University of Richmond Coding Boot Camp
Become a Web Developer
in 24 Weeks
Class Starts January 16, 2018 at the University of Richmond
- Benefit from a wide range of career services to position you for success through program completion and beyond.
- Build a portfolio of web applications to showcase your knowledge.
- Study part-time while maintaining your work schedule.
Web development is one of the fastest growing careers in today’s economy with a projected 27% growth rate by 2024.* The Coding Boot Camp was designed to help students develop the skills and professional network needed to capitalize on this high demand.
*Bureau of Labor Statistics: http://money.usnews.com/careers/best-jobs/web-developer
What You Will Learn
- Students will learn a full stack, including the skills needed to become proficient front- and backend developers.
- Students receive career-planning assistance, including:
- Portfolio reviews, resume and social media profile support, career content and practice sessions, high impact career events, customizable tools and templates, soft skills training, and personal job matching.
- Access to a network of Coding Boot Camp hiring partners.
- Opportunities for internships.
- Students will also have the opportunity to participate in hands-on learning activities with employers—experiences that often lead to full-time employment.
What Students Receive
- Access to our curated network of employers looking to hire Coding Boot Camp students.
- A Certificate of Completion from the University of Richmond showcasing your accomplishments to future employers.
- A robust portfolio of projects to demonstrate your working knowledge of web development.
About the University of Richmond
School of Professional and Continuing Studies
More than 50 years ago, the University of Richmond School of Professional and Continuing Studies pioneered professional and continuing education in Richmond. Today, we enrich the lives and careers of thousands of part-time and nontraditional students. Our programs are designed for working professionals and adult students, balancing academic rigor with flexibility and value. You can attend part time in the evenings and during weekends at a pace that supports your other life commitments.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What are the dates of the Coding Boot Camp?
- Classes begin January 16, 2018
- Can I keep working while studying at the Coding Boot Camp?
- Yes. The program is designed for working professionals who are actively seeking career change.
- How long is the course?
- Students can complete the program in six months.
- Do you provide career placement support?
- Yes. We offer all of our students career support and coaching. 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 Richmond or elsewhere?
- We offer a part-time program that allows working professionals to study web development without leaving work.
- We provide access to a robust network of corporate partners.
- Our curriculum is built based on the most in-demand technologies specific to the Richmond market.
- Can I receive credit for this course?
- No. This is a non-credit professional certificate course offered by the School of Pofessional and Continuing Studies.