Earn a Software Engineering - Backend Development Certificate with Amazon Technical Academy

Enroll in a program previously only available to Amazon employees and gain software engineering knowledge and skills, so you can enter and advance in the tech field.

36 COLLEGE CREDITS

Transferrable upon Completion

12 MONTHS

Program Length

100% ONLINE

Flexible Scheduling

FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID

Available To Those That Qualify

Software Engineering Certificate with Specialization in Backend Java

Kenzie Academy co-developed this online program with Amazon Technical Academy.

This online program prepares you to enter the field of software engineering. Graduates will be qualified to pursue a career path as a software development engineer at Amazon, as well as related roles in Java and backend development at other big tech companies and startups.

Amazon Technical Academy began as an internal training program - now, Kenzie Academy is working directly with Amazon to offer Amazon Technical Academy training to all learners.

The Depth of a Computer Science Degree

in Just 12 Months

FOUNDATIONS AND PROGRAM CURRICULUM, CO-DEVELOPED WITH AMAZON ENGINEERS:

Software Engineering Program (Months 1-3) 

Get In-Depth Training at Your Own Pace

 100% online, remote learning 

Apply Your Academic Credits Toward a Degree at SNHU

Get personalized career guidance

 Work while attending class. 

Access to a program co-developed with Amazon

Eligible to qualify for Federal Student Aid

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Learn on Your Own Schedule

We know you have to juggle a lot in your life. Work with a dedicated Kenzie advisor to create a customized learning plan on a schedule that works for you.

Your plan will include weekly kickoffs, study halls, Q&As with subject matter experts, office hours, and topic sessions.

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  • Program Length: 12 months
  • Hours: 30-40 hours per week
  • Program Location: Online
  • Apply completed program credits toward a degree program at SNHU
  • Multiple payment options including Federal Student Aid for those who qualify

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Program Quick Facts

What You'll Learn

Learn how to research, build, and deploy cloud-enabled software applications, while focusing on Java, navigating the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), and collaborating in Agile Scrum teams.

Projects with Real-World Relevance

Complete mastery-based projects based on problems encountered in business application development. You’ll design software systems to solve complex problems.

Flexible Learning Plan

Kenzie Academy is learner-centered, which means you’re given the flexibility to shape your own online learning experience by customizing a schedule with your advisor.

The Learning Experience

This program offers instructional team-facilitated sessions and independent learning opportunities such as topic sessions, Q&A’s, project-based activities, assessments, and more.

Amazon Software Development Engineer (SDE)

You may qualify for a role at Amazon. Although we cannot guarantee you a job at Amazon, we will equip you with the skills and mindset to be successful in the job searching process.

Career Curriculum

The program covers engineer-specific job skills development, along with interview prep, mentoring, mock interviews, practice problems, and how to talk about algorithms.

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Land a tech job without a degree

The Kenzie Career Placement Team will partner with you on your career journey. We’ll walk you through a career readiness curriculum that covers job interviews, resume preparation, and more. We’ll also connect you with potential employers and be there to provide support through the hiring process.

Software Engineering Program (Months 4-12) 

  • Foundational programming concepts
  • How to solve problems like a software engineer
  • How to design algorithms
  • How to develop and debug programs
  • How to develop object-oriented applications in Java
  • How to write basic unit-tests

You can expect to learn:

You can expect to learn:

  • Advanced data structures and algorithms
  • Debugging
  • Unit testing
  • AWS DynamoDB
  • Memory
  • Computer Hardware
  • Integration Tests
  • Service Design
  • Java Lambda Expressions
  • Security
  • And so much more!
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Why Software Engineering? 

It’s a competitive hiring market for tech talent as employers are in need of filling software engineering and backend Java development roles. Not only is tech talent in demand, but the profession is also known for higher salaries that can increase as experience grows. Gain the technical skills employers are looking for and pursue a career in coding!

Land a tech job without a degree

The Kenzie Career Services Team will partner with you on your career journey. We’ll walk you through career-readiness training that covers job interviews, resume preparation, and more. We’ll also connect you with potential employers and be there to provide support through the hiring process.