Trilogy Education Launches 24 Week Web Development Program In Partnership With The University of Pennsylvania

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The Penn Arts and Sciences Coding Boot Camp marks the 28th partnership for Trilogy, and the first partnership with an Ivy League institution.

Trilogy Education Services, in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania, announced today the launch of a 24-week coding program: Penn Arts and Sciences Coding Boot Camp. Geared towards adult learners and working professionals, this program includes the basics of coding, algorithms and data structure as well as intensive training in JavaScript, Node.js, HTML, CSS, jQuery and Java. The University of Pennsylvania partnership, the 28th for Trilogy, marks the first partnership with an Ivy League institution. Trilogy recently announced an international expansion to Mexico and Canada.

“The University of Pennsylvania is a leader in fostering innovation and workforce development in the Philadelphia region. In the last 12 months, the Philadelphia metro area had thousands of open positions that required web development skills. This mirrors the trends we’re seeing across the country as web development skills continue to play an essential role in professional success throughout the digital economy,” said Dan Sommer, CEO and Founder of Trilogy. “We are proud to partner with Penn and support their workforce acceleration efforts.”

Students who complete the program will receive a certificate of completion from Penn Arts and Sciences, and will also receive career-planning services, portfolio reviews, recruiting assistance and extensive staff support. In addition to classroom instruction, students will spend around 20 hours a week on outside projects and experiential learning activities.

Penn Arts and Sciences Coding Boot Camp’s Academic Director, Dr. Robert Hollebeek explained, "Coding is becoming an essential skill for the workplace, and our new Boot Camp provides intensive training for those with little or no experience that leads to expert skills. The timing of the classes is optimized for working adults and is accompanied by career services that can provide new employment opportunities. There are so many books, techniques, and languages that it’s hard to find a path to the kind of skills that are needed in the local employment market. This course facilitates that path.”

Classes will take place at Pennovation, located at 3401 Grays Ferry Ave in Philadelphia. “The Pennovation Center on campus is designed to bridge education with real-world innovation opportunities,” said Rita McGlone, Executive Director of Penn Arts and Sciences’ Professional and Organizational Development. “With their curriculum and focus on teaching the most in-demand skill sets, regionalized for local economies, Trilogy’s approach is very much aligned with Penn’s.”

In addition to web development, Trilogy has recently expanded to include programs in Data Analytics & Visualization as well as User Experience/User Interface (UX/UI) Design.

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About Trilogy Education Services
Trilogy Education Services is the Continuing Education Program Manager (CEPM) that creates and manages skills-based training programs for 28 of the world’s leading universities. Universities leverage Trilogy’s platform, services and national community of instructors and employers to prepare learners for careers in the digital economy. Learn more at

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