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Admissions Instructions

Our goal is to get to know you and your background better through your application to the Midland Code Academy. To begin, simply complete the steps below.

  1. Fill out the online application
    You will begin by creating an account and verifying it via email. The online application will ask for your contact information, details about your employment and academic history. Once you have submitted this information, you will be asked to upload the materials described below. 
    Code academy students should complete the non-degree application.

  2. Submit your application documents
    Once your account has been created and application submitted, you will be asked to upload two documents, a Personal Statement and Resume. Both are described in further detail below.

  3. Schedule your interview
    You’ll meet one-on-one with your advisor and the director of the program to be sure this is a good fit your you and your goals. Interviews can be scheduled around your availability, and generally take place at Midland University: Omaha.
    Please reach out to your advisor to set up a time that will work for all parties.

  4. Complete your Coding 101 preparatory work
    In preparation for an intensive study of code, all applicants will be required to complete a Coding 101 bootcamp. This can be completed in-person at one of our upcoming events or online. Access to the online modules can be granted through your advisor, after the beginning of the application process.

We are now accepting applications for the Spring and Summer 2019 program starts.
Applications for our Summer start are due by June 14, 2019.

Application Documents

Submit Documents

Personal Statement

Applicants should submit a personal statement to help us get to know you and understand why you are interested in furthering your education at Midland. It should address the topics below in no more than two pages.

  • Describe your educational and career path to date. How will enrolling in the Code Academy either accelerate or change that path?
  • Describe one time you have failed at something. What did you learn from that experience?
  • How might other Midland students benefit from your background, experiences and values?

Resume

Applicants should submit a 1-page resume highlighting their employment and educational background. The employment section should include locations, titles and dates. The education section should also include dates of attendance and any degrees received.

After Acceptance

Once you’ve been accepted into the Code Academy and have decided to get started, you’ll need to work closely with your advisor to finalize all the logistics of a new program.

We will require a $250 deposit to secure your place in the class. This deposit will apply to your total balance at Midland and will trigger your enrollment in class. You can pay your deposit online or by check.

We will also work with you to finalize your payment or loans plan, scholarships and confirm your laptop for your first class.