Nashville State Community College Coding Bootcamps
Why Should You Attend a Nashville State Coding Bootcamp?
- IT is one of the fastest-growing sectors in Middle Tennessee and throughout the United States.
- Employers in every industry are looking to fill open job positions with skilled IT professionals.
- The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics projects software developer jobs will grow 17% in the next 10 years.
- With a job in software development, there is an exponential opportunity for growth over the course of a career.
- The average entry-level salary for software developers is over $55,000.
- At Nashville State Community College’s coding bootcamps, students will learn the industry’s most used technologies and have hands-on experience before entering the workforce.
Which Bootcamp Should You Choose?
Use the table below to help you choose the right bootcamp for you.
|CodeX Academy||Promineo Tech|
|Weekly Time Commitment||20 Hours||20 Hours|
|Program Length||Between 24 and 48 Weeks||18 Weeks|
|Student Grouping||By Level||By Cohort|
|Live Instructor-led Class||Yes||Yes|
|Live Office Hours||Yes||Yes|
|Evaluations||Live, Expert-led||Weekly, Expert-led|
|Responsive Chat Community||Yes||Yes|
|Program Cost||$4,000 for Front-End, $8,000 for Full-Stack (front and back-end)||$4,000 for Front-End, $4,000 for Back-End|
- Using a mastery-based learning style ensures students fully understand the code they learn before moving on to the next step.
- Each student is paired with a mentor who is a working full-stack engineer. There are daily live check-ins with mentors, facilitators, and instructors.
- Each student is given the opportunity to participate in a 90-day guaranteed internship to help jumpstart the experience section on their resume.
- Career coaching is provided to each student.
- Front-End Developer: Master of the user interface (24 weeks part-time).
- Full-Stack Developer: Trusted with every development angle of a software application (48 weeks part-time).
- Students may accelerate their progress as the CodeX programs are self-paced.
- Each student will meet with their cohort live each week and can participate in scheduled office hours and one-on-one personalized mentor sessions.
- Students have access to Career Services at any time during the program or any time after graduation. Services include resume review, interview prep, career advice, and community events.
- Each cohort is trained with relevant technologies and methodologies that hiring managers look for when onboarding Java Developers, Software Engineers, Back-End Developers, Front-End Developers, and Application Developers.
- Front-End Software Developer
- Back-End Software Developer
- These 18-week programs are divided into three 6-week courses accompanied by weekly lectures and assignments in a cohort-based delivery model
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between student groupings by level and by cohort?
Cohort groupings meet live once a week for 18 weeks. They have a scheduled start and end date. There are 7-12 students in a class/cohort. Students work individually and as a group.
Level groupings are individually paced. As a student’s progress is monitored, they will have the opportunity to participate in group sessions with other students who are at a similar level.
Is prior knowledge or experience in coding required?
No. Courses are designed to benefit both total beginners and those with some prior knowledge.
What is the difference between and live evaluation and a weekly evaluation?
Live evaluations are live feedback given to a student by their instructor during a session.
Weekly evaluations are provided weekly by a student’s mentor.
Does every program have the opportunity for an internship? Are internships paid or unpaid?
Internships are not guaranteed but are based on corporate needs. Nashville State, CodeX, and Promineo Tech have several corporate partnerships to help with internship placement. Internships can be paid or unpaid.
What are the financing options? Can students borrow money for my tuition?
The financing process is managed through the training providers, CodeX and Promineo Tech. Both providers have partnerships with financial institutions.
Do the training providers help students to find employment in Nashville and beyond?
Graduates of both providers have received job offers nationwide. They will work with students to find the opportunity that meets their needs.
Will students be required to on-campus at any point?
No. The bootcamps are 100% virtual.
What equipment/devices are required?
A Windows, Mac, or Linux computer with a minimum of 5GB of RAM and an i5 Processor. Internet connection is also required.
If you have any questions about Nashville State’s coding bootcamps, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.