Why You Should Make 2017 the Year You Learn to Code

Every year we make new year’s resolutions with the best intentions, and every year we break those resolutions by February. If you’re anything like us, you want to make a change for the better this year, but you may not be sure how.

Make 2017 the year you learn to code and improve your career and quality of life with this versatile and valuable life skill. Employees with coding experience are quickly becoming a necessity in every industry, and it’s only going to get more important through 2017.

So whether your goal is to become an entrepreneur, to bolster your existing career or to start a new one, Application University can help you achieve it with our highly accessible, highly effective coding bootcamp. With a team of professionals guiding your progress and other like-minded people encouraging your success, this year’s resolution will be the easiest, most impactful one yet. Here are some of the resolutions that you can check off your list by learning to code, and some reasons why you should do it with Application University .

Why Code?

Work for Yourself

If your ultimate goal this year is to become your own boss, there’s no better way to get started than to learn to code. Whether your product is a new app or a new kitchen tool, learning to code will help reduce the start-up costs of hiring someone to do your code work for you and propel you into a more successful endeavor.

Work From Home

If you’re after the comfort and convenience of working from home, or want to spend more time with your family and friends, knowing your way around a computer can qualify you for more remote working possibilities.

Become More Competitive

Every year computers become even more essential to our everyday lives. This makes computer skills an essential part of any industry. Beef up your resume and become an asset to any company by adding computer coding skills to your skill set.

Increase Your Salary

Computer programmers make a median salary of about $90,000 a year in San Francisco. If you’re looking to make more money this year, learning to code can help boost your bottom line!

Why Application University?

Structure and Support

You know how hard it is to keep resolutions when you go it alone. Let us guide you through the steps to your ultimate goal with our proven program. We’ll give you the opportunity to work with real-world programming professionals and hone your craft with hands-on learning.

Ease and Accessibility

At Application University, we pride ourselves in making coding bootcamp as accessible as possible. People of any skill level can quickly get started in our program, and we have both full-time and part-time options. We’ll even cover your housing if you’re coming in from out of state!

Impressive Credentials

When you self-teach, it can be much more difficult for an employer to know for sure if you are qualified. Application University helps take the doubt away with a rock solid reputation, a team of professional staff that make excellent references, and a keystone project that you can show off to future employers.

What are you waiting for? Your goals for 2017 are within reach. Learn more about our program on our homepage, and request a syllabus today to see more about what you can learn.