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SMU Boot Camps

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About SMU Boot Camps

Location: Online, Dallas

Southern Methodist University (SMU) boot camps offer 12-week, full-time and 24-week, part-time web development courses, 24-week, part-time data science, financial technology (FinTech) and cybersecurity courses and an 18-week, part-time product management... Read More

The data curriculum includes programming in Excel, Python, R programming, JavaScript charting, HTML/CSS, API interactions, SQL, Tableau, fundamental statistics, machine learning and more. Enjoy close collaboration with other professionals while receiving hands-on experience.

The fintech curriculum covers Python programming, financial libraries, machine learning algorithms, Ethereum, blockchain and more.

The cybersecurity curriculum offers hands-on training in networking, systems, web technologies, databases and defensive and offensive cybersecurity.

The product management curriculum teaches in-demand product management skills, starting with the essentials. Learners will master the tools to set themselves apart and deliver great products via roadmap development, backlog management, product life cycle management, A/B testing and data analysis.

Applicants do not need prior experience to enroll, but once admitted, all students will complete a pre-course tutorial. Both the online and on-campus SMU Boot Camps are designed for working professionals and students who are actively pursuing a career change or advancement or looking to gain a new skill set.

Students will benefit from a wide range of career services to be positioned for success through graduation and beyond. Services include portfolio reviews, resume and social media profile support, mock interviews, one-on-one career coaching and more. Upon program completion, students will receive a certificate from SMU Continuing and Professional Education (CAPE) and will have a portfolio of projects demonstrating a working knowledge of web development, data science, financial technology, cybersecurity or product management.

SMU Boot Camps are offered in collaboration with edX.

Courses

Full-Time, Full Stack Web Development Boot Camp

Cost: $13,995
Duration: 12 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

SMU Coding Boot Camp is a 12-week, full-time web development boot camp. The full stack curriculum includes HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Express.js, React.js, databases, MongoDB, Node.js, MySQL, Command Line, Git, and more. Gain real-world experience through complex projects and build a professional portfolio that demonstrates your knowledge. Benefit from a wide range of career services to be positioned for success in the job market including portfolio reviews, resume and social media profile support, workshops, and mock interviews.

Subjects:
CSS, Git, HTML, jQuery, MongoDB, MySQL, Command Line, React.js, Node.js, JavaScript

Part-Time, Cybersecurity Boot Camp

Cost: $13,995
Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

SMU Cybersecurity Boot Camp is a challenging, part-time boot camp that takes a multidisciplinary approach to attaining proficiency in IT, networking, and modern information security. Throughout the course of 24 intensive weeks, you will get hands-on training in networking, systems, web technologies, databases, and defensive and offensive cybersecurity. You will also learn methods, techniques, and best practices for accurately conveying the severity of the risks facing an organization’s security posture.

Subjects:
Linux, Networking, Information Technology, Database Design, Cyber Security, Penetration Testing, Mobile Security, Ethical Hacking, Cryptography, Network Security

Part-Time, Data Science Boot Camp

Cost: $12,995
Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

This boot camp is rigorous, fast-paced, and focused on the practical technical skills needed to analyze and solve data problems. Gain proficiency in a broad array of technologies like Excel, Python and R programming, JavaScript charting, SQL databases, Tableau, machine learning, and more. Throughout the boot camp, you will complete projects using real data sets from the worlds of finance, healthcare, government, social welfare, and more — allowing you to build a strong portfolio with a professional demonstration of mastery.

Subjects:
CSS, Git, HTML, Python, Machine Learning, SQL, JavaScript, R Programming, Statistics & Probability

Part-Time, Financial Technology Boot Camp

Cost: $13,495
Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Get hands-on training and instruction in financial technology and analysis using popular tools and methods including Python programming, financial libraries, machine learning algorithms, Ethereum, and blockchain. Maintain your current schedule by studying the competitive curriculum part-time, and gain access to career services like resume and portfolio reviews, interview training, and 1:1 coaching.

Subjects:
Python, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Algorithms, Excel

Part-Time, Full Stack Web Development Boot Camp

Cost: $12,745
Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online, Dallas
In-person Available Online
Course Description:

SMU Coding Boot Camp is a 24-week, part-time web development boot camp. The full stack curriculum includes HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Express.js, React.js, databases, MongoDB, Node.js, MySQL, Command Line, Git, and more. Gain real-world experience through complex projects and build a professional portfolio that demonstrates your knowledge. Benefit from a wide range of career services to be positioned for success in the job market including portfolio reviews, resume and social media profile support, workshops, and mock interviews.

Subjects:
CSS, Git, HTML, jQuery, MongoDB, MySQL, Command Line, Java, React.js, Node.js, Express.js, JavaScript

Part-Time, Product Management Boot Camp

Cost: $8,995
Duration: 18 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Gain in-demand product management skills like market analysis, value proposition creation, roadmap development, rapid prototyping, SQL and data visualization. Through hands-on training, learn how to define a target audience, communicate with stakeholders, write effective user stories, build wireframes and more.

Subjects:
Design Principles, Product Mgmt, Scrum, Agile, Data Analytics, SQL, Data Visualization, Data Structures

SMU Boot Camps Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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5.0/5 (1 reviews)

Anonymous
Graduated: 2021

10/5/2021

Course
Part-Time, Data Science Boot Camp

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"Enriching"

Overall, the course was very well-structured and exciting. Practical application of the skills was implemented throughout the course. Instructor was very knowledgeable and good at teaching so the lessons were easy to understand. I would highly recommend... Read More

Official Response from SMU Boot Camps

Amazing! We're glad to hear you enjoyed the boot camp and found your instructor to be knowledgeable. Congratulations on graduating, we truly appreciate your review! Best of luck in all your future endeavors. — SMU Boot Camps Team

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