Weekend Coding Bootcamp
University of Michigan Nexus Coding Bootcamp
Become a Professional Software Developer
No matter your starting skill level, the live online University of Michigan Nexus Coding Bootcamp can help you launch a fulfilling tech career – all in 12-26 weeks.
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Program at a Glance
Why Learn Web Development
The Demand for Web Developers
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of web developers in the U.S. is projected to grow 15% by 2026. Businesses of all industries are actively seeking coding professionals, including local high-tech employers like General Motors, Ford, and Travelers Insurance.
Hiring for roles like Back-End Engineer, Computer Programmer, Full-Stack Engineer, and Web Developer, these companies are rapidly growing and building out their software development teams. University of Michigan Nexus Coding Bootcamp grads will be well-equipped for these roles and many others.
Bootcamp Application & Start Dates
Fullstack Academy is a top-ranked immersive school for technology career training. Fullstack Academy offers comprehensive remote training opportunities across the U.S. and prepares students with the in-demand skills they need to launch fulfilling tech careers.
Fullstack Academy brings its learning method, reputation, and community in facilitating the University of Michigan Nexus Coding Bootcamp to make software developer training more accessible to individuals outside of traditional tech hubs.
How the University of Michigan Nexus Coding Bootcamp Works
The University of Michigan Nexus Coding Bootcamp is designed for students to pursue high-quality tech education while continuing to balance work or other commitments. Our program provides you with the flexibility to fit career development into your life.
Part-time and full-time bootcamp programs are available.
Bootcamp classes combine live online instruction taught by industry-experienced professionals with independent learning assignments.
All classes are held Monday-Friday.
Tuesday and Thursday Classes (With an Optional Lab on Wednesdays)
Monday and Wednesday Classes (With an Optional Lab on Tuesdays)
Labs correspond with the start time of your regular classes. Participation in the weekly lab is optional, but strongly encouraged.
Saturday and Sunday Classes
Class time and schedule options vary by month and are subject to change. To see available class times and schedules for your cohort of choice, complete your application or schedule a call with a student advisor.
There are many ways to pay for your bootcamp experience, including self-pay, employer-pay, local/state government assistance, scholarships, and personal loans. Learn more about payment options.
University of Michigan Nexus Tech Bootcamps is committed to making tech education more accessible, so we’re reducing the enrollment deposit to $99* (normally $1,000) for a limited time. Get started on your journey before the deposit increases!
Enrollment Deposit -
Tuition During Program - $13,396
Total Tuition - $13,495
*Offer eligibility: Upon admittance into the program, pay the $99 refundable deposit in full prior to the enrollment date.
$500 Community Scholarship
For University of Michigan alumni, current students, and employees.
$1,000 Military Scholarship**
For active-duty service members and military veterans.
**Valid ID required.
What You Will Learn
Learn live online from industry-experienced professionals
Gain hands-on practice working with other developers
Graduate with a portfolio of projects to show employers
Receive career coaching and job search support
Be prepared for in-demand roles like Back-End Engineer, Computer Programmer, Full-Stack Engineer, and Web Developer
Along with the classroom sessions, students can attend a weekly lab where they can review key concepts, catch up on assignments, and work alongside peers. To prepare students for real-life work scenarios and environments, students also take part in career simulations during their training.
Graphical User Interface
Command Line Interface
Git & GitHub
Intro to front-end development
Career Simulation - Front-end foundations project
CSS & HTML
Conditionals & comparisons
Loops & arrays
Objects & methods
Document Object Model
ES6 modules & the prototype chain
Career simulation - front-end development project
Intro to React
State & props
Career simulation - React project
Structured Query Language (SQL)
Career simulation - back-end project
Career simulation - full-stack development projects
Future planning for self-directed learning
*Please note that this is a sample curriculum and is subject to change.
Students will gain valuable insight into how to build a successful career in coding from day one of the course. Throughout the bootcamp experience, students may access live workshops, office hours, and asynchronous modules to help build a job search toolkit—which includes an optimized resume and LinkedIn profile.
Following successful completion of the Career Success Program, students can choose to opt into additional coaching support and receive guidance for up to a year following graduation in:
Growing your professional network
Resume and LinkedIn profile optimization
Interview and assessment prep
Salary negotiation workshops
And much more!
You’ll also graduate from the program with a portfolio of work that demonstrates your ability to solve real business problems for real companies.
Fullstack Academy grads are highly sought after by some of the world’s leading companies.
University of Michigan Nexus Tech Bootcamps are powered by Fullstack Academy. The companies listed above have hired Fullstack Academy graduates.
Who Should Attend
The University of Michigan Nexus Coding Bootcamp powered by Fullstack Academy is specifically designed for beginners. There’s no experience required to apply, be accepted, or succeed in the bootcamp.
If this sounds like you, apply today and join others just like you on the first steps to a life-changing career.
The coding curriculum is broken up into five units:
Front-End Foundations: Explore the fundamentals of front-end web development, including CSS, HTML, and Command Line Interface.
Back-End Development: Learn back-end development, Structured Query Language (SQL), and API routes.
Full-Stack Development: Complete a Capstone project and expand your portfolio.
For the Coding Bootcamp syllabus, 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 in addition to classroom hours, part-time students can expect 15-20 hours worth of assignments per week. Full-time students can expect 8-10 hours of assignments beyond the classroom hours.
Yes, the University of Michigan Nexus Coding Bootcamp is beginner-friendly. It’s specifically designed for professionals without 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. Alumni will also have access to a job board and have the opportunity to be connected with companies and organizations in our Employer Partner Network that are actively hiring.
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.
You do need to provide your own computer for the bootcamp. It can be a laptop or desktop as long as it meets the tech specifications for your program. Because the bootcamp is live online, you are required to have a webcam and microphone in order to participate in class.
For specific tech requirements for your chosen program, visit our Online Experience page.
No, part-time bootcamp students cannot mix and match class dates or times. You must select one of the established schedule options for your cohort of choice during the application process.
Ready to Start Learning?
Once you’re ready to start your coding journey, here are the steps you can expect in the admissions process.