Propel Your Career
as a Web Developer

SMU Coding Boot Camp |
Learn to Code |
Part-Time and Full-Time Options Available

  • Global Network: Gain access to a network of 250+ employers looking to hire.
  • Student Success: Stay on track with 24/7 on-demand academic support.
  • Career Support: Access free professional resources throughout your career.
  • Respected Credentials: Earn a certificate from a recognized university.

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Part-Time: 24 weeks, starts February 13
Full-Time: 12 weeks, starts March 27
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Learn to Code —
We’ll Support You at Every Step

Whether you’re just starting out or are a seasoned professional, we are dedicated to helping you succeed. As you prepare to start, switch or upgrade your career, we will support your learning journey with unparalleled services and resources and we will continue to support you in your professional life. No previous programming skills are required to apply.

  • Work with an admissions advisor who will prepare you for your boot camp.
  • Get 24/7 on-demand learning assistance via text or video chat.
  • Access a 1-on-1 tutor if you get stuck.
  • Connect with a powerful network of engaged instructors, TAs, peers and alumni
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Increase Your Earning Potential

Web development is one of the fastest-growing careers in today’s economy, with jobs in the field projected to grow by 13% from 2020 through 2030.1

1  Bureau of Labor Statistics

Our Boot Camp Learners Are in Demand
Our employer-competitive learners have received job offers from thousands of global organizations. As you take the next steps in your career, you’ll have access to job referrals from our network of 250+ partners.
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Further Your Career
Our Career Engagement Network will help you apply the tools and knowledge you learn in your program to advance your career by assisting you in developing a strong portfolio, a polished resume and sharp interview skills. You’ll also have access to free career resources throughout your professional life.
Innovative Curriculum. In-Demand Skills.
The rigorous boot camp curriculum is delivered through high-quality coursework and live, online classes led by instructors who are fully vetted by the university. All instructors are assessed for not only their experience in the field, but also their ability to successfully communicate coding concepts to students in an online environment. Instructors are dedicated to delivering a quality curriculum and to enhancing the learning experience of their students; they also offer 1-on-1 guidance to learners throughout the program.

Learn fundamental concepts of web development, including HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Portfolio Project: Build a client-side application using third-party APIs.

Work with servers, databases and other back end technologies, such as MySQL database, Node.js and more.

Portfolio Project: Engineer your first full stack application.

Grow your skills using NoSQL databases, convert traditional applications into progressive web applications and learn React.

Portfolio Project: Create a MERN stack single-page application.

Now You’re Ready
By the time you complete the boot camp, you will have mastered in-demand skills, built an impressive portfolio of coding projects and earned a valuable certificate in coding.
Learn on Your Schedule
You can choose between a part-time or full-time program. Both programs offer live class instruction and full support services — the only difference is your weekly time commitment.
Part-Time Online Full-Time Online
Time to complete 24 weeks 12 weeks
Live classes 9 hrs/week 20 hrs/week
Homework & projects 20+ hrs/week 25+ hrs/week
Class time 3 weekday evenings
(3 hrs/class)
Monday – Friday,
10 a.m2:30 p.m.
Invest in Your Career
Explore Financial Options.
Part-time coding boot camp fee: $12,745
Full-time coding boot camp fee: $13,995
Interest-Free Payment Plan

Pay an initial deposit and split the rest of your tuition into monthly installments over the length of the program with no interest.

24-Month Interest-Free Payment Plan

Once approved, you’ll pay your deposit and split the remaining tuition over 24 monthly installments with zero interest.

Early Registration

Enroll by the early registration deadline and get $1,000 off your tuition cost when paid in full.

Alumni Scholarship

Alumni are eligible for a $500 scholarship.

AmeriCorps

The program is eligible to use your AmeriCorps award.

Climb Credit

Helps students find and fund career training programs.

Employer Funding

Use available educational benefits or tuition sponsorship from your employer.

Sallie Mae

Offers private student educational loans.

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What Boot Camp Graduates Are Saying
  • “My experience was great! The class is very difficult, but worth it! I chose to attend because I wasn't happy at my previous job, or with the compensation. I decided to do this boot camp and I was able to change my career and get into the tech industry.” Chynna J.
  • “In just 3 months, [this boot camp] and its accompanying career development service helped me land my dream job in the software development industry after years of only receiving frustrating rejection letters.” Will M.
  • “After staying home to raise kids for 20 years, the boot camp provided a fast track to bring my programming skills up to date. Although I didn't seek employment as a full stack web developer, the boot camp confirmed my love of programming and boosted my confidence to return to work as an embedded real-time software engineer.” Ann N.
A Powerful Educational Partnership

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 SMU Continuing and Professional Education, in partnership with edX.


About edX


edX, part of 2U Inc., works with respected universities and organizations to deliver innovative, skills-based training to a community of over 45 million learners around the world to support them at every stage of their lives and careers. edX delivers boot camps through an immersive learning experience with expert services and valuable resources. As of 2021, graduates have been hired by 6,700+ companies, including more than 62% of the Fortune 100.

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