Los Angeles Coding Bootcamps

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By: The SwitchUp Team
Last Updated: October 22, 2019
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Los Angeles is most commonly thought of as the hub of the entertainment industry. However, the tech industry in LA is growing faster than many realize. Since 2015, Los Angeles has ranked third as a leading entrepreneurial hub. If you’re interested in pursuing a career in web development, top-rated bootcamps such as Codesmith, Hack Reactor, and Sabio will help you learn the skills necessary for a junior-level position. Product School and General Assembly offer intensive training courses in product management, digital marketing, and data analytics, with courses at Product School specifically focused on training individuals for management positions.

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1. General Assembly

Locations: Online, Adelaide, Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Brisbane +26 More
Courses: Software Engineering Immersive, User Experience Design Immersive, Front-End Web Development, +10 More
Subjects: Algorithms, Back-End Web Development, CSS, Data Analytics, Data Science +19 More
Available Online
Verified Outcomes
Flexible Classes
Accepts GI Bill
Available Online
Verified Outcomes
Flexible Classes
Accepts GI Bill

General Assembly Los Angeles has two locations where students can attend workshops and take courses in data science and career development, including a bootcamp focused on project management. General Assembly Los Angeles strives to provide access for underrepresented groups, including payment plans, tuition deferment options, and scholarships for women.

2. Hack Reactor

Locations: Online, Austin, Boulder, Denver, Los Angeles, NYC +2 More
Courses: Software Engineering Immersive, Part Time Software Engineering Immersive, Software Engineering Premium Prep, +1 More
Subjects: AJAX, Algorithms, AngularJS, Blockchain, Blockchain and Crypto +20 More
Available Online
Verified Outcomes
Flexible Classes
VET TEC Provider
Available Online
Verified Outcomes
Flexible Classes
VET TEC Provider

Hack Reactor teaches budding software engineers the computer science, app development and engineering skills they will need in its part- and full-time immersive programs. It also offers a live, online remote bootcamp for remote students around the world.​​

3. Codesmith

Locations: Online, Los Angeles, NYC, Temporarily Online
Courses: Full Stack Software Engineering Immersive Program, CS Prep, JavaScript for Beginners, +3 More
Subjects: Algorithms, AngularJS, CSS, Data Structures, Database Design +20 More
Available Online
Verified Outcomes
Flexible Classes
Available Online
Verified Outcomes
Flexible Classes

Codesmith prepares students, also known as residents, for positions as mid to senior-level engineers. During their full-time, 12-week residency, students build projects, participate in monthly meetups and receive one-on-one resume guidance. Once accepted into the program, residents may qualify for scholarships to fund their tuition.

4. Galvanize

Locations: Online, Austin, Boulder, Denver, Los Angeles, NYC +3 More
Courses: Software Engineering Immersive, Data Science Immersive, Data Science Prep
Subjects: CSS, Data Science, HTML, JavaScript, Python +3 More
Available Online
Verified Outcomes
Flexible Classes
Accepts GI Bill
VET TEC Provider
Available Online
Verified Outcomes
Flexible Classes
Accepts GI Bill
VET TEC Provider

Galvanize can help start your career in web development or data science with the help of a full-time immersive bootcamp. Graduates join an alumni network of 2000+ that have gone on to work at 1000+ companies. Galvanize also offers select part-time and online courses.

5. Sabio

4.64/5 (64 Reviews)
Locations: Online, Culver City, Irvine, Los Angeles
Courses: Full Stack Web Developer
Subjects: Angular, API, C#, CSS, Cyber Security +3 More
Verified Outcomes
Verified Outcomes

Sabio’s part- and full-time programs are dedicated to providing students the expertise in software engineering and coding necessary to meet the needs of the growing technology industry in Southern California. Sabio defers tuition until graduates are employed with a minimum salary of $45,000; it also accepts VA benefits.

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6. Nucamp

Locations: Online, Albuquerque, Athens, Atlanta, Aurora, Austin +86 More
Courses: Full Stack Web and Mobile App Development, Web Development Fundamentals, Front End Web and Mobile Development
Subjects: Angular, Bootstrap, CSS, Express.js, HTML +9 More
Available Online
Flexible Classes
Available Online
Flexible Classes

NuCamp Los Angeles provides accessible and affordable part-time bootcamps for students with all levels of coding backgrounds, from beginner to advanced. Beginner web development bootcamps are offered monthly and connect students with an extensive professional network and weekly workshops on Saturday afternoons to accommodate working adults and full-time students.

7. The Dev Masters

4.97/5 (32 Reviews)
Locations: Irvine, Lacey, Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Monica +1 More
Courses: Mastering Applied Data Science, Data Science for Professionals, Project Based Learning, +1 More
Subjects: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data, Data Science, Machine Learning, Matplotlib +2 More
Available Online
Available Online

The DevMasters offers four bootcamps running from one to 16 weeks to provide educational Applied Labs for data scientists, machine learning engineers, and artificial intelligence engineers. The DevMasters strives to educate scientists and engineers so they can fill the gap between academic learning and actual market demand.

2021 Best Los Angeles Bootcamps received an average 4.00 of 5 based on 1975 reviews.

Bootcamp Highlights

Looking for a school with specific qualities? We've awarded merit badges to schools in several key areas:

Available Online

Offer either part-time or immersive courses that are available online. This includes courses that are offered temporarily online due to COVID-19.

Verified Outcomes

Offer a job outcomes report that was independently verified by a third-party auditor.

Flexible Classes

Offer self-paced, part-time, or evening classes.

Job Guarantee

Offer guaranteed job placement after graduation, or the student's tuition is refunded. Visit the official school site for related terms and conditions.

GI Bill

Approved to accept GI Bill funds according to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

VET TEC Provider

Approved as a VET TEC Provider according to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs.

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