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New in 2019!

Software Engineering Immersive

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Your best course for career transformation. Our award-winning program, expert instructors, dedicated career coaches, and 19K+ hiring partners get grads hired at A-list companies.

NEW: Get a $1500 discount with our See Her Excel scholarship for women!

Premier Hiring Partners From Around the World

With 9,000+ hires, we’ve placed more grads in high-growth, high-pay tech careers than any other program.

Essential Industry Skills

Build rich, interactive, full-stack apps with key languages and dive into algorithms, data structures, design patterns, APIs, and more.

$0 Upfront Tuition Options

Including income share agreements, scholarships, payment plans, and loans. Options start at $0 upfront, where available.

19K+ Employer Network

Don’t settle. Our global community of hiring partners includes the best companies across a range of hot industries.

Experience the Job Demands

Get hands-on with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, Django, Ruby on Rails, React, Angular, or SQL. Master how to discuss and use data structures and algorithms to solve real-world problems.

Dedicated Job Support at Every Step

Develop a winning software engineering portfolio, effective technical interview tactics, and more with your personal career coach.

Made With — and For — Employers

We work with our vast global network of partners to ensure our continually updated curriculum meets today’s demands on the job.

70K
Global Alumni
20
Campuses Worldwide
20K
Expert Instructors
19K
Hiring Partners

From stay-at-home mom, to Hack the Hood technical programs manager, to software engineer at LinkedIn.

Lyn Muldrow, GA San Francisco Graduate

“GA gave me the foundational knowledge and confidence to pursue my career goals. With caring teachers, a supportive community, and up-to-date, challenging curriculum, I felt prepared and motivated to build and improve tech for the next generation!”

Convenient Learning Paths

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Full-Time On Campus

Learn software engineering in-person alongside local peers and instructors.
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Full-Time Remote

Save on commute time or join us from anywhere online.
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Part-Time Flex Remote

Keep daytime commitments; train evenings and weekends.

Take Advantage of Our Free Prep Course

The Software Engineering Immersive is a demanding course that embodies the rigor and challenges developers face each day on the job. We believe that, with hard work and the help of our expert team, anyone can launch a successful career in tech.

Selective Admissions

Our team works with you to understand your goals and how they align with our course. Free coursework and an in-depth technical assessment help ensure readiness for day one of class.

 
 
Start Coding Now for Free

Gain a strong foundation in coding basics and sample our proven learning approach with 6 hours of free coursework.

Inside Our Award-Winning Curriculum

A Well-Rounded Technical Foundation

Dive into the software development environment and the basics of computing, networks, and data structures. Discover how to build applications that meet user needs, model data, develop wireframes, and work collaboratively through version control.

Fluency in Multiple Frameworks and Stacks

Learn to build applications from the ground up using key languages and frameworks. Write high-quality JavaScript and leverage JS libraries like React to build a dynamic front-end. Incorporate functionality from third-party APIs and add complexity and nuance with Ruby on Rails, Python, Django, and more.

Beyond “Full-Stack Development”

Discover how to effectively communicate and collaborate with development teams to carry out projects from concept to completion. Work as a team in Git and GitHub while executing software engineering projects in an Agile development workflow.

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Real-World Projects

Solve challenges that professional engineers face as you work individually and in teams with design and data students at GA.

Individualized Instructor Support

Get guidance, feedback, and more during scheduled one-on-one check-ins.

Global Network of 70,735 Alums

Connect, collaborate, and work with peers, experts, and leaders around the world.

Head of Talent Acquisition at InvestCloud

Alyse Jacobsen

 "GA grads are quick learners, efficient problem-solvers, and dedicated developers. They have proven to be valuable additions to our team!"

Elite Instructors

Our instructors represent the brightest software engineering talent from companies like Google, Apple, and Airbnb.

They bring in-depth experience from the field to the classroom each day, providing invaluable insights into succeeding on the job.

Instructor, Washington, D.C.
Instructional Team Lead, Software Engineering Immersive at General Assembly
Instructor, San Francisco
Instructor and Distinguished Faculty member, Software Developer at GA San Francisco, Walmart Labs, ParcelPoint, BlackRock
Instructor, Seattle
Lead Instructor and Distinguished Faculty member, GA Seattle and Software Engineer at General Assembly

A Personal Career Coach and the Largest Hiring Network

Strategy and Accountability

Our coaches work with you to individualize your path to a new software engineering career. Stay on track and motivated from the first day of class!

Go in Prepared

Sharpen your ability to master technical interviews, communicate your computer science and other technical skills, showcase GitHub projects, build a personal brand, and more.

Exclusive Networking Opportunities

Learn networking nuances, connect with hiring managers at intimate GA-hosted events, and prepare to shine with mock interviews.

Start Today With $0 Upfront

Income Share Agreement

Pay tuition back in manageable monthly installments after you land a job.

Not currently available to students in New York State or outside the United States.

 

 

$0

upfront cost

GI Bill®

For U.S. veterans, military spouses, and children of veterans.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

Scholarships

Apply for programs, including our See Her Excel scholarship for women, that provide access to underrepresented communities in tech.

Loans

Apply for a loan from one of our high-quality lenders, Climb or Meritize.

Not offered in Singapore and London. Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; approval pending state of residency.

Financing as low as

$450

per month

Installments

Divide tuition into three easy payments.

Only available in select U.S. markets.

 

 

 

$4,983

per installment

Full Tuition (With Pay Upfront Discount)

Save $450 on the full $14,950 tuition by paying in full upfront.

Only available in select U.S. markets.

 

$14,950

full tuition

$14,500

when you pay in full upfront

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why is this course relevant today?

There's never been a better time to start a career in software engineering. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that employment growth in this sector will top 24 percent between 2016 and 2026. From startups to Fortune 500 companies, there is a growing demand for software engineers who can creatively solve problems and implement robust, sustainable solutions.

What practical skill sets can I expect to have upon completion of the course?

By the end of our Software Engineering Immersive, you will be able to:

  • Dive into core computer science elements including algorithms and data structures.

  • Create responsive webpages for modern browsers using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

  • Write full-stack applications and deploy them to cloud-based services like Heroku.

  • Consume application programming interfaces (APIs) from third-party sites such as Twitter or Yelp and add complexity and nuance with Ruby on Rails, Python, Django, and more.

  • Write secure full-stack applications that meet user needs and deploy them to cloud-based services like Heroku.

  • Build a RESTful API using a technology like Sinatra, Rails, Django, or Express.

  • Build a richly interactive, front-end single-page application using a modern framework like Angular or library like React.

  • Collaborate as a team using Git and GitHub, widely accepted collaboration practices, and an Agile development workflow.

  • Implement common data structures encountered in technical interview situations, such as linked lists and trees.

  • Solve algorithm challenges and analyse the computational complexity of algorithms using Big O notation.

What kind of community will I find in this course?

Our Software Engineering Immersive attracts eager learners who are as passionate about growing and launching a new career as you are. Their backgrounds span professions in design, product management, and many other fields. The General Assembly experience can create lasting friendships, collaborations, and professional opportunities that will support you throughout a lifetime of discovery.

What does my tuition cover?

  • Expert-led training in full-stack development skills, methods, and best practices.

  • Additional alumni perks, including discounts, workshop credits, online classes, and more.

  • Ongoing job search support and exclusive networking opportunities.

  • Support in preparing for technical interviews.

  • Access to a dedicated group of career coaches who will help you land a job after graduation.

  • Diagnostic assessments, which help determine your self-directed pre-course learning path.

What can I expect to accomplish by the end of this course?

By the end of the course you will have:

  • Created at least four portfolio projects.

  • Practiced for technical interviews.

  • Built a full-stack application.

  • Developed lifelong community you can tap into throughout your career.

What are my financing options for an Immersive course?

Focus on what counts — your education. Financial hurdles shouldn’t keep you from achieving your goals. Pay tuition back in manageable monthly installments after you land a job with Catalyst, our income share agreement, available in select markets. In addition, we offer payment plans and different financing options from our partners at Climb and Meritize. G.I. Bill® tuition reimbursement is available in select cities, as well as social impact scholarships for eligible students facing barriers to enrollment.

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