University of Richmond Coding Boot Camp

Learn to Code in 24 Weeks

University of Richmond Coding Boot Camp – Online

Web development is a fast-growing career track, and University of Richmond Coding Boot Camp teaches you the specialized skills 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.

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Structured Flexibility

Our course is designed to give you the flexibility you need to balance your work-life schedule while providing you with the structure and support you need to be successful in achieving your career goals.  

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Innovative Instruction

Our online coding course offers live, interactive virtual classes led by skilled instructors.

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Real-World Projects

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.

Why Choose Our Coding Program?

  • Learn through a rigorous curriculum that covers a full-stack: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Express.js, React.js, Node.js, progressive web apps, agile methodology, computer science, database theory, MongoDB, MySQL, Git, and more.*
  • Study part-time while maintaining your work schedule.
  • Simulate a professional work environment by teaming up with your peers on real-world projects and build complex applications that will bolster your professional portfolio.
  • Gain access to continuation courses that cover additional in-demand technologies, including Python, Java, C#, and Amazon Web Services.
  • Receive a Certificate of Completion from the University of Richmond, demonstrating your achievements.
  • Benefit from a wide set of career services: resume and social media support, technical interview preparation, portfolio reviews, soft skills training, 1:1 coaching, and more to help you launch or advance your career.

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

Gain Future-Proof Skills

Our part-time coding program curriculum covers front end and back end technologies*, and you will complete the program with the skills needed to become a full stack web developer:

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  • Algorithms (Searches, Sorts)
  • Efficiency
  • Time Complexity
  • Big O Notation
  • Data Structures

Browser Based Technologies

  • JavaScript/jQuery
  • Responsive Design
  • Bootstrap
  • Handlebars
  • Local Storage, Session Storage, IndexedDB
  • React.js


    • MySQL
    • MongoDB

    Server Side Development

    • User Authentication
    • Progressive Web Applications (PWAs)
    • MERN Stack (MongoDB, Express.js, React.js, Node.js)

    API Interaction

    • API
    • JSON
    • AJAX

    Supplemental Self-Study Topics

    • Python
    • 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

    To optimize our full stack curriculum and ensure we are continually teaching the most in-demand technologies, we work closely with employers and industry professionals looking for those who have completed a boot camp. Our curriculum includes:

    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 library that simplifies programming. Considered to be the most popular and most utilized JavaScript library to date.

    A front end framework used to design responsive websites and web apps. This framework is fundamental to achieving good performance.

    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 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.

    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.

    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.

    Real-World Training

    Get job ready through hands-on experience with the latest front end and back end technologies, and build a portfolio of projects to showcase your knowledge.

    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.

    Maximum Support

    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.

    Job Planning Assistance

    You will have access to a dedicated career director and career material advisor that will help you prepare to find your dream job after completing the boot camp through a wide range of career services.

    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 during live class sessions.

    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 program completion. 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:


    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

    How to Apply to the Coding Boot Camp

    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
    • 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

    Currently Enrolling

    » Coding: 

    • Part-Time November 6, 2023

    » Data: 

    • Part-Time March 11, 2024

    » Cybersecurity: 

    • Part-Time October 11, 2023

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