Emily Kraft
Java Graduate, October, 2017

Best Cybersecurity Bootcamps in 2023 by Fortune Education

Best Coding Bootcamp in America by Switchup 2018, 2019, 2020

Claim Academy named one of the Best Bootcamps in 2021-2022

Check out some of our Past Students Reviews on Course Report and Past Student Reviews on SwitchUp

Claim Academy named one of the Best Cyber Security Bootcamps of 2022

Approved to operate by the Missouri Department of Higher Education

Claim your future, start a new career in code with our Full time, Evening and Online classes. Full Stack Java Engineering | Full Stack C#/.Net Engineering | Front End Javascript Developer | Cybersecurity

Claim Academy is a premier developer boot camp that offers immersive on-campus and online programs in software engineering and cybersecurity in St Louis. Our mission is to change lives in 12-weeks with tracks in Java, C#/.Net and Javascript with promises to transform novices into industry ready, software developers through rigorous coursework of pair programming, mentor sessions, and computer science industry programming techniques taught in-person by expert instructors. We also offer a cyber security program in just 14 weeks. Participants complete their learning with multiple career coachings, networking events, soft skill training by producing a final capstone project, which they present to potential employers on demo day and hiring event. Extensive career training and placement assistance are provided, leading to many of our students receiving offers before they even graduate.

Scholarships, grants, and financial aid are available. Visit our financing page for options and details.

Upcoming Cohorts

All classes can be either Remote or In-Person

Java Full Stack Software Developer: Full Time

September 27, 2023 & November 7, 2023

Open - Apply Now

Java Full Stack Software Developer: Part Time Evenings

November 29, 2023

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C#/.Net Full Stack Software Developer: Full Time

September 27, 2023 & November 7, 2023

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C#/.Net Full Stack Software Developer: Part Time Evenings

November 29, 2023

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JavaScript Front-End Software Developer: Full Time

September 27, 2023 & November 7, 2023

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JavaScript Front-End Software Developer: Part-Time Evenings

September 27, 2023

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Cyber Security: Full Time

September 27, 2023 & November 7, 2023

Open - Apply Now

Cyber Security: Part-Time Evenings

November 29, 2023

Open - Apply Now

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2 Day Mini-Bootcamp
1 Week Mini-Bootcamp

Other Free Introductory Classes are:
Intro to Java
Intro to C#
Intro to Cybersecurity
Intro to Javascript



Learn to code

Have you ever wanted to build useful applications that people around the world use daily? Do you enjoy working with computers, but lack the industry experience necessary to get a job as a developer? Do you want to learn what it takes to be a programmer, but don't have the time or money to spend on a computer science degree?

Claim Academy can help

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"Without Claim Academy, I don't think I would have had the push I needed to jump into programming. It was an important experience for me, because it provided me with an environment where I had time to focus on learning these skills, and where I was being actively encouraged to learn."

Kate Rands

.NET Graduate

Learn Useful Languages

Learn the programming languages that businesses need. We offer courses in Java and .NET.

Learn Quickly

Our classes take you from novice to entry-level professional in 12 weeks. Expect to spend 60 hours per week getting through our intense courses. We also have 9-week Accelerated Programs and will soon be offering Online Programs as well. It's not easy, but it IS effective.

Learn Together

Our classes focus on the kind of collaboration that you'll need to master in your future job as a developer. Learn to work as a part of a team led by our world-class instructors and mentors.

Learn More for Less

Computer Science degrees take up to 4 years and tens of thousands of dollars to complete. Even then, you lack the real-world experience as a programmer that companies are looking for. Claim Academy will teach you the skills you need to know in 12 weeks for $13,995/course.

"Claim is one of the most unique places, allowing one-on-one with instructors as well as collaboration with peers."

Kemal Durakovich

.NET Graduate

World-class instructors

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Collaborate with like-minded peers

Claim Academy is selective, intense, and life-changing. You can be confident that you'll learn with the best, as well as from the best. Meet some of our recent grads by clicking the button above!

Start your career in a rising technology hub

St. Louis was named the #1 startup city in the United States by Popular Mechanics in 2015. See how easy it is to live in one of the hottest cities in America while you learn at Claim Academy!

Work together in our midtown classrooms

Claim Academy is located in the heart of midtown St. Louis. Students gain full access to our shared kitchen space, classrooms and study areas, as well as a free parking lot adjacent to the building.

Apply for class online

Ready to get started? Our application process involves interviews, coding challenges, and pair programming work with our mentors and instructors, but it all starts with your online application.

Blog and social media

Exciting things are happening in St. Louis. Check out our latest blog posts and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

"If you like programming and you want to do this as your career, and you don't have four years to spend going to classes, I would definitely recommend Claim Academy!"

Florita Rodriguez

Java Graduate

Our graduates are rock stars at the following companies and many more. We have an extensive network of over 350 employers.

Claim Academy is an approved center of higher learning by the Missouri Department of Workforce and Training Development.

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