Louisiana State University Coding Bootcamp

Become a professional software developer through our full-time and part-time coding bootcamps.

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Change Your Career. Change Your Life.

Double your income with a new career in software development by learning fullstack JavaScript in 12-26 weeks.

Entry-level Junior Software Engineers in Louisiana make $72,800 on average, with average salaries of $92,046 for mid- to senior-level roles, making it an exciting time to start a career in software development.

Graduates of the LSU Coding Bootcamp will qualify for full-time software development positions that could earn them a starting salary that’s +32% higher than the average salary in Louisiana.

Add software developer skills to your resume today by attending the LSU Coding Bootcamp, a live online program powered by Fullstack Academy.

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The Demand for Web Developers

From Louisiana to the United States as a whole, software developers are in high demand. According to research from EMSI, there are thousands of open web development and technology roles in Louisiana alone.

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 Turner Industries, AT&T, and Ampirical, to name a few.

Hiring for roles like Software Engineer, Junior Software Engineer, and Front-End Engineer, these companies are rapidly growing and building out their software development teams, and LSU Coding Bootcamp grads will be well equipped for these roles and many others.

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Add Coding Skills to Your Resume Today

Full-Time

Cohort Application Deadline Class Dates Class Schedule Course Format
November 2021 November 1, 2021 November 8, 2021—February 11, 2022
Weekdays,
8:30am CT–2:30pm CT
Live Online
Cohort November 2021
Application Deadline November 1, 2021
Class Dates November 8, 2021—February 11, 2022
Class Schedule
Weekdays,
8:30am CT–2:30pm CT
Course Format Live Online

Part-Time

Cohort Application Deadline Class Dates Class Schedule Course Format
December 2021 November 29, 2021 December 6, 2021–June 11, 2022
Mon/Wed 6:00pm CT–9:00pm CT
Saturdays, 8:30am CT–12:30pm CT
Live Online
Cohort December 2021
Application Deadline November 29, 2021
Class Dates December 6, 2021–June 11, 2022
Class Schedule
Mon/Wed 6:00pm CT–9:00pm CT
Saturdays, 8:30am CT–12:30pm CT
Course Format Live Online

Fullstack Academy is a top-ranked immersive school for web development and cybersecurity training. Fullstack offers comprehensive in-person and remote training opportunities across the U.S. and prepares students with the in-demand skills they need to launch fulfilling tech careers.

Graduates are assisted by a dedicated career service team and leave as members of the Fullstack community—a supportive alum network that can help open doors to future jobs in Baton Rouge and beyond.

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

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What You Will Learn

Our three-phase curriculum is built to be hands-on and give you experience working with other developers. By the time you graduate, 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.

  • Graduates qualify for software developer jobs, software engineering jobs, web developer jobs, 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 & Full-Stack Development

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

Who Should Attend

Both 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...

How the Bootcamp Works

Overview

Part-Time
  • 26-week immersive

  • 15 hours of homework per week

  • Live online program

Full-Time
  • 12-week immersive

  • 15 hours of homework per week

  • Live online program

Class Schedule

Part-Time
  • 2 Weeknights, 6:30pm-9:30pm CT

  • Saturdays, 9am-1pm CT

Full-Time
  • Weekdays, 8:30am CT–2:30pm CT

Tuition

We aim to ensure that every applicant, regardless of budget, has the opportunity to break into a career in cybersecurity.
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.
Full Tuition Scholarships
$11,995 $500—$1,000 off

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!

LSU current students, alumni and employees receive a $500 scholarship.

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

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Full-Tuition
$11,995

Students will need to make a $500 dollar initial deposit at enrollment with the remaining balance due one week prior to the first day of the cohort.

Scholarships
$500—$1,000 off

LSU current students, alumni and employees receive a $500 scholarship.

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

Apply Today

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

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 Louisiana State University 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 Louisiana State University 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 Louisiana State University and Fullstack Academy.

Ready to Start Learning?

Apply to study at the LSU Coding Bootcamp today.

  1. Fill out our online application form

  2. Take our non-technical assessment

    • Timed — 30 minutes
    • No coding experience required
    • Covers logical reasoning
    • Complete at the best time for you
  3. Receive an entrance decision

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