Become a Developer.

Learn to code and go from beginner to job-ready in six months

A flexible, online program that offers something traditional bootcamps don’t – a dedicated 1-on-1 mentor.

Accepting applications now for summer start dates.

Apply now for June and July

Fill out a simple application and speak to an admissions representative today.

Program Features at a Glance

An immersive online classroom

Learn through live, instructor-led lectures and pair programming with fellow classmates. Commit 20-30 hours per week without quitting your job.

1-on-1 mentorship

Meet with an industry veteran weekly and build deeply technical and impressive projects for your portfolio. Getting your certificate is the first step. We want you to get a job you’ll love.

Flexibility to 
meet your needs

Multiple financing options are available along with special scholarships for UWM alumni.

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What You Will Learn

Our comprehensive curriculum makes sure you are learning the latest technologies to be competitive in today’s job market.

1

Web Development Fundamentals

Build the foundational skills that every web developer needs by building static webpages with HTML, CSS and jQuery.

2

Asynchronous Web Apps

Create beautiful data-driven, interactive client-side web applications and learn the basics of the command line and Git.

3

Server-side Programming With Node.js

JavaScript isn’t just for the front end. Create well-designed, comprehensively tested server-side JavaScript applications using Node and Express.

4

Advanced Front End: React

Take your front-end web development skills to the next level. Learn to build powerful single page web apps with the popular front-end framework, React.

5

Advanced Topics: Data Structures and Algorithms

Build a foundation of computer science knowledge and hone your skills as an engineer, along with final preparation for your job search.

Why Enroll?

Learn In-Demand Skills

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, web development is one of the fastest growing careers in today’s economy, with a projected 15% growth rate by 2026.

Do Meaningful Work

Software is everywhere. You can build a career working at a tech company, or you can find technical work in almost every sector of the economy from finance, education, health care and more.

Advance Your Career

Everything about the program is designed to expand your job prospects. Gain relevant skills employers are looking for and benefit from a supportive network of peers and mentors.

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About UWM’s School of Continuing Education

The UWM School of Continuing Education is the largest provider of professional development in southeastern Wisconsin, serving more than 15,000 participants each year and offering over 1,000 programs. As part of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, which is recognized as one of the nation’s top research universities, Continuing Education offers individual courses, certificate programs, events and conferences, as well as personal enrichment learning opportunities for all ages. Our full-service conference center, complete with classrooms, computer labs and on-site catering, is located in downtown Milwaukee.

Outcomes You Can Expect

This coding bootcamp is offered in partnership with Thinkful™, a leading provider of fast-paced, job-ready programs in web development, data science and design. These outcomes were reported by real students in Thinkful programs:

Qualify for 100+ jobs currently open in the Milwaukee area OR the 1.4M software jobs open in the United States that are currently unfilled.

Increase your earning potential

$19,021

Average yearly salary increase reported

Type of jobs you can expect

84% of students get hired

Source: Thinkful

Cost & Financing Options

Payment Option Payment Due on Start Date Payment Length
Skill Fund Loan (Interest Only) Lowest Monthly Payments $82/$347/month $250 required as refundable deposit. First 8 Months/36 Months After
Skill Fund Loan (Immediate Repayment Only) For budgets of $347 per month $347 per month $250 required as refundable deposit. $347 for 36 months
Deferred For budgets of $550/mo $550 per month $2,550 required as refundable deposit. $2,550 + $550 for 19 months
Upfront Payment Most affordable $10,500 $10,500 due upfront

100% satisfaction guarantee: full refund if you don’t love your first two classes.*

Scholarships available for students this spring.

Upcoming Dates and Deadlines

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis with start dates available in June and July.

*This program is offered in partnership with Thinkful, Inc.