Become a Software Engineer in 9 months

Learn full-stack development and launch your coding career.

  • 100% online, nine-month & part-time

  • Project-based curriculum — build your software engineering portfolio

  • 1-on-1 mentorship, coaching and career services

  • AI for Engineers learning unit + AI interactive learning series

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Students rate our mentors and career coaches 4.9/5 for satisfaction.

Get job-ready and earn a certificate that proves your skills

With over 1.7 million software engineers in the U.S. and a job market expected to grow by 25% over the next 10 years, you can break into a massively in-demand field.

  • Develop practical skills through hands-on projects

  • Learn coding principles and problem-solving skills that help you evolve as the industry evolves

  • Propel your career with a recognized certificate from USF CTPE, America's fastest rising university in U.S. News & World Report rankings

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Take the guesswork out of getting ahead

Online, flexible and fast

Learn on your schedule in less time. No need to put your life on hold.

Project based to turn learning into action

Build skills and put them to work through projects that will kick your learning into motion.

Human support from day one

Get expert 1-on-1 support from a mentor, career coach, and student advisor. They’ll help you meet your goals.

Become a software engineer, boost your earnings


Median advertised salary of job postings in Tampa with 0-3 years minimum experience required.

Lightcast; October 2022 - September 2023

In this software engineering bootcamp you will:

  • Code in the most widely used programming languages in the world

  • Understand software development theory, tools, and build skills

  • Test your knowledge through projects that prepare you for a job and boost your work readiness

Plus, you’ll learn the tools and languages developers use, like:

Our coding bootcamp teaches you how to build web-based pages and applications to achieve user, business, and product goals and transform your career in nine months.

  • Mastery from your mentor

    Build skills faster with an expert in your corner who will keep you accountable and give you an insider's view.

  • Counsel from your career coach

    Build a search strategy, target the right employers, and refine your resume and interviewing skills.

  • Support from your student advisor

    Your student advisor has your back and will keep you on track to graduation.

  • Collaboration from your community

    You’ve got a built-in community — students who, just like you, are betting big on themselves.

100% online curriculum

Custom capstone and hands-on projects

Demonstrate your skills through hands-on projects, and graduate with a professional-grade capstone, where you'll build a complete web application, which will be the centerpiece of your portfolio. View a description of the portfolio projects below:

  • Capstone project

    In this project, whose steps are distributed across the course, you will build a complete web application using MongoDB as the database, Node.js and Express.js for creating the API layer and React.js for building the frontend.

  • Jeopardy

    Build an app to recreate the jeopardy game.

  • Pokedex

    Create a pokemon application with a custom user interface, which is an encyclopedia of various information on Pokémon (a Pokedex).

  • Space Travel

    Build a futuristic app to plan space travels by maintaining and tracking the details of all our spacecrafts.

  • Dog Adoption Platform API

    Design and build RESTful APIs for a Dog Adoption Agency. 

Ready to get started?

Apply for the next cohort, and start working towards a new career in less than 9 months.

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