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SMU CODING BOOT CAMP

BECOME A WEB DEVELOPER
IN 24 WEEKS

Classes begin August 6, 2018 at SMU

Contact an Admissions Advisor: (214) 775-9982

FEATURING

*The material covered in this course is subject to change due to market demand.


Web development is one of the fastest growing careers in today’s economy with a projected 27% growth rate by 2024.* SMU Coding Boot Camp is designed to help students develop the skills and professional network needed to capitalize on this high demand career track.
* Bureau of Labor Statistics.


WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Students will learn a full stack, including the skills needed to become proficient front-end and back-end developers.
  • Students gain access to a tutor network, allowing them to get help both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Students receive career-planning assistance, including:
    • Portfolio reviews, resume and social media profile support, career content and practice sessions, technical interview training, 1:1 career coaching, soft skills training, and more.
    • Access to a dedicated Profile Coach and Career Director that will work with you throughout the program and prepare you to be Employer Competitive.
  • Students will also gain industry insights through Tech Talks—quarterly online panels with local industry professionals.

Certificate

WHAT GRADUATES RECEIVE

  • Graduates benefit from a Project Demo Day—quarterly networking event with local professionals to showcase their final projects.
  • Continued one-on-one career coaching with your career director post-graduation.
  • A Certificate in Full Stack Web Development from SMU Continuing and Professional Education (SMU CAPE) showcasing your accomplishments to future employers.
  • A robust portfolio of projects to demonstrate your working knowledge of web development.

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.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What are the dates of SMU Coding Boot Camp?
  • Class starts August 6, 2018
Can I keep working while studying at SMU Coding Boot Camp?
  • Yes. The program is designed for working professionals who are actively seeking career change.
How long is the course?
  • Students will complete the program in six months.
Do you provide career planning support?
  • Yes. We offer all of our students career support and coaching, including portfolio reviews, resume assistance, and technical interview training. In addition, we offer students experiential learning opportunities to strengthen their portfolio.
Do I need to have previous experience in programming before enrolling?
  • No. While having some background can help, our pre-course tutorials will get you up to speed and ready to start learning on Day 1.
What sets your boot camp apart from others I can join in Dallas or elsewhere?
  • We offer a part-time program that allows working professionals to study web development without leaving work.
  • Students benefit from a robust set of professional development services to prepare them for success as they work to advance or change careers.
  • Our curriculum is built based on the most in-demand technologies specific to the Dallas market.