BECOME A SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
Next Class Starts: August 12th
Thinking about learning to code and wondering if it's right for you? Take our short, 12-question assessment to see if software development may be a good fit for you!
18-WEEK CODING BOOTCAMP
SCOTTSDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Part-time. Flexible. Affordable.
Back End Software Developers are in charge of building applications that do the behind-the-scenes work. This typically involves receiving requests from a Front End application, processing the request, reading and writing to a database, and responding back to requests from other applications.
In this 18-week, Back End Software Development program, students take three courses to learn the skills and technologies necessary to enter the industry as a Back End Software Developer: Introduction to Java, Relational Databases with MySQL, and Web API Design with Spring Boot.
Skills and technologies learned include Java 1.8, Algorithms, OOP, Design Patterns, Unit Testing, SQL, DDL, DML, Database Concepts, JDBC, Spring Boot, Spring Data, REST, JPA, JWT, AWS, and more.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION
WHAT IS THE DAILY STRUCTURE OF THIS 18 WEEK BOOTCAMP?
WHY DO STUDENTS START ASSIGNMENTS BEFORE THEY MEET FOR CLASS?
We have students start reviewing curriculum and working on weekly assignments three days before class as part of our two-point learning process.
IS THE COURSE INSTRUCTOR-LED? WHAT IS THE BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE OF YOUR INSTRUCTORS?
WHAT TYPES OF JOBS WILL GRAD BE PREPARED FOR?
WHAT TECHNOLOGIES ARE COVERED IN THE BACK END DEVELOPER PROGRAM? WHAT TYPES OF PROJECTS WILL STUDENTS WORK ON?
CAN SOMEONE WITH A FULL-TIME JOB ATTEND THIS BOOTCAMP?
Yes. This program is designed to be accessible, flexible, and allow working professionals who are actively seeking a career change to do so.
WHAT IS THE TIME COMMITMENT FOR THIS PROGRAM?
The time it takes to complete each week's assignments differs between students and modules, however, students who spend an average of between 15 and 20 hours a week tend to see the most success.
HOW CAN I ENROLL?
To begin enrollment, take the assessment at the top of this page or contact your local community college's community education department and ask about the Back End Software Development bootcamp.
WHAT IS THE COST OF TUITION?
According to Course Report, the average coding bootcamp costs $13,584 (https://www.coursereport.com/reports/coding-bootcamp-market-size-research-2019). This program is designed to deliver the same results at a much more affordable pricetag to allow anyone the opportunity to enter the workforce as a software developer. The cost of this program is $2,900.
WHAT ARE THE SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS?
A laptop with a minimum of an i5 processor and at least 8GB of RAM is required for this program. Windows, MacOS, or Linux are acceptable operating systems. Chromebooks will not work for this program.