Who Are Chico State IT Bootcamps For?

Chico State’s IT bootcamp programs* are designed for both beginners and experienced IT professionals. In partnership with QuickStart, we offer learning tracks tailored to your experience level, available in a flexible online format. With video-based lectures, virtual instructor-led training, hands-on labs, on-demand tutoring and more, your IT bootcamp offers an accessible, affordable and trusted path to a new career.

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We Support Your Success

At Chico State powered by QuickStart, we value the success of our students and have over 35 years of experience training IT professionals for the workforce. When you learn online with Chico State, you gain access to a robust network of support services.

From the moment you express interest in our online IT bootcamps, a member of our team will help you find the right training program for your goals. Once enrolled, you will have access to comprehensive career services that support your transition into a new role.

  • Find the Right Bootcamp

    Before you begin courses, our team will work with you to ensure the bootcamp program is the right fit for your goals. We offer a range of bootcamp programs, tailored to different interests and experience levels.

  • Discover Our Program Features

    We provide an orientation process that shares all the features of our bootcamp program and sets you up for student success.

  • Succeed with Career Services

    During and after your bootcamp experience, our dedicated career services team will provide the resources necessary to start your new career path and find the right IT role for you.

  • Advance Your Earning Power

    With the leading industry certifications and workforce-ready skills you gain through our online IT bootcamps, you’ll develop the tools to increase your earning potential in some of the fastest-growing career sectors.

Explore Our Bootcamp Programs

Chico State offers leading-edge IT training, with a suite of programs that align with industry trends and skills employers want.

New! 12 Weeks 24 Weeks

12 Weeks

Next Cohort:
Jan 15, 2024
  • Virtual Hands-On Labs Virtual Hands-on labs sharpen your skills and prepare you for real world scenarios.
  • Virtual Office Hours Meet live with your mentor for guidance, discussion and deeper learning.
  • Capstone Projects Capstone projects will demonstrate to employers the skills and knowledge you acquired through the bootcamp.
  • Career Services QuickStart’s career services assist students in their efforts in finding a role in Cybersecurity through resume building, mock interviews, and internship and job opportunities access.
  • Annual Course Access With any learning track, students have 12 months’ access to 100+ courses.

24 Weeks

Next Cohort:
Jan 15, 2024
  • Virtual Hands-On Labs Virtual Hands-on labs sharpen your skills and prepare you for real world scenarios.
  • Virtual Office Hours Meet live with your mentor for guidance, discussion and deeper learning.
  • Capstone Projects Capstone projects will demonstrate to employers the skills and knowledge you acquired through the bootcamp.
  • Career Services QuickStart’s career services assist students in their efforts in finding a role in Cybersecurity through resume building, mock interviews, and internship and job opportunities access.
  • Annual Course Access With any learning track, students have 12 months’ access to 100+ courses.

Cybersecurity

Master the fundamentals of cybersecurity to launch a dynamic career, with course training in hardware, operating systems, networking, programming in Python, penetration testing and more.


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24 Weeks

Next Cohort:
Jan 18, 2024
  • Virtual Hands-On Labs Virtual Hands-on labs sharpen your skills and prepare you for real world scenarios.
  • Virtual Office Hours Meet live with your mentor for guidance, discussion and deeper learning.
  • Capstone Projects Capstone projects will demonstrate to employers the skills and knowledge you acquired through the bootcamp.
  • Career Services QuickStart’s career services assist students in their efforts in finding a role in Cloud Engineering through resume building, mock interviews, and internship and job opportunities access.
  • Annual Course Access With any learning track, students have 12 months’ access to 100+ courses.

Cloud Engineering

Designed in collaboration with industry experts, hiring managers, and cloud engineers, our curriculum offers you training in the latest tools, including operating systems, cloud computing, networking and more.


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23 Weeks

Next Cohort:
Jan 15, 2024
  • Virtual Hands-On Labs Virtual Hands-on labs sharpen your skills and prepare you for real world scenarios.
  • Virtual Office Hours Meet live with your mentor for guidance, discussion and deeper learning.
  • Capstone Projects Capstone projects will demonstrate to employers the skills and knowledge you acquired through the bootcamp.
  • Career Services QuickStart’s career services assist students in their efforts in finding a role in software Engineering through resume building, mock interviews, and internship and job opportunities access.
  • Annual Course Access With any learning track, students have 12 months’ access to 100+ courses.

Software Engineering

This hands-on bootcamp offers immersive training in the top skills employers look for in software engineers, including computer architecture, data structures and algorithms, and designing and developing websites.


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26 Weeks

On-Demand
  • Virtual Hands-On Labs Virtual Hands-on labs sharpen your skills and prepare you for real world scenarios.
  • Virtual Office Hours Meet live with your mentor for guidance, discussion and deeper learning.
  • Capstone Projects Capstone projects will demonstrate to employers the skills and knowledge you acquired through the bootcamp.
  • Career Services QuickStart’s career services assist students in their efforts in finding a role in Web Development through resume building, mock interviews, and internship and job opportunities access.
  • Annual Course Access With any learning track, students have 12 months’ access to 100+ courses.

Web Development

Web Development Bootcamp offers hands-on learning to strengthen your grip on programming concepts, responsive web design, Bootstrap, and WordPress, alongside multiple programming languages.


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28 Weeks

Next Cohort:
Jan 15, 2024
  • Virtual Hands-On Labs Virtual Hands-on labs sharpen your skills and prepare you for real world scenarios.
  • Virtual Office Hours Meet live with your mentor for guidance, discussion and deeper learning.
  • Capstone Projects Capstone projects will demonstrate to employers the skills and knowledge you acquired through the bootcamp.
  • Career Services QuickStart’s career services assist students in their efforts in finding a role in Data Science and Analytics through resume building, mock interviews, and internship and job opportunities access.
  • Annual Course Access With any learning track, students have 12 months’ access to 100+ courses.

Data Science & Analytics

Through this online bootcamp, students will master tools required to manipulate and interpret data, including Transact-SQL, Excel, PowerBI, data visualization, Python, and NumPy, Matplotlib, Seaborn and Pandas.


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Chico State and QuickStart Partnership

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Exceptional Training
  • Over 35 Years in IT Training
  • Unique Learning Experience
  • Live Mentors & Instructors
  • Personalized Learning Platform
  • Fast And Easy Support
Programs Cover These Technologies
  • Microsoft
  • EC Council
  • CompTIA
  • ITIL

Chico State Bootcamp FAQs

What kind of bootcamps do you offer?

We offer cloud engineering, cybersecurity, data science & analytics, and software engineering bootcamps for immersive and flex learning tracks.

We offer cloud engineering, cybersecurity, data science & analytics, and web development bootcamps for immersive and flex learning tracks.

We offer cybersecurity, data science & analytics, and web development bootcamps for immersive and flex learning tracks.

We offer cloud engineering bootcamp for immersive and flex learning tracks.

We offer cloud engineering, cybersecurity, and data science & analytics bootcamps for immersive and flex learning tracks.

We offer cloud engineering, cybersecurity, and data science & analytics bootcamps for immersive and flex learning tracks.

We offer cloud engineering, cybersecurity, data science & analytics, and software engineering bootcamps for immersive, flex and foundational learning tracks.

No, our flexible training hours allow you to easily balance academic and professional priorities with bootcamp.

Immersive bootcamps are $7,900 and flex bootcamps are $5,100. We offer a pre pay discount, a variety of monthly installment options and a deferred monthly installment to cover bootcamp tuition costs. On-demand bootcamps cost $1,900 and are only able to be purchased prepaid.

Immersive bootcamps are $7,900, flex and foundational bootcamps are $5,100. We offer a pre pay discount, a variety of monthly installment options and a deferred monthly installment to cover bootcamp tuition costs. On-demand bootcamps cost $1,900 and are only able to be purchased prepaid.

*Deferred monthly installment eligibility depends on U.S. state of residence.

On average, flex and immersive bootcamps take about 6-9 months to complete.

On average, flex and immersive bootcamps take about 24 weeks to complete. Foundational bootcamps take 12 weeks to complete.

Recommended prerequisites vary based on the bootcamp, but most commonly are basic programming, IT, and MS Excel skills.

Our bootcamps prepare students for entry-level roles. Our career services team is available to provide guidance to online learners in obtaining those roles.

Flex bootcamps offer 2 hour mentoring sessions once per week, and immersive bootcamps offer 2 hour mentoring sessions twice per week. On-demand bootcamps offer students up to five, 30-minute optional mentoring sessions if students need to ask questions or receive support on their capstone project.

Flex bootcamps offer 2 hour mentoring sessions once per week, and immersive bootcamps offer 2 hour mentoring sessions twice per week. On-demand bootcamps offer students up to five, 30-minute optional mentoring sessions if students need to ask questions or receive support on their capstone project. The new foundational bootcamp offers 2 hour mentoring sessions twice per week.

Yes, our career counselors will help you with resume building, mock interviews, and internship/job opportunities.

Students are required to have a computer operating system with Windows to access training labs. The current lab environment does not support the Apple M1 chip.

Contact Our Admissions Team To Learn More

Ready to take the next step and learn more about our suite of immersive IT bootcamps? Contact our admissions team today for individualized guidance on programs, the application process and career opportunities. We look forward to connecting with you!

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