Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of support can I expect?

Your Mentor

You'll have ongoing 30-minute video call sessions with your mentor, who is an expert in the industry. They will provide you with guidance and accountability every week so that goals can be achieved successfully.

Community Teaching Assistants

Leverage the power of a dedicated teaching assistant to help you work through any challenges and receive detailed feedback on each project.

Career Coaches

You can begin working with a career coach during the program to map your career goals. They'll help with resume reviews, mock interviews, or job search strategies so that your next steps are planned out strategically.

Student Advisors

You can always count on our student advisors for help with any questions you might have about the program. They're here to answer all of your questions and provide tips that will support your goals.

Your Classmates

Working with your classmates is a great way to get feedback and work on projects together. You can form study groups and ask questions of each other as well to enhance the learning process.

How do I earn a certificate of completion?

Upon completing a bootcamp with Loyola University New Orleans, you will receive a certificate of completion.

Are these courses conducted online or in person?

All you need to get started with our 100% online bootcamps is an internet connection.

Is this program full-time or part-time?

While most students spend 15-20 hours a week, our programs are designed to be completed on your own schedule. Due to the asynchronous nature of the programs, you can finish faster than average if you desire, while still getting the continued aid and support of our teams.

I’m interested in multiple programs and I don’t know which is the right fit. Who can help?

We know that you may have difficult questions about which program to choose. Our team of enrollment advisors will help guide your decision and find the right fit for what’s best suited not just now, but long-term as well.

A great way to get started on finding out more information is by filling out an application for any one of our available programs. We will schedule a call regarding whether you are a good match for the selected program and also help you find if there is a better program for your personal career goals.

Is this program really offered by Loyola University New Orleans?

Yes, this program is offered by Loyola University New Orleans and is powered by Springboard, an online-first global education provider.

This partnership allows learners to build and advance their technical skills while earning a professional certificate of completion from Loyola University New Orleans.

Don’t see your question here? Contact us!

If you are still feeling undecided our enrollment advisors can help. Find out if one of our bootcamps is right for you by reaching out to us at loyno@career-bootcamp.com.

Software Engineering Bootcamp

How long does this course take?

While the course length will vary depending on each student’s pacing, most students finish the course, and are job-ready, after nine months of working between ~15-20 hours per week.

How does the admissions process work?

Spots are limited and we accept candidates on a rolling basis. We have a multi-step application process.

1. Interview via phone with an Enrollment Advisor

If your application meets our criteria we will reach out by phone for a fit interview. This call will come from either a local area code or 415 area code number and is required to gain provisional acceptance into the program.

2. Complete the technical skills survey

In addition to your phone interview, you are required to complete a brief knowledge gap survey before the program begins – most applicants can complete it in roughly half an hour. This survey will be sent via email and you should plan to complete it within 24 hours.

3. Reserve your seat

If you are accepted into our program you will be sent a link via email to register. Please fill out the required information within 24 hours. You can choose a start date, payment plan, and fill out your student profile. Once your enrollment is complete you will be eligible for mentor matching.

How do the program fees work?

We offer three payment options. Explore detailed payment options on the software engineering bootcamp page, or speak to an enrollment advisor to learn more.

Upfront payment: You pay a discounted total payment upfront.

Month to month: Pay in five payments while in the program.

Financing: Options may be available through Sallie Mae and Climb Credit. Apply and speak with an enrollment advisor to learn more about your specific financing options.

I need help with payments. Do you offer financing?

Yes! If you are unable to pay for your education costs up front, financing through a private lending source may be a good option.

Some students choose to work with Sallie Mae or Climb Credit for financing. Speak to an enrollment advisor to learn more.

How soon can I find a job?

We expect our students to find a job in software engineering within nine months of course graduation. This course offers optional career units which can help prepare you by focusing on career components, such as successful job search strategies, building your network, crafting a resume tailored to software engineering and building your LinkedIn profile. Your career coach will also work 1:1 with you to practice mock technical, and behavioral interviews, debrief after actual job interviews and help you negotiate your salary.

What are the prerequisites for admission?

Students who already have basic skills in HTML, CSS and JavaScript can test into an accelerated Core version of the curriculum.

If you don’t already know how to code, that is okay. You can learn everything you need to succeed in our Foundations+Core program. Regardless of your background, you are welcome to enroll in our program.

Data Analytics Bootcamp

How long does this course take?

We expect most students will complete the course in six months studying between 15-20 hours per week. The curriculum is built to teach you the skills needed to land a job. 

How does the admissions process work?

Spots are limited and we accept candidates on a rolling basis. We have a multi-step application process.

1. Interview via phone with an Enrollment Advisor

If your application and profile meet certain standards, we'll soon reach out by phone for a fit interviewbe ready for a call shortly from a number with either a local area code or a 415 area code. This interview is required to gain provisional acceptance into the program.

2. Complete the technical skills survey

In parallel with your fit interview, we'll send you a survey via email to assess any knowledge gaps you may have before the program begins. Plan to complete this within 24 hoursmost applicants take about 60 minutes to do this.

3. Reserve your seat

Our program is very selective. If you are accepted, we will send you a registration link via email, to fill out within 24 hours. You will choose a start date and payment plan, and fill out your student profile to complete your enrollment and be eligible for mentor matching.

How do the program fees work?

We offer three payment options. Explore detailed payment options on the data analytics bootcamp page, or speak to an enrollment advisor to learn more.

Upfront payment: You pay a discounted total payment upfront.

Month to month: Pay in four payments while in the program.

Financing: Options may be available through Sallie Mae and Climb Credit. Apply and speak with an enrollment advisor to learn more about your specific financing options.

I need help with payments. Do you offer financing?

Yes! If you are unable to pay for your education costs up front, financing through a private lending source may be a good option.

Some students choose to work with Sallie Mae or Climb Credit for financing. Speak to an enrollment advisor to learn more.

How soon can I find a job?

Within the course, optional career units are offered. You can also work 1:1 with your career coach to create a successful job search strategy, build your network, craft a data analytics resume and LinkedIn profile, practice mock technical and behavioral interviews, debrief after actual job interviews and negotiate your salary. We expect you can land a job within six months of course graduation.

What are the prerequisites for admission?

This bootcamp is designed to transform beginners in data analytics into technically advanced data analysts. Prerequisites for the bootcamp include:

  • English fluency (spoken and written), as determined by interactions with the enrollment team

  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills

  • Two years of professional work experience working regularly with office, design, or programming tools

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