Here are some of the top Nashville schools offering training, including ONLC Training Centers (62 courses), General Assembly (44 courses), and New Horizons (38 courses).
General Assembly provides a variety of bootcamps and workshops in digital marketing, user experience design, and immersive courses in software engineering and data science. Students have a choice between part-time, full-time, or online classes, committed to finding you the most flexible fit for your busy schedule.
Financing: Apply for a student loan through Meritize or Climb, or divide tuition into installments. Income sharing agreements are available in select U.S. markets.
Prerequisite: Self-paced prework provided by school to get started with software engineering fundamentals is required.
This data science program is designed to help individuals with a math background and some familiarity with Python programming bolster their skills and get up to speed and launch their data career. Through their blended learning model, students will be able to hone their data skills through fundamental preparatory work, in-class project work, and though the support of a devoted career coach. Students in this course will start their data science journeys by learning fundamental concepts around Python programming and leveraging programming tools like GitHub. As the course progresses, students will explore additional programming concepts like NumPy, utilizing Unix commands, using Pandas to clean and extract data, and web scraping tools. The course also covers statistical modeling and regressions, machine learning models, NLP, and a few other advanced topics and trends that are helpful to data scientists of all levels.
Financing: Apply for a student loan through Meritize or Climb, or divide tuition into installments. Income sharing agreements are available in select U.S. markets.
Prerequisite: Familiarity with Python programming and strong background in mathematics is required. After enrolling, participants will complete online lessons on Python programming and applied mathematics before the course starts.
This UX design course is designed to help individuals with little to no UX experience learn the common tools and concepts to launch their UX career. Through their blended learning model, students will be able to hone their UX design skills through 20 hours of introductory lessons, in-class project work, and though the support of a devoted career coach. Students in this course will start their UX journeys by learning the foundations and fundamentals in UX, like the design process, affinity mapping, rapid prototyping, and usability testing. As the course progresses, students will switch to UI foundations, design iteration and development, and best practices when working with a product team. The program concludes with UX's real-world implications, like working with clients and projects, as well as a final stage dedicated entirely to career planning and building your personal brand.
Financing: Apply for a student loan through Meritize or Climb, or divide tuition into installments. Income sharing agreements are available in select U.S. markets.
Prerequisite: Participants will be required to complete online, self-paced prep work.
This beginner Python course is a flexible program meant to get complete beginners comfortable coding with Python. With a blended learning model, students will gain access to pre-learning and setup videos to hit the ground running. Students will learn to code with Python with a hands-on approach, building Python programs, and working with data. This course covers key programming concepts like object-oriented programming as well as data science fundamentals and culminates with a project creating an API to pull in 3rd party data. This 40-hour program can be taken in-person in NYC or live online over 1-week (full-time) or ten weeks (part-time).
Financing: Apply for a student loan through Meritize or Climb, or divide tuition into installments.
Prerequisite: First-time coders will have access to pre-course prep materials.
Project Management Academy offers PMP Exam training, agile training, and other courses in project management, agile management, business analysis, quality management, and IT management. Project Management Academy provides students with online and live courses with a focus on an instructor-led teaching style.
Acquire the skills and confidence you need to pass the PMP exam in this four-day Project Manager Professional certification bootcamp. In addition to instruction from a top professional, students work with a number of study aids, including a 200-question simulated exam, 2,000 practice questions, and various study guides. This bootcamp also serves as 35 hours of PMI CE.
Prepare for CAPM certification with this four-day bootcamp. Unlike the PMP exam, the Certified Associate in Project Management does not have a work experience requirement. Students who complete this bootcamp are fully qualified to sit for, and pass, this exam and demonstrate their skills. Participants work with a number of study aids, including a simulated exam, 2,000 practice questions, post-class tutorials, and various training aids. If you are already CAPM certified, this bootcamp fulfils part of PMI’s CE requirement.
Certification Academy offers onsite and online training in business analysis, cybersecurity, IT service management, project management, Agile & Scrum, and Six Sigma. Certification offers students with rigorous courses, experienced instructors, and thought leadership.
Advance your career with this 3-day PMI Agile Certified Professional bootcamp. Students learn how to utilize Agile teams to make improvements, effectively plan team-based projects, leverage all five planning levels, and use critical test-taking skills. The study aids include 600 practice questions, an online simulation exam, in-class exercises, and a PMI-ACP study guide. This bootcamp also satisfies twenty-one hours of PMI’s continuing education requirement.
Learn the basics needed for PMP certification with this 4-day Project Management Professional bootcamp. Students receive PMP exam study aids as well as comprehensive skills training. Study materials include a pre-class study guide, online PMP simulation test, 1,000 practice questions, in-class exercises, and more. Conceptual training includes identifying and overcoming knowledge gaps, critical test-taking strategies, real-world managerial concepts, and comprehensive PMP preparedness. This bootcamp also satisfies thirty-five hours of the PMI continuing education requirement.
This 4-day Certified Associate in Project Management bootcamp prepares participants for the CAPM certification exam. Attendees learn how to identify and overcome some common knowledge gaps, critical test-taking strategies, and real-world management concepts. The study aids include 1,000 practice questions, an online simulation exam, in-class exercises, and a pre-class study guide. This bootcamp also satisfies thirty-five hours of PMI’s continuing education requirement.
ONLC has over 300 training sites and offers courses and certificates in many areas including desktop applications like Adobe, Microsoft Technical like Visual Studio, Server and Security, and Process and Programming like Java and Web Development.
Adobe CC Graphic Design Bootcamp is a 5-day course that allows students to master the core skills needed to work in Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop. The curriculum is designed for beginners and will cover the fundamentals of Creative Cloud and how to utilize the Creative Cloud panel to later excel with more advanced content.
This introductory Photoshop course is meant to get students comfortable in the Photoshop interface while exercising new core skills in the process. Students can further their journey in mastering Photoshop by being introduced to selection tools, layering, and how to edit masks and channels. This course can help anyone strengthen their core skills and learn retouching, resolution, cropping, and adjusting color and tone.
This 2-day advanced Photoshop course is an builds off the beginner course and has students learning real-world 'tips and tricks.' Students will dive into more advanced concepts inspired by the Level 1 course to continue to build up their Photoshop skills.
This 2-day beginner class in Adobe Illustrator kicks off the course by thoroughly reviewing the illustrator interface and then merging into teaching new skills that can be found behind more complex drawings. Students will discover the skills behind using tools, panels, customizing and saving workspaces, setting up and saving document presets, using multiple artboards, and navigating the different elements when creating illustrations. The lessons are created to teach you the basics behind Adobe Illustrator and prepare you for more advanced content.
Nashville Software School (NSS) prepares individuals for careers in software development, UI/UX, data analytics, and data science. Located in Nashville, Tennessee, NSS offers both full-time and part-time courses, bootcamps, and professional development programs.
Develop cutting-edge web developer skills while you keep your day job with this twelve-month part-time bootcamp. Students also have an option to transition to the full-time program after the first six months. These first six months revolve around front-end development. Through individual work and group projects, students learn programming basics, like CSS, Java Script, and HTML, as well as core concepts, like object-oriented programming and DOM manipulation. Next, instruction moves to server-side coding. Some topics include C# object oriented programming, .NET developmental framework, SQL database management, Git/GitHub source control, and agile methods.
This six-month part-time data analytics boot camp effectively prepares working professionals for a new career in this emerging field. Through hands-on learning in widely-used tools, such as SQL, Power BI, Tableau, Python, and Excel, students apply statistical reasoning to everyday business problems. This process uses actual data from local companies in a variety of business lines. Participants also examine concepts like analytics workflow and exploratory data analysis. Finally, students learn how to use storytelling, dashboards, and report-building to effectively present their findings.
Vanderbilt University offers full-time and part-time courses in web development, data analytics, cybersecurity, and financial technology in Nashville, Tennessee. Students can also take part in Vanderbilt’s career support and guidance, including homework reviews, resume and social media profile support, mock interviews, workshops, and individualized coaching. The bootcamps are offered through Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management and Vanderbilt University School of Engineering in partnership with Trilogy Education Services.
This program provides a comprehensive foundation in data analytics in 24-weeks. This course covers the fundamentals of statistics, Python, Tableau, SQL, and HTML/CSS. Graduates of this program will have a robust professional portfolio to share with their current employer or a prospective employer if they are searching for a new career.
This is a 24-week intensive cybersecurity program that covers topics in IT, networking, and information security. Students will acquire skills to prepare for numerous certifications, such as Certified Ethical Hacker and CompTIA Security+. They will work with cybersecurity tools such as Wireshark, Metasploit, Nessus, and others. This program prepares students to enter a career in cybersecurity.
Offering on-site training all over the world and online, New Horizons is a computer learning center. New Horizons offers training for top technology providers like Adobe, Citrix, and Microsoft.
This 1-day course gives a foundational understanding of Microsoft Excel. Students with novice computer skills will learn how to manipulate and organize data using Excel spreadsheets. They will also learn how to navigate the Excel interface, create, manage and save workbooks, and perform calculations. This program is available both face-to-face and with live online instruction.
In this 1-day course, students will learn how to use some of the more advanced features of Microsoft Excel. With online and in-person options, students will learn how to work with functions, lists, tables, conditional formatting, charts, and PivotTables. After completing this course, students will be able to leverage Excel’s capabilities to analyze and present data.
In this 1-day course, experienced users of Microsoft Excel can gain advanced skills. Students will learn how to work with multiple worksheets, use lookup functions, create and deploy macros, and use the goal seek feature. Completion of the program ensures that students can use Excel to forecast data and create sparklines.
This course in Microsoft Excel for Office 365 is designed to teach foundational skills in the use of this software. Students will learn the basic functions of Excel, as well as how to create workbooks, insert formulas, format text and numbers, and print workbooks. Graduates of this program will be prepared to sit for the Excel Associate certification exam.
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Graphic design is visual communication through artwork or combining images and text. Graphic designers create logos, ads, social media graphics, magazines, books, websites, apps, and more.Explore Graphic Design Classes
Web design combines elements of user experience design (how the website works), visual or user interface design (how the website looks), and coding (how the website is actually built and made to function properly). Some web designers touch on all three areas, while others focus on one specific skill. If you like to design or write code, there's a role for you in web design. With billions of unique websites and more being created every day, web designers continue to be in high demand.Explore Web Design Classes
Video editing is about telling a cohesive story through combining different video clips, footage, and effects. Video editors are able to achieve this using programs such as Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro.Explore Video Editing Classes
Adobe Photoshop is widely known as the best photo editing software for photographers and photo retouchers. It's also used by digital painters as well as graphic designers for creating a wide variety of designs such as social media graphics, web designs, app designs, graphics that will be animated in Adobe After Effects, and much more.Explore Photoshop Classes
Adobe After Effects is the industry standard for video post-production, compositing, effects, and animation. It's one of the most important apps for motion designers and can be used for creating animations and videos for social media, YouTube, websites, TV, and movies.Explore After Effects Classes
User experience (UX) designers work on creating functional, meaningful, and enjoyable user experiences. UX design focuses on ease of use, navigation, and functionality of products (which are commonly digital products such as websites and apps).Explore UX Design Classes
Adobe Creative Cloud is a collection of industry-leading apps dedicated to creativity, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects, and many more. Adobe Creative Cloud has what you need to create projects using photo editing, bitmap or vector illustration, digital design, animation, audio, augmented reality (AR), and more.Explore Adobe Classes
Adobe InDesign is the industry-leading layout design tool for print. Publishers of magazines, books, newspapers and other media rely on InDesign for page layouts and graphic design. InDesign can also be used to create digital documents such as PDFs and eBooks.Explore InDesign Classes
Adobe Premiere Pro is the leading choice for video editing for TV, movies and the internet. It allows users to weave together video clips, graphics, and audio to produce professional grade video projects. It offers seamless integrations with Adobe Audition, After Effects, Photoshop and more.Explore Premiere Pro Classes
AutoCAD is a computer-aided design software used to create scale blueprints, schematics, and models. It’s used by engineers, interior designers, manufacturers, and architects. AutoCAD offers intelligent objects for creating common plans, such as electrical and plumbing design plans.Explore AutoCAD Classes
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Adobe Captivate is a tool for developing interactive presentations. This tool can be used to create elearning simulations, convert existing PowerPoint presentations, capture videos and screen recordings, and insert images and videos. This tool is the most popular elearning development tool available and offers seamless integrations with other tools in the Adobe Creative Suite.Explore Adobe Captivate Classes
Adobe XD is built with the specific needs of a modern UX/UI designer (web design or app designer) in mind. Unlike Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator (which were originally created for photo retouching or illustration) the entire focus of the Adobe XD app is on designing the UI and UX of digital products such as websites and apps.Explore Adobe XD Classes
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Adobe Acrobat is the premiere software for creating, editing, sharing, and signing .PDF documents. Adobe Acrobat is part of the Adobe Document Cloud as well as the Adobe Creative Cloud. Acrobat is used to turn documents into PDFs which are easily shared with people on any device. People can view, edit, add comments, markup corrections, and digitally sign PDF files using the Adobe Acrobat app.Explore Adobe Acrobat Classes
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Motion graphics refers to animated graphic design. It marries together text, sound, motion, animation, and visual effects to communicate a message or tell a story.Explore Motion Graphics Classes
Visual design focuses on aesthetic presentation of digital products such as websites, apps, social media graphics, and much more. Combining typography, imagery, graphics, shapes, colors, and textures to create a compelling design. Using balance, contrast, scale and space, visual designers create eye-catching designs.Explore Visual Design Classes
Adobe Illustrator is one of the most popular vector graphics applications. With seamless integrations across Adobe’s Creative Cloud, Illustrator is widely used by individuals and organizations to create resizable illustrations, design elements for videos and motion graphics, all through its powerful vector creation tools.Explore Illustrator Classes
Final Cut Pro, one of Apple's most advanced video editing platforms, gives you the tools you need to make a studio-quality movie from beginning to end or easily add a few extras to existing video. Advanced functions include layering, color correction, and more.Explore Final Cut Pro Classes
Web development encompasses all of the layers involved in building a website or web application. Websites are made up of two parts: the front end and the back end. Web development is used to create beautiful, interactive, and functional websites in nearly every industry.Explore Web Development Classes
Take enterprise-level projects from start to finish with a comprehensive Product Management course. Participants master core concepts, exhibit emotional intelligence, and support a company’s mission.Explore Product Management Classes
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iOS is among the most advanced and widely used mobile operating systems. iOS developers use Xcode, Apple’s Integrated Development Environment, to build apps for Mac and iOS.Explore iOS Development Classes
From basic single-computer programs to enterprise-level solutions, Java is the most widely-used code in the world. It is a simple, open-sourced code which is relatively easy to learn. Those who master it have solid employment prospects now and in the future.Explore Java Classes
The theory and practice of computer science is the foundation of most IT-related endeavors. Computer science also gives students important problem-solving skills.Explore Computer Science Classes
FinTech (financial technology) includes new technologies that aim to improve or automate financial services. Your banking app, stock app, invoicing software, and bitcoins are all examples of FinTech. The FinTech (financial technology) industry has moved far beyond early entrants like PayPal. Many experts predict that this industry could replace up to 50 percent of all bank jobs within the next few decades.Explore FinTech Classes
Visual Basic for Applications is an advanced Excel tool which allows users to visualize and conceptualize spreadsheets. In other words, VBA/Excel users think in three dimentions instead of two.Explore VBA Classes
Data science is one of the fastest-growing career fields, with competitive salaries and nearly endless opportunities for specialization. Data science uses machine learning algorithms, statistics and other analytic tools to understand data.Explore Data Science Classes
Python is an easy-to-read, versatile object-oriented programming language. It is often compared to Java, Ruby, and Perl. It is available under an open-source license and is a favorite among programmers.Explore Python Classes
SQL is short for Structured Query Language and refers to a programming language designed for relational databases. SQL organizes data and allows for queries and sorting of data.Explore SQL Classes
Microsoft Excel is the leading spreadsheet application and data analytics tool. With Excel, you can create charts, tables, automate workflow, track budgets and financials, and much more.Explore Excel Classes
Data analytics is the process of analyzing raw data in order to draw conclusions. Data analytics are used to study all kinds of data, including productivity, production, profit/loss and much more.Explore Data Analytics Classes
Machine learning is a subset of artificial intelligence and involves creating programs that learn from data and optimize. Machine learning is prevalent in our everyday lives, from the recommendation engines for music and TV to the search engines and the voice assistants. Machine learning models leverage vast amounts of past data to learn to solve problems on their own and predict future outcomes. With the power and prevalence of machine learning, it is a highly in-demand set of skills, and the field of machine learning continues to grow.Explore Machine Learning Classes
Tableau is a data visualization tool used to simplify raw data. Data visualizations take data and turn it into easily understandable analysis diagrams – even for non-technical users. Visualizations can be used for data journalism, business insights (BI), reporting, and research.Explore Tableau Classes
Power BI is a collection of software that works together to convert multiple sources of data into usable information. Using the Power BI Desktop, the Power BI service, and the Power BI mobile apps, businesses can analyze data, create visualizations, and make sense of it all. Leaders can use these critical insights to forecast, plan, and make informed decisions. This dashboard has the power to uncover critical business insights needed to drive decision making.Explore Power BI Classes
Python is a general-purpose programming language that is known for being easily readable and visually uncluttered due to its use of whitespace to divide blocks. Used to create applications such as YouTube and DropBox, Python can be used to scrape web pages, making it a powerful tool for data analysis. Using libraries such as BeautifulSoup and scikit-learn, Python can collect and organize assembled data for analysis. Python has broad machine learning capabilities that make it agile and adaptive.Explore Python Data Science Classes
Data visualization creates visual representations of data, making it easier to read and understand.Explore Data Visualization Classes
SEO is the practice of optimizing your pages and website for search engine ranking. With a variety of SEO strategies and techniques, you can boost your websites ranking to start bringing in organic traffic. In SEO classes, participants will learn the fundamental ideas of SEO and strategies to succeed in the search engines.Explore SEO Classes
Google Analytics is a free web and marketing analytics tool offered by Google that provides valuable information about your website traffic. Google Analytics is a fundamental component of digital marketing as it serves as the aggregator of our online efforts. It allows us to measure web traffic, see the success of our marketing efforts, learn about our users, and understand their behavior on our site. Google Analytics does much more than count website views; it provides a deeper understanding of what is going on before, during, and after a website visit.Explore Google Analytics Classes
Google Ads is an online advertising platform where businesses and organizations can pay to show up in the search results or display advertisements across the web through Google's Display Network. Google Ads can be a powerful tool for driving new prospects to your site and remarketing to previous visitors.Explore Google Ads Classes
Social media refers to websites and applications that allow people to interact, and commonly used tools are Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, and Instagram. Social media marketing involves leveraging those digital channels to achieve your business goals.Explore Social Media Marketing Classes
Email marketing involves sending targeted emails with marketing messages to engage new customers, drive traffic to a company’s website, build loyalty with existing customers, or grow sales. Businesses and organizations rely on email marketing campaigns as a low-cost, high-impact advertising vehicle.Explore Email Marketing Classes
WordPress is used on over 37% of all websites, and growing. It's a free and open-source content management system (CMS) that lets you create & manage a website or blog. It’s popular for blogging, but you can build websites that don't even have a blog.Explore WordPress Classes
Microsoft Office is a suite of software with an integrated collection of applications for word processing, and creating spreadsheets, databases and other media. Many offices, schools and individuals use Microsoft Office.Explore Microsoft Office Classes
Project management is the art of leading a team to achieve a common goal. As a field, project management involves managing people, scope, time, quality, and budget.Explore Project Management Classes
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certification is for entry-level project managers looking to establish a marketable credential in their field. This program includes best practices for project and operations management, leadership styles, governance frameworks, change management, and budgeting. Achieving this certification is a stepping-stone to the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.Explore CAPM Certification Classes
The most popular project management certification programs are the PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification and the (Certified Associate in Project Management) Certification.Explore Project Management Certification Classes
Microsoft Word is the very popular word processing program used world-wide by professionals and students. With built-in templates and pre-made writing elements, MS Word simplifies the writing process and allows a writer to maximize the strength and organization of his/her writing.Explore Microsoft Word Classes
Microsoft Outlook contains a robust collection of organizational tools for email, calendar, contacts, and tasks. Outlook easily integrates with all of the other programs in the Office Suite, allowing sophisticated combinations of content to be emailed to particular contacts.Explore Microsoft Outlook Classes
Microsoft Access is a database software system that facilitates creation, organization, and retrieval of information. This information can be accessed by forms and arranged into reports.Explore Microsoft Access Classes
Microsoft Project is a dashboard of organizational tools that allow everyday users to plan and track projects with ease. Complete with a system of ready-made reports and automatic calculations, MS Project offers the familiar, Microsoft-based interface that allows users to navigate with confidence.Explore Microsoft Project Classes
Agile Certification is for project management professionals who want to expand their skills in Agile. This certification is for project managers who have experience using Agile techniques such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, and test-driven development. Agile methodologies provide businesses with proven frameworks for maximizing productivity, reducing waste, and streamlining processes. This certification has a number of education and experience requirements which must be met before sitting for the 120-question exam.Explore Agile Certification Classes
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Business writing is a discipline that encompasses many types of professional writing. This includes resumes, letters, proposals, email communications, reports and more.Explore Business Writing Classes
Finance refers to all matters relating to money, from creating it to investing it. Finance is often divided into three, distinct specialties – personal finance, public finance, and corporate finance.Explore Finance Classes
Accounting is the act of recording and analyzing financial transactions. Accounting can be as simple as balancing a checkbook, or as complex as a year-end profit and loss statement.Explore Accounting Classes
Financial modeling refers to the act of creating a model of a financial situation. It involves taking known data and using it to create hypothetical models about what may come next given a certain set of behaviors or circumstances.Explore Financial Modeling Classes
Quickbooks is an accounting software product primarily intended for small to mid-sized businesses. Quickbooks is often used by individuals as well, who use it to manage transactions, pay bills, and track spending.Explore QuickBooks Classes
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The Project Manager Professional (PMP) certification is an industry-recognized professional designation offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI). To qualify for the PMP exam, a specific amount of hours and education level be met which makes this certification in-demand and valuable to employers.Explore PMP Certification Classes
Learn how to make powerful and dynamic presentations that captivate your audience and leave a very strong impression. Microsoft PowerPoint is the industry-standard presentation application. With PowerPoint, you can quickly and efficiently create slideshows, presentations, and reusable templates. You can add animations, images, charts, and more, and as part of the Microsoft Office suite, it integrates well with other Microsoft applications like Excel.Explore PowerPoint Classes
HTML and CSS are two essential coding languages for create web pages. You cannot make webpage without them! HTML creates the webpage and marks up the content. CSS styles the content.Explore HTML & CSS Classes
Websites are created by writing code. Web browsers read that code, and in turn create a webpage like this page you're currently reading. The code which affects what you see in the browser is called front-end code. People who write that code are called front-end developers.Explore Front-End Web Development Classes
Cybersecurity refers to the protection of internet-connected assets. These assets can include servers, systems, hardware, software, and data. Cybersecurity professionals work to prevent and defend companies, governments, organizations, and individuals from cyber-attacks that seek to interrupt service or compromise data. These experts must stay informed about new technologies and threats.Explore Cybersecurity Classes
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a cloud-based platform offering over 175 services. Offering a broad suite of services, such as machine learning, cloud storage, artificial intelligence, and analytics, AWS is the most popular service of its type in the world. Among the benefits of AWS are ease of use, access to top cloud-security structures, and responsive customer service and support services. AWS even offers SageMaker, a machine learning service for novices.Explore AWS Classes
SQL Server is a relational database management system (RDBMS) from Microsoft. It’s widely used by data specialists, Developers, and IT professionals because it’s trusted as the most secure server available. SQL Server can be used to build apps for online transaction processing or to analyze data directly within the database using the R programming language.Explore SQL Server Classes
Learn in-demand technology and computer skills to launch a new career in design, programming, marketing, business, and more. See the career pages for more information on required skills, tips for landing a job, typical day-to-day work, and where to find job postings.
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$39,000 / year58.7% less than the U.S. average
Digital Designers make graphics, animations, and other visual effects. Depending on their preference, a Digital Designer might choose to niche down to work exclusively on pre-print, web, or digital marketing. These niches that the Digital Designer is designing websites, applications, advertisements, or publications.
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$85,000 / year21.86% less than the U.S. average
Software engineers use their extensive knowledge of user experience design, operating systems, and programming languages to develop software. They can create different types of software, from games to operating systems. After analyzing a client's needs, they design, develop, and test software to meet that need. Software engineers can be divided into two distinct career categories: application engineers and systems engineers.
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$101,000 / year16.47% less than the U.S. average
Data scientists collect, organize, and analyze large sets of data, providing analysis that is key to decision making. Governments, non-profits, and businesses of all types rely on data for forecasting, risk management, and resource allocation. Data scientists discover and analyze trends in data, and report their findings to stakeholders. They will use algorithms and models to simplify and mine data sets to create data-driven recommendations. Data scientists are needed across a handful of industries, especially the ubiquity of data and the reliance on it for business decision-making.
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$71,000 / year5.17% less than the U.S. average
Data analysts review large amounts of data to summarize, analyze, and visualize it and provide insights. Working from data from multiple, relevant sources, they create and maintain databases, and use statistical techniques to analyze the collected data. Data analysts must be able to communicate with others about what the data shows and to be able to provide realistic recommendations based on their analysis. Many industries such as healthcare, advertising, and retail rely on the work of data analysts to inform their business decisions and strategy.
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$121,000 / year20.82% more than the U.S. average
User experience (UX) designers are responsible for ensuring that digital products offer a seamless user experience, through prototyping, user research, and user testing. They will test the navigation and functionality of websites, apps, and more. UX designers must stay current on design trends to ensure ongoing adherence to best practices. They will also conduct ongoing user research to understand the habits and needs of users.
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$95,000 / year11.71% less than the U.S. average
Product managers guide product development from ideation to market. Starting with consumer and market research, they use their understanding of customer wants and needs to inform product development and go-to-market strategy. They will work closely with engineering, marketing, sales, and other teams to launch products. After launch, they solicit and analyze feedback on the product to inform future iterations.
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$138,000 / year16.09% more than the U.S. average
Python Developers typically choose to focus on back end web development, data science or analysis, scripting, or product development. They build the server side of websites, processes for data analysis, and create automation scripts.
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$56,000 / year29.84% less than the U.S. average
Business analysts use business, technology, and project management skills to analyze business problems and propose data-driven solutions. Grounded in technical expertise, business analysts perform risk analyses, manage project plans, and translate technical information such as diagrams and blueprints. Experienced business analysts can become business or project managers, which puts their professional expertise to work with the management of project deliverables and other people. Business analysts can put their skills to work across a variety of industries, companies, and job functions.
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$57,000 / year22.5% less than the U.S. average
Financial analysts use their business, finance, or accounting background to analyze data and make recommendations for investments. They study past, present, and future business and economic trends to provide data-driven insights for business decision-making. Financial analysts take on roles as fund managers, portfolio managers, investment advisors, and risk analysts. Many earn additional credentials in the field, such as Certified Public Accountant or Project Management Professional certifications.
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$53,000 / year12.52% less than the U.S. average
Digital marketers are responsible for designing, managing, and reviewing digital marketing campaigns. Using their expertise in search engine optimization (SEO), social media, backlinks, and digital ads, digital marketers provide data and demographic-driven marketing strategies. They may also help companies develop content marketing strategies through the use of blogs. Digital marketers also use data analytics to review digital marketing campaign results and provide guidance for future campaigns.
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$93,000 / year17.39% less than the U.S. average
Full Stack Developers build web applications for both the visible front end that users see and the back end that powers the applications.
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$63,000 / year3.21% less than the U.S. average
Digital Strategy is the work behind digitally rich projects like websites, social media, SEO content, digital marketing, and more. Digital Strategists identify opportunities for growth and make plans for new website releases, content for their client with a specific end goal in mind, or an advertising campaign.
Nashville is the place to find tech jobs in more traditional companies, such as Fortune 500 heavy-hitters HCA Healthcare, Dollar General, Community Health Systems, Tractor Supply, and Delek US Holdings. However, it’s also the desired location for professionals looking for something other tech hubs can’t say they have: music and fashion technology. This sizable metropolitan city brings a distinct note to tech, incorporating its rich musical history and uber-fast accelerating socially conscious fashion scene. Nashville doesn’t need to compete with other tech hubs for businesses to land; the city has plenty of big names, as well as startups. What it does require is tech talent.
Amazon’s Operations Center for Excellence in downtown Nashville, for example, will add 5,000 jobs to the region in 2021, and Facebook has opened a major data center in Music City. Gas delivery startup Yoshi recently announced that it's moving its headquarters from San Francisco to Nashville, and other notable companies are chiming in with their demand for tech talent, including Cloudvue, Asurion, Sphere Payments, and Syndigo. As Nashville continues to grow, it is prepared to embrace its continued tech boom while preserving its creative legacy and Southern charm. Ranked eighth on the 2020 Milliken List of Best-Performing cities, Nashville boasts a tech sector that lists hundreds of job opportunities each month, ensuring the strength of the city’s overall job market.
In addition to the more well-known players that fuel Nashville’s thriving tech landscape, the city has one of the most iconic musical histories in the world. With this legacy, Music City is a refuge for creative things and, as such, is a natural segue for those seeking an entrance to technology. Advanced tech professionals in the city offer advice to those getting started, equating the requirements to being a successful musician and often match those to be a successful software developer. The overall culture of Nashville exemplifies those who are willing to take risks to see their dreams come true, and with support like the Greater Nashville Technology Council, exceptional futures are easily within reach.
Companies enjoy the extraordinary welcoming business climate, where the city has a clear competitive edge over other well-known tech hubs. With no state income tax and a consistent ranking as one of the lowest-cost states to do business, Nashville is an ideal location. Local government strives to continue to attract startups and relocating businesses through affordable tax structures, and entities with already-established roots use the corporate-friendly environment as a key element when recruiting talent.
Major industries alongside the music production world include health care management, automobile production, finance, higher education, technology manufacturing, and tourism. Looking at a list of such diverse sectors shows how savvy the economic council has been when ensuring that there will be a never-ending flow of opportunity in all tech and business ventures. Unique niche areas such as ethical fashion brands, advanced manufacturing, and supply chain management have been target industries for the Nashville Chamber of Commerce to support. Manufacturing companies that are always on the lookout for top tech talent include Electrolux, Tyson Foods, Schneider Electric, and A.O. Smith Corp. In Nashville, supply chain management is bolstered by a “who’s who” of top logistics and distribution firms, such as Under Armor, Bridgestone, Asurion, and Gap & Ingram Content Group. Ant the not-to-be skipped category of ethical fashion is a ground-breaking industry that welcomes tech talent of all ages, races, and genders.
Tech careers in Nashville are taken seriously by local entities, as net employment in the industry rose by 39.6 percent, adding close to 18,000 jobs in recent years. Tech now accounts for 5.1 percent of Tennessee’s total economy, and predictions show that Nashville’s tech sector alone will grow by another 16% in the next few years. The Nashville region is home to nearly 2 million people and more than 53,000 businesses. The area is defined by creativity, a diverse economy, low living and business costs, and traditional Southern manners in all business affairs.
Corporate giants call Nashville home for headquarters or base locations, including Nissan North America, Asurion, Community Health Systems, and Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. Not surprisingly, iHeartMedia is also one of the top employers in a city that lives and breathes music. Health care is a key element in the Nashville tech employment scene and is home to HCA Healthcare, Change Healthcare, and Ardent Health Services, all promoting dozens of relevant technology jobs and research positions per week. Other unique opportunities are coming from sports betting businesses that have raised more than $2.7 million from backers that are also financing the Nashville Tech Council’s recruiting campaign.
Health care is one of the leading industries employing tech talent in Nashville. With a health care cluster that lists more than 500 companies in the Nashville region, the industry employs more than 126,996 professionals. Biomedical research is a big focus in the city, with more than $1.6 billion in venture capital supporting advancements in healthcare technology. Innovations that are developed in what is frequently referred to as Healthy Music City have a huge impact on patient care across the nation. One aspect of Nashville’s health care industry that sets it apart is that sixteen publicly-traded healthcare companies are headquartered within the city’s limits.
Nashville is a mecca for those in musical and entertainment technology and has been from the birth of the music scene in America. With more than 190 recording studios, over 5,000 working musicians, and a plethora of live music gatherings every night of the week, the industry relies on tech professionals to keep it all going. Software-based virtual instruments and MIDI technology meld with recording artists to allow the incorporation of millions of sounds in music production, and multiple technology-based roles are added in the process. Every aspect of live performances, recorded sessions, and deliverables are tied to tech roles, and the demand in Nashville for tech talent is ongoing. For as many artists who are involved in Nashville, there are at least nine direct connections with technologists, paving the way for those in tech to be at the forefront of the music scene.
Music tech startups have struck a harmonious chord with the recording world in Nashville. Home to the Grand Ole Opry, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and the Johnny Cash Museum, the culturally rich city is ripe for forward-thinking tech pros. Successful former startups such as Dart Data, Soundstripe, Recordgram, and NiceChart all leverage different aspects of technology to move music forward. Some of the most notable advancements these companies have made involve coding that helps listeners find the artists, albums, and songs they're looking for on digital music platforms. Other progressive music tech abilities include apps that enable producers to upload “leftover beats” for people to share and license in their own musical creations.
Nashville goes far beyond music and entertainment as far as residents are concerned. Southern hospitality is the rule and norm, and despite the reputation for glitter and rhinestones, most people prefer a quieter lifestyle. Most people in the area are fiercely loyal to their neighborhoods and tend to go all out with block parties and other celebrations. Food has traditionally been part of what weaves the cultural fabric together, and neighbors have a reputation for sharing treats from generations-old recipes. Southern food staples sometimes confuse outsiders who are in for a treat. Other distinctly southern offerings include ice tea, which is, by default, “sweet tea,” unless specifically ordered as otherwise.
When locals want to show off what Music City is famous for, they don’t hesitate to pull out the glitz, guitars, sequins, and neon to back up their city’s country music roots. Big personalities go along with big hats and big hair in many of the larger honkey-tonks, while more laid-back vibes are the scene for many smaller clubs offering a wide genre of music. With the tremendous amount of things to do, places to see, and people to meet, one of the best ways to get a small taste of it all is to utilize the city’s “hop on/hop off” trolley. Using this fun mode of transport allows access to the big venues, multiple museums, attractions, and some of the quieter spots in town to catch a breath. True to form, though, many visitors and residents like to turn it up loud and eschew the trolley for something more colorful dubbed “The Wildest Party Tractor Tour.”
For everyday living, costs are low overall, making it possible to play at some of the city’s main or offbeat attractions. Housing costs are generally 3% lower than other metropolitan areas, and access to top schools and healthcare are prioritized. Salaries for those working in tech-related professions are strong, with examples such as User Experience Designers making an average of $96,000 and Product Managers finding an average salary of $98,000.
In Nashville, solid salaries across all tech sectors make acquiring the skills it takes to enter a career in tech a wise investment. There are an amazing amount of technology classes and bootcamps throughout the Nashville metropolitan area. More than 100 of the best course offerings from multiple schools provide in-person, live online, and on-demand course options. Opportunities for tech students in the region cover a vast array of subjects in technology, including Design, Digital Marketing, Data-related training, Coding, Business, Web Development, and IT. Two schools, Certstaffix and ONLC, hold classes in a computer lab, pre-loaded with the latest equipment and software, led by a live offsite instructor. Noble Desktop, the creator of this tool, has compiled an extensive list of the top schools and the subjects they offer.
Nashville has four schools that offer in-person and hybrid courses and bootcamps in Graphic Design. Those wanting to pursue a design career have more than enough options to learn anything they’d like about the field, and many schools also offer live online options, in addition to live online and on-demand. Types of programs that can be found include bootcamps, immersives, certificates, and classes, ranging from six hours to twelve weeks in length. Topics across the graphic design spectrum are Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Visual Design, and UX Design. The top schools in the area that offer in-person Graphic Design courses are General Assembly, New Horizons, and the Nashville Software School. Additionally, Certstaffix holds classes in a computer lab near downtown with equipment preloaded with the latest software and a live instructor teaching from a remote site.
Schools that offer Data Science classes and bootcamps in the Nashville area include training locations throughout the metropolitan area that provide nine courses both in-person and as live online sessions. Courses range from three hours to 72 weeks, including bootcamps, which dive deeply into hands-on instruction in this fast-growing field. Subjects within the realm of Data Science include Python, SQL, Machine Learning, and R. The schools that offer a range of data science courses are top-ranked schools General Assembly, New Horizons, the Nashville Software School, and Vanderbilt University Boot Camps.
For in-person and hybrid Web Development classes and bootcamps in Nashville, students can choose from twenty-seven classes provided by General Assembly and the Nashville Software School. Additionally, ONLC offers live instruction in a state-of-the-art computer lab with a live offsite instructor leading classes.
There are more than forty course options presented by five schools to choose from for in-person or live online coding classes and bootcamps in Nashville. Each of these training centers offers live online courses and provides a way for students to take classes from wherever they choose. Highly-ranked Vanderbilt University Boot Camps, Nashville Software School, New Horizons, and General Assembly offer face-to-face sessions. Additionally, Certstaffix holds their coding classes in a dedicated computer lab, with instruction from a live, remote instructor. All courses take students through the learning process step-by-step and provide object-based experiential learning experiences.
Attending an in-person Digital Marketing class or bootcamp in Nashville is a wise investment to get ahead of the competition in the booming digital world. Schools in the city that offer face-to-face classes are AcademyX and Sonic. Students can choose to take many options with General Assembly in face-to-face classes and Certstaffix, a school that holds courses in computer labs with a live, remote instructor leading the class. Subjects students can choose from include Google Analytics, Google Ads, SEO, social media marketing, email marketing, and e-commerce.
Nashville is a fantastic place to learn Python skills in a bootcamp or class. Top-notch schools in the city include New Horizons and General Assembly, both well-known excellence in one-on-one attention. Another highly-rated school, ONLC, holds classes in a computer lab with pre-loaded professional-level software and led by a live offsite instructor. Python is essential for most careers in technology, and certain professions require knowledge in specific syntaxes of the language. Instruction in Python for all levels and career-related topics can be found throughout the schools listed and offered live online, as well as on-demand.
Students can choose Video Editing classes and bootcamps in Nashville from highly-ranked schools that hold programs live and online, as well as on-demand. Video editing classes are fast-paced, hands-on learning experiences that range from two to ten days. Areas of study offered in video editing include motion graphics, Premiere Pro, After Effects, and First Cut Pro.
In-person and live online UX Design classes and bootcamps in Nashville are offered by the Nashville Software School and General Assembly. These schools have classes that are important to every professional in the field of design, including Sketch, Adobe XD and UX Design Research. This school offers comprehensive overviews of the user experience (UX) and places particular emphasis on Sketch and Adobe XD. Throughout the courses, students practice UI foundations, including design iteration and development and best practices when working with a product development team.
Students have a choice of seventeen unique in-person and live online Excel classes and bootcamps throughout the Nashville metropolitan area. All Excel sessions range from three hours to three days and are provided by two schools, Certstaffix or ONLC. These learning centers hold Excel courses in computer labs, with a live remote instructor available for assistance. More options for Excel and other business-related skills such as MS Office, Project Management, and Finance are all offered live and online by Noble Desktop, the creator of this tool. The need for Excel skills stretches into most areas of a professional career, so general and specific classes in the software are available face-to-face, live and online, or on-demand.
As Nashville remains a leader in business, it’s essential to keep your team up-to-date with the latest developments in technology. That’s why Noble Desktop, the creator of this tool, provides onsite corporate training in technology. An expert Noble Desktop instructor will arrange a session in a vast array of technical subjects and can provide training at your location. Additionally, a live session can be arranged via a video conferencing platform such as Zoom.
If it is easier for individual employees to attend a class on their own schedule, vouchers can be obtained for them to attend an open enrollment session. There is a discount on the purchase of multiple vouchers. Contact Noble Desktop to arrange a tailored training session for your workplace and employees.