Washington University Coding Boot Camp

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Online Washington University in St. Louis Coding Boot Camp

Web development is a fast-growing career track, and Washington University Coding Boot Camp teaches you the specialized skills you need to tap into this rewarding industry. Through a fast-paced, immersive curriculum, you’ll learn the skills needed to become proficient in front end and back end technologies.

  • Learn through a rigorous curriculum that covers a full stack: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Express.js, React.js, Node.js, Python, testing, computer science, database theory, MongoDB, SQL, Git, and more.*
  • Study part-time while maintaining your work schedule.
  • Gain access to continuation courses that cover additional in-demand technologies, including Java, C#, and Amazon Web Services.
  • Simulate a professional work environment by teaming up with your peers and put your new skills into practice on complex projects.
  • Receive a non-credit Certificate of Completion from the Technology & Leadership Center at Washington University McKelvey School of Engineering.
  • Benefit from edX’s wide set of career services including: resume and social media profile support, technical interview preparation, portfolio reviews, soft skills training and 1:1 coaching to help you launch or advance your career.

As you embark on this 24-week journey, you’ll dive into a challenging curriculum and learn more than you thought was possible. With a virtual classroom environment and collaboration with your classmates, you will get hands-on experience in full stack web development.

We work closely with employers and industry professionals looking for boot camp graduates to optimize our full stack curriculum and ensure we are continually teaching the most in-demand technologies, including*:

A high-level, interpreted scripting language found on most of today’s web pages, this is the programming language that brings your site to life.

Defines the structure and layout of a webpage. This language is critical as it dictates a site’s organization.

Defines the style of a webpage and how it is presented to the user. This language is important because it determines fonts, colors, and positions of webpage elements.

A JavaScript runtime built on Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine. Essential to any developer looking to build scalable network applications.

A database management system used to store and retrieve data. This system is critical for developers as most applications today require a SQL database to preserve information.

A document-oriented NoSQL database. This database is critical for security and it is trusted to power business-critical applications in over 50 percent of the Fortune 100 companies.

A web application framework for Node.js. This framework play a crucial role in the flow of data between server and routes in server-side applications.

The most widely used JavaScript library today. This library is essential for creating web apps in an agile manner.

*The material covered is subject to change. Our academic team adjusts to the market demand.

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When learning to code, it’s important to have help available when you need it. Our online coding boot camp offers you multiple layers of support from a team of people who have your back, including:

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Get support from instructors and teaching assistants. Our industry professional instructional staff is there to help you gain the skills you need on your coding journey.

Qualified students will have access to free tutoring upon request and receive up to an hour a week of 1:1 time with a skilled tutor to discuss class material, code reviews, or career related questions.

Students receive support from a dedicated team throughout their boot camp journey. Whether you need a coach, some inspiration, or someone to talk to about catching up on homework, you’ll always have someone there to help.

You will have access to a dedicated career director and profile coach that will help frame your past experience in a compelling way and help you prepare to land your dream job after completing the boot camp.

  • Industry speakers and events
  • Resume, LinkedIn and portfolio development
  • Technical and behavioral interview preparation

Students will have a classroom full of fellow aspiring coders to collaborate with, ask questions or motivate each other through difficult material. The virtual classes allows students to bolster their professional network, extending beyond graduation. Once you complete the program, you will become a member of our boot camp alumni community, which brings a wealth of networking opportunities.

Our Online Coding Boot Camp was built for a wide range of individuals, whether they are already working professionals or people looking to take their first professional job. All professions are welcome and if any of the following applies to you, this could be the opportunity you’re looking for:

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You’re looking to advance your current career and learn coding skills to open up new opportunities

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You’re interested in switching careers and want to become a professional web developer

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You want to enhance your coding skills or learn web development to advance in your role

This boot camp, offered in partnership with edX, is made available through a unique consortium delivery model to provide skills-based learning to participants across Missouri and beyond. Participants will be taught by a university-approved instructor, while learning alongside students from other consortium-participating universities and institutions. Upon meeting the completion requirements, participants will be issued a non-credit Certificate of Completion by The Technology & Leadership Center at Washington University McKelvey School of Engineering.

  1. Submit Form. Fill out the contact form and select the program you’re interested in to request more information.
  2. Interview and Application. An adviser will connect with you to discuss program details and answer any questions you may have. Then, you will fill out a short application.
  3. Assessment. Complete a basic multiple-choice critical thinking and problem-solving assessment. No prior industry knowledge is required.
  4. Enrollment. Once you are accepted into the program, you will determine which financial option is right for you. Secure your seat by signing your enrollment agreement and paying your deposit.

Part-Time Online Coding Boot Camp

  • 24-week online program
  • Study part-time while maintaining your existing professional, educational or personal obligations
  • Learn through live online classes three days per week and real-world projects and assignments
  • Dedicate 9 hours of scheduled in-class time per week and a minimum of 20+ hours outside of class on hands-on projects and practice work

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Our coding boot camp is held online. Call us at (314) 300-7708  for more information on how to apply.

No, admission to Washington University is not a requirement for enrollment in the Coding Boot Camp. This program is offered through Washington University in St. Louis McKelvey School of Engineering.

While some background knowledge is helpful, no experience is needed as long as you are dedicated and eager to learn. The pre-course tutorials will help you prepare for the Coding Boot Camp.

Our part-time program costs $12,000.* Scholarships and payment plans are available for those who qualify.

*Tuition is subject to change


Learn more about Washington University Coding Boot Camp by calling an admissions
adviser at (314) 300-7708 or filling out the form below.


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