SJSU Coding Bootcamp
Become a Professional Software Developer
Gain in-demand skills to launch a rewarding coding career by studying full-time or part-time in the SJSU Coding Bootcamp powered by Fullstack Academy.
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Program at a Glance
Next Start Date
Why Learn Web Development
The Demand for Web Developers
From California to the United States as a whole, software developers are in high demand.
According to Lightcast™. 2022, the employment of software developers in California is projected to grow 22.7% from 2022 to 2032. Businesses actively seeking web development professionals span all industries, including local high-tech employers like Amazon, Apple, and Google, to name a few.
Hiring for roles like Back-End Engineer, Computer Programmer, Full-Stack Engineer, and Web Developer, these companies are rapidly growing and building out their software development teams. SJSU Coding Bootcamp grads will be well-equipped for these roles and many others.
Bootcamp Application and Start Dates
Fullstack Academy is a top-ranked immersive school for technology career training. Fullstack Academy offers comprehensive remote training opportunities across the U.S. and prepares students with the in-demand skills they need to launch fulfilling tech careers.
Fullstack Academy brings its learning method, reputation, and community in facilitating the SJSU Coding Bootcamp to help open doors to future job opportunities in California, online/remotely, and beyond!
How the SJSU Coding Bootcamp Works
The SJSU Coding Bootcamp is designed for students to pursue high-quality tech education while continuing to balance work or other commitments. Our program provides you with the flexibility to fit career development into your life.
Part-time and full-time bootcamp programs are available.
Bootcamp classes combine live online instruction taught by industry-experienced professionals with independent learning assignments.
Tuesday and Thursday Classes (With an Optional Lab on Wednesdays)
Monday and Wednesday Classes (With an Optional Lab on Tuesdays)
- 5:30pm-8:30pm PT
Labs correspond with the start time of your regular classes. Participation in the weekly lab is optional, but strongly encouraged.
All classes are held Monday-Friday.
Class time and schedule options vary by month and are subject to change. To see available class times and schedules for your cohort of choice, complete your application or schedule a call with a student advisor.
There are many ways to pay for your bootcamp experience including self-pay, employer-pay, local/state government assistance, scholarships, and personal loans. Learn more about payment options.
SJSU is committed to making tech education more accessible, so we’re reducing the enrollment deposit to $99* (normally $1,000) for a limited time. Get started on your journey before the deposit increases!
Enrollment Deposit -
Tuition During Program - $13,396
Total Tuition - $13,495
*Offer eligibility: Upon admittance into the program, pay the $99 non-refundable deposit in full prior to the enrollment date.
$500 Community Scholarship
For SJSU alumni, current students, and employees.
$1,000 Military Scholarship**
For active-duty service members and military veterans.
**Valid ID required.
Big Return On Your Investment
Entry-level web developers in San José earn an average salary of $96,800 (Lightcast™ . 2022), making it an exciting time to start a career in software and web development.
Graduates of the SJSU Coding Bootcamp will qualify for full-time developer positions that could earn them a starting salary that is +39.2% higher than the average salary in San José.
What You Will Learn
Learn live online from industry-experienced professionals
Gain hands-on practice working with other developers
Graduate with a portfolio of projects to show employers
Receive career coaching and job search support
Be prepared for in-demand roles like Back-End Engineer, Computer Programmer, Full-Stack Engineer, and Web Developer
Along with the classroom sessions, students can attend a weekly lab where they can review key concepts, catch up on assignments, and work alongside peers. To prepare students for real-life work scenarios and environments, students also take part in career simulations during their training.
Graphical User Interface
Command Line Interface
Git & GitHub
Intro to front-end development
Development Team dynamics
Career Simulation - Front-end foundations project
CSS & HTML
Conditionals & comparisons
Loops & arrays
Objects & methods
Document Object Model
ES6 modules & the prototype chain
Career simulation - front-end development project
Intro to React
State & props
Career simulation - React project
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Career simulation - back-end project
Career simulation - full-stack development projects
Future planning for self-directed learning
*Please note that this is a sample curriculum and is subject to change.
Students will gain valuable insight into how to build a successful career in coding from day one of the course. When you opt into career success services, you’ll receive guidance in:
Growing your professional network
Resume and LinkedIn profile optimization
Interview and assessment prep
And much more!
You’ll also graduate from the program with a portfolio of work that demonstrates your ability to solve real business problems for real companies.
Fullstack Academy graduates are highly sought after by some of the world’s leading companies.
SJSU Tech Bootcamps are powered by Fullstack Academy. The companies listed above have hired Fullstack Academy NYC graduates.
Who Should Attend
The bootcamps are specifically designed for beginners. There’s no experience required to apply, be accepted, or succeed.
Successful bootcamp students have backgrounds in:
If this sounds like you, apply today and join others just like you on the first steps to a life-changing career.
The coding curriculum is broken up into five units:
Front-End Foundations: Explore the fundamentals of front-end web development, including CSS, HTML, and Command Line Interface.
Back-End Development: Learn back-end development, Structured Query Language (SQL), and API routes.
Full-Stack Development: Complete a Capstone project and expand your portfolio.
For a syllabus on your program of interest, click here and fill out the form.
Part-time students often continue working full-time while completing the bootcamp. Each week, students can expect to spend up to 9 hours in class (including the optional lab) and another 8-10 hours of studying and assignments outside of class.
Full-time students do not continue working due to the immersive nature of our coding bootcamp. By focusing solely on their training, they’re set up to thrive in the expedited 12-week bootcamp.
Yes, the San José State University Coding Bootcamp is beginner-friendly. It’s specifically designed for professionals who have no previous experience in coding. While some background knowledge is helpful, the only expectation is that students have general computer literacy skills in basics like efficiently using the internet/cloud and Windows.
Your time with our career success team will include everything from workshops to one-on-one office hours to phone chats before big interviews. And on top of all that, the team will be working behind the scenes to find openings that are right for you and staying up-to-date on the latest recruiting trends to make sure they prepare you for everything.
To be eligible for the program, you must be at least 18 years old and a high school grad/GED holder by the start date of your intended cohort. You must also be a resident of the state of California to enroll in one of the San José State Tech Bootcamps.
Ready to Start Learning?
Once you’re ready to start your tech journey, here are the steps you can expect in the admissions process.
- Fill out our online application form
- Take our nontechnical assessment
- No coding experience required
- Covers logical reasoning
- Sent to you immediately upon submission of application
- Receive an entrance decision
Programs are open to California residents only. For questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.