Unlock new opportunities to advance your career.

Recently enrolled Codeup students can access Coursera's Career Academy, including over 30 professional certificates, at no cost. Proof of recent enrollment at Codeup required.

Elevate your skills

Fast-track your next career in the tech industry

with industry-leading, skills-first training.

Access credentials from top industry partners to develop skills highly sought by top businesses. 

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Experience not required

Gain practical knowledge and experience to apply directly to your current job or leverage in a new role.

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Cost savings for your budget

Investing in your career shouldn't break the bank. Our online, on-demand courses are free to recently enrolled Codeup learners for 6 months of access.

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Flexibility you need

Fit your studies around life’s commitments. Complete the training in less than 6 months while working a full-time job.

Get started on your next success

Career Academy is offered exclusively through the Coursera platform and all offerings are online, on-demand, self-paced, and do not include an instructor.

Start your next journey to a more fulfilling career.

Build a career path that aligns with your unique goals and objectives.


Cloud Computing

Master cloud computing to scale IT resources on demand. From servers and storage to software and analytics, you’ll be equipped to deploy and administer key IT infrastructure in the cloud.


Data Science and Analysis

Leverage next-level data analysis to reveal hidden patterns in your data. From storage technology to analytical models, you’ll be able to manage large datasets and extract actionable insights.


Software Development

Prepare for a career in the high-growth field of software development. Develop the skills, tools, and portfolio to have a competitive edge in the job market as an entry-level front-end or back-end developer.

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Explore and train for the most in-demand careers

Enrolling will unlock access to dozens of professional certificates, helping you get on the fast track to a successful career in high-growth areas.

FREE for 6 months of access

Recently enrolled Codeup students can explore Career Academy to find the right role for their career goals, explore job and salary insights, build skills, and earn a micro-credential from a leading tech company.

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"I wanted to learn more technical skills to advance in my career field. I love that I have been able to learn on my own time and earn multiple certificates along the way to completion."

Chanel Gatica,

successfully earned a Google Data Analytics Professional Certificate

Looking for an instructor-led learning experience?

We understand that online, on-demand learning is not for everyone but we have a learning option made for you. All five of our Alamo Colleges can serve recently enrolled Codeup learners with a variety of programs and wrap-around support including instructor-led programs (face-to-face and online) which you can find listed below. Contact a dedicated Enrollment Coach for more information about these options and other Instructor led experiences.

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Instructor-led programs (face-to-face and online)

Instructor-led offerings are not included in the no-cost options provided through Coursera. All tuition and fees apply for instructor-led programs. Connect with an Enrollment Coach by taking the next step to learn more about these programs.

Northeast Lakeview College (NLC)

Coming Fall 2024

  • Cloud Computing, A.A.S.
  • Cloud Support Specialist Level I Certificate
Northwest Vista College (NVC)

Network Architecture and Cloud Computing AAS

This program prepares students to work with basic physical and information security requirements in managing and maintaining cloud computing platforms and applications.

In addition, this program includes understanding and managing various cloud computing platforms such as OpenStack and Amazon's AWS.

San Antonio College (SAC)

Computer Information Systems (CIS) Program 

SAC offers numerous accelerated pathways in web development, networking, and cybersecurity. Our courses are directly aligned with industry standards and credentials, and we offer unique learning opportunities and support services for our students. Current relevant accelerated pathways for CodeUp students include:

  • Occupational Skill Award (OSA) in Web Development (12 credit hours), can be completed completely online or in-person in as few as 2 semesters.
  • OSA in CompTIA Security+ Prep (10 credit hours) - can be completed completely online or in-person in as few as 2 semesters.
St. Philip’s College (SPC)

SPC is designated by the National Security Agency and Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Two-Year Education.

The Department of Business Information Solutions offers numerous programs geared toward preparing students for immediate employment as well as Associate of Arts or Science transfer programs.

Associate of Applied Science programs are geared toward immediate employment or transfer toward a Bachelor of Applied Science. There are also a variety of one-year Certificates and Occupational Skills Awards for students requiring skills for immediate entry into the workplace.

Palo Alto College (PAC)

Cloud Administrator

The CompTIA Cloud+ Certification Preparation Occupational Skills Award provides the student with the knowledge and skills to prepare for CompTIA Cloud+ certification which is industry recognized and leads to entry level positions in the high wage, high demand field of computer technology.

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About AlamoONLINE

What "fully online" means for you

You can earn your college degree or credential online with a learning style that fits you best. Our five Alamo Colleges offer online courses in two learning modes:

Asynchronous online learning
Students access their courses each week at any time.

Synchronous online learning
Students log in and participate in class at a specified time each week via Zoom or video conference.

No matter which mode you select, our Alamo Colleges are here to ensure you meet your goals.

Frequently Asked Questions

At the Alamo Colleges District

AlamoONLINE represents the range of opportunities for students pursuing degrees, certificates, or other offerings delivered 100% online from:

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About UpSkill

Alamo Colleges District provides accessible, affordable, on-demand, online courses which stack into a professional certificate. These courses prepare you for a new career in high-growth fields. These course learning experiences help workers like you upskill and reskill quickly based on you completing work weekly according to course suggestions. 

An instructor does not teach these self-paced, self-directed courses. If you want courses taught by an instructor, email your Enrollment Coach at AlamoONLINE@alamo.edu so the Coach can share more about those offerings.

These offerings provide you a chance to earn a micro-credential showcasing your mastery of knowledge, skills, and abilities to hiring employers in San Antonio. Completion of a course or training pathway does not guarantee employment. Some possible careers may require you to continue to a degree program offered by one of our five Alamo Colleges. Courses are non-credit and do not automatically transfer to one of the five Alamo Colleges.

For more information,

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