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Omaha Code School

Become a Web Developer Novice to Hirable in 16 Intense Weeks

Build a job-ready skill set

800+ hours of hyper-relevant training. Not just how to code, but how to work well.

Develop a portfolio

2-4 impressive projects - both individual and in collaboration with other students.

Meet the industry

Field trips, guest speakers, exclusive job fair & drop-ins from community leaders.

Omaha Code School is special.

>90% Placement Rate / 15% Promotion Rate

Sumeet's Summer 2014 students.

The Fall 2017 class will be our eighth in Omaha. Our graduates are already becoming leaders in the industry and work at some of the most exciting companies in Omaha and beyond.

You'll build lasting products.

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In addition to class projects, our students will build real, live products for sharing with the world. We teach industry-standard methodologies to prepare our students to hit the ground running in their future jobs.

It takes more than coding know-how to teach this kind of course. We've spent years fine-tuning our curriculum, improving our instructional techniques, and learning what Omaha's employers value. We're proud to offer the best educational experience around.

The Program

We turn beginners into hireable web developers in 16 weeks. That means you learn much, much more than "how to code". You'll learn how to think like a software engineer. And you will build real products using modern technologies that you often teach yourself as you go, like you would in the workplace. Sumeet Jain, Lead Instructor

You will learn all of the following and much, much more.

  • Relational Databases

    Build web software designed to collect, display, and modify user-provided data.

  • Services Architecture

    Organize large codebases into discrete services with independent view layers using REST APIs and Angular JS.

  • HTML5 & CSS

    Master semantic markup and efficient style to build elegant interfaces for any device.

  • JavaScript Fundamentals

    Learn the behavioral layer to add dynamism and personality to your applications.

  • Test Driven Development

    Understand and practice this respected methodology for creating robust and maintainable code.

  • Agile Development

    Become an adaptable and compassionate developer who can iterate quickly.

  • Git and Version Control

    Manage your code versions and collaborate with other programmers (and non-programmers!).

  • Cutting-Edge Technologies

    Ruby on Rails, jQuery, CoffeeScript, SASS, HAML, Jekyll, WordPress, and other forms of magic.

  • Pair-Programming

    Develop the ability to communicate and interpret complex ideas clearly and develop an eye for detail.

  • Design

    It's not just coding. Our graduates are the best front-end developers around. We're serious about design.

  • Soft Skills

    Become an effective, independent, and kind web developer. Learn presentation and interview skills.

  • Career Preparation

    Build an impressive portfolio and résumé. Practice real programming interview questions. Meet employers and other leaders in the Silicon Prairie.

Program Overview

Phase 1
Weeks 1-4
At Home

Learn the fundamentals of programming using our detailed self-study curriculum. You'll watch videos, read tutorials, and practice basic exercises that we've prepared.

Phase 2
Weeks 5-8
In Class

The first in-class phase of the course is a rigorous survey of software development. You'll learn the tools of the trade, practice good techniques, and build at least one real comprehensive application you can show off to your friends and family.

Phase 3
Weeks 9-16
In Class

The final phase of class is almost entirely practical. You will build 2-3 professional projects, diving deep into the craft of software development.

You will also frequently learn from guest speakers and mentors, who will share insights about coding, design, and the industry in general. By the end of the program, you will have a solid foundation for web development and a growing appreciation for the non-technical parts of the business as well.

Leading Up To &
After Graduation

In the weeks leading up to and following graduation, you will interview with employers. In addition to the impressive coding skills your portfolio will demonstrate, we will have prepared you for technical interviews, advised you in crafting a winning résumé, and helped you make valuable connections in the community.

We guide you through your job search and stick with you until you've found the next step in building your new career.

A Typical Day

1. Gather 'round!

Get some coffee or your beverage of choice from the kitchen and settle into your seat. Chat with other students about random things, waiting for the day to begin.

2. Live Coding

We will start the day's project together, coding on the projector. Shout out questions and explore variations - it's highly interactive.

3. Work

Hack individually or pair-program on projects. Get help from the instructors when you get stuck.

4. Lunch

Sometimes we provide lunch and a guest speaker.

5. Learn & Code

Just like in the morning, we will introduce new concepts and help you work through challenging projects that reinforce understanding.

6. Evening

The school stays open! No two evenings are alike. Whether it's a meetup, mock interviews, guest lecture, hackathon, or party - something interesting will be happening. Class officially ends at 5pm, but many students attend local events or work into the night.


Tuition - $9,900

Financial Assistance is available!

We're committed to finding ways for anyone to attend our course. Please reach out to us with questions--we really will do everything we can to help.

June 19, 2017 - Oct 13, 2017

All-day, every weekday.

The work and pace are intense. But you'll enjoy the work more than ever, and we have lots of sponsored events and other fun to keep it fresh.


We're located in the beautiful 13th Street corridor - next to the Donut Stop.

1258 S. 13th Street
Omaha, NE 68108

Who We Are

  • Sumeet Jain Co-Founder, Lead Instructor

    Sumeet Jain
  • Rahul Gupta Co-Founder

    Rahul Gupta
  • Alexandra Millatmal Co-Instructor

    Alexandra Millatmal

Omaha Code School is proud to be supported by the Greater Omaha Chamber.

Here are just a few of the companies where our students have found work after graduation:

  • Racenote
  • Agape_red
  • Blugiant
  • Es
  • Mutual
  • Lemonly
  • Lumosity
  • Bwb
  • Volano
  • Autodesk
  • Ng
  • Flywheel


  • Omaha Emerging Developers August 8, 2016

    The Omaha Emerging Developers meetup is the braindchild of conversations between a few Omaha Code School graduates, in which almost all of us confessed we hadn't yet stepped up to give a technical talk at various conferences and events we'd attended. We wanted to take some of the pressure out of that first talk for new programmers, and also host a series of presentations that felt approachable for junior devs to engage with and critique. Read »

  • Omaha Code School: Highlander April 28, 2015

    We are excited to be partnering with 75 North to launch Omaha Code School: Highlander – North Omaha's first intensive coding camp for high schoolers. Read »

  • Safe & Inclusive Events February 23, 2015

    On February 22, 2015, attendees of Startup Weekend Nebraska reported three violations of our code of conduct. This post provides brief descriptions of each instance and the manner in which they were/are being handled by the event organizers. Read »

  • 100% August 7, 2014

    As of two weeks ago, 100% of our Spring 2014 graduates have found jobs. Read on for more about our outcomes and growth. Read »

  • Andrew Ek Joins the Brigade August 1, 2014

    We're so excited to be announcing our newest team-member, Andrew Ek. Read »

  • Beth Haubert Joins the Brigade July 21, 2014

    This summer is especially bright, as Beth joins our team as Director of Operations. Read »

  • Why You Should Hire Our Students May 8, 2014

    Here are a few reasons why our students are the best junior developers you're likely to meet. Read »

  • Mentorship and Social Good Feb 28, 2014

    For every on-site hour a mentor spends helping our students, we'll split a $10 donation to Hello World Foundation in support of the CoderDojo movement, and The Ada Initiative, which supports women in open technology and culture. We will also match every $10 donation above with another $10 for minority scholarships next session. Read »

  • Scholarships Feb 20, 2014

    We are delighted to announce the granting of $14,500 in scholarships for our inaugural class's students - and a fund of over $10k from GitHub for women attending our next class. Read »

  • Values Feb 17, 2014

    Among other things, Omaha Code School values giving, openness, and health. Read »

  • Six Ways You Can Help Jan 9, 2014

    Here are 6 ways anyone from the community can help the students of Omaha Code School. Read »

  • How You Can Help – Employers Jan 6, 2014

    Want to lend a hand with Omaha Code School? We'd love to have your support! Here is how employers can help us out. Read »

  • Supporting Employers Dec 11, 2013

    As part of our preparation for Omaha Code School, we are building a channel for our graduates to find jobs. Of course, this channel works both ways: It’s also for employers to find talent. For employers who might be interested in hiring our graduates, we strongly encourage becoming one of our Supporting Employers. Read »

  • Building Talent in the Prairie Dec 5, 2013

    Omaha Code School will be a valuable piece of a larger movement towards building talent and encouraging entrepreneurship in the Silicon Prairie. It will take cooperation and a coordinated effort to fully realize the stored potential here. Read »