Learn Web Development at these 14 Part-Time Bootcamps

Harry Hantel

Written By Harry Hantel

Last updated on May 29, 2020

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While quitting your job and diving headfirst into your coding education can yield impressive results, we also understand that not everybody can commit to a full-time, 12-week programming bootcamp. Jobs, school, families - life, in general, can prevent that kind of commitment. For all the students who can’t give 40 hours a week to a code school, we’re outlining some of the best part-time web development bootcamps around. With a variety of price points and locations to choose from, you'll find an in-person program that can get you coding, even with your busy schedule. 

Learning web development at a part-time coding bootcamp is a beneficial option for students who live complex lives. If you can not afford to leave your job and learn full-time, our list of part-time web development bootcamps can start you on the right track!  Bootcamps listed in alphabetical order.

1. Actualize

Why: Actualize is unique in that their main bootcamp offering is part-time. It’s a four-month program, and in that time they expect not only to teach you a mastery of Ruby on Rails, but also of JavaScript technologies and frameworks. All of this leads to a capstone project at their Student Showcase. The Actualize team also helps students get a job through networking with Chicago companies, building up a portfolio, and resume and LinkedIn preparation.

Program Length: 12 weeks (18 hours/week) 
Cost: $13,900
Location: Chicago, Online

2. Bitmaker Labs

Why: Bitmaker Labs offers part-time courses in Front End Development and UX Design. No matter what technology you choose to pursue you’ll find yourself building valuable projects for your portfolio and resume. Beginners and dabblers are absolutely welcome.

Program Length: 10 weeks (19 hours/week)
Cost: $2750
Location: Toronto, ON.

3. Byte Academy

Why: Byte Academy offers part-time Python, Fintech and Blockchain bootcamp and a part-time Data Science Immersive. The material covered is the same as in the full-time version of the bootcamp, and includes data structures, algorithms, object oriented programming concepts, Python, and JavaScript.

Program Length: 24 weeks
Cost: $10,000
Location: New York, NY (Python), Bangalore, India (Data Science)

Why: Thanks to their part-time program, Codify Academy lets you keep your job while learning to code for front end development. A huge part of the program is the mentorship provided by real industry professionals. Class sizes are small (10 students or less) and each week you meet with both a class mentor and a hiring mentor so that you’re working on your skills as well as your career prospects. You learn HTML/CSS, JavaScript, and Bootstrap while collaborating with instructors and fellow students on real projects that you can cite on your resume. There are no technical requirements to get started, as long as you have a laptop and a drive to get better.

4. Codify Academy

Program Length: Flexible
Cost: $2,499
Locations: San Francisco, CA

5. DevLeague

Why: The part-time program at DevLeague is the same curriculum as their full-time bootcamp, just spread over 30 weeks instead of 16. The part-time program doesn’t equal part-time effort as the expectation at DevLeague is that you’re going to work harder on your projects and on your hackathons It’s fullstack JavaScript web development taught three days a week and full-time on Saturday, all in beautiful Honolulu.

Program Length: 30 weeks (19 hours/week)
Cost: $12,500
Location: Honolulu, HI.

6. DevMountain

Why: DevMountain’s After Hours Web Development Course covers HTML/CSS as well as JavaScript and related technologies. It’s a great way to jump into web development without having to quit your job or school. Classes are held on nights and weekends for a flexible fit for anyone’s schedule.

Program Length: 26 weeks (11 hours/week)
Cost: $10,900
Location: Salt Lake City, UT. Provo, UT. Dallas, TX.

7. DigitalCrafts

Why: DigitalCrafts offers the Full Stack Flex Program, which is a part-time coding class for working professionals. The application process, curriculum, and job outcomes are the same as DigitalCrafts' Full Stack Immersive Program. However, the part-time course lasts 6 months, with class taking place in the evenings and on weekends. 

Program Length: 26 weeks
Cost: $9,500
Locations: Atlanta, Houston

8. Fullstack Academy

Why: Fullstack Academy’s Flex Immersive brings their JavaScript curriculum into a part-time 24-week format over evenings and weekends. The course is designed to allow you to learn without quitting your job. The program is divided into three sections, Foundations, Academy, and Flight that cover the fundamentals of coding, project building, and finally, prepare you to apply for developer positions and get the job you’ve always wanted with the help of their placement team.

Program Length: 24 weeks (14.5 hours/week)
Cost: $15,980 (NYC), $13,980 (Chicago)
Location: New York, NY, and Chicago, IL.

9. General Assembly

Why: With locations all over the world, General Assembly offers 10-week part-time intro courses in front end web development, back end web development, and JavaScript development. Learn the fundamentals of technologies like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Ruby on Rails and start building your own websites from front to back.

Program Length: 10 weeks (6 hours/week)
Cost: $3950
Locations: New York, NY. San Francisco, CA. Washington D.C. Atlanta, GA. Boston, MA. Chicago, IL. Hong Kong. London, UK. Los Angeles, CA. Melbourne. Seattle, WA. Sydney.  

10. Hackbright Academy

Why: Hackbright Academy runs a 24-week, part-time software engineering program using the same curriculum as their full-time, Python bootcamp. This part-time program includes labs and lectures on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, plus Saturday. Apply here!

Program Length: 24 weeks
Cost: $16,895
Locations: San Francisco 

11. LearningFuze

Why: The Part-Time Comprehensive program at LearningFuze is tailored to students who are looking for a part-time alternative to the full immersion program. Students experience live instruction with the option to participate in-person or remotely.  With the flexibility to take the program over time, in steps or “modules” based on one's schedule, students can build practical skills by building numerous full-scale projects.

Cost: $2,995
Program Length: Each module is 8 weeks (15-20 hours/week)
Location: Irvine, CA and online

12. Lighthouse Labs

Why: Lighthouse Labs’ part-time web course promises to teach the fundamentals of front and back end technologies and to build working web applications. In addition, it’s an opportunity to get involved in Toronto’s growing tech community. At the conclusion, students will be ready to put their skills to use or enroll in deeper programs.

Program Length: 6 weeks (6 hours/week)
Cost: $1575 + tax CAD
Locations: Vancouver, BC. Toronto, ON. Montreal, Calgary, Victoria, London, Halifax

13. Tech Talent South

Why: Tech Talent South’s part-time code immersion program is a shorter distillation of the essentials of their full-time program. TTS teaches Ruby on Rails and JavaScript with the goal that you can leave with a Minimum Viable Product. The program is beginner focused to take people with even a degree of computer literacy and have them build web applications.

Program Length: 8 weeks (8 hours/week)
Cost: $4750
Locations: Asheville, NC. Atlanta, GA. Charlotte, NC. Dallas, TX, Jacksonville, New Orleans, LA. Phoenix, AZ. Raleigh-Durham, NC., San Antonio, Winston-Salem, Wilmington, NC; Columbus, OH  

14. We Can Code It

Why: We Can Code It offers their immersive full-time bootcamp as a hybrid part-time class called FlexCode, which means you'll learn the same skills that you need to become a software engineer, over a few months, via a mix of remote and in-person learning. The part-time bootcamp also includes career and workplace advice, and culminates with Career Day.

Program Length: 16 weeks
Cost: $12,900 (various discounts for underrepresented groups)
Locations: Cleveland

Online Coding Bootcamps

Many online coding bootcamps are part-time, or offer flexible options if you need to keep your job. Check out this list of online coding schools, and watch demos of online learning platforms.


About The Author

Harry Hantel

Harry Hantel

Harry Hantel is a recruiter, researcher, and writer with experience placing senior level professionals in a wide array of industries. As the Community Manager at Course Report, Harry developed expertise in subjects like iOS Bootcamps, bootcamp scholarships, data science bootcamps, and more.

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