Washington University in St. Louis

WashU Boot Camps

The Technology & Leadership Center at Washington University offers a variety of online boot camps designed to help individuals gain the knowledge and skills needed for successful careers in high-growth fields such as cybersecurity, data analytics, and coding. Led by experienced instructors, our boot camps provide in-depth, hands-on training in cutting-edge technologies and practical applications. Whether you're looking to enhance your current skill set or launch a new career path, our boot camps are designed to help you achieve your goals. With a range of offerings and flexible scheduling options, you can choose the boot camp that best fits your needs and build the expertise you need to succeed.

Coding  Boot Camp


 24 week program

This 24-week Washington University Coding Boot Camp is a challenging, part-time program in a fast-growing career track. This Boot Camp teaches you the specialized skills you need to tap into this rewarding industry. Through a fast-paced, immersive curriculum, you’ll learn the skills needed to become proficient in front end and back end technologies.As you embark on this 24-week journey, you’ll dive into a challenging curriculum and learn more than you thought was possible. With a virtual classroom environment and collaboration with your classmates, you will get hands-on experience in full stack web development.

Cybersecurity Boot Camp


24 week program

This 24-week Washington University Cybersecurity Boot Camp is a challenging, part-time program that takes a multidisciplinary approach to attaining proficiency in IT, networking and modern information security. Throughout the course, you will gain experience with a host of popular tools such as Wireshark, Kali Linux, Metasploit, Nessus and more. In addition, students will learn skills applicable to certifications such as the CompTIA Security+ and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), which can greatly enhance desirability and employability in today's job market. You will also learn methods, techniques and best practices for convincingly conveying the severity of the risks facing an organization's security posture.

Data Analytics Boot Camp

Data Analytics

24 week program

The 24-week Data Analytics Boot Camp is designed to fit into your life, whether you're employed or attending college full-time, with convenient weekend and evening sessions. The program is rigorous, fast-paced and focused on the practical technical skills needed to solve data problems. Throughout the course, you'll be gaining proficiencies on a host of marketable technologies like Advanced Excel, Python, JavaScript, HTML/CSS, API Interactions, Social Media Mining, SQL, Tableau, Advanced Statistics, Machine Learning, R, Git/GitHub and more. 


Data Science

24 week program

This 24-week Data Science Boot Camp is a challenging, part-time program in a high-demand field. The Data Science Boot Camp introduces the use of statistical inference and machine learning to manipulate data and draw actionable conclusions derived from research. It will also train you to use Python and Python-based tools, which have become the universal language of the data science world.

Cloud Computing

Data Engineering

24 week program

This 24-week Data Engineering Boot Camp introduces key skills to build data pipelines that can transform raw, unstructured data into formats that others, like data scientists, can use for analysis. The Boot Camp will also teach you to design data streams and create application programming interfaces (APIs) with additional exposure to intermediate SQL.  

"It was difficult, but without this program I would not be where I am today." Sam Lingle
"This experience has given me the foundational EDGE that I need to continue to stay on the forefront of the tech industry!" Howard Mitchell
“Thank you to the entire WashU Boot Camp team for helping me make a career change after 14 years!” Sohini Ponnam