Will Code Bootcamps Replace Grad School?

Datascope and Metis teamed up to develop a data science bootcamp. (Courtesy of Datascope) On paper, it doesn’t necessarily make sense that Russell Johnson is a code bootcamp student. He has a bachelors and masters degree in history, and originally enrolled in a masters program at the University of Chicago with the goal of going on to get a PhD. But his stint in academia left him wanting a more pragmatic career. Given he already had two degrees, applying for yet another masters was out of the question. So this fall he applied to Startup Institute in Chicago and within a week he was studying digital marketing full time. Russell Johnson, a Startup Institute marketing student. “I wanted something to get me from where I was, which was grinding my…


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