Kenzie Academy is a tech apprenticeship and coding school in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 6-month to 2-year program with 1-year paid apprenticeship is a new alternative to traditional colleges and short-term coding bootcamps. Students have the option of attending the program in person, or remotely via our Hybrid Program

Kenzie Academy uses flipped classroom and project-based learning to train a new generation of software engineers and technologists. Our mission is train the best technologists and provide a pathway towards a rewarding career in the tech industry.

Kenzie Academy was somewhat of a missing link, tying together the workforce that is in the pipeline, making sure they are getting the proper training with a 2-year program. Every business today is a tech business as well, and if not, you are probably dying. Folks at Kenzie recognizes that and have chosen Indiana to grow these roots
— Governor Eric Holcomb of Indiana
A new school in Indianapolis is focusing on apprenticeship as a way to skill-up the next generation the tech work force. Kenzie Academy, which is located at the Speakeasy Downtown, says it provides training with an emphasis on networking and job experience through paid projects as a consultant for employers.

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Kenzie Academy: Preparing Indianapolis' Growing Demand for Technology Talent

Could the tech jobs of the future be filled by the skilled trades workers of the present? According to one of the state's foremost leaders in the tech sector the answer is a resounding yes.


Local organization believes Indy could be next Silicon Valley. The founders of Kenzie Academy say, with the backing from investors at Google and Facebook, the tech industry is ready to explode here in Indianapolis.

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The economy is shifting away from value creation in manufacturing and agriculture alone and into data, analytics and the Internet of Things. Changing Indiana’s workforce to have relevant skills in that new world will make or break our state for generations. What the Kenzie Academy does completes a critical link in the process of retraining professionals for the data economy, and we couldn’t support more enthusiastically!
— John McDonald, CEO ClearObject

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Kenzie Software Developer Program

Next Class Starts April 2, 2018

Indianapolis, Indiana

We want to amplify everyone’s voice in creating the future.
— Chok Ooi, Kenzie CoFounder & CEO

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Speakeasy Downtown
47 South Meridian Street, 3rd Floor
Indianapolis, IN 46204
United States of America