All About Coding Bootcamp @ Concordia

Posted January 8, 2015 | By csponline

All About Coding Bootcamp at Concordia

If you’re looking for a career with a high salary and significant growth potential, coding may be a good option. The programming industry is growing, and as technology continues to infiltrate every part of our lives, the need for programmers is expected to increase. But how can you learn the skills you need, fast? That’s where Concordia University, St. Paul can help. Our Coding Bootcamp is a fast-paced program where you can learn the skills required to be a software developer. In this full-time, 12-week course, you will learn either .NET or Java and acquire the skills needed for entry-level developer positions. Our bootcamp, which combines face-to face lectures with hands-on experience, enables you to build a strong portfolio to aid in your job search.

Coding Bootcamp is the perfect bridge if you’re looking to change or accelerate your career. You will learn to think like a professional coder and write effective, efficient code. Classes are taught by veteran coders who know what businesses need. Small classes ensure you receive personal attention from instructors and mentors, and gain knowledge that you can immediately apply in the workplace.

Why Learn to Code?

The programming industry is a fast-growing, high-paying field. For entry-level programmers in Minnesota, starting salaries average approximately $50,000. Once you have gained three to five years of experience, you could earn approximately $94,000, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Coding Bootcamp teaches the skills Fortune 500 companies are looking for in their entry-level programmers. According to one survey, .NET and Java are among the most frequently used languages for websites. CSP’s course will immerse you in the world of programming and allow you to start a new career quickly. Employers are invited to demo day near the end of the program, when you will have the opportunity to show off your project and skills. You will also have the opportunity to present your coding project to employers who are searching for new employees. In three months, you will be able to begin your job hunt with in-demand knowledge and the ability to apply your skills.

Designed for Your Success

Software Craftsmanship Guild LogoOur program was developed in conjunction with The Software Craftsmanship Guild (SCG). The SCG has a 90-percent placement rate for its graduates. That expertise has been leveraged to develop a strong, relevant curriculum and help graduates of Concordia’s program find employment.

Before admission to Coding Bootcamp, we ask all students to take an aptitude test and complete a brief interview. This will help us understand your skill level, gauge your enthusiasm for programming as a career and ensure that you have the aptitude to complete the program successfully.

The Concordia Advantage

CSP is one of the first colleges in the nation to offer a coding bootcamp. Not only will the program give you critical technology skills, but you can also apply the coursework toward earning your degree in the future.

Although Concordia University’s Coding Bootcamp will give you the skills you need in only three months, you also will earn up to 12 college credits. If you are interested in continuing your education with a bachelor’s degree in computer science at CSP, you’ll have a head start and transfer credits you can immediately apply to our online Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.

90 Days. 1 Bootcamp. A whole new life.

The first Coding Bootcamp course begins on Jan. 19th, 2015. If you are ready for a new career, now is the time to make a change. You can visit bootcamp.csp.edu to learn more about Coding Bootcamp and begin the application process. Your career is waiting. Apply now.