Web Application Engineering

Flex Program

Finally, you can take Viking's world class Web Application Engineering program on your own time and with exactly the level of support you need.

  • VCS Student
    This is truly a life-changing course for me. I had never enjoyed a course like this before and, looking back, the only thing I regret is that I found Viking so late.
    Bran Liang
  • VCS Student
    I chose Viking because they care about the depth of their curriculum. My confidence has grown immensely and I finally feel comfortable calling myself a developer.
    Sia Karamalegos
  • VCS Student
    I would 110% recommend the Viking mentor program to anyone that is interested in taking the journey down full-stack development.
    Conor Fischer
  • VCS Student
    I'm extremely impressed with the Flex program, as it provides all of the tools to become a professional developer, while giving you the option to do it at your own pace.
    Deepak Govindasamy

Become a Developer on Your Terms

Using the same curriculum that has made our full-time Immersive Program a success, the Viking Flex Program allows you to learn at your own pace but with the full support of our staff, mentors, and other students along the way.

Flexible
Hours

This self-paced program allows you to work on your schedule.

Flexible
Support

You choose exactly the level of support you want from the staff and professional mentors.

Guaranteed Results

We will give you the tools to guarantee your successful launch as an engineer.

No other top tier program can offer the combination of quality and flexibilty that Viking's Flex program provides.

Take Hold of the Tools for Your Success

The Flex program has all the core elements that have made previous students at Viking so successful:

Best-in-Class Curriculum Depth

Over 700 custom lessons, demos and exercises plus over 100 projects equip you with a firm foundation in modern software engineering. Learn more on our Curriculum Page.

Relentless Career-Focus

We guide you through the entire job search process from presenting yourself online to networking hacks, mock interviews, offer handling and salary negotiation.

Applied Engineering from Day 1

We treat you as a member of our consulting team, providing you with the mockups and user stories necessary to create the projects from the perspective of a real world engineer.

Viking is a complete path, from start to finish, that takes you from the nuts and bolts of how the web works to a career in modern web development.

How the Flex Program Works

As a student of the Flex Program, you follow our proven curriculum at your own pace and with all the support you need. As a month-to-month program, you can finish as quickly or slowly as you'd like and you can cancel any time.


Choose Your Level of Support

Dial in exactly how much support you'd like to receive from among our three options, whether that's the basic 24-hour support or working 1-on-1 with a professional mentor.


Learn and Build at Your Own Pace

Complete lessons, assignments and large scale portfolio projects at your own pace, whether that's just nights and weekends or every waking moment.


Launch Your Career

We'll help you build yourself into a hireable developer by showing you how to market yourself, hustle smarter and even negotiate your starting salary.


3 Ways to Customize Flex

Flex offers 3 different plans which allow you to dial in exactly how much support you want, from our 24-hour basic support all the way to a guaranteed plan where, if you don't get a job it's free.

Basic tier

BASIC
Plan

The most affordable way to go from zero to job with full support along the way.

Standard tier

STANDARD
Plan

Accelerate your professional growth by working 1-on-1 with a mentor each week.

Accelerated tier

GUARANTEED
Plan

Go "all-in" to accelerate your learning and get a job after graduation... guaranteed.

The Basic Plan: Strong Support for Every Student

Every student of the program is a full member of the Viking community. That means you have access to all of our students, speakers and alumni plus a variety of ongoing support resources:

24/7 Chat

Stay plugged in and unstuck with full access to our instructors, mentors and alumni via professional chat tools.

Live Virtual Office Hours

Live virtual office hours help you cross tough conceptual hurdles and give you a chance to get your code reviewed.

Viking Community

We help you connect with other students along the way, whether for collaborating on project work or making friends.

These core support resources, which are available to all students, give you the chance to take on the material with allies at your back and wind in your sails. They are fully included in our Basic and all advanced plans:


Basic tier
BASIC Plan
$290/mo
Access our ongoing support resources like office hours, speakers, and the community. Use our library of algorithms, interview questions and talks to follow a proven job-search blueprint.
Join Basic


  • VCS Student
    It's easy to be overwhelmed with the amount of topics covered in such a short time, but it's been very easy to get help when needed.
    Tamal Riedman


The Standard Plan: Work 1-on-1 With a Mentor

Timely and effective feedback along the learning path will improve the quality and efficiency of your progress. As a member of the Standard tier, you will get your code reviewed 1-on-1 during a series of ongoing weekly check-ins with a professional mentor. You also have access to our Career Services to help you navigate the upcoming job search.

Regular 1-on-1 Code Review

Guarantee that you are using best coding and learning practices by checking in each week with a personal mentor.

Goal Setting and Accountability

Your mentor helps you set realistic goals and provides accountability and support along the way to achieving them.

Mock Interviews and Career Connections

Mentors provide career advice, mock interviews and insider tips. Our career services team fills in the rest.

This mentor-led support is offered starting with our Standard Plan:


Standard tier
STANDARD Plan
$590/mo
You have access to everything in the Basic Plan plus you meet with your dedicated mentor every week to set goals, review code and get advice. This is great if you are currently working or studying.
Join Standard

You can learn more about how mentor support works on our Flex Support Page.


  • VCS Student
    My mentor was a true partner in development. He provided direction when I needed it, but also support when I needed some encouragement. He's the reason I made it to where I am today.
    Sia Karamalegos


The Guaranteed Plan: Get a Job or it's Free

If you are ready to go "all-in" on development and qualify for our Guaranteed Plan, you can take the program with the strongest level of support that Flex offers. We're so confident you'll be successful that we guarantee you will find a job afterwards or your money back.*

Frequent 1-on-1 Code Review

You'll work with your mentor three times each week to review code and answer any questions you have.

Custom Career and Project Coaching

From the time you begin building your final project to when you ultimately get hired (up to 6 months after graduating), you will receive custom coaching for your job search.

Job Guarantee

If you don't get a job within 6 months of graduating from the program while working with our career services team, we'll refund the cost of the program.

*Anyone can enroll with the Guaranteed Plan but there are requirements in order to qualify for the job guarantee after completion. Please see our FAQ for important information about this and other terms of the guarantee.


Accelerated tier
GUARANTEED Plan
$1,490/mo
Meet with your mentor three times a week, access custom career coaching plus qualifying students are guaranteed a job within six months of graduating or the program is free.
Join Guaranteed

You can learn more about how mentor support works on our Flex Support Page.

Questions? Attend a Live Information Session!

  • VCS Student
    Join me LIVE every Thursday at 4pm PT / 7pm ET for an information session where you can get any and all of your questions answered.
    Erik Trautman, Founder
View Upcoming Sessions

Can't make it? Watch a recorded one instead.


Meet Your Flex Classmates

Students in the Flex program come from all different backgrounds, locations, and experience levels. You can view a more complete list of Viking students on our Students page.

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Adam Kinson

Boston, MA

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Adam is a fully credentialied P&C actuary who worked in management and strategy prior to taking the plunge to learn development as part of a lateral shift into engineering.

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Trevor Elwell

New York, NY

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Trevor, who graduated Summa Cum Laude from Syracuse, has lived a secret agent double life as both a startup leader and a freelance developer. More importantly, he can actually do a backflip.

I'm the type of person who needs to be challenged, and programming challenges me on a constant basis.

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Dustin Lee

New York, NY

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Dustin is a recent Cornell graduate who previously worked in research and tech support for a variety of medical institutions. After trying out a number of online courses, he was looking for a much more intensive approach when he chose to take Viking's flex program full-time.

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Sia Karamalegos

New Orleans, LA

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Sia, a graduate of Harvard Business School who initially picked up Fortran 90 in college, worked in consulting and social entrepreneurship before bringing code back into her life. She spices up life in New Orleans with parade shenanigans and crochet.

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Steven Chang

Brisbane, AUS

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Steven is a full-time pharmacist who built websites using templates and editors but wanted to go deeper and learn 'real' development. He did all the basic stuff on sites like Codecademy but joined Viking to get significantly more applied learning.

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Nick Montanaro

New Canaan, CT

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Nick is a Computer Science student at the Rochester Institute of Technology. Amidst taking on an embedded systems internship, he decided to build a full web-ready engineering skillset. He's a multi-disciplinary developer with a passion for Japanese culture.

Want to Learn More?

There is plenty of additional information about how the program works on the next several pages.

How Support Works in the Flex Program

Learn more about how mentorship works and how to get help during the program by visiting our Flex Support Page

How to Plan Your Flex Journey

Learn how long the program might take and what factors to consider when planning for it on the Flex Timeline Page.

Frequently Asked Questions

We have answers to just about every question you could ask on our Flex FAQ Page.

If you don't find what you're looking for, feel free to attend one of our upcoming live information sessions or reach out to flex@vikingcodeschool.com.

Ready to join Flex? Find the perfect plan:

Dial in exactly the level of support that fits your needs.


Basic tier

BASIC

$290/mo

Independent and on a budget


Best-in-class curriculum


24/7 Chat Access

Hacker Office Hours

Access to Speakers


 

Career Office Hours

Alumni Network



Join Basic

Suggested hrs/wk: 20+

Standard tier

STANDARD

$590/mo

Part-time and switching careers


Best-in-class curriculum


24/7 Chat Access

Hacker Office Hours

Access to Speakers

Weekly 1:1 Mentor Sessions


Career Office Hours

Alumni Network

1:1 Mock Interviews

Offer Negotiation Support



Join Standard

Suggested hrs/wk: 20+

Accelerated tier

GUARANTEED

$1,490/mo

All-in and ready to rock!


Best-in-class curriculum


24/7 Chat Access

Hacker Office Hours

Access to Speakers

3 Weekly Mentor Sessions


Career Office Hours

Alumni Network

1:1 Mock Interviews

Offer Negotiation Support

Custom Career Coaching

Job Guarantee



Join Guaranteed

Suggested hrs/wk: 40+


Basic tier

BASIC

$290/mo

Independent and on a budget


Best-in-class curriculum


24/7 Chat Access

Hacker Office Hours

Access to Speakers


Career Office Hours

Alumni Network



Join Basic

Suggested hrs/wk: 20+




Standard tier

STANDARD

$590/mo

Part-time and switching careers


Best-in-class curriculum


24/7 Chat Access

Hacker Office Hours

Access to Speakers

Weekly 1:1 Mentor Sessions


Career Office Hours

Alumni Network

1:1 Mock Interviews

Offer Negotiation Support



Join Standard

Suggested hrs/wk: 20+




Accelerated tier

GUARANTEED

$1,490/mo

All-in and ready to rock!


Best-in-class curriculum


24/7 Chat Access

Hacker Office Hours

Access to Speakers

3 Weekly Mentor Sessions


Career Office Hours

Alumni Network

1:1 Mock Interviews

Offer Negotiation Support

Custom Career Coaching

Job Guarantee



Join Guaranteed

Suggested hrs/wk: 30+



We're excited to help you launch your career!
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