Frequently Asked Questions

Want to know more about the Columbia Engineering Coding, Data Analytics, and Cybersecurity Boot Camps? Look below for answers to common questions.

  • Our part-time program is designed for working professionals who are actively pursuing a career change or advancement. The part-time schedule allows you to continue working while advancing your skills.
  • The part-time program can be completed in 6 months (24 weeks).
  • Yes. We offer all of our learner’s career support and coaching, including portfolio reviews, resume assistance, and technical interview training. In addition, we offer participants experiential learning opportunities to strengthen their portfolio. Learn more about our career services.
  • While some background knowledge 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 program.
  • We believe the main criterion for success in our program is your passion and commitment to succeed. Learning web development is difficult and requires hours of hard work, and we look for applicants who are determined and willing to give the program their all in order to achieve life-changing results.
  • No, applicants do not need to be Columbia students. This program is offered through Columbia Engineering.
  • Our program has an application process and is not open enrollment. Once a prospective learner fills out the form or calls our admissions department, they will go through an initial phone interview with an advisor. Applicants who are recommended to move forward will then take a critical thinking and problem-solving coding test. Those who pass the academic test will have a final interview with our academic department to determine if they are accepted into the program.
  • No, the only requirement is that you be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED.
  • We offer the flexibility of a part-time program, allowing working professionals to study web development without leaving work.
  • Our curriculum is built based on the most in-demand technologies specific to the New York market.
  • Learners benefit from a robust set of professional development services to prepare them for success as they work to advance or change careers.
  • Our part-time program requires 10 hours of in-class time per week. In addition, you must be willing to dedicate a minimum of 20* hours to outside work per week (*depending on experience) in order to truly immerse yourself in the materials covered in class.
  • Yes, a reliable laptop is required for this course. Laptops can be Mac or PC, with a minimum 8GB of RAM and a dual core processor (64 bit).
  • If you’re unsure if your laptop meets the requirements,  please check with our admissions advisor first and they will make sure you’re good to go.
  • No, all that is needed for class is your laptop and the eagerness to learn.
  • We offer early registration pricing and an interest-free payment plan for those who qualify.
  • Please call our admissions team at (646) 870-1598 to get details on tuition cost and any available loans.
  • We’re so glad you asked. If you’re interested in partnering with our boot camp or accessing our learner portal, please fill out this form and a member of our career services team will get in touch with you.

  • Yes. Our part-time program is designed for working professionals who are actively pursuing a career change or advancement.
  • The part-time program can be completed in 6 months (24 weeks).
  • Yes. We offer all of our learner’s career support and coaching, including portfolio reviews, resume assistance, and technical interview training. In addition, we offer participants experiential learning opportunities to strengthen their portfolio. Learn more about our career services.
  • No experience is required, but is recommended that applicants hold a Bachelor’s Degree or have at least two years of experience in business, management, finance, statistics, or a related field.
  • No, applicants do not need to be Columbia students. This program is offered through Columbia Engineering.
  • Our program has an application process and is not open enrollment. Once a prospective learner fills out the form or calls our admissions department, they will go through an initial phone interview with an advisor. Applicants who are recommended to move forward will then take a critical thinking and problem-solving test. Those who pass the academic test will have a final interview with our academic department to determine if they are accepted into the program.
  • We offer the flexibility of a part-time program, allowing working professionals to study web development without leaving work.
  • Our curriculum is built based on the most in-demand technologies specific to the New York market.
  • Learners benefit from a robust set of professional development services to prepare them for success as they work to advance or change careers.
  • Our program requires 10 hours of in-class time per week. In addition, you must be willing to dedicate a minimum of 20* hours to outside work per week (*depending on experience) in order to truly immerse yourself in the materials covered in class.
  • Yes, a reliable laptop is required for this course. Laptops can be Mac or PC, with a minimum 8GB of RAM and a dual core processor (64 bit). Microsoft Excel 2016 or later is also required.
  • If you’re unsure if your laptop meets the requirements,  please check with our admissions advisor first and they will make sure you’re good to go.
  • No, all that is needed for class is your laptop and the eagerness to learn.
  • We offer early registration pricing and an interest-free payment plan for those who qualify.
  • Please call our admissions team at (646) 880-8845 to get details on tuition cost and any available loans.
  • We’re so glad you asked. If you’re interested in partnering with our boot camp or accessing our learner portal, please fill out this form and a member of our career services team will get in touch with you.

  • Yes. Our part-time program is designed for working professionals who are actively pursuing a career change or advancement.
  • The part-time program can be completed in 6 months (24 weeks).
  • Yes. We offer all of our learner’s career support and coaching, including resume assistance, social media profile support, and technical interview training. In addition, we offer participants experiential learning opportunities to strengthen their skillset. Learn more about our career services.
  • No experience is needed as long as you are dedicated and eager to learn. Our pre-course tutorials will help you prepare for our program.
  • We believe the main criterion for success in our program is your passion and commitment to succeed. Learning cybersecurity is difficult and requires hours of hard work, and we look for applicants who are determined and willing to give the program their all in order to achieve life-changing results.
  • No, applicants do not need to be Columbia students. This program is offered through Columbia Engineering.
  • Our program has an application process and is not open enrollment. Once a prospective learner fills out the form or calls our admissions department, they will go through an initial phone interview with an advisor. Applicants who are recommended to move forward will then take a critical thinking and problem-solving test. Those who pass the academic test will have a final interview with our academic department to determine if they are accepted into the program.
  • No, the only requirement is that you be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED.
  • We offer the flexibility of a part-time program, allowing working professionals to study without leaving work.
  • Our curriculum is built based on the most in-demand technologies specific to the New York market.
  • Learners benefit from a robust set of professional development services to prepare them for success as they work to advance or change careers.
  • Our program requires 10 hours of in-class time per week. In addition, you must be willing to dedicate a minimum of 20* hours to outside work per week (*depending on experience) in order to truly immerse yourself in the materials covered in class.
  • Yes, a reliable laptop is required for this course. Laptops can be Mac or PC, with a minimum 8GB of RAM and a dual core processor (64 bit).
  • If you’re unsure if your laptop meets the requirements,  please check with our admissions advisor first and they will make sure you’re good to go.
  • No, all that is needed for class is your laptop and the eagerness to learn.
  • We offer early registration pricing and an interest-free payment plan for those who qualify.
  • Please call our admissions team at (646) 870-1598 to get details on tuition cost and any available loans.
  • We’re so glad you asked. If you’re interested in partnering with our boot camp or accessing our learner portal, please fill out this form and a member of our career services team will get in touch with you.

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