Columbia Engineering Coding Boot Camp

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Learn to Code and Become a Web Developer in 12 or 24 Weeks

Online New York Coding Boot Camp

Web development is a high-growth career track, and Columbia Engineering Coding Boot Camp teaches you the specialized skills for full-stack web development. Through a fast-paced, immersive curriculum, you’ll learn in-demand front-end and back-end technologies.

  • 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, or launch your career sooner by studying at an accelerated pace through our full-time format.
  • 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.
  • Earn an Award of Completion from Columbia Engineering.
  • Benefit from a wide set of career services: resume and social media support, technical interview preparation, portfolio reviews, soft skills training, coaching, and more to help you launch or advance your career.

We provide you with the options you need to fit the demands of your life. Choose our 24-week, part-time Boot Camp to advance your skills without leaving your day job, or choose our 12-week, immersive Boot Camp to launch your career sooner and study at a faster pace.

Both Boot Camps provide the opportunity to become part of a community of peers and dive into a life-changing experience. With classroom-based virtual learning and hands-on projects, you’ll explore the theory and application of web development.

Why Learn Coding in a Boot Camp?

Learning to code is an intensive undertaking. If you are craving to expand your knowledge and join the tech world, seeking to advance or change careers, and most importantly: ready to roll up your sleeves and work hard — then our Boot Camp could be right for you.

  • Those looking to find a new career or company—or make the move from a non-technical position to a technical one
  • Those who are interested in freelancing to supplement their current income—or contribute in a bigger way in their current job
  • Those seeking to learn the skills to execute on an entrepreneurial idea and build their own product
  • Those with the ambition to grow in their knowledge or add to their skill set while in college

Learn In-Demand Coding Skills:

Our curriculum covers front-end and back-end technologies*, and you will gain the skills needed to become a full-stack web developer:

  • Computer Science applied to JavaScript
  • Databases (MySQL, MongoDB)
  • Server Side Development (MERN Stack, Progressive Web Applications)
  • Browser Based Technologies (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap)
  • Deployment/Command-Line Fundamentals (Heroku, Git)
  • API Interaction (API, JSON, AJAX)
  • Quality Assurance (Unit Testing, Linting, Continuous Integration)
  • Supplemental Self-Study Topics (Python, Java, C#, Amazon Web Services)
*The material covered is subject to change. Our academic team adjusts to the market demand.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Our coding boot camp in New York is being held via our tried and tested virtual classroom experience. Call us at (646) 870-1598 for more information on how to apply, or visit our Online Experience page to learn more.

While some background knowledge of coding is helpful, no experience is needed as long as you are dedicated and eager to learn. Our pre-course tutorials will help you prepare for our boot camp.

No, applicants do not need to be Columbia students. The Coding Boot Camp is offered through Columbia Engineering.

Below are funding options for you to choose from. Please note that funding should be approved before you begin the process:

  • Full Tuition, Interest-Free Payment Plan: A deposit is required to secure your seat in the class. The rest of the tuition will be split into three equal payments for the full-time boot camp and six equal monthly payments for the part-time boot camp. 
  • 24-Month Interest-Free Payment Plan: Once approved, you’ll pay your deposit and split the remaining tuition over 24 monthly installments with zero interest.

Please contact us to get details on tuition cost and any available loan options.

Full-Time Coding Boot Camp

  • 12-week boot camp
  • Classes held Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Part-Time Coding Boot Camp

  • 24-week boot camp
  • Classes held two weekdays from 7 to 10 p.m and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Currently Enrolling:

Coding Boot Camp:

  • Part-Time: January 26, 2021
  • Full-Time: January 4, 2021

Data Analytics Boot Camp:

  • Part-Time: Soon
  • Part-Time: February 4, 2021

UX/UI Boot Camp:

  • Part-Time: Soon

Cybersecurity Boot Camp:

  • Part-Time: February 9, 2021

FinTech Boot Camp:

  • Part-Time: December 8, 2020

Digital Marketing Boot Camp:

  • Part-Time: December 7, 2020

Tech Project Mgmt Boot Camp:

  • Part-Time: Soon

Coding Boot Camp Curriculum

At the Columbia Engineering Coding Boot Camp, we not only want to cover the most in-demand skills for full-stack web development—we want to equip you for continued success even after the boot camp ends.

That’s why our curriculum starts with computer science fundamentals, dives into the front-end and back-end, and most importantly, teaches you how to learn so you can keep growing your skills in the years to come.

And we know that prospective employers care about what you can do, not just what you say you can do, so hands-on training is at the center of our boot camp. In 12 or 24 weeks, you’ll gain a wide set of technical skills, put them into action, and complete the boot camp with an impressive portfolio of projects.

Coding Part-Time

Phase 1: FoundationWeeks 1-8


Description:
The first phase, Foundation, equips you with the fundamental concepts of web development, covering HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, as well as command line fundamentals and API consumption.

What You Will Learn:
  • HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Creating a web page from scratch
  • Mastering terminal commands
  • DOM manipulation
  • jQuery
  • Consuming RESTful APIs
  • Parsing JSON to extract meaningful data
  • Using AJAX to update data on a website

Phase 2: TechnicalWeeks 9-16


Description:
In the second phase, Technical, you learn the skills necessary to engineer a full stack web application, working with servers, databases, and other back end technologies, and connecting them to the front end.

What You Will Learn:
  • Writing Node.js server code to serve static web pages
  • Querying large amounts of data and answering questions from a MySQL database
  • Understanding and using Joins, Wheres, and Counts strategically

Phase 3: PerformanceWeeks 17-24


Description:
The last phase, Performance, has a dual meaning in that you acquire skills to optimize your web applications for speed and efficiency as well as prepare yourself for the transition to a career in web development.

What You Will Learn:
  • Utilizing NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, as an alternative to MySQL
  • Improving the performance of applications
  • Converting traditional applications into progressive web applications (PWAs)
  • Creating single-page applications with React
  • Computer Science applied to JavaScript (data structures, algorithms)

Optional Phase: Online Continuation CoursesWeeks 25+


Description:
Continue building your professional portfolio of projects after you complete the boot camp.

Build your fluency in additional technologies and further increase your competitiveness in the market with hands-on learning that’s supported by a global network of alumni.


What You Will Learn:
  • Python
  • Java
  • Amazon Web Services
  • C#

Coding Full-Time

Phase 1: FoundationWeeks 1-4


Description:
The first phase, Foundation, equips you with the fundamental concepts of web development, covering HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, as well as command line fundamentals and API consumption.

What You Will Learn:
  • HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Creating a web page from scratch
  • Mastering terminal commands
  • DOM manipulation
  • jQuery
  • Consuming RESTful APIs
  • Parsing JSON to extract meaningful data
  • Using AJAX to update data on a website

Phase 2: TechnicalWeeks 5-8


Description:
In the second phase, Technical, you learn the skills necessary to engineer a full stack web application, working with servers, databases, and other back end technologies, and connecting them to the front end.

What You Will Learn:
  • Writing Node.js server code to serve static web pages
  • Querying large amounts of data and answering questions from a MySQL database
  • Understanding and using Joins, Wheres, and Counts strategically

Phase 3: PerformanceWeeks 9-12


Description:
The last phase, Performance, has a dual meaning in that you acquire skills to optimize your web applications for speed and efficiency as well as prepare yourself for the transition to a career in web development.

What You Will Learn:
  • Utilizing NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, as an alternative to MySQL
  • Improving the performance of applications
  • Converting traditional applications into progressive web applications (PWAs)
  • Creating single-page applications with React
  • Computer Science applied to JavaScript (data structures, algorithms)

Optional Phase: Online Continuation CoursesWeeks 13+


Description:
Continue building your professional portfolio of projects after you complete the boot camp.

Build your fluency in additional technologies and further increase your competitiveness in the market with hands-on learning that’s supported by a global network of alumni.


What You Will Learn:
  • Python
  • Java
  • Amazon Web Services
  • C#

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