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.
Program Length: 12 weeks (18 hours/week)
Location: Chicago, Online
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)
Location: Toronto, ON.
Program Length: 24 weeks
Location: New York, NY (Python), Bangalore, India (Data Science)
Program Length: Flexible
Locations: San Francisco, CA
Program Length: 30 weeks (19 hours/week)
Location: Honolulu, HI.
Program Length: 26 weeks (11 hours/week)
Location: Salt Lake City, UT. Provo, UT. Dallas, TX.
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
Locations: Atlanta, Houston
Program Length: 24 weeks (14.5 hours/week)
Cost: $15,980 (NYC), $13,980 (Chicago)
Location: New York, NY, and Chicago, IL.
Program Length: 10 weeks (6 hours/week)
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.
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
Locations: San Francisco
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.
Program Length: Each module is 8 weeks (15-20 hours/week)
Location: Irvine, CA and online
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
Program Length: 8 weeks (8 hours/week)
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
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)
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.
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