For eligible high school students and current CU Denver students who enroll in the Pathways Program, there is a 30% discount on tuition for the six month full-time WDI course. Through this partnership, students who complete the WDI program can earn up to 12 credits (nearly a full semester of academic credit). Upon program completion, they can choose to immediately enter the workforce, enroll in CU Denver part-time or full-time, or begin working while saving for their education and enroll at CU Denver within five years with the credits they earned.

“This partnership will fuel Denver’s increasingly tech-driven workforce. By combining the skills and expertise of Galvanize with a comprehensive education from Colorado’s public urban research university, students have the opportunity to launch into successful careers as software designers, system analysts, leaders in web development and beyond.”

CU Denver Chancellor, Dorothy Horrell, Ph.D.

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Earn College Credit for Training Completed at Galvanize

What

A partnership between CU Denver and Galvanize, a national leader in tech training that leads to high-paying employment, allows students to earn academic college credit at CU Denver for training completed at Galvanize. Today, every company is a software company, which means every company needs tech-enabled employees. CU Denver and Galvanize are committed to getting Coloradans the skills they need to be competitive in the new, tech-driven economy through top-quality training offered in downtown Denver.

How

Galvanize students who complete the Galvanize Web Development Immersive (WDI) program, a six-month, full-time course, can earn a full semester of academic credit towards the requirements for the undergraduate degree in Information Systems at CU Denver Business School. Galvanize web development alumni have a 84% job placement rate and $70,221 average starting salary.

Who

Colorado high school seniors and postgraduates looking for additional pathways out of high school can enroll at Galvanize after graduation. Any Coloradan over 18 with a high school diploma or equivalent is eligible.

Why

Simply put, demand equals unprecedented opportunity for Coloradans to quickly find high-paying jobs in tech. In Colorado there are approximately 15,000 open job postings in IT, comprising approximately 13% of all job postings. Over the next 10 years, the state will experience a 21% increase.

84% Job Placement Rate

Defined as graduates who report that they are gainfully employed (either full-time which over 32 hours a week or part-time which is 32 hours or under a week) within six months of graduation in a position for which the skills obtained through the education and training provided by the institution are required or provided a significant advantage to the graduate in obtaining the position.


Projected IT job growth (Colorado)

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