LevelUp Career Skills Program

Galvanize's LevelUp career skills program is for active duty soldiers who want to learn software engineering skills and pursue a career in tech.

Become a Software Engineer

Operation LevelUp is an 18-week Software Engineering Immersive program offered exclusively to active-duty military stationed at Fort Hood. In partnership with the Soldier For Life - Transition Assistance Program at Fort Hood, Galvanize trains soldiers in their last six months of active duty service to prepare for a career in Software Engineering upon their transition to civilian life.

Operation LevelUp

The Galvanize Software Engineering Immersive program is designed to take any soldier from their active-duty assignment to career-ready, full-stack engineer in 18 weeks. Tuition for active duty soldiers is paid in full by the Post-9/11 G.I. Bill®.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

Learn in 18 weeks

Program trains active duty military to be software engineers over the course of 18 weeks, where soldiers will learn 4-5 days per week.

In-Demand Skills

We teach 700 hours of the most in-demand tech skills including programming, web development, and software engineering.

Learn On-Campus

Our career skills education program is taught in-person at the Fort Hood campus in Austin, Texas.

Career Services

Each soldier receives individualized career services support as they transition to civilian life.

At first I didn't feel smart enough to be learning coding. Galvanize showed me I could do much more than I thought I could. I'm excited to keep working with amazing people."

Francisco Leyva, Operation LevelUp graduate

Our Students

Andrew Herrera


Software Engineering Graduate

Laura Evans


Operation LevelUp Grad

Ray Dunning


Operation LevelUp Grad

Francisco Leyva


Operation LevelUp Grad

Become a Software Engineer

Ready to take your first step toward a tech career? Request info about our LevelUp program and start the conversation about becoming a software engineer.