Become an Android Developer
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We built this Nanodegree program in partnership with Google specifically to support aspiring Android Developers. The curriculum is designed to transform those with intermediate skills and a working knowledge of Java development best practices into specialists with the Android platform. Successful completion of the program means a diverse portfolio of projects to show employers, an established credential to affirm your achievements, and your own app on the Google Play Store. If your goal is employment as an Android Developer, this program is exactly what you need to succeed.
Receive personal, in-line code review from our network of expert reviewers for each of your projects, ensuring that you get the actionable feedback you need to make real progress.
Learn with the support of mentors from the very beginning of the program, and join a rich community of learners on a dedicated forum.
Receive personalized support on your résumé, LinkedIn and GitHub profiles, along with technical interview prep, and set up a Udacity career profile to maximize your appeal to employers.
This Nanodegree program was developed with experts at Google to teach you the essential skills you need to become an Android Developer
The Android Developer Nanodegree program is designed to ensure your long-term success in the field. The skills you learn will prepare you for jobs in Android development, and you’ll be ready to deliver immediate value to any organization. We will support you throughout your learning journey; from gaining valuable technical and career skills, to landing your dream job.Designed to prepare you for career success in Android development.
Android 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 careers 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.
“We are building this curriculum with Udacity because we believe it reflects what developers everywhere should know.”— PETER LUBBERS, SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER FOR DEVELOPER TRAINING AT GOOGLE
James Williams is the Android Curriculum Lead at Udacity, where he also creates Web development courses. He is the author of “HTML5 Game Programming,” and runs obstacle course/adventure races in his spare time.
Reto Meier has been part of Android Developer Relations at Google since 2009, and leads Google’s Scalable Developer Advocacy team. He is the author of the “Professional Android Application Development” book series from Wrox.
Dan Galpin is a Developer Advocate for Android at Google, focusing on Android performance tuning, developer training, and games. He has over 10 years of experience in mobile, developing at almost every layer of the phone stack.
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Jocelyn Becker wrote the developer documentation for the first external Google API in 2004, and has been teaching developers to use Google APIs and technologies ever since. She has managed the creation of many of the Android courses built by Google and Udacity.
Katherine Kuan, formerly a Developer Advocate at Google, was a software engineer on the Android Apps team for Google Keep, Google Play, and the People app.
Lyla Fujiwara is an Android Developer Advocate at Google. Prior to joining Google, Lyla worked at Udacity on the Android Developer and Android Basics Nanodegree teams. She’s taught on three continents and is a former Peace Corps volunteer.
Jennie Kim Eldon is the Product Lead for Android and iOS Nanodegree programs at Udacity, where she previously worked as a software engineer. Before Udacity, she served at the US State Department, leading programs for women and girls in Afghanistan.
Jessica Lin is the Android Basics Curriculum Lead at Udacity, teaching various aspects of the Android development ecosystem. When untethered from her devices, she can be found training for her next Muay Thai competition.
Asser Samak is a Content Developer at Udacity, with over 9 years experience in software engineering, and a great passion for teaching. He also teaches Udacity’s Java course series.
Nikita Gamolsky was an early graduate of the Udacity Android Developer Nanodegree program. Since then, he’s joined the Google Developer Training team to educate and inspire mobile developers around the world.
Cezanne is an expert in computer vision with an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. Inspired by anyone with the drive and imagination to learn something new, she aims to create more inclusive and effective STEM education.
Jeremy Silver writes Android games, loves automating repetitive tasks, and is determined to take all the mystery out of programming. You can catch him on the ski slopes, falling out of planes, or hacking away into the wee hours.
Jose Nieto became an Android Developer after graduating from the Android Nanodegree program. He is now a Content Developer at Udacity, where he builds learning experiences for thousands of future Android Developers worldwide.
To make it even easier to learn, you can finance your Nanodegree through Affirm.
As low as $84 per month at 0% APR.
Pay your monthly bill using a bank transfer, check, or debit card.
During your two 4-month terms, you'll have access to the Nanodegree program classroom and materials, plus expert project reviews.
This Nanodegree is structured in two (2) terms. Each term is 4 months in duration.
There are eight (8) total projects in the complete Nanodegree program, which are designed to give you an opportunity to apply the skills you’ve learned in each lesson. You must complete all projects in both terms order to graduate.
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. You must complete all projects during the Term period.