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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.

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Cal Poly Extended Education Tech Bootcamps

Our bootcamps prepare you to succeed in tech.

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Cyber

The Cal Poly Extended Education Cyber Bootcamp

  • Online
  • Full-Time
  • Part-Time

Learn How to Fight
Cybercrime in 12 to 26 Weeks

Keep businesses and individuals safe from cybercrime as an expert in the cybersecurity industry. The Cal Poly Extended Ed Cyber Bootcamp equips students with the tech skills to take on careers in high-demand roles, like cybersecurity specialist, network security engineer, and vulnerability analyst.

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Coding

The Cal Poly Extended Education Coding Bootcamp

  • Online
  • Full-Time
  • 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 Ed Coding Bootcamp teaches fullstack JavaScript 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 are hired for roles like web developers, software engineers, solutions engineers and more.

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Why Choose Cal Poly Extended Education & Fullstack Academy

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 Academy is one of the longest-running and most successful bootcamp providers in the nation. Its graduates are equipped to succeed in the professional world through Fullstack Academy’s foundational teaching method, allowing students to thrive in their first job and every job. Bootcamp graduates also gain the assistance of Fullstack Academy’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.

Become a Hiring Partner

Get early hiring access to highly trained and experienced Fullstack Academy graduates by becoming a hiring partner. Our graduates get hired at top companies like Google, Facebook, and Amazon. As a hiring partner, you can get the first pick of potential candidates before your competitors. There is no cost to becoming a hiring partner and a world of benefit for you and your company.

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Learn by Doing

At Cal Poly Extended Education, 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 Extended Education community—and we can’t wait to see what you do with this opportunity. 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 Extended Education Tech Bootcamps, powered by Fullstack Academy.

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

Who Hires Our Grads?

*Cal Poly Extended Education Tech Bootcamps are powered by Fullstack Academy. The companies listed above have hired Fullstack Academy NYC graduates.

FAQs

  • 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 scheduling a call with one of our Student Advisors. They can provide you with more information about the curriculum and the roles you’ll be prepared for in each bootcamp—Software Developer (Coding) and Cybersecurity Analyst (Cyber).

    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 Data).

  • 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. Students can use Mac or Windows.

    Please note that the Apple M1 processor is only supported for the Coding bootcamp at this time.

    For students pursuing the Cyber bootcamp, the Apple M1 processor is not 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.