Learn to Code Online in 24 Weeks
Become a Web Developer Through an Innovative Online Format
Have the classroom come to you. By taking our online coding boot camp, not only will you get real-world project experience that’s immediately applicable to the workforce, and you’ll also get a UCLA Extension Award of Completion to bolster your resume and help advance your career as a web developer.
“I felt stagnant in my career and wanted to move into a field with a lot of learning and growth potential. The coding boot camp made this transition possible, enabling me to transition from a career in marketing to software quality assurance within a month of the program start date … I’m learning every day in this new role and feel motivated and passionate about my career again.”
-Christina, Boot Camp Graduate
Industry-Driven Full-Stack Curriculum
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 front end framework used to design responsive websites and web apps. This framework is fundamental to achieving good performance.
A database management system used to store and retrieve data. This system is critical for developers as most applications today require a MySQL 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.
In-Demand Coding Topics
Front End Fundamentals
Advanced Front End Frameworks
Students gain exposure to cutting edge front end frameworks like React. They also deepen their skillsets by learning regionally relevant technologies.
Server-Side and Database Architectures
Students dive into MySQL and MongoDB databases and the construction of Node/Express servers. By this point, students are able to build advanced full-stack applications.
Data Structures and Algorithms
Students will ground all they’ve learned in the core computer science concepts behind modern programming—maximizing their career readiness.
Innovative Online Model
Our online coding boot camp was designed for busy, working professionals like you. We understand that you need the flexibility to fit your education around your existing work and life commitments, but we also know that accountability is needed to help you become a web developer.
Flexible Online Lessons
Each week you will work through the project-based lessons on your own schedule. Fit the content around your life and work commitments knowing our support system is there if you need it.
Engaging Virtual Classes
Attend class from wherever you are. Our online classes are NOT lectures: they’re designed to be engaging and interactive sessions. Work with other members of your tightly-knit cohort and broaden your experience while leaning on your instructor and teaching assistants.
Receive extensive real-time support from a team dedicated to helping you succeed. This support team consists of instructors, teaching assistants, and student success and career services teams.
Make sure that you’re retaining your new coding skills by utilizing additional opportunities to apply your knowledge in real-world settings. Make sure that you’re on-pace and progressing through the course as you should be.
When learning to code, it’s important to have help available when you need it. Less than 2 percent of our students report a low level of academic support in our classrooms. Our online coding boot camp offers you multiple layers of support from a team of people who have your back, including:
Get support from instructors and teaching assistants.
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.
Students will have a classroom full of fellow aspiring coders to collaborate with, ask questions or motivate each other through difficult material. The class environment 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.
Career Services Overview
Get empowered on your journey to finding the perfect job. We will help you tap into your newfound skills while preparing you to be “employer competitive” through a series of milestones built into the course. Learn how to build your personal brand and stand out in today’s market through:
Technical and Behavioral Interview Preparation
We will help prepare you for job applications through true-to-life practice sessions. In these sessions, you will be guided through real-world coding challenges, behavioral questions, whiteboarding exercises, and more.
Industry Speakers and Events
Throughout the program, industry speakers will be brought in to offer you perspectives on professional life in development. These talks will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the field you will soon enter.
Resume, LinkedIn and Portfolio Development
You can take part in thorough workshops designed to help build your personal brand. Throughout the process, you will work with a career director and profile coach who will offer tailored feedback on your materials.
Why Join Our Online Coding Boot Camp
Is this program right for you?
Our Online Coding Boot Camp was built for a wide range of individuals, whether they are full-time working professionals, students, 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 for:
You’re looking to advance your current career and learn coding skills to open up new opportunities
You’re interested in switching careers and want to become a professional web developer
You want to enhance your coding skills or learn web development to advance in your role