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One Giant Leap

For Your Future

Become A Software Developer

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Andrew

Senior Mobile Developer, IBM

You created the path for an amazing opportunity for me and my family.

I distinctly remember telling my wife: "If I can get into The Disruption Institute, it’s going to change our lives forever".

I was totally right.

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Code From Zero To Breakthrough

Learn new skills The Disruption Institute & start the journey toward a better future in 10 weeks.

Subscribe today: get career tips, class info & more!

Companies Who Have Hired Our Grads

Immersive Learning

  • Experience expert lectures
  • Interact & ask questions
  • Hands on projects w/ mentors
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Accelerated education

1:1 Mentorship

Stuck? Tap into a community of mentors who care about your success.

Real World Projects

Learn by doing. We'll pair you with motivated classmates to build real world projects together.

What You'll Learn

Code from zero to breakthrough in 10+ weeks

Programming Fundamentals

Learn fundamentals of programming with Swift.

Test Driven Development

Learn how to write and test your code, an important part of being a software developer

UX & UI

Learn principles from experts in usability, experience & interaction

Git & Source Control

Learn to manage versions of your code & collaborate with other devs.

Soft Skills

Learn how to communicate & work effectively with people.

Entrepreneurship

Learn lean startup methodologies you can use to help build products.

Agile Software Development

Learn the iterative, incremental and collaborative way of managing software projects.

Job Prep

Get help with your resume, portfolio & more. We also hold events where you can meet hiring companies.

Upcoming Courses


  • Mobile

    iOS Bootcamp
    May 23rd

  • Mobile

    iOS Bootcamp
    June 20th

  • Web

    Web Development
    Coming Soon

  • Mobile

    Android
    Coming Soon

FAQ

  • What Is The Disruption Institute?

    The Disruption Institute is an intensive Kansas City Code School focused on getting you to learn to code by building ideas. You'll review our guided curriculum in off hours (tutorials and other relevant resources). When you come to class, we'll give assignments and challenges for you to work through in pairs. In addition to the instructor, you'll have access to expert mentors who can answer questions & help you succeed

  • How Much Does It Cost?

    For our intensive 10 week programs, the price is currently $6000. We do have financing options available through 3rd party providers for those who qualify. If you're looking for a job after the program, we can also help facilitate connections to hiring companies. Check out this success story!

  • What Will I Learn?

    For each course, you'll learn the fundamentals of the language, dev methodologies (Agile/TDD), Git & source control & more. Classes are 30% lecture and 70% hands on (exercises, in-depth tutorials and real world projects). Designated instructors and mentors will be present during class hours...but you'll also have the ability to get answers to your problems during off hours as well.

  • Where/When will classes be taught?

    Class times vary based on topic & length, but our current 10 week iOS class is:

    5:30 - 8:30pm Monday - Thursday
    751 east 63rd Suite #304
    Kansas City, Missouri (Brookside area) | Map

  • Is This Program For Me?

    The Disruption Institute isn't for everyone, it's only for the most motivated individuals. Do you take initiative? Do you like the challenge of solving difficult problems?

    You could have zero programming experience, be an industry veteran or somewhere in between. We're looking for people who are hungry to learn & never give up.

    If you want a structured environment, the atmosphere and energy of a hackathon, access to expert mentors….this is the place for you!

    Do you have motivation like this former grad?

  • Can't I just learn online?

    There are a lot of great learning resources out there, but we're offering something much different. This is about more than just learning a particular development language. We've created an environment where you'll build things together with others who also want to learn, just like you. In addition, you'll have access to expert mentors who want to help you succeed.

    The relationships and knowledge you gather here will be valuable forever.

    Here's an example of a great success story from one of our grads!