Software Development

Learn to become an in-demand full-stack software developer in just 6-months.

  • 100% online & entry-level
  • Price: As little as $320/mo
  • Next start date: February 15

Gain the skills you need to start your career in software development

With the Software Development Bootcamp, delivered by Nexford University and in collaboration with Coding Dojo, you'll gain the skills to become a front-end, back-end, or full-stack software development—and will join a alumni network of more than 8,000 graduates around the world.

Software developers are in high demand in both Africa and around the world

From digital banking to online travel booking, the world runs on software. It is no surprise that jobs for highly skilled developers will grow by 23% by 2031, with many developers working remotely for some of the largest and most well-known brands in the world.

Don’t miss out! Join the Software Development Bootcamp today.

  • Join the ranks of over 8,000 graduates
  • Master the fundamentals of web and software development
  • Become skilled in HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Python

Live classes

These are just 2 hours a week and are recorded so you can revisit.

Faculty support

Need more help understanding a concept? Schedule a support session with faculty throughout the week.

Code Review

These sessions with faculty provide detailed feedback to keep you on the right track.


Why tie yourself into costly and inflexible lecture sessions? Learn at your own pace 100% online, and commit as little as 25 hours per week, dependent on your experience and learning style.

The Software Development Bootcamp prepares you for careers as front-end, back-end, and full stack developers. Over the course of 8 months, you’ll achieve coding mastery in software development build a portfolio of relevant projects to demonstrate your skills.

Weeks 1-8: Web Fundamentals

Learn the basics of front-end development and build your first set of user interfaces with HTML, CSS, and Javascript.

Weeks 9-34: Python Full Stack

Python is one of the most in-demand programming languages in the industry. It is favored by companies such as Instagram, YouTube, and Spotify. Python’s diversity, adaptability and its elegant, easy-to-master basics set it apart from other programming languages, making it popular for use in Software Development, machine learning, data science, scientific computation, and cloud infrastructure.


You made it! Upon graduation, you have proven yourself as a full stack developer. Not only do you possess a backlog of assignments that test your dev skills, but you have built compelling projects that make you highly employable!

Rewarding Careers in Software Development

Software Development is more than a job – it’s an entire career field for millions of people around the world. As a graduate of the Software Development Bootcamp program, relevant jobs might include:

Front-End Developer

Front-end developers work with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and other languages to make the website visually appealing and easy to navigate.

Full-Stack Developer

Full-stack developers operate across a website's front and back end to build user-facing interfaces across the servers and databases that power them.

Application Developer

Application Developers create and test programs for mobile phones, tablets, and other devices.

Database Administrator

Database Administrators manage the systems that store and secure data. They oversee user permissions, work to restore lost data, and conduct performance checks to ensure that data is easily accessible.

Meet Ra'mar, program graduate and software engineer

"It's going to be intense, but what you put into it is what you'll get out of it ... I was still going through the [job] hunt process when I got a referral for a position from a fellow alumni ... I did an interview and that same day I got a job."

Ra'mar Leach
Program Graduate, Software Engineer & Full Stack Web Developer

Program Details

  • Program Length: 34 weeks

  • Time Commitment: 25-35 hours/week

  • Instructional Type: Online

  • Pace: Part-Time

  • Class Schedule: Independent study with 2 hours/week of live lectures

  • Credential Awarded: Certificate of Completion

  • Available for Credit: No

Pricing (per month)

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Pricing (full program - 8 months)

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See which tuition group you fall into HERE.

For admission into the Nexford x Coding Dojo: Software Development Bootcamp, you must:

  • Be age 18 or older

  • Be English Language Proficient*

  • Have a personal laptop with 8GB or more RAM

  • Have a stable Internet connection

  • Complete prep-work before day-1 of class

  • A microphone and webcam are also recommended

You will also need to provide:

Proof of high school graduation or college graduation. 

Alternatively, proof of your General Educational Development certificate (GED) or equivalent exam, such as HiSET or TASC: valid copies of your official diploma and transcript in English.

Documents not in English must be accompanied by official translations, such as those provided by a validated institutional official or embassy.

At Nexford, we make translating your transcripts and diplomas easy. We offer an in-house translation service at no extra cost. This simplifies the process, so you can concentrate on finding your documents. Just leave the translation to us.

*To be considered for admission as English Language Proficient to the program, applicants must complete one (1) of the following:

  1. Provide Nexford with: a. an official transcript from a high school (or of their General Educational Development (GED) or equivalent certificate (e.g. HiSET, TASC, etc).
  2. Demonstrate proficiency in English language by achieving at least a minimum passing score on an approved English qualification exam within the past two years, by submitting an official score report during the admission process. (see Minimum Score Required for English Proficiency)

Note: Admission Officers may request alternative supporting materials that might assist the university in certifying the applicant’s English proficiency status. All outcomes based on the supporting materials provided, will remain within the learners record according to the university records retention policy.

  • 80% attendance at all classes

  • 90% completion of core assignments

  • Pass Web Fundamentals exam

  • Pass Python exam

  • Pass 1 additional Stack exam

  • HTML
  • VS Code
  • Git
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • Python
  • Flask
  • Django
  • Java
  • React
  • MERN
  • JWTs
  • AWS

Not all coding programs are created equal

What makes the Nexford University x Coding Dojo Software Development bootcamp different?

Start your new career path

83.8% of 2020 Coding Dojo graduates found a relevant job within 180 days of graduation from their course, and 91.1% after 1 year.

Join a global network

Join a growing alumni network of over 8000 Coding Dojo graduates who have gone on to cultivated careers in companies like Google, Apple, and Amazon.

Benefit from in-demand skills

Grow a skillset that can provide an average starting salary of $69,000pa.

Classes Begin February 15, 2023

The Software Development Boot Camp is limited to just 40 learners. Secure your spot by applying today.