring managers look for when working in entry-level positions. The bootcamps offered at WKU are career-focused and help train the adult learner with the skills and technologies they need to become competitive candidates in the IT industry.

“We are very pleased to partner with WKU Continuing and Professional Development to bring affordable coding and technology training programs to Kentucky residents,” said Nick Suwyn, President of Promineo Tech. “Everyone should have the opportunity to explore careers in technology if they so desire, and these programs will help make that possible.”

WKU will offer programs in front-end software development, back-end software development, big data engineering, and digital marketing. The virtual classroom encourages real connections between students, instructors, mentors and industry professionals to facilitate their learning and navigate their career path.

Increasing the accessibility of tech education is essential in an era of growing demand for tech talent. These bootcamps train students to break into the tech industry and stand out in today’s job market.

Registration for upcoming cohorts is currently underway. Learn more about this engaging course format and course content:

About the continuous and professional development of WKU: WKU’s lifelong and professional development helps people of all ages and interests enhance their personal, professional, and educational lives through non-degree learning opportunities. Whether you want to maintain a degree, gain industry certification, start a new career, update or improve your skills, improve your standardized exam scores, or just learn something fun, we have training and advice. that can help you at any stage of your life or career. Learn more at https://www.wku.edu/cpd/

About Promineo Tech: Promineo Tech is an education-as-a-service provider that partners with colleges to offer coding bootcamps and related technology training. Their mission is to make technology education affordable, accessible, and low-risk for everyone so that everyone has the opportunity to improve their lives through learning. They teach people the skills needed to enter and succeed in high-demand technology fields such as the software development industry. Learn more at PromineoTech.com.

Contact: April McCauley, LL@wku.edu or (270) 745-3120

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