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The career choices you make today will be paying you back long into the future. Will your skills be relevant and in demand in, say, 10 years? What about 20 years?

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The key word is sustainability. Today's business organizations need quality COBOL programmers and are struggling to bridge this IT skills gap. That puts graduates with these skills in high demand – and in line for high rewards.

Available today – a career for the future

Our program will equip you with a relevant, sustainable business skill that organizations want now and will need tomorrow. You'll be fluent in the programming language that supports 90% of Fortune 500 business systems every day. And that won't change any time soon.

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Out of a total of 310 billion lines of code, 240 billion lines are COBOL. So you will be learning the language behind 65% of all active code – and 85% of all daily business transactions.

It's the power behind modern business, generating 200 times more COBOL transactions per day than Google and You Tube searches worldwide and with 5 billion lines of new COBOL code being developed every year, your new skill will be enjoyable and employable.

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