A Flexible Path To Your Coding Career

With our digital badge program, your path toward a software development career is more accessible than ever before. Designed for those who want to advance but can’t commit to a three-month, nonstop bootcamp, the digital badge program offers the same quality content and rigorous training in a flexible schedule designed to fit your life.

We divide the program into four levels, each building on previous skills until you reach full-stack capability. Choose either our .NET/C# track or Java track and earn your badges at a pace that’s right for you. When you graduate, you’ll have the credentials you need to enter the software development field and take the next step in your professional journey.

How it Works

  • Level 1

    Learn the basics of your chosen programming language and build a solid foundation for further study.

  • Level 2

    Expand your knowledge and apply intermediate and advanced concepts with courses dedicated to object-oriented programming.

  • Level 3

    Discover how to host a web service and use frameworks to create a website and validate form data.

  • Level 4

    Complete your training in Full-Stack Development and prepare for your job search in a new career.

Why Digital Badges?

  • Earn Career-Making Qualifications

    We help you acquire the training necessary to enter a high-opportunity field and go further as a professional.

  • Learn on Your Terms

    Our digital badges offer the flexibility you need to get immersive training while keeping your job.

  • Small Payments, Big Discounts

    For each badge you earn, we offer a discount on the next one.

  • Recognized Excellence

    Course Report and SwitchUp, two authorities on coding education, recently named The Software Guild as a Best Bootcamp of the Year.

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Badge Program Tracks

Leveling Up: Gain Your Online Coding Bootcamp Badges

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Cost Per Badge

Our pay-as-you-go model ensures your training is affordable. With each badge you earn, we’ll offer you a helpful discount. Earning all four badges could save you up to $1,000 total on your training. You’ll have the option to pause between badges if your budget requires.

Level 1Programming Basics $2,000
Level 2Object-Oriented Programming $2,750 w/Level 1 completion discount of $250
Level 3Server-Side Web Development $1,750 w/Level 2 completion discount of $250
Level 4Full-Stack Development $2,500 w/Level 3 completion discount of $500
$9,000 TOTAL

Career Support Beyond Training

At The Software Guild, we do more than help develop your IT skills. We offer portfolio development, resume and social media help, interview training, and more. Our career services ensure you transition as smoothly as possible from a student to a software developer.


  • A World of Opportunities

    When you earn all four digital badges, you’ll graduate with the technical skills you need to enter a new career in software development. Just some of the opportunities open to you include:

  • Connect with Our Employer Network

    Immediately connect with employers that want your skills. Our employer network offers exciting and exclusive opportunities for you to grow in your career. With more than 450 companies to choose from, you’ll find the exact position that’s right for you.

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Start Coding Today

Get in touch with an enrollment counselor today to get started on your first badge. They’ll answer your questions, review requirements, and help you get started on a new career.

2023 Tuition & Start Dates

Application Deadline Start Date Program Tuition
November 27, 2020 December 14, 2020 Java Bootcamp $10,000
November 27, 2020 December 14, 2020 .NET/C# Bootcamp $10,000
December 22, 2020 January 11, 2021 Java Bootcamp $10,000
December 22, 2020 January 11, 2021 .NET/C# Bootcamp $10,000
January 22, 2021 February 8, 2021 Java Bootcamp $10,000
January 22, 2021 February 8, 2021 .NET/C# Bootcamp $10,000
February 19, 2021 March 8, 2021 Java Bootcamp $10,000
February 19, 2021 March 8, 2021 .NET/C# Bootcamp $10,000