Are you ready to start the path to your new career? Here's how to apply.Start My Application
Applying to Emerging Digital Academy is as simple as creating an account (so your progress can be saved) and completing the online application. It is free to apply and you do not need to have your financing figured before applying. We'll work with you to get financing, scheduling, and everything else together prior to start of class.
After submission, we will review your application. If it looks good we will schedule an interview with you. This is a chance to visit with our staff and get an understanding to ensure that the program is a good mutual fit. In general you'll know whether you'll be offered admission to the program within two weeks. Upon acceptance to the program, a $1500 downpayment will be required to secure your seat in the cohort you've selected.
At our Fargo, ND campus
Our next class starts in 23 days. The deadline to apply is February 26 2024.
|April 29 - August 01 2024
|August 26 - November 28 2024
|January 06 - April 10 2025
|May 05 - August 07 2025
|September 01 - December 04 2025
Our accelerated learning program is an intense, immersive experience. Emerging Digital Academy prepares high-potential students to begin their career as professional software developers. After graduation, students will use the knowledge and process they learned in class to continue developing their skills as they grow in their technical career.
Completing the program may be one of the most challenging things you'll ever do. It will also be one of the most rewarding. You will rely on the camaraderie of your team and the guidance of your instructors who are committed to your success.
You don't need to be experienced with software or programming to be successful at Emerging Digital Academy. Our application process includes links and resources you can explore to make sure that a career in software development is a good fit for you.
Here's what we're looking for in a potential student:
Our application process is a bit non-traditional. You should plan on the application process taking 5-10 hours to complete, with the bulk of the time spent researching and completing the Technical Challenge. Don't worry -- we provide you with all the resources required to complete it. No prior experience is necessary, just some perserverance and focused work time.
You will need access to a computer to complete the technical challenge, although the rest of the application can be completed on a computer or mobile device. Progress can be saved at each step so that you can return later and complete it at your own pace.
The application itself is made up of four steps: