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A flexible, online program that offers something traditional bootcamps don’t – a dedicated 1-on-1 mentor.

Get a job in tech or get your tuition back.

Program Features at Glance


An immersive online classroom

Learn through live, instructor-led lectures and pair programming with fellow classmates. Commit 20-30 hours per week without quitting your job.


1-on-1 mentorship

Meet with an industry veteran weekly and build deeply technical and impressive projects for your portfolio. Getting your certificate is the first step. We want you to get a job you’ll love.


Flexibility to meet your needs

Multiple financing options are available along with special scholarships for USD PCE alumni.

What You’ll Learn

Our comprehensive curriculum makes sure you are learning the latest technologies to be competitive in today’s job market.


Web Development Fundamentals

Build the foundational skills that every web developer needs by building static webpages with HTML, CSS and jQuery.


Asynchronous Web Apps

Create beautiful data-driven, interactive client-side web applications and learn the basics of the command line and Git.


Server-side Programming With Node.js

JavaScript isn’t just for the front end. Create well-designed, comprehensively tested server-side JavaScript applications using Node and Express.


Advanced Front End: React

Take your front-end web development skills to the next level. Learn to build powerful single page web apps with the popular front-end framework, React.


Advanced Topics: Data Structures and Algorithms

Build a foundation of computer science knowledge and hone your skills as an engineer, along with final preparation for your job search.

Why Enroll?


Learn In-Demand Skills

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, web development is one of the fastest growing careers in today’s economy, with a projected 15% growth rate by 2026.


Do Meaningful Work

Software is everywhere. You can build a career working at a tech company, or you can find technical work in almost every sector of the economy from finance, education, health care and more.


Advance Your Career

Everything about the program is designed to expand your job prospects. Gain relevant skills employers are looking for and benefit from a supportive network of peers and mentors.

Who should enroll?

This program is designed for busy, working professionals who want to build a career in tech or advance their current career in a related field. We’re looking for students who can make the 20-30 hour/week time commitment and value a quality education and learning outcomes.

Outcomes you can expect

Qualify for 100+ jobs currently open in the San Diego area OR the 1.4M software jobs open in the United States that are currently unfilled.

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Increase your earning potential

$ 19,021

Average yearly salary increase reported

Type of jobs you can expect

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84% of students get hired

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Cost & Financing Options

Skills Fund Loan (Interest-Only)

Lowest monthly payments.

$82 / $347

$250 required as refundable deposit.
$81.81 / month while enrolled + 2 months then
$347.20 / month after graduation

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Skill Fund Loan (Immediate Repayment Only)

For budgets of $347/mo


$250 required as refundable deposit.
$347 for 36 months

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For budgets of $550/mo

$550 per month

$2,550 required as refundable deposit on start date.
$550 for 19 months starting on the second month

Upfront Payment

Most affordable


$10,500 due upfront

100% satisfaction guarantee: full refund if you don’t love your first two classes.*

Scholarships available for students this summer

Military FAQ’s

At this time, this program is not qualified for VA benefits. Benefits offered by the University of San Diego may be found here and are generally applicable towards degree and for-credit courses. Both the online web development and data science programs are certificate-only programs.

The University of San Diego is partnered with Thinkful to deliver its online data science and web development programs. Thinkful currently offers military scholarships. Prospective students are encouraged to speak with an Admissions Advisor to discuss tuition and financing options.

Whether you are a veteran looking to find a job, learn to code, or launch a startup, this program is designed to help you succeed. It gives you foundational skills that are necessary to become gainfully employed as a web developer or data scientist through hands-on mentorship and career services. As an enrolled student in the program, you’ll have access to industry experts and a hiring network of more than 175 hiring partners.

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Learn to code and land a job you’ll love

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*This program is offered in partnership with Thinkful, Inc.