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Welcome to Eleven Fifty Academy!

Eleven Fifty Academy is a non-profit tech bootcamp aiming to impact the lives of career changers, professionals looking to skill-up, and those just launching their careers.

Our mission is to transform the lives of individuals and communities through:

  • Discovery of purpose 
  • Development of values 
  • Immersive and job-ready skill development 
  • Thoughtful community programs via immersive, comprehensive, hands-on training 

Coding Pathway

CertificationsCIW Advanced HTML5 & CSS3 or MTA: Software Development Associate

Avg. Salary: $54,000

Job Titles:

  • Web Developer
  • Software Developer
  • Implementation Specialist

Cybersecurity

CertificationsCompTIA Net+ and Sec+

Avg. Salary: $56,000

Job Titles:

  • Cyber Threat Analyst
  • Operations Engineer
  • Network Administrator

UX/UI Design

CertificationsCIW User Interface Designer Certification

Avg. Salary: $77,000

Job Titles:

  • UX/UI Designer
  • User Research
  • Usability Analyst

Badges

  • Foundations

    Master the basics of your field of study.

  • Acceleration

    Advance, problem-solve, and continue building your knowledge.

  • Transition

    Polish your skills and complete career coaching.

Web Development

Throughout our Web Development bootcamp you’ll find modern, relevant curriculum designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to become a successful web developer.

Front-End Web Development 

Front-end web development focuses on the visual parts of a website – that means the text, graphics, buttons, forms, and any features a user may interact with on the website.

 Front-End Skills: 

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript 
  • Debugging and searching for code flaws
  • Material UI
  • Bootstrap
  • React

Back-End Web Development 

Back-end development has to do with the parts the user doesn’t see, meaning how the website communicates with the server and databases. 

Back-End Skills: 

  • Database Management Softwares such as Express, MySQL, Oracle, MongoDB, and Redis
  • Foundational Cybersecurity
  • AWS
  • Web Development Job Titles

    Traditionally, web developer positions have indicated whether they want applicants who specialize in one or the other. But today, many companies are searching for individuals who can both code and build, meaning a full-stack developer. 


    Job Titles Include:

    • Front-End Developer
    • Web Developer
    • Full-Stack Web Developer

Software Development

Our Software Development bootcamp will give you the knowledge and tools needed to become a successful Microsoft .NET software developer. This bootcamp will provide you with both hard and soft skills necessary for the professional environment.​

Software Development Skills:

  • SQL 
  • Microsoft .NET
  • C#
  • git
  • Software Development Job Titles

    There are a wide variety of software development jobs that reflect different utilities developers provide. You could work in building intuitive mobile apps on the front end, in architecting the complex data mechanisms driving enterprise applications, and everything in between.


    Job Titles Include:

    • Programmer
    • Software Developer
    • Software Architect
    • Front End Developer​

Coding Confidence Vs. Competency

COMPETENCIES FOR  SUCCESS

  • Problem Solver
  • Self-Management
  • Goal Achievement
  • Personal Accountability
  • Teamwork
  • Resiliency
  • Conceptual Thinking

Cybersecurity

  • Cybersecurity Job Titles

    Keeping critical data safe is a career path with lots of growth potential. Entry-level titles may look the same from industry to industry, but depending on your employer, you can play a critical role in anything from protecting sensitive healthcare information to helping financial institutions fight off cyber-attacks. 

    Job Titles Include: 

    • Security Analyst 
    • Security Engineer 
    • Security Architect 

Cyberbit Range

The Cyberbit Range was built by security experts to prepare analysts for real-life attacks, offering dozens of hyper-realistic cyber security scenarios. Each scenario teaches a set of incident response and cyber security skills, providing analysts with relevant tools and methodologies to operate a cyber-attack across a variety of attack scenarios, platforms and technologies.

Watch Our Cyberbit Range Video!

UX/UI Design

Throughout our unique 8-week UX/UI Design learning experience, you’ll find modern, relevant curriculum carefully crafted to give you the skills you need to start your career as an entry-level User Interface Designer or build on existing skillsets to become a UI Developer, UX Designer, UX Researcher and more. 

 UX/UI Design Skills:

  • Color theory
  • Design
  • Web design
  • Career Services is NOT provided for skill-up courses

* Career Services is not provided for skill up courses *

  • UX/UI Design Job Titles

    As early as 2019, LinkedIn listed UX/UI design as one of the most sought-after skills. As more industries rely on software to engage with their customers, they’ll continue to rely on skilled designers to help them provide users with intuitive and memorable app experiences.


    Job Titles Include:

    • UX Designer
    • UX Researcher
    • UI Designer

Program Length

Coding Foundations

  • 5 Weeks Full-Time

Immersive Web Development/Software Development 

  • 9 Weeks Full-Time 

Cybersecurity/IT Professional 

  • 14 Weeks Full-Time 

UX/UI 

  • 8 Weeks

Class Schedule

Full-Time Schedule  

Monday – Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (EST)

Part-Time Schedule  

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday | 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm (EST)
  • One – two Saturdays per month | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (EST)

There will be around 12-18 hours of work outside of class.

Computer Requirements

  • System requirements:  

    • Access to high-speed internet (5 Mbps+ up and down), but you’ll need more if you’re sharing your connection with others  
    • Latest version of Firefox or Chrome web browser   
    • You will want to clean off unneeded files before class to maximize your laptop performance during class and prevent interruptions due to lack of space  
    • Chromebooks will not work for our courses  
    • A 13 inch or larger screen is recommended. Multiple monitors are helpful. Note distance students get a second monitor as part of their care package.   

    If you have a Windows laptop, here is what you will need to be successful:  

    • At least 8 gigs of RAM (more is better!)  
    • At least 256 gig of hard drive space (80 gigs or more free)  
    • Intel i5 or greater/ AMD a10-7800 or greater (i7 strongly recommended)  
    • Windows Version 10  
    • Latest Firefox or Chrome web browser  

    If you have a Mac laptop, here is what you will need to be successful:  

    • 2015 MacBook (Air or Pro) or newer  
    • At least 256 gigs of hard drive space (100 gigs or more free) 
    • More to Bootcamp for Software Development course 
    • Latest MacOSX (High Sierra or newer) 

    DISCLAIMER FOR MACS: Apple has introduced a new M1 chip that does not currently support bootcamping to Windows and therefore will not be supported for our Software Development course. 

Real-World Career Services

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Our purpose isn’t just to educate you; our goal is to ready you for a fulfilling career.

We Bridge The Gap

  • We have an exceptional graduation rate of 75-85%.

  • We have a 70% job placement rate even throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Our graduates make on average $55,000 post-graduation.

Financing Our Program

Financing options are available to help lighten the load of tuition costs. We’ve partnered with top student loan providers to make it easy for you to begin your journey into tech. If you need guidance on your options, our admissions advisors are happy to assist you.

Available Funding Options:

  • CARES Act
  • GI Bill (Full-Time Courses Only)
  • Private Student Loans 
  • Scholarships 
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Cash Payment
  • Progressive Income Shared Agreements (PISA)
  • Next Level Jobs Indiana (DWD)
BREAKING NEWS: Our Web Foundations Course is FREE because of CARES Act funding! Apply by 12/12 to qualify!
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