Seeking problem-solvers in KC!

Technology is changing the world, and software created by bright and driven minds is making the world a better place. At Prime Digital Academy, we aim to better the industry, and the world, by empowering people with unique and diverse backgrounds to apply their passions to solving problems that impact lives. In return, students earn rewarding and high-paying careers in tech in months, not years. We’re now seeking passionate problem-solvers in Kansas City ready to change their lives and the world.

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Prime Kansas City

Prime Digital Academy is an accelerated, full-time immersion coding bootcamp. Our 20-week Full Stack Engineering program helps people change their careers and land high-paying, in-demand tech jobs. Prime was founded in Minneapolis in 2014 as a response to the talent gap in the local community. Since then we’ve helped more than 700 students launch their careers in tech and we’re excited to duplicate this success for students in Kansas City. 

Now Hiring in KC

Screen Shot 2017-01-12 at 5.57.25 PMIn 2018, there were more than 3,000 unfilled tech jobs in Kansas City. Even though the tech industry in the area is one of the fastest growing in the nation, there just aren’t enough tech professionals to keep up with the demand.

That’s why Prime Digital Academy is excited to be opening a new campus in Kansas City, to teach people the skills they need to become Software Engineers. We’re going to help smart, driven students break into the tech industry and fill these open positions.

Prime students learn modern technologies, practical methodologies, and critical behavioral skills through carefully crafted curriculum and hands-on work on real-world projects. Prime’s immersive programs empower learners from diverse backgrounds to begin their new tech careers in months, not years.


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“KC’s tech industry relies on acquiring top talent to grow, and we’re thrilled that Prime Digital Academy will be a part of the solution to fill the tech talent pipeline in the region. Prime has built an excellent reputation for training Web Developers that are ready to hit the ground running in other large tech markets, like Minneapolis/St. Paul. We're excited for Prime to partner with companies looking to hire diverse tech talent and the positive impact Prime grads will have on the industry." 

Ryan Weber, President at KC Tech Council

 

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IMPORTANT DATES

We are now accepting applications for our first 20-week Full Stack Engineering Kansas City cohort. Apply today and launch your new, fulfilling career as a Software Engineer by summer. 


APPLICATION DEADLINE: February 4th, 2019

Attending Prime starts with submitting a no cost application to our Full Stack Engineering program which kicks off the process. Our application includes a coding challenge, short essays and some logic puzzles - all of which will take about 10 hours to complete. 

PREWORK: March 4th, 2019

15-20 hrs/week and mostly online with weekly video classes and opportunities to get on campus to meet your fellow classmates. 

CLASSROOM: April 15th, 2019

Students are full-time in the classroom ~8:30am-5pm, 60+ hrs/week, which includes weekend challenges.  Students cannot maintain jobs during this phase as it requires your full commitment to your career change.

GRADUATION: July 19th, 2019 

Meet your instructor

Scott_BromanderSCOTT BROMANDER

Scott is the Lead Instructor at Prime Digital Academy and comes with a background in education and has most recently been a software engineer based out of Kansas City. With more than a decade of experience in software engineering for web, mobile, game, and augmented reality applications, Scott helped shape the curriculum and instruction model for Prime in Minneapolis and Kansas City.

SCHEDULE A VISIT

Learn more about our KC expansion, see the classroom and talk to KC Lead Instructor Scott Bromander about Prime! 

ATTEND OUR FREE CODING WORKSHOP

Scott will be hosting free HTML & CSS Workshops to meet students that are interested in breaking into the Kansas City tech scene as Software Engineers.  Save your spot in an upcoming workshop for an evening of hands-on learning and group discussion as we talk about the building blocks of the web! 

 

Stats & Facts

  • 86% of Prime students land jobs in their field, most of them within six months of graduation, with an average starting salary of $57k. 
  • 3,000 unfilled tech jobs in Kansas City
  • Software Engineer is the second top open tech position in Kansas City
  • Kansas City is ranked as second best city for women in tech

Prime Alumni

What's it like to be a part of prime?

KC Lead Instructor Scott Bromander sat down to chat with his past students who were two of the first students at Prime in Minneapolis. Watch the webinar and you can hear how Prime changed their lives, the tips they have for people considering applying for Prime’s first Kansas City cohort, and the advice they have for those looking to launch their careers as Web Developers.

Prime was one of the best decisions of my career. I went from having no coding experience to having a job as a software engineer in six months. I would definitely recommend this program to anyone who is willing to put their time and energy into learning code

Sarah B Prime Grad

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In 20 weeks I went from being a competent computer user to designing and writing fully functional computer programs. Trust the curriculum, trust the instructors, trust the staff. They all want to see you succeed.

Eric A. Prime Grad

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