Cal Poly Coding Bootcamp

15% JOB GROWTH
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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of employed web developers is projected to grow by 15 percent by 2026. That’s more than twice as much job growth as in all other occupations put together.

$79K MEDIAN INCOME
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Payscale reports that junior web developers in the Bay Area have a median income of $79K--not including additional compensation in the form of benefits and bonuses.

1 MILLION UNFILLED JOBS
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Based on projections by the Brookings Institution, by 2020 there will be 1 million more tech jobs than there are applicants--a net loss of $1 billion for the U.S. economy.

Acquire the programming skills you’ll need to fill one of those jobs and the career savvy you’ll need to get one--from the Cal Poly Coding Bootcamp, powered by Fullstack Academy.

With years of experience in the coding bootcamp industry and impressive student outcomes, Fullstack Academy is a trusted academic partner, equipped to prepare you for your next career move.

CURRICULUM

Our curriculum has been specially developed by successful software engineers turned executives. They know what skills developers need to know to get hired because they’ve spent years hiring developers themselves. You’ll emerge from our coding bootcamp with the up-to-date skills to get you work now.

CAREERS

For developers new to the field, a strong portfolio is the next best thing to real-world experience. So in this course, instead of focusing on grades, you’ll focus on building your portfolio--yet another opportunity to learn by doing.

And because knowing how to get the job is just as important as knowing how to do the job, career development is woven directly into the curriculum by way of seminars, mock technical and behavioral interviews, and one-on-one career coaching with experts.

Learn more about our career development efforts

COMMUNITY

This part-time, online coding bootcamp offers flexibility without sacrificing support.

  • Your class has specific start and end dates (not to mention regular live lectures) to keep up the momentum and help hold you accountable.
  • In addition to virtual classrooms, we offer a Slack group for easy communication, plus a bevy of instructors, support staff, and teaching fellows to help get you through.
  • And once you head out into the world with your new skills, that little community--not to mention the entire Cal Poly alum network--will be there to help you network and emerge victorious from your job search.
Check out our student support network

LEARN BY DOING

Here at Cal Poly, we see learning as an active pursuit, not a passive one. But if we’re going to expect members of our community to actively pursue their education, we have to ensure that that education is accessible. For nearly a decade, in tech hubs around the nation, coding bootcamps have been a part of the educational landscape. Now, we have a chance to open up the high-caliber skills training they offer to a wider audience--our own Cal Poly community--and we can’t wait to see what you do with this opportunity.

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