University of San Diego
Become a Professional Software Developer
At the University of San Diego Coding Bootcamp powered by Fullstack Academy, you can keep your job while learning the skills you need to start an exciting new career as a web developer—all in 12-26 weeks!
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Program at a Glance
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Why Learn Web Development
According to data from Burning Glass, employment of software developers is projected to grow 32% percent from 2020 to 2030. Businesses actively seeking web development professionals span across all industries and sizes, including local high-tech employers like Boeing, Northrop Grumman, and Paycom, to name a few.
Hiring for roles like Software Engineer, Junior Software Engineer, and Systems Engineer, these companies are rapidly growing and building out their software development teams, and University of San Diego Coding Bootcamp grads will be well equipped for these roles and many others.
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Graduates are assisted by a dedicated career service team and leave as members of the Fullstack Academy community—a supportive alum network that can help open doors to future jobs in California, and beyond.
Fullstack Academy brings its learning method, reputation, and community to the University of San Diego Coding Bootcamp to make software developer training more accessible to individuals outside of traditional tech hubs.
How the University of San Diego Coding Bootcamp Works
The USD Coding Bootcamp is designed for students to pursue high-quality tech education while continuing to balance work or other commitments. Our program provides you with the flexibility to fit career development into your life.
All bootcamp classes are instructor-led and taught 100% online.
Multiple class times are offered so you can choose which option works best with your schedule.
Part-time and full-time bootcamp programs are available.
Classes are held on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
You can choose which class time works best for you in the application process.
- 6:30am-9:30am PT
- 3:30pm-6:30pm PT
- 4:30pm-7:30pm PT
- 5:30pm-8:30pm PT
Classes are held Monday-Friday.
You can choose which class time works best for you in the application process.
- 6:30am-12:30pm PT
- 8:30am–2:30pm PT
Class time options vary by month and are subject to change. To see available class times for your cohort of choice, complete your application or schedule a call with a student advisor.
There are many ways to pay for your bootcamp experience including self-pay, employer-pay, local/state government assistance, scholarships and personal loans. Learn more about payment options.
The University of San Diego is committed to making tech education more accessible, so we’re reducing the enrollment deposit to $99* (normally $1,000). Get started on your journey before the deposit increases!
Enrollment Deposit -
Tuition During Program - $12,396
Total Tuition - $12,495**
*Offer eligibility: Upon admittance into the program, pay the $99 non-refundable deposit in full prior to the enrollment date.
**Tuition will increase to $13,495 for all cohorts in 2023. To lock in the current tuition rate, pay your deposit in full and enroll in a cohort that begins in 2022.
$500 Community Scholarship
For University of San Diego alumni, current students, and employees.
$1,000 Military Scholarship**
For active-duty service members and military veterans.
**Valid ID required.
Big Return On Your Investment.
Increase your earning potential with a new career in software by learning in-demand front-end, back-end, and fullstack development skills in as little as 12 weeks. Entry-level coding professionals in the U.S. make a median salary of $79,100 (Burning Glass), making now an exciting time to start a career in web development.
What You Will Learn
Our curriculum has been specially devised by successful web developers-turned-executives. They know what skills web developers need to get hired because they’ve spent years hiring web developers themselves. You’ll emerge from our coding bootcamp with the up-to-date skills to get you working now.
By the time you graduate, you'll have used what you learned to produce a portfolio of projects you can show employers.
- Career development team works with students during and after the program to help them get hired.
- Students who finish the program qualify for jobs as web developers, software developers, junior software engineers, and more
- Responsive CSS
- Data Types & Expressions & Conditionals
- Functions & Methods
- Object Literals & Arrays
- Git & Github
- Command Line
- Document Object Model (DOM)
- Events & Event Listeners
- Single Page Applications
- React Router
- Intro to APIs
- Intro to Servers
- Databases & Database Design
- SQL, Postgres
- Encryption & Hashing
*Please note that this is a sample curriculum and is subject to change.
We offer full-time or part-time study options to help you gain the experience and in-demand web development skills you need to launch a prosperous tech career, plus career support to help you land a job!
Bootcamp grads are highly sought after by some of the world’s leading companies.
University of San Diego Tech Bootcamps are powered by Fullstack Academy. The companies listed above have hired Fullstack Academy NYC graduates.
Who Should Attend
The bootcamps are specifically designed for beginners. There’s no experience required to apply, be accepted, or succeed. Apply today and join others just like you on the first steps to a life-changing career.
Successful bootcamp students have backgrounds in:
If this sounds like you, apply today and join others just like you on the first steps to a life-changing career.
The coding curriculum is broken down into three main areas: 1. Web Foundations (Responsive CSS, Data Types, Looping, etc.); 2. Front-End Development (AJAX, React, Intro to APIs, etc.); and 3. Back-End & Fullstack Development (Node, Express, SQL, etc.). Grads of the University of San Diego Coding Bootcamp learn the skills they need to be qualified for entry-level roles like Junior Software Engineer and Front-End Developer.
For a syllabus on your program of interest, click here and fill out the form.
Many of our part-time students are working full time while taking the program. Keep in mind that there are 10 hours in class and 15-20 hours worth of homework per week.
Yes, the Coding Bootcamp at University of San Diego is beginner-friendly. It’s specifically designed for professionals who have no previous experience in coding. While some background knowledge is helpful, the only expectation is that students have general computer literacy skills in basics like efficiently using the internet/cloud and Windows.
Your time with our career success team will include everything from workshops to one-on-one office hours to phone chats before big interviews. And on top of all that, the team will be working behind the scenes to find openings that are right for you and staying up-to-date on the latest recruiting trends to make sure they prepare you for everything.
To be eligible for the program, you must be at least 18 years old and a high school grad/GED holder by the start date of your intended cohort.
Complete the application, take the assessment (60 minutes), and receive a decision. While taking the assessment, you may pause to save your progress and return at a later time. At any point in the process, you can also schedule a time to speak with one of our Student Advisors who can walk you through the process and answer your questions.
Graduates earn a certificate of completion issued by the University of San Diego and Fullstack Academy.
Ready to Start Learning?
Once you’re ready to start your tech journey, here are the steps you can expect in the admissions process.
- Fill out our online application form
- Take our nontechnical assessment
- No coding experience required
- Covers logical reasoning
- Sent to you immediately upon submission of application
- Receive an entrance decision