The Iron Yard Code School Launches in Minneapolis


Via News Release

“MINNEAPOLIS – (Jan. 12, 2016) – The Iron Yard, one of the largest and fastest-growing code schools in the world, today announced the opening of a new campus in Minneapolis. The school teaches software development courses in an immersive, 12-week format designed to prepare students to enter the workforce as junior programmers after graduation. With the opening of the Minneapolis campus, The Iron Yard now operates 16 campuses in the U.S. and one in the U.K.”

“Minneapolis’ reputation as a thriving tech hub is growing with nearly 400 job openings for entry-level software engineers coming online every 90 days,” said Eric Dodds, co-founder and CMO for The Iron Yard. “By opening a Minneapolis campus, our goal is to help meet the city’s demand for a talented tech workforce by training and producing a stream of creative, professional software developers.”

The Iron Yard’s full-time, immersive programs are designed to mentor people of all backgrounds into becoming professional junior-level programmers in 12 weeks. With the support of experienced, full-time instructors and a robust career services program, students are provided with the resources they need to master in-demand skills, build a portfolio and navigate the job search process. This support system is compounded by The Iron Yard’s global network of alumni and employers who are deeply entrenched in tech communities worldwide.

The first Front-End Engineering course in Minneapolis is scheduled to begin on March 28 and enrollment is now open. Prospective students can apply here and find additional information about the Minneapolis campus on The Iron Yard’s website. Future programs offered through The Iron Yard’s Minneapolis campus may include Back-End Engineering, Mobile Engineering, Data Science or Design.

Leading up to the first full-time course, The Iron Yard will be offering free “Crash Course” workshops designed for those interested in software development and learning more about The Iron Yard. Information about crash courses and events at the Minneapolis campus can be found here:

About The Iron Yard

The Iron Yard is one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing code schools. It exists to create real, lasting change for people, companies and communities through technology education. The school offers full-time programs in Back-End Engineering, Front-End Engineering, Mobile Engineering, Design and Data Science. The Iron Yard’s locations include campuses in the U.S. and the UK. For more information, visit