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Android Basics Nanodegree by Google
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About This Program

Study the basic building blocks of mobile development and become versed in how to make an app for Android devices. In our Android Basics by Google Nanodegree, you gain in-depth knowledge from expert programmers at Google to help you get started in a new career as a mobile developer. Through an excellent selection of hands-on projects, you learn how to use the Java Programming language, XML markups, and APIs to create Android apps and games. You start the program with a basic single-screen app design and work your way up to programs that use intermediate programming skills.

Android is a popular operating system that runs on a wide array of mobile devices, from smartphones to tablets. The platform is also expanding to include wearable devices, which means there are plenty of opportunities to build a successful career as an Android developer. In the Udacity Android App Development track, you learn how to make basic apps for Android and create a portfolio of working examples. Our Android Basics by Google Nanodegree offers essential tools and techniques to jumpstart your Android app design career, build custom apps for your business, or create your own indie games for the operating system.

  • Time
    Learn at Your Own Pace

    Study 8 hrs/week and complete in 6-8 mo.

  • Pre-reqs
    Basic Computer Knowledge
  • Student Rating

  • Android App Developer Salary
    $44.1K-$151K

    Based on US job data

What is a Nanodegree?

  • Content by leaders Content by Industry Leaders

    We built this program with expert analysts and leading technology companies to ensure you master the skills needed to meet the requirements of industry.

  • Fast feedback Fast And Effective Human Feedback

    Our experienced mentor network will return your project within 24 hours, with line-by-line comments and tips to ensure you are mastering the material.

  • Career guidance Personalized Career Guidance

    Take advantage of free resume and online profile reviews. You’ll also receive access to our network of hiring partners, and prepare for hiring questions with mock interviews.

  • Self placed Self-Paced Progress

    Work at your own pace, on your own schedule. You can even pause your subscription for when life gets busy or you need a short break.

  • Tailored portfolio Tailored Project Portfolio

    Build a portfolio of industry-relevant projects. Upon graduation, you’ll have an array of example work to impress any employer.

  • 1 on 1 1-on-1 Coaching And Mentorship

    Whether you're stuck on a project or confused by a concept in class, our mentors can answer any question in personal 1-on-1 sessions.

  • "I never thought my set of skills would involve any understanding of technology. I'm now able to apply what I learned directly in my job, and my boss loves me for it!"

    Matthew Bellissimo
    Matthew Bellissimo

    Was a Business Consultant at Microcenter

    Now a Business Analyst at Tryon Equestrian Partners

  • "I had a hard time finding a job due to lack of relevant experience. The projects I built in the program helped me build a strong resume, and launch my career."

    Soumya Ranjan Mohanty
    Soumya Ranjan Mohanty

    Was a Student

    Now a Data Specialist at Gramener

  • "I really enjoyed learning different skills related to being a data analyst. Coming from academia, the career-related advice was especially valuable in helping me land a job.

    Kevin Burnham
    Kevin Burnham

    Was an Arabic and Linguistics Professor

    Now a Data Analyst at Pilytix

Graduate in 12 months and get a 50% tuition refund

On average, students complete the Nanodegree program in 6 months

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