Program

1st in FinTech | 1st in Python

Pioneering industry-oriented education

Practical Curriculum

Adapted to company needs and shaped by industry experts

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Intensive Full-Time
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Part-Time After Hours
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Workshops
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Certifications

We develop technology skills for hiring needs

Learn to code with Byte Academy.  We pioneered industry-focused programs beginning with the launch of our Fintech Immersive course, the first of its type in the world.  Our educational programs bridge the gap between business and technology.

We work with companies to develop and adapt our curriculum to teach skill-sets that match real hiring needs. We also utilize the expertise of leading business executives, industry professionals, and those passionate about education and software development to craft each course.

Our courses are open to individuals spanning from beginner to more advanced programming backgrounds. Some may have already had industry expertise or work experience, while others are brand new to the domain that they want to study at Byte.

Our program consists of three phases of equal length. For more advanced programmers, there is an option to “jump” Phase 1 and/or take phases a la carte. Most students complete our three phase course. Students must pass an assessment in order to advance from one level to the next.

Since individuals learn at different paces, the option to repeat a phase is included in tuition

Industry Focus

  • FinTech Fullstack

    We were the first to offer FinTech coding education.

    Our Full Time FinTech Python Full-stack classes are offered in New York, Singapore, and India

    FinTech is a rapidly growing industry:

    • 2015 global FinTech investment grew by 75% y-o-y to $22.2 billion
    • In the first-quarter 2016 global Fintech investment grew 67% year-over-year to $5.3 billion
    • Average salary for a Fintech software engineer? $100,000+(Bank Innovation Analysis)

    Areas of FinTech Include:  Peer to Peer Lending, Cryptocurrency,  Mobile Payments, Analytics, Developer APIs, Cybersecurity, Cloud Security

    The divide between banking and engineering roles has dwindled, putting individuals who could not keep up with technology out of work. In response to this transition of talent, we train individuals how to program for financial domain. Students graduate with the ability the develop financial applications.

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    Partners in our FinTech ecosystem include

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    Byte Academy offers the 1st FinTech coding education program in the world

  • Python Fullstack

    Python, the core coding language of our curriculum, is the highest paid coding language for recent bootcamp graduates

    Classes emphasizing full stack Python development are offered in full and part-time formats in New York and other locations

    We teach languages, frameworks and computer science fundamentals that you need to land a career in web development. We emphasize the Python coding language because:

    • Python is the highest paid language for recent bootcamp grads starting salaries average $90,000
    • Python is based on simplicity with high analytical capability
    • There is nearly twice the demand for programmers proficient in Python versus other language on leading job search sites
    • Python is the #1 language taught at American colleges

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    Companies that use Python include

    Did you know that Guido van Rossum, the founder of the Python named the programming language after Monty Python?

  • Data Science

    Data Scientists are the highest paid engineers

    Our Data Science Immersive classes are offered in New York and Singapore

    Data Science, sometimes known as “big data,” is a rapidly growing highly lucrative field. Companies in all industries have immense amounts of data but need specialists to analyze the data in order to make proper business decisions. A data scientist cleans, organizes and analyzes data using tools such as distributed computing, predictive modeling, machine learning, statistics, math and visualization. The Python coding language, core to our curriculum, is used heavily in the data sciences due to its analytical capability. A data science skill set is highly in demand:

    • As the highest paid engineers salaries average $113,000 average salary
    • By 2018 there will be a demand for 490,000 data science jobs. This demand is expected to exceed supply by more than 50%
    • By 2020, it is estimated that there will be 240 exabytes daily by 2020

    A data science background is useful for other roles including: data analyst, data engineer, data architect, data and analytics manager, and statistician.

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    Data Partners Include

    Harvard Business Review Named Data Scientists "The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century"

  • Quant Algo

    “The scarce resource in quantitive investing is talent”

    —  Matthew Granade,  Point72 Ventures

    Called the “Rocket Scientists of Wall Street” by Investopedia, Quants are in high demand but difficult to find – our course sets out to change this.

    Assets under management by Quant traders have been rising with the number now approaching $350 billion.  Last year billionaire Steve Cohen’s Point72 committed as much as $250 million to be managed by Quantopian, an online platform where members build computerized trading models and earn a share of profit.  Among other items, he was attracted to the innovative way Quantopian harbors quant talent.  Our course, also, will develop these sought-after quant skills.

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    Companies Using Quant - Algos

    Quants are known as the rocket scientists of Wall Street

A fantastic program with dedicated and knowledgeable instructors which focuses on an industry (finance and banking) that is ripe for change. It is tough but you will learn a lot.

Marc CFA, Wharton grad, hackathon champion

Admissions

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.  We engage all applicants in a thorough application process in order to ensure diverse, yet complementary cohorts.

Start dates and admissions process vary by location.

The number one ingredient we look for in applicants? Passion

Kai Head of Admissions

Our admissions process

  1. Apply
  2. Pass Assessment
  3. Refundable deposit to secure your spot
  4. Pay balance
  5. Enroll

Tuition (US)

Full and part-time bootcamps

$14,950

PHASES A LA CARTE

$5,500

We are committed to making education affordable

 

Tuition Reimbursement Program 

We will return your tuition if you are not hired within 6 months of graduation. See FAQ for more details.

We have many lending partners to help make Byte affordable.

 

Lending Partners

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Job Linked Loans

Don’t pay the full tuition upfront, receive job-linked loans so that tuition is paid back after being hired.

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Team

Our team consists of industry professionals passionate about community and education.

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