KU Coding Boot Camp

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In today’s age of technology, coding and logic-based skills are becoming increasingly in-demand across job markets for web developers. At University of Kansas Coding Boot Camp, our full stack program teaches you the key skills for front end and back end web development, all while preparing you for success in the professional world. 

Benefit from convenient online classes designed to fit around your schedule, while receiving the structure and support you need to achieve your career goals. 

Gain real-world training through hands-on, instructor-led classes and benefit from peer collaboration in our virtual classroom experience.

Our industry-driven curriculum teaches you the most in-demand web development skills through real-world examples. Everything you learn is immediately applicable to a professional environment.

  • Challenge yourself through an intensive curriculum that covers a full stack, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Express.js, React, Node.js, Python, testing, computer science, database theory, MongoDB, SQL, Git, and more.*
  • Join together with your classmates to tackle demanding projects and get hands-on training through experiential learning opportunities.
  • Use your newfound skills to build a dynamic portfolio of applications and projects, showcasing your knowledge to potential employers and other web developers.
  • Gain access to continuation courses that cover additional in-demand technologies, including Java, C#, and Amazon Web Services.
  • Gain an edge in the field through our wide-ranging career services such as technical interview preparation, resume and social media support, portfolio reviews, soft skills training, and more.
  • Receive a Certificate of Completion from the University of Kansas Jayhawk Global, demonstrating your achievement.

Gain Future-Proof Skills

Through hands-on developer work and collaboration with your peers, you’ll gain proficiency in the theory and application of software and web development—helping you stand out in today’s market.

Computer Science Fundamentals

  • Algorithms (Searches, Sorts)
  • Performance
  • Data Structures
  • Object-Oriented Programming with Python and TypeScript
  • Version Control with Git

Browser Based Technologies

  • HTML/CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Responsive Design
  • Local Storage, Session Storage, IndexedDB
  • React

Databases

  • SQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • MongoDB

Server Side Development

  • User Authentication
  • Template Engines
  • MERN Stack (MongoDB, Express.js, React.js, Node.js)
  • TypeScript

APIs

  • Client-Server Mode
  • Browser APIs
  • RESTful APIs
  • JSON
  • HTTP request methods
  • GraphQL

Deployment and Delivery

  • Render
  • GitHub Pages
  • Unit Testing
  • Component Testing
  • Integration Testing
  • End to End Testing
  • CI/CD Pipelines

Supplemental Self-Study Topics

  • Java
  • Amazon Web Services
  • C#

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

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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 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.


Comprehensive Support

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. The Career Services Team offers:

  • 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 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.


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 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


How to Apply

  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 advisor 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.

Coding Boot Camp Schedule

Part-Time Coding Boot Camp

  • 24-week online program
  • 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

Currently Enrolling:

» Coding Boot Camp

  • Part-Time 06/17/24

» Data Boot Camp:

  • Part-Time 07/01/24

» Cybersecurity Boot Camp:

  • Part-Time 06/17/24

» UX/UI Boot Camp:

  • Part-Time 07/01/24

Frequently Asked Questions

KU Coding Boot Camp in the Kansas City area is held online. For more information on how to apply to this program, please fill out our contact form or call to speak with admissions at (913) 439-1919

Students can complete the part-time coding program in 6 months (24 weeks).

No previous experience is required. The pre-course tutorials will help you prepare for the Coding Boot Camp.

No, applicants do not need to be University of Kansas students. KU Coding Boot Camp is offered through the University of Kansas Jayhawk Global.

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Ready to learn more about  KU Coding Boot Camp? 
Contact an admissions advisor at (913) 439-1919