Here are some of the top St. Louis schools offering training, including ONLC Training Centers (88 courses), Certstaffix Training (68 courses), and General Assembly (45 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.
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.
PMT Institute (PMTI) provides in-person and virtual classes in project management, risk management, professional development, and PMI agile. PMTI focuses on instructor-led training, collaborative projects, and providing students with resources to pass their exams.
This 4-day Project Management Professional bootcamp gives participants the confidence and skills they need to pass the PMP certification exam. Participants examine the PMP exam’s five process groups and ten knowledge areas. Provided study materials include four proprietary training books, an online training course, fifty-three online PDU credits, and PMP application preparation tool. This course satisfies part of PMI’s continuing education requirement.
Washington University offers 24-week part-time programs in data analytics and cybersecurity in St. Louis, Missouri. The bootcamps are offered through the Washington University in St. Louis McKelvey 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 get them started in their careers.
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.
Certstaffix offers live online classes and group training onsite for corporate entities all over the U.S. They provide courses in End-user/Desktop, IT Pro Skills, Online Marketing, Business Skills, and Programming/Development.
This course provides an introduction to Quickbooks Basic Edition. This program uses live, online, instructor-led workshops so that students can learn from anywhere. In 1 day, students will learn how to use Quickbooks for processing payments, setting up inventory, working with lists, sending invoices, and managing bank accounts. Students will benefit from collaboration with other students in the online lab environment.
This course is an introduction to QuickBooks Online that will teach you how to use it properly from day one. In this 1-day, live, online workshop, students will learn how to use many of the tools available on QuickBooks Online. They will learn about how to set up a company, work with lists, manage bank accounts. Students will also know how to manage customers and vendors using QuickBook tools.
In this advanced QuickBooks course, students will learn how to use the Desktop Edition’s advanced toolset. This 1-day program teaches students how to handle estimating, time tracking, job costing, online banking, transactions, and much more. Students will know how to develop graphs and reports and maintain accurate company files. This program uses live instructors to teach QuickBooks in an online lab environment.
Prerequisite: Basic Quickbook skills
This course teaches basic SQL Querying in 2-days. Students learn online, attending live training provided by professional instructors. The course explores database concepts such as grouping and summarizing data, joining tables, and clauses. Working in the online lab environment, students will get hands-on experience writing simple SELECT queries and using built-in functions and expressions.
This Cybersecurity Analytics course is designed to teach students the skills they need for a career as a cyber security analyst. This 12-week intensive program covers network and system administration, strategy and analyst for threat intelligence, security intelligence, and event management. This program includes career coaching and job support to help you land a job in cybersecurity.
This full-stack Java software developer program is a 12-week bootcamp teaching you the skills you need to develop using Java. This immersive course takes you from beginner to career-ready, with hands-on learning based on real-world projects.
This full-stack software developer program is a 12-week bootcamp teaching you the skills you need to develop using C#/.Net. This immersive course takes you from beginner to career-ready, with hands-on learning based on real-world projects.
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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, Avid Media Composer, 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
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 blends 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
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
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
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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, LinkedIn, YouTube, 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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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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 creating web pages. You cannot make a 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
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
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
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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$71,000 / year24.9% 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.Learn about becoming a Digital Designer
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$94,000 / year25.48% 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.Learn about becoming a Software Engineer
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$103,000 / year27% 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.Learn about becoming a Data Scientist
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$66,000 / year4.52% 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.Learn about becoming a Data Analyst
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$97,000 / year2.93% 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.Learn about becoming a User Experience Designer
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$90,000 / year11.46% 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.Learn about becoming a Product Manager
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$108,000 / year5.24% less 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.Learn about becoming a Python Developer
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$82,000 / year3.17% more 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.Learn about becoming a Business Analyst
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$71,000 / yearSame as 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.Learn about becoming a Financial Analyst
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$58,000 / year5.45% 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.Learn about becoming a Digital Marketer
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$101,000 / yearSame as 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.Learn about becoming a Full Stack Developer
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$66,000 / year4.13% more than the U.S. average
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The good news for anyone adept in any sector of technology is that progress will continue to drive every area of tech skyward at faster rates than imaginable. Tech has already proven to reign over most other types of employment, as seen in areas like Silicon Valley, but those hot spots have a problem: no more room. St. Louis, on the other hand, has the room and the infrastructure to welcome all tech professionals, and they are sending that message out loud and clear. Those in the know can put their skills to work and enthusiastically take advantage of all the Gateway City has to offer them for a long, rewarding, and lucrative career.
Highly-trained tech professionals are a valuable commodity in every corner of all businesses. Utilizing their skills is critical for the efficient functioning of companies and organizations, and the supply still doesn’t meet the demand in St. Louis. A recent State of the St. Louis Workforce report notes that a third of regional employers reported they’re experiencing a shortage of skilled applications, with a number of technology-based positions amid the “top 30 hard to fill jobs.” The most in-demand roles include software developers, user support specialists, systems analysts, and IT project managers. All of the skills-hungry employers are looking to require digital skills, and St. Louis is ensuring that future and current tech pros have the support they need to step into a great career fit. St. Louis-area organizations have been breaking ground with new approaches for support, including encouragement through mentorship and exposure to potential investors. St. Louis ensures they stay top of mind for established businesses by promoting the tech hub these companies have created. Additionally, the city is positioning itself as a tech hub that welcomes female and minority tech authorities, often valuable professionals who have not been given their rightful chance to shine. These efforts combine to make St. Louis identified as one of the eight most digitally inclusive tech cities in the United States.
Excellence in technological commerce is not new to St. Louis. Strategically placed to catch those who needed to do business during western expansion, St. Louis earned its moniker, The Gateway City, due to its historically aggressive efforts to be recognized as a center for innovation. Investing state, local, and federal funds totaling $15 million, the St. Louis World’s Fair was held in 1904, showcasing the most significant technological advancements and achievements. This globally spotlighted event earned the city a solid spot on the map as the prime location to be for all businesses that wanted their best chance at success.
St. Louis has always been a place where creative and talented professionals head when they want to build something great. Examples of once small businesses that dared to achieve big things in St. Louis include corporate leaders such as Express Scripts, Enterprise, Anheuser-Busch, Worldwide Technology, and Ralston-Purina. Many companies that didn’t start in the Gateway city took note of the successes coming out of the region and joined the corporate scene, including companies that rely on tech professionals to keep them moving upward in visibility and revenue.
To maintain the strength of all of the established companies that rely on tech excellence, incentives that are being offered to fill the large demand for talent include excellent health care, continuing education, and, of course, high salaries. St. Louis offers those incentives as part of multiple methods of support for all industries with the understanding that the companies will also match the financial investment in their workforce. With the environment of success, St. Louis is the proud home to the “Big Eight”— companies that made the grade for the prestigious Fortune 500 list in St. Louis. Those top corporate employers are Centene, Emerson Electric, Reinsurance Groups of America, Edward Jones investments, Graybar Electric, Olin, Ameren, and Post Holdings.
That is precisely why the city is taking bold steps to entice more companies to move in and even bolder moves to lure in top talent. The St. Louis Economic Development office aims to do what they can to improve strategic business functions and raise awareness of the progress the area continues to make in tech through sending the world out globally in the media spotlight. This is attracting those newer to the tech world who appreciate the help in upskilling the knowledge they already bring to the table. This initiative has been well received in the community that actively recruits a workforce with specialized technological capabilities to evolve and innovate.
There are so many advantages to base a tech career out of St. Louis that even the city’s Economic Council might find it difficult to keep up. In just one month at the start of the year, no less than four articles by Forbes, TechCrunch, Built In St. Louis, and St. Louis Business Journal popped up, featuring the incredible benefits of being in St. Louis. While the Gateway City is busy making sure they continue to pave the way for growth, the word is spreading about the chance to work in any tech sector in the area with the advantage of the 4th lowest cost of living in the nation.
A reason for St. Louis’ tech success isn’t even always from the city’s efforts. Despite the perceived need for workers in tech hubs like Silicon Valley, not all companies can continue to afford or grow in those areas. They are finding a location that provides everything they need to operate in such an economically advantageous area, which is bringing big names such as Accenture Federal Services and Energizer Holdings, which supplies more than just famous batteries.
Startups are another excellent choice for experienced and newer tech professionals to create or join forces with as concepts evolve. Learning from Fortune 500 companies that tower in the community is easy for entrepreneurs, who find that networking experiences in the city are warm and welcoming. Additional support is found for small businesses with non-profit organizations such as Cause IQ, which provides a fabulous start for multiple niche tech groups.
In St. Louis, the high quality of life intersects with the d4th lowest cost of living, and educational opportunities abound. An extraordinarily diverse and supportive climate provides enterprising job candidates plenty of options. This benefit works on the other side, too, with companies appreciative of their strong pipeline of hiring opportunities. One example of how many opportunities a techie can find is with Accenture Federal Services, a technology solutions company that announced they would offer an astounding 1,400 tech jobs to the region over the next five years. As part of the announcement, the company’s CEO added that “the region’s skilled talent, vibrant technology ecosystem and a strong commitment to collaboration between government, civic, business, academic and community partners make St. Louis the ideal location for our new Advanced Technology Center.”
It’s not all about work in St. Louis, however. The city is a major draw for visitors who want to experience standing under the iconic 650 foot Saint Louis Gateway Arch, the largest arch in the world. But that classic signal for the passage to the west is only one small part of the city’s charm. Forest Park is a gem located in the city that is 500 acres bigger than New York’s Central Park. This gorgeous park holds 1,300 things to do, including the famous St. Louis zoo, concerts, museums, an entire golf course, and even an unusual adventure, a fish hatchery open to the public to visit.
Living in the St. Louis area offers any style of comfort one could want—in fact, it is home to the Cabanne House, the first brick farmhouse built west of the Mississippi, signaling it’s a great place to land. Neighborhoods of all types are found in the heart of the city or outside in more of a country setting.
With the salaries for tech professionals often the same as in other metropolitan areas, living in St. Louis is the solution for finding a higher quality of life. Those salaries easily cover the expenses of having a home and all of the associated necessities because of its incredibly low cost of living. Examples of average salaries for professionals in the city include Project Managers, who can expect about $85,000, and User Experience Designers at around $74,000 annually.
Warm, welcoming St. Louis offers training that makes a tech career soar in a supportive environment. There are an amazing amount of technology classes and bootcamps in St. Louis to choose from. More than 200 of the best course offerings from area schools provide in-person, live online, and on-demand course options. Schools are located in the heart of the city and in nearby areas that are easy to reach and out of the way of traffic. For tech students, schools 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, off-site instructor. Noble Desktop, the creator of this tool, has compiled an extensive list of the top schools and the subjects they offer.
St. Louis has three top-notch schools to choose from to take in-person courses and bootcamps in Graphic Design. New Horizons is a school located conveniently just outside of the busy city center. Two additional schools, ONLC and Certstaffix, offer classes that are held in computer labs with a live, offsite instructor. 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, and on-demand options. 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.
Schools that offer Data Science classes and bootcamps in St. Louis include training locations that provide twenty-two excellent in-person and live online courses. Schools are located downtown and just outside of the city center, making it possible to find a spot that fits with busy schedules. 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 excellent data science courses include New Horizons and WashU Boot Camps. There is one other school that offers a hybrid option in a computer lab with a live, remote instructor, Certstaffix.
For in-person and hybrid Web Development classes and bootcamps in St. Louis, students can choose from over 30 classes provided by Claim Academy, which is conveniently downtown, and two additional schools, ONLC and Cerstaffix, which offer live instruction in a state-of-the-art computer lab with a live, off-site instructor.
There are more than 50 options presented by ten highly-ranked schools to choose from for in-person, live online, and on-demand coding classes and bootcamps in St. Louis. These training centers offer live, online courses and provide a way for students to take classes from wherever they choose and are close to both downtown and outlying areas. Schools that offer excellent coding instruction include New Horizons and Claim Academy. Two other schools, Certstaffix and ONLC, hold 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 Digital Marketing classes or bootcamps in forward-thinking St. Louis is a wise investment to get ahead of the competition in the booming digital world. Certstaffix and ONLC are two excellent schools that hold courses in a computer lab 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.
St. Louis is an excellent place to learn Python skills in an in-person bootcamp or class. New Horizons and Claim Academy are two highly-rated schools that offer face-to-face and live online classes in convenient locations in town and nearby for busy professionals. ONLC and Certstaffix provide classes in a computer lab with pre-loaded professional-level software and are 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.
Students can choose hybrid-style Video Editing classes in St. Louis at Cerstaffix, which holds classes in a computer lab led by a live offsite instructor. Video editing classes are fast-paced, hands-on learning experiences that range from two to ten days. General areas of study in video editing include motion graphics, Premiere Pro, After Effects, and First Cut Pro.
Numerous live online UX Design classes and bootcamps for St. Louis residents are available to those looking forward to comprehensive classes where students can interact with the instructor in real-time. All of the course offerings include instruction in what is most important to every professional in the field of design, including Sketch, Adobe XD and UX Design Research. These excellent schools offer comprehensive overviews of the user experience (UX) and place particular emphasis on Sketch and Adobe XD.
Students have a choice of forty unique in-person and live online Excel classes and bootcamps throughout the St. Louis area. All Excel sessions range from three hours to three days and are provided by the prominent school New Horizons. Two different schools, ONLC and Certstaffix, hold Excel classes in dedicated computer labs led by an offsite instructor. Further options for Excel and other business-related skills are 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 essential general and specific classes in the software are available face-to-face, live and online, or on-demand.
In the continuously evolving city of St. Louis, 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.