University of Wisconsin Coding Boot Camp

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Online Wisconsin Coding Boot Camp

Become a web developer in 24 weeks

With the rising demand for web development skills across industries, University of Wisconsin Coding Boot Camp was designed to prepare students with the knowledge they need to tap into today’s digital economy.

  • Learn through a rigorous curriculum that covers a full stack: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Express.js, React.js, Node.js, Python, testing, computer science, database theory, MongoDB, SQL, Git, and more.*
  • Gain access to continuation courses that cover additional in-demand technologies, including Java, C#, and Amazon Web Services.
  • Work together with your peers and take your new skills to the next level on challenging projects, building a portfolio of apps and projects to showcase your knowledge.
  • Receive a Certificate of Completion from University of Wisconsin, demonstrating your achievement to future employers.
  • Benefit from a wide array of career support services like resume and social media profile support, technical interview preparation, portfolio reviews, soft skills training, and recruiting to help you put your best foot forward.

Our 24-week, part-time program provides you with the flexibility you need to advance your skills without leaving your day job. Our program provides the opportunity to become part of a community of peers and dive into a life-changing experience. With classroom-based learning and hands-on projects, you’ll explore the theory and application of web development.

What skills will I gain?

In our part-time program, students will cover a full stack. The curriculum will teach the key skills for web development, including*:

Computer Science Fundamentals

  • Algorithms (Searches, Sorts)
  • Performance
  • Data Structures
  • Object-Oriented Programming with Python and TypeScript
  • Version Control with Git

Browser Based Technologies

  • JavaScript
  • Responsive Design
  • Local Storage, Session Storage, IndexedDB
  • React.js


  • SQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • MongoDB

Server Side Development

  • User Authentication
  • Template Engines
  • MERN Stack (MongoDB, Express.js, React.js, Node.js)
  • TypeScript


  • Client-Server Model
  • Browser APIs
  • RESTful APIs
  • JSON
  • HTTP request methods
  • GraphQL

Deployment and Delivery

  • Render
  • GitHub Pages
  • Unit Testing
  • Component Testing
  • Integration Testing
  • End to End Testing
  • CI/CD Pipelines

Supplemental Self-Study Topics

  • Java
  • Amazon Web Services
  • C#

*The material covered in this program is subject to change due to market demand.

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Comprehensive Support

When learning to code, it’s important to have help available when you need it. University of Wisconsin Coding Boot Camp’s online program offers you multiple layers of support from a team of people who have your back, including:

Get support from instructors and teaching assistants. Our instructional staff of industry professionals is there to help you gain the skills you need on your coding journey.

Qualified students will have access to free tutoring upon request and receive up to an hour a week of 1:1 time with a skilled tutor to discuss class material, code reviews, or career related questions.

Students receive support from a dedicated team throughout their boot camp journey. Whether you need a coach, some inspiration, or someone to talk to about catching up on homework, you’ll always have someone there to help.

You will have access to a dedicated career director and profile coach that will help you prepare to land your dream job after completing the boot camp. Learn how to build your personal brand and stand out in today’s market through:

  • Technical and Behavioral Interview Preparation
  • Industry Speakers and Events
  • Resume, LinkedIn, and Portfolio Development

Students will have a classroom full of fellow aspiring coders to collaborate with, ask questions, or motivate each other through difficult material. The virtual classes allows students to bolster their professional network, extending beyond graduation. Once you complete the program, you will become a member of our boot camp alumni community, which brings a wealth of networking opportunities.

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Is this program right for you?

Are you looking to change career paths and break into the tech industry, advance in your current career, or expand your knowledge? If yes, and if you are hard working with a drive to succeed, then this could be for you. Other reasons this program might be the right move:

  • You are interested in freelancing to supplement your current income—or want to engage more productively in your current job
  • You want to move companies or change careers—or switch from a non-technical to a technical role
  • You dream of going “all in” on an entrepreneurial idea and want to gain the skills needed to build your product
  • You are a constant learner and wish to gain additional knowledge or amplify your skill set while in college

Frequently Asked Questions

Our coding boot camp is held online. Call us at (414) 316-6526 for more information on how to apply.

No, applicants to the University of Wisconsin Coding Boot Camp do not need to be UW students. This program is offered through a collaboration between UW Extended Campus, UW-Milwaukee, UW-Madison, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Stout, and UW-Green Bay.

No. While having some background can help, our pre-course tutorials will get you up to speed and ready to start learning on Day 1.

  • Our part-time program costs $12,000. Scholarships and payment plans are available for those who qualify.

*Tuition is subject to change

  • University of Wisconsin Coding Boot Camp is offered collaboratively by UW Extended Campus and UW-Milwaukee, in partnership with Trilogy Education Services, a 2U, Inc. brand. Program graduates receive a Certificate of Completion from UW Extended Campus on behalf of the University of Wisconsin and its partners.

About the Boot Camp

This boot camp, offered in partnership with edX, is made available through a unique consortium delivery model to provide skills-based learning to participants across Wisconsin and beyond. Participants will be taught by a university-approved instructor, while learning alongside students from other consortium-participating universities and institutions. Upon meeting the completion requirements, participants will be issued a non-credit Certificate of Completion by the University of Wisconsin.

Coding Part-Time Schedule

  • 24-week online program
  • Study part-time while maintaining your existing professional, educational or personal obligations
  • Learn through live online classes three days per week and real-world projects and assignments
  • Dedicate 9 hours of scheduled in-class time per week and a minimum of 20+ hours outside of class on self-paced learning and hands-on projects

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»Part-Time 7/8/24

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Learn more about University of Wisconsin Coding Boot Camp by calling an admissions advisor at (414) 316-6526 or filling out the form below.

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