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SMU Coding Boot Camp

Become a Web Developer
in 24 weeks

Learn to code. Change your life.

Learn HTML, JavaScript, MongoDB, and more

In-person and online options to fit your schedule

To speak to an admissions advisor, call (214) 775-9982


Learn in-demand skills. Uncap your potential.
Evolve with today’s economy.

You have what it takes. We can help you get there.


Marketable Skills

Learn HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Java, Express.js, React.js, Node.js, MongoDB, MySQL, and more.*

Marketable Skills

Hands-On Learning

Gain practical web development experience and build a professional portfolio through our strategically engineered curriculum, centered around real-world, skills-based projects.

Hands-On Learning

1:1 Support

Receive support when and where you need it. Classroom environment allows you to easily get help from instructors, TAs, and fellow classmates, and ask questions in real-time.

Real-Time Support
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Convenient Format

Part-Time Schedule

Maintain your current job by attending classes part-time, three days a week—in person or online. Convenient schedule with classes weekday evenings and Saturdays.

Live Instruction

Live Instruction

Benefit from dynamic, real-time classes taught by skilled instructors who know what it takes to succeed in the industry.

Professional Development

Professional Development

Become employer competitive through various career services like technical interview training, portfolio reviews, resume support, 1:1 career coaching, and more.

*The material covered in this course is subject to change due to market demand.


Life-Changing Educational Experience. Options to Fit Your Lifestyle.

24 intensive weeks. 240+ hours of code.


In-Person

Tap into our cutting-edge, full-stack curriculum in our traditional 24-week, part-time format. Meets two weekday evenings and Saturdays.

Online

Dive into our tried-and-true full-stack program, adapted for real-time, online learning. Join our traditional classroom experience three days a week remotely, from any location.


Web development is one of the fastest growing careers in today’s economy, with a projected 15% growth rate by 2026.* SMU Coding Boot Camp was designed to help you develop the skills and professional network needed to capitalize on this high demand career track.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics

Become a Web Developer

Why join our program


  • Coding skills are in high demand across industries. You’ll cover a full stack, learning frontend and backend technologies like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Java, and MongoDB.
  • Over the course of 24 weeks, you’ll get real-world experience building frontend websites, deploying static and dynamic websites to the cloud, creating full stack single page applications, and more.
  • Qualified students gain access to a free tutoring network, allowing you to get additional help outside of class when needed.
  • Receive extensive career-planning assistance, including:
    • Portfolio reviews, resume and social media profile support, career content and practice sessions, technical interview training, 1:1 career coaching, soft skills training, and more.
    • Access to a dedicated Profile Coach and Career Director that will work with you throughout the program and prepare you to be Employer Competitive.
  • Benefit from class collaboration and become part of a wide community of fellow web developers, allowing for networking opportunities and lasting connections.

Crack the Code to Your Future

Stand out in today’s market


  • By the end of the program, you will not only have a serious foundation of knowledge allowing you to easily learn other technologies, but also an impressive portfolio of projects and applications that demonstrate your web development skills.
  • Put your skills into action by attending Project Demo Day—an optional, quarterly networking event with industry professionals to showcase your final project.
  • Polish your professional presence and get ready for the job market through continued one-on-one career coaching with your career director post-graduation.
  • After 24 rigorous weeks, you’ll receive a Certificate in Full Stack Web Development from SMU Continuing and Professional Education (SMU CAPE), displaying your accomplishments.

About SMU

A nationally ranked private university located near the heart of Dallas, SMU is a distinguished center for global research with a liberal arts tradition. SMU’s 11,000 diverse, high-achieving students come from all 50 states and 90 countries to take advantage of the University’s small classes, hands-on research opportunities, leadership development, community service, international study and innovative programs. The University offers a strong foundation in the humanities and sciences and undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs through seven schools.

This program is offered through the SMU Continuing and Professional Education, in partnership with Trilogy Education Services, Inc.

About Trilogy Education Services
Trilogy Education Services Inc. partners with universities to prepare participants for high-growth careers in the Digital Economy. Over thirty of the world’s leading institutions collaborate with Trilogy to bridge the gap between employers’ needs and participants’ skills.


Frequently Asked Questions


When do the programs start?
  • In-Person: Class begins February 25, 2019 - August 17, 2019
  • Online: Class begins January 26, 2019 - July 13, 2019
  • Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Can I keep working while studying at SMU Coding Boot Camp?
  • Yes, our part-time program was designed for working professionals who are seeking to advance their current careers or change career paths.
How long is the course?
  • Students will complete the program in six months.
Do you provide career planning support?
  • Yes. We offer all of our students career support and coaching, including portfolio reviews, resume assistance, and technical interview training. In addition, we offer students experiential learning opportunities to strengthen their portfolio.
Do I need to have previous experience in programming before enrolling?
  • No. While having some background can help, our pre-course tutorials will get you up to speed and ready to start learning on Day 1.
What sets your boot camp apart from other programs in the area?
  • Our program provides options to best suit your lifestyle, with in-person and online formats in a part-time schedule.
  • We offer a part-time class schedule that allows working professionals to study web development without leaving work.
  • Students benefit from a robust set of professional development services to prepare them for success as they work to advance or change careers.
  • Our curriculum is built based on the most in-demand technologies specific to the regional market.

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Part-time: February 25
Part-time Online: January 26