There are an almost infinite number of things to learn in the technology world today, and even more sources for how to learn them. This page will almost certainly eventually split into sections to help narrow the focus, but for now here are some.
On Your Own
- Lynda.com – Available for free through the Tulsa Public Library (with your Tulsa Public Library card) – this video portal now owned by Microsoft through their LinkedIn site, offers a wide variety of technical topics with something for everyone from beginner to expert.
In the Class
- Holberton – $85,000, or 17% of your income for 3.5 years once you start earning $40k a year or more – Learn the foundations of computer science, then dive into a specialty of your choice – machine learning, AR/VR, full stack development, or others, in a peer learning environment that requires a full time commitment.
- Lambda School – $30,000 – 6 month (FT) or 12 month (PT) programs. Choose between full stack web dev or data science. Offering upfront, installments, and income share agreements (17% of your post education salary for 24 months once youre making more than $50k a year).
- OK Coders – Pay What You Want – Founded in 2014 – Six 4-week modules as a core offering. Courses currently on hold?
In the Class – Traditional
- Northeast State University
- Oklahoma State University – where you can choose from computer engineering, computer science, or management information systems degrees as part of any well-structured four year program. Tuition and fees alone are typically $13,280 a year making an undergraduate degree at least $50,000 and likely closer to $100,000 once your room and board costs are added.
- Rogers State University – advertises both an AS in Computer Science for entry-level software development work and a BS in Business Information Technology with options for both network administration and software development programs. Tuition and fees are roughly $17,275 a year
- Tulsa Community College – low cost or even free* for Tulsa county high school graduates, TCC offers an AS in Computer Information Systems that transfers reasonably well to other local universities and could cost as little as $5000 a year. Classes exist for both infrastructure and software development.