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We built this program with an expert team of working Blockchain Developers, to ensure a hands-on learning experience that prioritizes job readiness. This is the most comprehensive curriculum available for learning the fundamental skills, tooling, mindset, and security best practices that are essential to becoming a Blockchain Developer.
Advance your skills with curriculum developed by professionals working in the field, and featuring top industry experts including Balaji Srinivasan, David Johnston and Aaron Brown
Benefit from personalized support from mentors, engage with a dynamic student community, and receive actionable feedback from expert project reviewers.
Master multi-platform skills and gain experience with Bitcoin, Ethereum, and more. Prepare yourself for success in a rapidly-evolving industry with a high-demand job market.
Learn skills that will prepare you for jobs in blockchain development and you’ll be ready to deliver immediate value to any organization. You will also work with experienced careers professionals on crafting your LinkedIn and Github profiles.
This program was built in collaboration with blockchain developers to ensure you learn the right skills necessary to succeed. Demand is skyrocketing and excitement is running high, but it’s important to see past the headlines to learn what it really takes to be a qualified blockchain developer. This program prioritizes mastering job-ready skills with a hands-on approach.Designed to prepare you for career success in Blockchain Development.
Blockchain Developers are in high demand. Create your professional portfolio with Udacity and open up a world of opportunities. Our hiring partners are eager to meet you.Create your portfolio and open up a world of opportunities.
Work with experienced career professionals for tailored advice on how to improve your search and impress recruiters, including feedback on your LinkedIn, GitHub, and professional brand.Work with career professionals to impress recruiters.
40,000+ highly-skilled grads make up your new career community. Ready to collaborate, share referrals, or hire your own team? The Udacity Alumni Network is here for you!Connect with our global community to grow your career.
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Learn the basics of how the blockchain data model works by creating your own private blockchain using Node.js and Leveldb.Create Your Own Private Blockchain
Advance your blockchain skillset to the second generation of blockchain services with smart contracts utilizing the Ethereum network.Build CryptoStar Dapp on Ethereum
Learn blockchain architecture and advanced concepts such as privacy, security and decentralized file management.Ethereum Dapp for Tracking Items through Supply Chain
Advance your blockchain skill set by developing a decentralized application (Dapp) that will perform actions based on external triggers, and handle payments.Flight Delay Insurance Dapp
For your capstone project, you’ll use all the new skills you’ve acquired to build decentralized property listing application.Capstone
Brandy is Curriculum Lead for the Blockchain Developer Nanodegree program. She was previously a Lead Technical Project Manager for Udacity. She is the founder of Network Designs, specializing in architecting software solutions.
Jessica holds a Biomedical Engineering degree from Cornell University. Prior to joining Udacity, she developed and deployed enterprise healthcare technologies. She has recently taught Android Development in our Nanodegree programs.
Joe Nyzio earned his degree in Neuroscience from Temple University. At Udacity, he's been a Content Developer on the Data Analyst, Tech Entrepreneur, and Business Analyst Nanodegree programs.
Rachna holds a Bachelor's of Electrical Engineering and a Master's of Software Management. She brings years of software and hardware engineering experience and has previously worked for companies such as Intel, AMD, Cypress, and Xilinx Semiconductors.
PK Rasam is Founder and Chief Blockchain Officer at LINCD, specializing in blockchain strategy and distributed ledger infrastructure services. PK’s focus is on creating the next breed of Crypto Machine Intelligence-based businesses.
Nik Kalyani is an entrepreneur and blockchain architect. He is the co-founder and CTO of WhenHub, creator of the Interface micro-contracts dApp. A Microsoft MVP, he is also the founder of TryCrypto and Walkstarter.
Elena Nadolinski is currently heads down building a new privacy cryptocurrency. Previously she was a Software Engineer at Airbnb, Tilt and Microsoft. Elena graduated with a degree in Computer Science from Virginia Tech in 2014.
Learn the essential skills for a career in blockchain development.
Demand for blockchain developers is growing at incredible rates, with current demand far outstripping available talent. This means wide open opportunity for anyone seeking to enter this field. Plus, blockchain is still an emerging technology, so you have the chance to start making an impact right away. The critical differentiator in an emerging field is hands-on experience, and that is exactly what you’ll get in this program. You’ll build projects designed in collaboration with working blockchain developers. You’ll enjoy direct access to industry leaders in the field. You’ll work with the Bitcoin Core and Ethereum platforms, and you’ll even build your own private blockchain. If you’re an experienced developer interested in pursuing a career in the blockchain space, this program offers you hands-on experience building decentralized applications, and the opportunity to master the blockchain development skills that are in high demand across industries, and at companies ranging from startups to large organizations.
Graduates of this program will be valuable additions to any team working on blockchain-based application development. Opportunities exist in companies ranging from Fortune 500 companies to startups.
Specific roles include:
If you're an experienced developer interested in working with blockchains, smart contracts, and cryptocurrencies, this program will enable you to master the skills necessary to succeed in this rapidly-growing field.
No. This Nanodegree program accepts all applicants regardless of experience and specific background.
To optimize your success in this program, we’ve created a list of prerequisites and recommendations to help you prepare for the curriculum. Prior to enrolling, you should be able to:
If you believe you need more preparation, here are some additional resources you can use:
The Blockchain Developer nanodegree program is composed of one (1) five (5)-month term. Students must complete all projects to graduate from the Nanodegree program.
Each project will be reviewed by the Udacity reviewer network and platform. Feedback will be provided and if you do not pass the project, you will be asked to resubmit the project until it passes.
Please see the Udacity Nanodegree program FAQs found here for policies on enrollment in our programs.
The full program consists of 1 (one) 5 (five)-month long term at a cost of USD $999.
Payment is due before the term begins.
For this Nanodegree program you will need a desktop or laptop computer running recent versions of Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux. 20+ gigabytes of free disk space, 2+ gigabytes of memory (RAM), and an unmetered broadband Internet connection.