Cal Poly Extended Education
Tech Bootcamps

Transform Your Life Through a Career in Tech

Powered by award-winning Fullstack Academy, the Cal Poly Extended Education Tech Bootcamps provide condensed,
immersive programs taught by industry experts in convenient 100% live, online formats.
Bootcamp graduates leave ready for lucrative high-tech careers in the Golden State and beyond.

Learn Cybersecurity

Full-Time and Part-Time

Learn How to Fight
Cybercrime in 12 to 26 Weeks

Keep businesses and individuals safe from cybercrime as an expert in the growing cybersecurity industry. The Cal Poly Extended Education Cyber Bootcamp powered by Fullstack Academy teaches students techniques and procedures to become high-demand graduates prepared to take on roles like cybersecurity specialist, network security engineer, and vulnerability analyst. Interested in transforming your career through cybersecurity?

Learn How to Code

Full-Time and Part-Time

Learn How to Change the World Through
Web Development in 12 to 26 Weeks

Design web applications to solve user needs as a professional developer. The Cal Poly Extended Education Coding Bootcamp powered by Fullstack Academy uses its unique fullstack JavaScript method to give students a deep understanding of both front- and back-end development, making them highly sought out by local, national and international employers. Graduates of Fullstack are hired for roles like web developers, software engineers, solutions engineers and more. Interested in launching your career in coding?

Cal Poly and Fullstack Academy

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Cal Poly is consistently ranked among the top universities in the West and employs a philosophy of Learn by Doing, which educates the head and the hand and prepares accomplished students who value the link between knowledge and application and are confident in their ability to make an impact. It focuses on putting learning into practice by working across disciplines and having extensive partnerships to address today’s — and tomorrow’s — most pressing challenges. Cal Poly and its alumni make a difference every day in industries, communities and lives across California and around the world.

Cal Poly has chosen Fullstack Academy to power its tech bootcamps. Fullstack is one of the longest running and most successful coding bootcamps in the nation. Its graduates are equipped to succeed in the professional world through Fullstack’s foundational teaching method, which allows students to thrive in their first job and every job. Bootcamp graduates also gain the assistance of Fullstack’s dedicated career services team and leave as members of the Cal Poly–Fullstack community — a supportive alumni network that can help open doors to future career opportunities.

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Become a Hiring Partner

Fullstack’s expertly trained graduates get hired by companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon. As a hiring partner, you will get exclusive, early access to Cal Poly Extended Education Tech Bootcamp graduates so you can get first pick — before your competitor. There is no cost to becoming a hiring partner.
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No, you do not need to be a current student or alumni in order to apply.

If you’re interested in the Cal Poly Extended Education Tech Bootcamps and not sure which program is right for you, we recommend reaching out to your Student Advisor and learning about the roles you’ll be prepared for in each curriculum like Junior Software Engineer (Coding) and Cybersecurity Analyst (Cyber). Once you have a sense of what you want your future career to look like, identify if studying part-time or full-time is best for you. From there, apply to your program of choice (no prep required). Next, our Admissions team can help you advance in the process and even help you switch programs if you change your mind (e.g., Coding to Cyber)

All students must have their own laptop (or desktop for 100% online classes). We recommend having 16 GB RAM and ~50-100 GB storage. Netbooks, thin clients and tablets are not permitted. Mac or Windows is fine, but please note that the new Apple M1 processor is not yet fully supported.

We have a long-standing method for learning technical skills in an online format. Visit our Online Experience page to learn more.

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.

Yes, our programs are beginner-friendly. Each is specifically designed for professionals who have no previous experience in the new discipline they're studying (e.g., cybersecurity, web development, etc.). 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.

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