Divergence Academy

Established in 2014, Divergence Academy was the first data science-focused institution in the Dallas-Fort Worth area in Texas. Since its founding, it has catered to hundreds of diverse learners in the area looking to upskill and reskill themselves for a new or better career. The school stays on top of emerging technologies by designing its programs with a strong focus on Cloud, Cybersecurity, and AI.

Divergence Academy offers four full-time programs: Data Science Immersive, Cybersecurity Professional Penetration Tester, Cloud Engineering Immersive and Security Operations Management Immersive.

The leaders at Divergence ensure the curriculum is always evolving and updated to match emerging trends in technology. They also place strong emphasis on job placement, calling it 'the key measurement of success.'

"Placement is the number one yardstick. We care about our learners getting jobs, and jobs are a key measurement of our success. If we are doing a good job training people, they will find jobs. If they are not finding jobs, we have a feedback loop that tells us our programs are not good. That is a critical component of measuring how well we are doing against contemporary technologies," Founder and CEO Sravan Ankaraju explains.

Designed for Non-Traditional and Transitional Learners

The school is unique in its focus on providing a career path for non-traditional and transitional learners. Divergence Academy makes its programs as accessible to as many learners as possible. Each program is 400 hours long and can be taken via a weekday or a weekend schedule.

Learners who choose to go full-time with their program take classes on Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Other learners, such as those juggling parenting duties, can choose to learn on Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For those working full-time and thus are only available on weekends, Divergence Academy also offers classes on Saturdays and Sundays, for 10 hours each day.

Many learners who attend Divergence Academy are from the military. There are various funding options for both active members and vets, such as the GI Bill, VET TEC, and VRRAP. For all learners, Divergence Academy supports a full range of financial aid, scholarship, installment plans, loans, and Income Share Agreements.

Full Career Support

As mentioned, the key to the school's success is job placement, exemplified by the full career support offered to its graduates. When students opt for the Outcomes Program, the school does everything possible to assist them in launching their new career, empowering the graduate to land the best jobs available.

Divergence Academy has worked directly with 300 employers over the last year and the network of partners continues to grow. Among the list of Preferred Employers are Accenture, Capital One, Cognizant, Honeywell, LinkedIn, Uber, Vimeo, IBM and many others. Students and graduates are also offered opportunities to attend Industry Day Lunch and Learns. These are virtual events hosted by the school and feature a Preferred Employer from the school's growing network of partners.

The school also takes pride in its many accreditations and certifications, which translate into more support and opportunities for its learners and graduates. Divergence Academy is an Official Training Provider for ISC2, CompTIA, and EC-Council. It is a Microsoft Gold Partner for Data and AI, and also a TWC-approved vocational trade school.

Your Gateway to a New Career

If you are a transitional and non-traditional learner looking for a clear path towards a new career, Divergence Academy is the place for you. By constantly innovating its programs and staying on top of emerging technological trends, Divergence Academy is ready to give you the skills you need for a fulfilling career in tech.

No matter your background—military vet or non-military, aged 20 or 60—as long as you are open, curious, and love to learn, you'll get the right start at Divergence Academy. To learn more about the school and its programs, visit Divergence.one today.

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