The Software Guild is proud to be recognized as a Best Bootcamp by Course Report and SwitchUp, two leading authorities on coding education. Our proven curriculum, demonstrated student outcomes, and satisfied alumni network all contribute to help us earn these distinctions.

  • Cours Report's Best Bootcamp of 2018 Badge
  • Cours Report's Best Bootcamp of 2019 Badge
  • SwitchUp's Best Coding Bootcamp Award 2020 Winner - 4 years running
  • SwitchUp's Best Online Bootcamp Award 2020 Winner - 2 years running
  • SwitchUp's Best Coding Bootcamp Award 2020 Winner - Minneapolis

Why the Software Guild?

If you’re interested in entering the world of software development, The Software Guild has the right coding bootcamp for you. Our apprentices can learn .NET/C# or Java, acquiring the skills necessary to prepare for jobs as junior-level software developers and embark on an exciting new career path.

Software Guild apprentices learn from instructors who on average have more than a decade’s worth of industry experience. Our programs utilize teaching methods that are proven to help you understand and retain all you learn. You’ll gain practical knowledge and sought-after skills you can then take with you into the workforce.

And all Software Guild graduates have access to an extensive network of more than 450 employers who are ready to hire skilled candidates. Even after you graduate, you’ll have access to Software Guild curricula, so you can continue to improve your skills. Our alumni network is 600-plus strong, many of whom are ready to network with you and help you grow your career. At The Software Guild, we’re more than a bootcamp — we’re a way of life.

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Learn Software Development One Badge at a Time Our Coding Badges provide a flexible way to learn .NET/C# or Java

Learn to code on your schedule in our online Coding Badges program. The program divides your tuition — and the skills you acquire — across four budget-friendly levels, with discounts worth up to $1,000. Start by earning a Level 1 badge in programming basics and then code your way to a Level 4 badge in full-stack software development. The flexible program provides the technical skills, credentials and career support you need to become a junior software developer.

Technologies Covered Include:


  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • C# Syntax
  • NUnit framework
  • .NET Collections
  • LINQ
  • System.IO
  • Tiered Application Design
  • Razor HTML Helpers
  • Model Binding
  • Stored Procedures
  • Entity Framework
  • Dapper
  • ASP.NET Identity


  • NetBeans
  • Java Syntax
  • JUnit Framework
  • Java Collections
  • Lambda Expressions
  • Spring Framework
  • Tiered Application Design
  • Spring Web MVC
  • Servlets
  • JavaServer Pages
  • JSTL
  • Spring JdbcTemplate
  • Java Persistence API (JPA)
  • Spring MVC Security

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Our Locations

You don’t need to go to Silicon Valley to gain Silicon Valley skills. You can learn full-stack .NET/C# and Java in a rigorous 12-week program at our location in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Our .NET/C# program is also offered in a part-time, 24-week format at the University of Georgia’s Gwinnett Campus in Atlanta.

If you need a more flexible and convenient learning environment, we offer .NET/C# and Java training in our online Coding Badges program. You’ll experience the same content and rigor as our on-site programs, all from wherever you are.

Minneapolis, MN
Metro Atlanta, GA

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