Southern Methodist University

SMU’S coding, data science, fintech, and cyber bootcamps help students build a diverse portfolio of projects and complete a variety of certification training. Support services are provided to help students navigate the program. The bootcamps offer part-time schedules for students who wish to stay at their current job while learning vital skills.

  • Available Online
    Available Online
  • Career Support
  • Nights & Weekends
  • Flexible Payment Plans
  • SMU Coding Bootcamp

    3-6 Months
    The coding bootcamp teaches computer science fundamentals using hands-on virtual learning. After students complete the 12- or 24-week program, they will have completed a portfolio full of projects that showcase their new skills.
    Subjects
    • AJAX
    • APIs
    • AWS
    • Algorithms
    • Big O Notation
    • Bootstrap
    • C#
    • Data Structures
    • Handlebars
    • JSON
    • Java
    • JavaScript
    • MERN Stack
    • MongoDB
    • PWAs
    • React
    • Responsive Design
    • Time Complexity
    • User Authentication
  • SMU Cybersecurity Bootcamp

    6 Months
    24 weeks of hands-on experiences gives students the proper preparation for the Security+ and CEH exams along with a final group project. Career services are available to students to help them prepare for the information security industry.
    Subjects
    • Access Management
    • Bash Scripting
    • Burp Suite
    • Cloud Security
    • Cloud+
    • CompTIA Security+
    • Digital Forensics
    • Hardening
    • Hashcat
    • Kali Linux
    • Linux+
    • Metasploit
    • Network Administration
    • Network+
    • Packet Analysis
    • Penetration Testing
    • PowerShell Scripting
    • Risk Management
    • Secure Network Design
    • Server+
    • Vulnerability Assessment
    • Web Vulnerabilities
    • Wireshark
  • SMU Data Science Bootcamp

    6 Months
    The SMU Data Science Bootcamp teaches the skills needed to analyze big data. The part-time schedule allows students to fit the program in with other commitments. Python programming, intermediate excel, and databases are among the topics discussed throughout the 24-week program.
    Subjects
    • APIs
    • Big Data Analytics
    • Bootstrap
    • CSS
    • Dashboarding
    • ETL
    • Forecasting
    • Geomapping
    • HTML
    • JavaScript
    • Machine Learning
    • Matplotlib
    • MongoDB
    • NumPy
    • Pandas
    • Pivot Tables
    • PostgreSQL
    • Python
    • Statistics & Modeling
    • Tableau
    • VBA Scripting
  • SMU FinTech Bootcamp

    6 Months
    In a convenient part-time format, the project-based curriculum of SMU’s FinTech bootcamp gives students hands-on experiences to obtain marketable skills and a comprehensive understanding of the field of FinTech.
    Subjects
    • APIs
    • AWS
    • AWS SageMaker
    • Algorithmic Trading
    • Artificial Neural Networks
    • Consensus Algorithms
    • Cryptocurrency
    • Deep Learning
    • Distributed Ledger
    • Ethereum
    • Financial Analysis
    • Financial Modeling
    • Financial Ratios
    • Forecasting
    • Ganache
    • Keras
    • NumPy
    • Pandas
    • PyViz
    • Python
    • Random Forests
    • Recurrent Neural Networks
    • Regression
    • SQL
    • SciPy
    • Scikit-Learn
    • Smart Contracts
    • Solidity
    • Support Vector Machine
    • TensorFlow
    • Time Series Analysis
    • Transactions
    • Truffle Suite
    • Validation
    • k-Nearest Neighbors (kNN)