Vanderbilt University Online Coding Boot Camp

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Learn to Code Online in 24 Weeks

Become a Web Developer Through Part-Time, Live Online Classes

Have the classroom come to you. By taking our online coding boot camp, not only will you get real-world project experience that’s immediately applicable to the workforce, and you’ll also receive a Certificate of Completion from Vanderbilt University to bolster your resume and advance your career as a web developer.

Industry-Driven Full-Stack Curriculum

We work closely with employers and industry professionals looking for boot camp graduates to optimize our full-stack curriculum and ensure we are continually teaching the most in-demand technologies, including*:

A high-level, interpreted scripting language found on most of today’s web pages, this is the programming language that brings your site to life.

Defines the structure and layout of a webpage. This language is critical as it dictates a site’s organization.

Defines the style of a webpage and how it is presented to the user. This language is important because it determines fonts, colors, and positions of webpage elements.

A JavaScript library that simplifies programming. Considered to be the most popular and most utilized JavaScript library to date.

A front end framework used to design responsive websites and web apps. This framework is fundamental to achieving good performance.

A JavaScript runtime built on Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine. Essential to any developer looking to build scalable network applications.

A database management system used to store and retrieve data. This system is critical for developers as most applications today require a MySQL database to preserve information.

A document-oriented NoSQL database. This database is critical for security and it is trusted to power business-critical applications in over 50 percent of the Fortune 100 companies.

A web application framework for Node.js. This framework play a crucial role in the flow of data between server and routes in server-side applications.

The most widely used JavaScript library today. This library is essential for creating web apps in an agile manner.

In-Demand Coding Topics

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Front End Fundamentals
Students gain a rigorous exposure to HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, APIs, and more. By this point, students can create visually compelling and data rich applications.

React and Java Book Covers

Advanced Front-End Frameworks
Students gain exposure to cutting edge front-end frameworks like React. They also deepen their skillsets by learning regionally relevant technologies.

Express and Node.js Book Covers

Server-Side and Database Architectures
Students dive into MySQL and MongoDB databases and the construction of Node/Express servers. By this point, students are able to build advanced full-stack applications.

Programming Book Covers

Data Structures and Algorithms
Students will ground all they’ve learned in the core computer science concepts behind modern programming—maximizing their career readiness.

*The material covered is subject to change. Our academic team adjusts to the market demand.

The Live Online Experience

Our live online coding boot camp was designed for busy, working professionals like you. We understand that you need the flexibility to fit your education around your existing work and life commitments, but we also know that accountability is needed to help you become a web developer.

Live Online Classes

Attend online classes in real-time from anywhere in the world. We also offer flexible attendance so you can choose which day to participate in class instead of via live video.

Flexible Options

Replace a missed class with catch up options and materials that you can study on your own time.

Maximum Support

Receive extensive real-time support from a team dedicated to helping you succeed. This support team consists of instructors, teaching assistants, and student success and career services teams.

Career Services

Receive technical interview training, virtual tech panels, portfolio reviews, resume support, 1:1 career coaching, and more.

Comprehensive Support

When learning to code, it’s important to have help available when you need it. Less than 2 percent of our students report a low level of academic support in our classrooms. Our online coding boot camp offers you multiple layers of support from a team of people who have your back, including:


Get support from instructors and teaching assistants. Our industry professional instructional staff is available for 10 hours of live class instruction and 3.75 office hours each week.

Qualified students will have access to free tutoring upon request and receive up to an hour a week of 1:1 time with a skilled tutor to discuss class material, code reviews, or career related questions.

Students receive support from a dedicated team throughout their boot camp journey. Whether you need a coach, some inspiration, or someone to talk to about catching up on homework, you’ll always have someone there to help.

You will have access to a dedicated career director and profile coach that will help frame your past experience in a compelling way and help you prepare to land your dream job after completing the boot camp.

Students will have a classroom full of fellow aspiring coders to collaborate with, ask questions or motivate each other through difficult material. The class environment allows students to bolster their professional network, extending beyond graduation. Once you complete the program, you will become a member of our boot camp alumni community, which brings a wealth of networking opportunities.

Career Services Overview

Industry Speakers and Events

Throughout the program, industry speakers will be brought in to offer you perspectives on professional life in development. These talks will provide you with an in-depth understanding of the field you will soon enter.

Resume, LinkedIn and Portfolio Development

You can take part in thorough workshops designed to help build your personal brand. Throughout the process, you will work with a career director and profile coach who will offer tailored feedback on your materials.

Technical and Behavioral Interview Preparation

We will help prepare you for job applications through true-to-life practice sessions. In these sessions, you will be guided through real-world coding challenges, behavioral questions, whiteboarding exercises, and more.

Why Join Our Online Coding Boot Camp

Is this program right for you?

Our live Online Coding Boot Camp was built for a wide range of individuals, whether they are full-time working professionals, students, or people looking to take their first professional job. All professions are welcome and if any of the following applies to you, this could be the opportunity you’re for:

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You’re looking to advance your current career and learn coding skills to open up new opportunities

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You’re interested in switching careers and want to become a professional web developer

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You want to enhance your coding skills or learn web development to advance in your role


Ready to learn more about Vanderbilt University Online Coding Boot Camp? Contact an admissions advisor at (615) 200-1138 or fill out the form below.


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