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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.

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.  

Innovative Instruction

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

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, SQL, 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:

Computer Science applied to JavaScript

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

Browser Based Technologies

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

Databases

  • SQL
  • 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 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:

Support Graph

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.

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

About the Boot Camp

This boot camp, offered in partnership with edX, is made available through a unique consortium delivery model to provide skills-based learning to participants across Virginia and beyond. Participants will be taught by a university-approved instructor, while learning alongside students from other consortium-participating universities and institutions. Upon meeting the completion requirements, participants will be issued a non-credit Certificate of Completion by University of Richmond.

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 06/03/24

» Data: 

  • Part Time 07/15/24

» Cybersecurity: 

  • Part Time 06/17/24

» UX/UI: 

  • Part Time 07/01/24

» AI: 

  • Part Time 07/01/24

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