Back End Software Developer Bootcamp

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.

This Back End Software Developer Bootcamp is designed to be accessible, flexible, and allow working professionals who are actively seeking a career change to do so. You do not need any prior coding experience. Students will complete an aptitude test prior to the first-class session.

Employment of software developers, quality assurance analysts, and testers is projected to grow 22 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations. About 189,200 openings for software developers, quality assurance analysts, and testers are projected each year, on average, over the decade according to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics.

In this 18-week bootcamp, learn the skills and technologies necessary to enter the industry as a back end software developer, including Introduction to Java, Relational Databases with MySQL, and Web API Design with Spring Boot.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be familiar with:

  • Introduction to 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.

Prerequisites:
Students must be 18 or older and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Basic computer literacy and the ability to navigate one's own computer is strongly preferred. Students will complete an aptitude test prior to the first session.

Hardware Requirements:
A computer or 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.

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Thinking about learning to code and wondering if it’s right for you? Here are the steps to enroll.

Workforce Development Program Scholarships

The Community College of Philadelphia Foundation and its donors are pleased to offer scholarships to students enrolling in select Workforce Development courses. To submit your scholarship application, follow the steps in this Workforce Development Program Scholarship Application Guide.

Course Dates and Times

Date and Times Location Course Cost/Fees Register

Wednesdays

Oct. 26, 2022 to Mar. 15, 2023

Live Online, 7
p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

+ approx. 15-20 hrs
asynchronous learning per week.

Students can also book (1) 30-minute session with a mentor each week.

(No classes on Nov. 23, Thanksgiving; Dec. 28, Jan. 4, Winter Break)

 

Hybrid
Lectures are online (synchronous + asynchronous)

$4,000

Step 1:
Take the short 12-question assessment to see if software development is the right fit.

Complete steps 2-4 as listed above.

Step 5:
Complete Community College of Philadelphia’s Back End Software Developer Bootcamp registration and submit payment here.

Thursdays

Dec. 15, 2022 to Apr. 27, 2023

Live Online, 7
p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

+ approx. 15-20 hrs
asynchronous learning per week.

Students can also book (1) 30-minute session with a mentor each week.

Hybrid
Lectures are online (synchronous + asynchronous)

 

$4,000

 

Step 1:
Take the short 12-question assessment to see if software development is the right fit.

Complete steps 2-4 as listed above.

Step 5:
Complete Community College of Philadelphia’s Back End Software Developer Bootcamp registration and submit payment here.

Tuesdays

Feb. 28, 2023 to Jun. 27, 2023

Live Online, 7
p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

+ approx. 15-20 hrs
asynchronous learning per week.

Students can also book (1) 30-minute session with a mentor each week.

Hybrid
Lectures are online (synchronous + asynchronous)

 

$4,000

Step 1:
Take the short 12-question assessment to see if software development is the right fit.

Complete steps 2-4 as listed above.

Step 5:
Complete Community College of Philadelphia’s Back End Software Developer Bootcamp registration and submit payment here.

 

Wednesdays

Apr. 26, 2023 to Aug. 23, 2023

Live Online, 7
p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

+ approx. 15-20 hrs
asynchronous learning per week.

Students can also book (1) 30-minute session with a mentor each week.

Hybrid
Lectures are online (synchronous + asynchronous)

 

$4,000

Step 1:
Take the short 12-question assessment to see if software development is the right fit.

Complete steps 2-4 as listed above.

Step 5:
Complete Community College of Philadelphia’s Back End Software Developer Bootcamp registration and submit payment here.

 

Thursdays

Jun. 29, 2023 to Oct. 26, 2023

Live Online, 7
p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

+ approx. 15-20 hrs
asynchronous learning per week.

Students can also book (1) 30-minute session with a mentor each week.

Hybrid
Lectures are online (synchronous + asynchronous)

 

$4,000

Step 1:
Take the short 12-question assessment to see if software development is the right fit.

Complete steps 2-4 as listed above.

Step 5:
Complete Community College of Philadelphia’s Back End Software Developer Bootcamp registration and submit payment here.

 

 

This workshop is offered through our continuing education online partner.

Course Hours: 360 Hours