Galvanize Full Stack is a 24-week program that teaches you how to make an impact as a contributing member of a development team. The program culminates in hiring day, where students meet potential employers, present projects, and show off everything they’ve learned.
After graduating from the Full Stack Program, many of our alumni pursue roles as full-stack software developers, while others pursue roles in front-end development, quality assurance engineering, product management, and sales engineering. Throughout the Galvanize program, students have the opportunity to explore these career paths and engage with professionals working in the field, as well as potential employers.
After leaving Galvanize, our students go on to work at some of the most exciting and innovative tech companies all across the country. Here are just a few of them:
One of the best things about programming is how many different things you can do with it – you really can take it any direction you want.
– Savannah Worth, full stack graduate and programmer at IBM
Rooted in the NEAP stack (Node / Express / Angular / PostgreSQL), our program covers the languages, frameworks, and computer science fundamentals you need to land a career in web development.
Server-Side Programming w/ Node | Express and PostgreSQL
Angular | Single-Page Applications | APIs and Microservice Architecture
Data Structures | Capstone Project | Graduation
As part of our curriculum, you’ll work on individual and group projects, which includes a personal capstone project that you’ll present at hiring day. You also may have the opportunity to work with real tech companies to put your new-found skills to work. Here are just a few awesome things our students have built:
PuppyLove is an app built to match dogs around the
city based on location and personality traits. This social network that allows users to connect based on the compatibility of their pets was built using test-driven development and pair programming.
Galvanize full stack is the only external immersive program that consistently produces the industry-ready engineers that can meet Pivotal's standards
– Rob Mee, Pivotal Labs
At our campuses, diversity and collaboration are the norm: programmers, data scientists, and community members learn from each other and work together. With expert instructors, startups, and industry partners working side by side, there’s always someone to help you get unstuck or offer you new challenges to put your skills to the test.
The curriculum is designed around solving practical, real-world problems with the latest tools. Instructors will work with you to conduct mock interviews, help you put together a top-notch resume, and ensure you put your best foot forward when applying for job opportunities as graduation approaches. Present your project and interview with 30+ companies at our Hiring Day.
During the application process, you’ll receive a take-home exercise and have two interviews with Galvanize faculty – one to assess your goals for the program, and another to evaluate your programming ability. Programming experience isn’t required, but we are looking for advanced beginners who’ve taught themselves the basics.
We offer partial scholarships based on merit, demonstrated financial need, and increasing participation in technology among underrepresented groups such as women, veterans, minorities, and people who identify as LGBT. We also partner with Skills Fund and Climb Credit for students who need help financing their tuition.