Cleveland State Coding Bootcamp

Learn the programming skills you need to build the life you want.

Become a professional web developer through our full-time and part-time coding bootcamp. With world-class instructors, a project-based curriculum, and an engaged and supportive learning community, the Cleveland State Coding Bootcamp will help you launch a lucrative tech career in an accelerated time frame.

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Become a professional web developer through our full-time and part-time coding bootcamp. With world-class instructors, a project-based curriculum, and an engaged and supportive learning community, the Cleveland State Coding Bootcamp will help you launch a lucrative tech career in an accelerated time frame.

The Demand for Web Developers

From Ohio to the United States as a whole, software developers are in high demand. According to research from EMSI, more than 100,000 jobs will be added within the Cleveland region for web development roles over the next 10 years.

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Nationally, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of software developers is projected to grow 21 percent from 2018 to 2028. Businesses actively seeking web development professionals span across all industries and sizes, including local high-tech employers like Google, AT&T, and Amazon, to name a few.

Hiring for roles like Web Developer, Junior Software Engineer, and Front-End Engineer, these companies are rapidly growing and building out their software development teams, and students who complete the Cleveland State Coding Bootcamp will be well equipped for these roles and many others.

Add Coding Skills to Your Resume Today

The Cleveland State Coding Bootcamp provides students with career guidance every step of the way, from resume assistance to preparing students for successful physical and technical interviews.

Full-Time

Cohort Application Deadline Class Dates Class Schedule Course Format
February 2022 February 7th, 2022 February 14th, 2022
-May 6th, 2022
Weekdays,
9:30am ET–3:30pm ET
Live Online
Cohort February 2022
Application Deadline February 7th, 2022
Class Dates February 14th, 2022
-May 6th, 2022
Class Schedule
Weekdays,
9:30am ET–3:30pm ET
Course Format Live Online

Part-Time

Cohort Application Deadline Class Dates Class Schedule Course Format
February 2022 February 8th, 2022 February 15th, 2022
-August 13th, 2022
T/TH: 7pm ET-10pm ET
Saturdays: 9:30am ET-1:30pm ET
Live Online
Cohort February 2022
Application Deadline February 8th, 2022
Class Dates February 15th, 2022
-August 13th, 2022
Class Schedule T/TH: 7pm ET-10pm ET
Saturdays: 9:30am ET-1:30pm ET
Course Format Live Online

Fullstack Academy is a top-ranked tech bootcamp renowned for providing immersive, fullstack JavaScript web development training using the NERD stack (Node.js, Express, React, Databases using SQL).

Students are assisted by a dedicated career service team and leave with a supportive network that can open doors to future jobs in Cleveland and beyond.

Fullstack brings its learning method, reputation, and community to the Cleveland State Coding Bootcamp to make software developer training more accessible to individuals outside of traditional tech hubs.

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How the Bootcamp Works

Overview

  • Part-Time: 26-week part-time program

  • Full-Time: 12-week full-time program

  • Live online program

  • Receive professional development assistance—resume, networking, and interview guidance to jump-start a fulfilling career in web development

Class Schedule

Part-Time

  • Class Schedule: Two weeknights 7pm ET–10pm ET (Tues/Thurs) and one Saturday morning 9:30am ET–1:30pm ET

  • Course Format: 100% Online


Full-Time

  • Class Schedule: Weekdays, 9:30am-3:30pm ET

  • Course Format: 100% Online

Tuition

We aim to ensure that every applicant, regardless of budget, has the opportunity to break into a career in web development.
There are many ways to pay for your bootcamp experience including self-pay, employer-pay, government assistance, scholarships and personal loans. Learn more about payment options.
Tuition Early Enrollment Discount Scholarships
$11,995 $250
$500-$1,000

Students will need to make an initial deposit at enrollment with the remaining balance due one week prior to the first day of the cohort.

For a limited time, the initial deposit to enroll is only $99* (normally $1,000) for 2021 cohorts. Get started on your journey this year before the deposit increases in 2022!

Students who apply and enroll before 10/4/21 for the Full-Time November cohort and 1/11/21 for the Part-Time February cohort will receive an automatic $250 discount on tuition.

$500: Cleveland State current students, alumni, and employees receive a $500 scholarship.

$1,000: Current military personnel and veterans receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Tuition
$11,995

Students will need to make an initial deposit at enrollment with the remaining balance due one week prior to the first day of the cohort.

For a limited time, the initial deposit to enroll is only $99* (normally $1,000) for 2021 cohorts. Get started on your journey this year before the deposit increases in 2022!

Early Enrollment Discount
$250

Students who apply and enroll before 10/4/21 for the Full-Time November cohort and 1/11/21 for the Part-Time February cohort will receive an automatic $250 discount on tuition.

Scholarships
$500-$1,000

$500: Cleveland State current students, alumni, and employees receive a $500 scholarship.

$1,000: Current military personnel and veterans receive a $1,000 scholarship.

*Offer eligibility: Upon admittance into the program, pay the $99 non-refundable deposit in full prior to the enrollment date or by December 3rd, 2021, whichever date comes first.

Change Your Career. Change Your Life.

Grow your income with a new career in software development by learning fullstack JavaScript in as few as 12 weeks.

Entry-level Junior Software Engineers in Cleveland make $78,955 on average, with average salaries of $92,162 for mid- to senior-level roles, making it an exciting time to start a career in software development.

Graduates of the Cleveland State Coding Bootcamp will qualify for full-time software development positions that could earn them a starting salary that’s +16% higher than the average salary in Cleveland.

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What You Will Learn

Our curriculum is broken into three phases and is built to be hands-on and give you experience working with other developers. By the time you complete the program, you’ll have used what you learned to produce a portfolio of projects you can show employers.

  • Curriculum teaches fullstack JavaScript.

  • 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.

  • Phase 1

    Web Foundations

    HTML
    Responsive CSS
    Data Types & Expressions & Conditionals
    Looping
    Functions & Methods
    Object Literals & Arrays
    Git & Github
    Command Line
  • Phase 2

    Front-End Development

    Document Object Model (DOM)
    Events & Event Listeners
    Single Page Applications
    AJAX
    React
    React Router
    Intro to APIs
  • Phase 3

    Back-End and Fullstack Development

    Intro to Servers
    Node
    Express
    Databases & Database Design
    SQL, Postgres
    Authentication
    Encryption & Hashing
    Deployment

Who Should Attend

The full- and part-time programs are specifically designed for beginners. There’s no experience required to apply, be accepted, or to succeed.

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Successful bootcamp students have backgrounds in:

Teaching

Teaching

Finance

Finance

Retail

Retail

Music

Music

Graphic Design

Graphic Design

Admin

Admin

Biology

Biology

And more...

And more...

If this sounds like you, apply today and join others just like you on the first steps to a life-changing career.

FAQs

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 Cleveland State 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 Cleveland State Coding Bootcamp 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 (~30 minutes), and receive a decision. 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 Cleveland State University and Fullstack Academy.

Ready to Start Learning?

Apply to study at Cleveland State Coding Bootcamp today.

  1. Fill out our online application form

  2. Take our nontechnical assessment

    • No coding experience required
    • Covers logical reasoning
    • Sent to you immediately upon submission of application
  3. Receive an entrance decision

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