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Software Guild

Average Rating4.66
161 Reviews
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The Software Guild offers immersive full-time, online, 12-week or part-time, 10 to 14-month coding bootcamps. Courses focus on .NET/C# and Java and do a deep dive into the language fundamentals, server side, data tier, user interface, and tools. Software Guild focuses on .NET/C# and Java because those stacks are stable, proven, and in highest demand in the enterprise. The Software Guild takes driven beginners, or more experienced students passionate about developme...

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  • Andrew
    Software Developer • Graduate
    Sep 04, 2016
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    I now work for IBM

    This program should be a serious option for those who are interested in transitioning to a career in software development. 

    At around May of 2015, I was at an important crossroad in my life: I knew I wanted to pursue a career in software development, but like most others in that kind of situation, I was led to chose between two options: going to a programming bootcamp or atttending a 4-year CS degree program. 

    Ultimately, I decided that after already having ob...

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Software Guild Alumni Outcomes

92%
Employment Rate
47%
Graduation Rate
$60,000
Median Salary
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92% of students intended to seek in-field employment within 180 days of graduating. 0% of students did not intend to seek in-field employment. Below is the 180 Day Employment Breakdown for 35 graduates included in report:
180 Day employment breakdown
Employed in-field91.7%
Full-time employee87.5%
Full-time apprenticeship, internship or contract position4.2%
Short-term contract, part-time, or freelance0.0%
Started a new company or venture after graduation0.0%
Not seeking in-field employment0.0%
Employed out-of-field0.0%
Continuing to higher education0.0%
Not seeking a job for health, family, or personal reasons0.0%
Still seeking job in-field8.3%
Could not contact0.0%
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Recent Software Guild News

Jess Feldman
Published October 14, 2020
  The Software Guild and sister company, mthree have launched Aspire 1000, a new scholarship program that gives free training to one thousand underrepresented new techies! The robust program offers skills training as well as thorough career support for graduates. But what makes this program so special is that it is completely free to accepted students! Rachel Green of The Software Guild and ...
Liz Eggleston
Published March 17, 2020
Schools and universities may be scrambling to figure out remote learning, but coding bootcamps have essentially been preparing for this since 2013. Online coding bootcamps already use Zoom video, Slack, GitHub, and VS Code Live Share for pair programming, online lectures, and to connect mentors and instructors with students. Of course, you can learn to code online – but it doesn’t stop there!...
Liz Eggleston
Published March 17, 2020
Schools and universities may be scrambling to figure out remote learning, but coding bootcamps have essentially been preparing for this since 2013. Online coding bootcamps already use Zoom video, Slack, GitHub, and VS Code Live Share for pair programming, online lectures, and to connect mentors and instructors with students. Of course, you can learn to code online – but it doesn’t stop there!...
Jess Feldman
Published February 12, 2020
Anna Maxam was having a hard time finding a job in her field after college. After hiring managers told her she needed more programming experience, she decided to enroll in The Software Guild’s Java Bootcamp in Minneapolis. Just 18 months later, Anna works as a Senior Software Engineer for Target! We caught up with Anna to find out more about why she chose The Software Guild, the Minnesota...
Liz Eggleston
Published December 26, 2019
Haythem Balti, the Director of Curriculum at Software Guild, says that his job as an educator is to “see the horizon of enterprise, to be aware of needs that are going to arise, and to introduce those concepts to students at the right time.” So we consulted Haythem to find out which technologies and skills he predicts will be most popular in 2020 – and how to take your own career in data,...
Imogen Crispe
Published October 09, 2019
Ben Lindau was a banker with an economics degree who knew he wanted to be coding for a living. Instead of moving further into his banking career, he switched jobs to work for a non-profit and enrolled in The Software Guild’s Online Java Program. Ben tells us about balancing his full-time job with the online coding bootcamp, The Software Guild’s “excellent system” for providing support fro...
Imogen Crispe
Published June 26, 2019
The Software Guild teaches data engineering courses for business analysts at companies that want to analyze a wider variety of data. Could data engineering be the next skill you need in your skillset? Software Developer Jonathan Frazier and Data Scientist Haythem Balti, both instructors at The Software Guild, explain the difference between data science and data engineering, and what outco...
Liz Eggleston
Published March 10, 2019
The landscape of online coding bootcamps is vast – ranging from $30/month subscriptions to full-time bootcamps that cost around $20,000. And many online coding programs now offer Income Share Agreements (ISA), which adds another layer of complexity when comparing online coding bootcamp costs. In addition to flexibility, remote code bootcamps cost less than in-person bootcamps – the average ...
Imogen Crispe
Published February 06, 2019
Roger wasn’t looking for a career change, but after ending up in technical product roles, he realized he needed coding skills to advance his career. With a full-time job and family commitments, Roger chose to learn to code via an online bootcamp through The University of Georgia’s School of Continuing Education, which is powered by The Software Guild. Roger tells us why it was important f...
Imogen Crispe
Published December 26, 2018
As we near the end of 2018, we're rewinding and reflecting on the most interesting and impactful coding bootcamp news of the year. Come with us as we look at trends, digest thought pieces, break down the ~$175 million in new funding, and more. We’ll also look at our predictions for 2019 and our hopes for the future of coding bootcamps! 2018: Course Report in Numbers We added 89 n...

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Software Guild costs around $13,750.

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Software Guild offers courses like Java, .NET/C#.

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Software Guild teaches students Online in a remote classroom.

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Kentucky Commission on Proprietary Education, Resident School License No. R-0470, Minnesota Office of Higher Education, OHE Assigned Institution ID: 1829945
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