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Michigan State University Boot Camps

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Michigan State University (MSU) Boot Camps are 24-week, part-time web development, data analytics, and cybersecurity courses, and an 18-week, part-time digital marketing course. The full stack curriculum includes HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Express.js, Node.js, databases, MongoDB, MySQL, and Git.

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  • Cali Huddleston
    Graduate • Web Development - Part-Time • Online
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    Oct 30, 2022
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    Best experience ever!

    I never imagined a year ago I would be pursuing a career in software development. At my previous place of employment I noticed I would get very frustrated at the UI/UX and overall software that was used. I noticed the issues it caused our customers as well. Once I connected the dots and found my passion, I started researching for bootcamps in software development. MSU's Online Coding Bootcamp really caught my eye. It was a very flexible course that allowed me to continue working and prov...
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    Nov 04, 2022

    Thanks for your review! We're glad to hear that you benefited from the class materials and had an overall positive experience. We understand how important quality instruction, guidance, and support are to learner success, so we love hearing that our team provided you with the educational experience that you were hoping for. We’re cheering you on as you move forward in your career!
  • Jarial Franklin-Edwards
    Marketing & Communications Coordinator • Graduate • Digital Marketing - Part-Time • Online
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    Aug 29, 2022
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    The Digital Marketing Boot Camp allowed me to gain confidence in my digital marketing efforts holistically!

    I have had a successful marketing and communications career, from serving as a Marketing Director to teaching Marketing and Communications at a Tier 1 research university. I started a new position and was tasked with improving and optimizing our digital marketing efforts, which encompassed website, email, SEO, and social. I quickly realized that with all my experience, I maintained high-level roles in digital marketing efforts. I never executed the creations, posting, launching, updating...
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    Boot Camp Team of Michigan State University Boot Camps

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    Sep 09, 2022

    Thanks for your review! We're glad to hear that you benefited from the class materials and had an overall positive experience. We understand how important quality instruction, guidance, and support are to learner success, so we love hearing that our team provided you with the educational experience that you were hoping for. 

    Congratulations on completing the boot camp, we’re cheering you on as you move forward in your career.
  • Evan
    Graduate • Web Development - Part-Time • Online
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    Aug 26, 2022
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    Full Stack Web Development Boot Camp

    I took MSU's Full-Stack Web Development course from January-July of 2022. I ended up graduating with a C+ average.

    As a disclaimer, this is an important subject, as I went into the class to change fields (non-profit to tech). That is not an easy task, and you should expect difficulty in the transition. I spent time going through Free Code Camp's curriculum to prepare, and that absolutely helped.

    That being said, I'll first offer my advice on what to do in the course that I...
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    Boot Camp Team of Michigan State University Boot Camps

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    Sep 01, 2022

    Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We know how challenging it can be to learn a new skill and we take your feedback very seriously. We’re sorry that you felt frustrated during your experience with our program.

    We truly appreciate your tips and advice for future learners — while we advise learners to set aside at least 15–20 hours per week for classwork and assignments, some of the more challenging material may require additional time to fully digest. This is why we offer the robust support avenues you mentioned; we encourage all learners to lean on their instructional team and learning assistants as needed.

    From your review, we understand that you were not satisfied with your instructor’s teaching style. Our program has an intensive vetting process for instructors and requires a minimum of three years' experience as an active practitioner in the tech industry. We hire professionals in lieu of traditional professors to best simulate real-life working environments.

    We regret to hear that the virtual learning environment did not live up to your expectations, and we understand that the online format may not resonate with all learners. You are absolutely right that one of the best ways to stay connected is to reach out to boot camp staff and classmates on the channels available.

    Our curriculum is based on extensive market research, teaching in-demand skills that learners can use to enter the current field. We understand that you did not feel this learning approach was sufficiently beneficial for you and we appreciate your input, as we're constantly optimizing our curriculum and program offerings.

    We would love the opportunity to speak with you directly to learn how else we can assist you at this time. If you would like, please reach out to us at (313) 918-1028.
  • Claire
    Graduate • Digital Marketing - Part-Time • Online
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    Jun 04, 2022
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    MSU Digital Marketing Bootcamp

    This bootcamp was by far the best class I have ever taken. In class we learned about real life skills and tools that I will be able to speak to in an interview, and use at a future job; we collaborated with classmates that came from all different backgrounds; we worked on presentation skills; we learned how to use so many different platforms and were given so many resources; and finally, through the entirety of the course we were supported and encouraged to grow by our instructor, Alecia...
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    Jun 09, 2022

    Amazing, Claire! We're thrilled you had a positive boot camp experience and benefited from taking advantage of all the available resources — including utilizing career services and collaborating with your classmates. We couldn't agree more that Alecia is pretty fantastic. Congratulations on graduating and thank you for your review! All the best moving forward. 
  • Christine K.
    Research Laboratory Specialist • Student • Data Analytics - Part-Time • Online
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    Mar 07, 2022
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    Fast-Paced and Teaches Skills With Practical Applications

    I've worked in a research laboratory for several years and faced a lot of frustration in terms of work and advancement opportunities. After a particularly harrowing experience at work around advancement opportunities, I started looking for new jobs, but there weren't a lot of opportunities for laboratory specialists in my area. I talked to my partner, a software developer with 7+ years of experience, and they told me that I should consider taking a coding bootcamp. They said that the IT ...
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    Boot Camp Team of Michigan State University Boot Camps

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    Mar 10, 2022

    We appreciate you sharing your boot camp experience, Christine! Thank you for choosing our program to make a significant career change. Like you noted, this is a rigorous and fast-paced course that will require extensive time to master the topics covered. We're glad you're finding the curriculum to be beneficial and are taking advantage of all the available resources, including office hours and tutoring. Great advice for prospective students — completing the assignments on time and sticking to a schedule will definitely help you stay ahead. Congratulations on reaching the halfway point of the boot camp! We look forward to helping you successfully finish out the program.
  • Christina
    Graduate • Web Development - Part-Time • Online
    Aug 26, 2022
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    Horribly Run - Great Teaching Staff

    I graduated from the Michigan State University Full Stack Web Development Bootcamp in 2022.

    Overall - I enjoyed the Teaching Assistants, they were enthusiastic, supportive, and great at breaking down complicated concepts. I would give them five stars, truly.

    The course is nuanced and not for everyone - it is intensive and I had taken some Codecademy courses in basic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to prepare which was helpful. It is extremely reliant on what you put in to truly...
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    Boot Camp Team of Michigan State University Boot Camps

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    Sep 01, 2022

    Thank you for your review. We’re happy that you found the assistant instructors to be supportive during your boot camp experience but regret to hear that the boot camp as a whole did not live up to your expectations.

    As you mentioned, the boot camp is intensive and challenges learners with a rigorous curriculum. That being said, we are committed to providing accessible resources for all of our learners, and we take your feedback regarding the lack of accessibility seriously. It's our goal for all participants to leave the boot camp feeling equipped with the skills they need to succeed.

    We vet our instructors carefully, hiring practitioners with a minimum of three years of experience in the field. Throughout the course, we analyze both their performance and levels of engagement in the classroom, providing feedback to help them further develop their teaching skills. However, we understand that you felt our team did not provide satisfactory support and we never want any of our participants to feel discouraged from continuing their work in our programs and beyond.

    We are also disappointed to hear that your career service experience failed to meet your expectations. Throughout the program, we work to prepare students for their job search through interview coaching, technical interview training, resume building, cultivating an online presence, and employer events.

    We would love to speak with you directly so we can discuss your experience further. We can be reached at (313) 918-1028.
  • Jason M
    Data Analyst • Graduate • Data Analytics - Part-Time • Online
    Nov 25, 2021
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    MSU Bootcamp Review

    It's a very challenging and fast paced program.  But if you stick with it to the end, it's very rewarding to see the new skills learned and how much was accomplished.  I had a job offer with a 26% pay increase before the last day of class. 
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    Boot Camp Team of Michigan State University Boot Camps

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    Dec 06, 2021

    Way to go, Jason! Like you noted, this is a fast-paced and challenging program but if you're willing to dedicate the time and effort to master the material covered you can succeed. Congratulations on successfully completing the boot camp and thank you for your review! Best of luck moving forward. 
  • Heather
    Software Developer • Graduate • Web Development - Part-Time • Online
    Oct 20, 2021
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    Full Stack

    Max was an amazing instructor and fully dedicated himself to making sure his students understood what was being taught. I couldn't imagine going through this course with any other instructor.
    For anyone looking to enroll, I would suggest running through a JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and React course on Codecademy before class starts. You want this to come as second nature as possible. Keyboard shortcuts are also a good to know.
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    Boot Camp Team of Michigan State University Boot Camps

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    Oct 21, 2021

    Thank you, Heather! Our entire boot camp team is truly passionate about enabling student success so we're glad this resonated with you — we couldn't agree more that Max is pretty fantastic. Great advice for interested candidates on diving into some of the topics before starting the program as well as having keyboard shortcuts available. Congratulations on graduating! All the best in your future endeavors. 

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Michigan State University Boot Camps costs around $12,745. On the lower end, some Michigan State University Boot Camps courses like Digital Marketing - Part-Time cost $7,995.

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Michigan State University Boot Camps offers courses like Cybersecurity - Part-Time, Data Analytics - Part-Time, Digital Marketing - Part-Time, Web Development - Part-Time.

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Michigan State University Boot Camps has in-person campuses in and, Detroit. Michigan State University Boot Camps also has a remote classroom so students can learn online.

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