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About General Assembly

Location: Online, NYC

Get $1,500 off your General Assembly Bootcamp. Offer ends May 31st. Course has to start before June 21st.

General Assembly is a global community of almost 100K individuals from all walks of life but share one common mission: being passionate about a career... Read More

General Assembly’s bootcamps are a transformative career change experience designed for you to get the skills needed to start a career in a tech role. The bootcamps are led by instructors who are expert practitioners in their field who provide real time feedback/instruction, supported by career coaches that work with you since day one on your job search and enhanced by a career services team that is constantly in talks with employers about their tech hiring needs.

The General Assembly bootcamps are beginner-friendly programs with no little or no prerequisites. By completing a General Assembly bootcamp you will be ready to meet the needs of tech hiring managers by showing your portfolio of individual and team based projects and even incorporating AI tools into your workflows.

General Assembly offers a variety of different financing options, including installment plans, student loans, income share loans and tuition discounts so you can focus on what counts — your education. As of Sep 2023 General Assembly launched a new financing plan for Bootcamp students in the US with no payments for 12 months from course start date, followed by 36 payments of $443 USD at a 0% interest rate and it requires an initial deposit of $500 USD.

Your next move? Schedule a call with an admissions specialist who can help you: find which GA bootcamp is a fit for your career goals, share about the GA learning experience, explore the best financing plan for your needs and help you make a plan to start a career in tech that you love and also loves you back.

Courses

Product Management (Short Course)

Cost: $4,500
Duration: 10 weeks
Locations: Online, NYC
In-person Available Online
Course Description:

Get the skills to balance business viability, technical feasibility, and customer desire to lead products and features toward long-term success. General Assembly’s Product Management course teaches the end-to-end product management (PM) process to a real-world scenario, from evaluating users and managing a roadmap to creating a minimum viable product (MVP) and developing metrics.

This is a beginner-friendly program with no prerequisites, although students may have had exposure to product development concepts or be informally taking on PM responsibilities in their current role. Throughout this expert-designed program, you’ll:
- Determine key risks and assumptions of a product in order to prioritize research and discovery work.
- Validate hypotheses by gathering user feedback via MVPs, interviews, experiments, and testing.
- Execute competitive research to highlight market gaps and trends.
- Speak fluently with developers, user experience designers, and other business stakeholders about priorities, requirements, and workflow.
- Apply metrics alongside objectives and key results (OKRs) to measure a product’s success and track its life cycle.
- Apply what you’ve learned to create a portfolio project: a presentation detailing your product creation strategy.

Your next step? Talk to the GA Admissions team to see if this bootcamp is a fit for your career goals.

Subjects:
Product Mgmt

Visual Design (Short Course)

Cost: $3,500
Duration: 8 weeks
Locations: Online, NYC
In-person Available Online
Course Description:

Gain the skills and tools to tackle diverse design challenges on the job. Kickstart your portfolio and create beautiful designs for the web. General Assembly’s Visual Design course helps you explore the art and science of visual communication and the process of creating beautiful digital products. Create a production- ready composition for a responsive webpage, conveying your vision through typography, layout, and color. You’ll learn to give and receive design critique and implement feedback to improve your designs.

This is a beginner-friendly program with no prerequisites, although many students have used software such as Photoshop, Sketch, Figma, or Adobe XD* previously and may be familiar with basic design principles. Beginners will have access to optional tutorials to practice using software and boost their confidence ahead of class. Throughout this expert-designed program, you’ll:
- Conduct research to inform content strategy and design decisions.
- Create a digital design solution that balances client needs and user goals.
- Design digital layouts with industry-standard tools such as Figma and Sketch.
- Implement visual design best practices in composition, typography, imagery, and colors.
- Communicate design decisions to stakeholders and collaborators.
- Apply what you’ve learned to create a portfolio project: a production-ready mockup for a responsive webpage and a presentation deck to document your process.

Your next step? Talk to the GA Admissions team to see if this bootcamp is a fit for your career goals.

Subjects:
Design Principles

Data Science Bootcamp (Full-Time)

Cost: $16,450
Duration: 12 weeks
Locations: Online, NYC
In-person Available Online
Course Description:

General Assembly’s Data Science Immersive is a transformative course designed for you to get the necessary skills for a data scientist role in three months. The Data Science bootcamp is led by instructors who are expert practitioners in their field, supported by career coaches that work with you since day one and enhanced by a career services team that is constantly in talks with employers about their tech hiring needs.

As a graduate, you will be ready to succeed in a variety of data science and advanced analytics roles, creating predictive models that drive decision-making and strategy throughout organizations of all kinds. Throughout this expert-designed program, you’ll:
- Collect, extract, query, clean, and aggregate data for analysis.
- Gather, store and organize data using SQL and Git.
- Perform visual and statistical analysis on data using Python and its associated libraries and tools.
- Craft and share compelling narratives through data visualization.
- Build and implement appropriate machine learning models and algorithms to evaluate data science problems spanning finance, public policy, and more.
- Compile clear stakeholder reports to communicate the nuances of your analyses.
- Apply question, modeling, and validation problem-solving processes to data sets from various industries to provide insight into real-world problems and solutions.
- Prepare for the world of work, compiling a professional-grade portfolio of solo, group, and client projects.

Your next step? Talk to the GA Admissions team to see if this bootcamp is a fit for your career goals.

Data Science (Short Course)

Cost: $4,500
Duration: 10 weeks
Locations: Online, NYC
In-person Available Online
Course Description:

Get the skills needed to advance your career in Data Science, in as little as ten weeks. There are some prerequisites: being comfortable with programming fundamentals, core Python syntax and basic statistics. General Assembly’s Data Science part-time course is a practical introduction to the interdisciplinary field of data science and machine learning, which lies at the intersection of computer science, statistics, and business. You will learn to use the Python programming language to acquire, parse, and model data for informing business strategy. This is a fast-paced course with some prerequisites. Students should be comfortable with programming fundamentals, core Python syntax, and basic statistics. There is an option to complete up to 25 hours of online preparatory lessons.

What you'll accomplish
- A significant portion of the course is a hands- on approach to fundamental modeling techniques and machine learning algorithms. You’ll also practice communicating your results and insights by compiling technical documentation and a stakeholder presentation. Throughout this expert-designed program, you’ll:
- Perform exploratory data analysis with Python.
- Build and refine machine learning models to predict patterns
from data sets.
- Communicate data-driven insights to technical and non-technical audiences alike.
- Apply what you’ve learned to create a portfolio project: a predictive model that addresses a real-world data problem.

Your next step? Talk to the GA Admissions team to see if this bootcamp is a fit for your career goals.

Subjects:
Data Science

Python Programming (Short Course)

Cost: $4,500
Duration: 10 weeks
Locations: Online, NYC
In-person Available Online
Course Description:

"Gain fluency in Python — the world’s fastest-growing major programming language — and start leveraging its versatile capabilities to build web and data science applications. Whether you have coded before or are brand new to the world of programming, this course will put you on the fast track to building confidence with this intuitive, object- oriented language. Learn programming fundamentals and build a custom application. Graduate with the ability to start applying Python within high-growth fields like analytics, data science, and web development.

This is a beginner-friendly program with no prerequisites, although some students may have coded previously. First-time programmers will have access to pre-course preparatory lessons and additional resources to boost their confidence with key concepts and set up their development environments. Throughout this expert-designed program, you’ll:
- Learn object-oriented programming fundamentals and Python basics that get you coding from day one.
- Build a Python program and add on increased complexity throughout the course.
- Troubleshoot Python code and practice common debugging techniques.
- Push your skills to the next level by adding scripting, modules, and APIs to your Python toolkit.
- Explore introductory data science and web development as potential career directions for Python programmers.
- Demonstrate your Python skills by creating apps that pull in data with Pandas or integrate functionality from APIs with Flask.

Your next step? Talk to the GA Admissions team to see if this bootcamp is a fit for your career goals."

React Development (Short Course)

Cost: $4,500
Duration: 10 weeks
Locations: Online, NYC
In-person Available Online
Course Description:

Learn to leverage React’s power in this hands- on, project-based course. Build your own web application and compile a professional project portfolio to showcase your new skills. Start building maintainable JavaScript applications that can handle constantly changing data at scale. Discover not only how to create JavaScript-powered React applications, but how and why they work. This course dives deep into the tools and techniques you need to create custom web applications. Explore the essentials, including components, JSX, props, and state, build multi-page apps with React Router, and incorporate functionality from third-party APIs. Then, host the result with Heroku.

Incoming students should have a familiarity with HTML and the Document Object Model (DOM), along with a working knowledge of JavaScript programming and functions, objects, arrays, and classes.. Throughout this expert-designed program, you’ll:
- Explore the essentials of programming with React, including components, JSX, props, and state.
- Push your knowledge to the next level by learning not only how to create React applications, but how and why they work.
- Build multi page web applications using the popular React Router package.
- Call upon an application programming interface (API) in a React application.
- Host a React application on Heroku to share with the world.
- Apply what you’ve learned to build a custom React application.

Your next step? Talk to the GA Admissions team to see if this bootcamp is a fit for your career goals.

Data Analytics Bootcamp (Full-Time)

Cost: $16,450
Duration: 12 weeks
Locations: Online, NYC
In-person Available Online
Course Description:

General Assembly’s Data Analytics Immersive is a transformative course designed for you to get the necessary skills for a data analyst role in three months. The Data Analytics bootcamp is led by instructors who are expert practitioners in their field, supported by career coaches that work with you since day one and enhanced by a career services team that is constantly in talks with employers about their tech hiring needs.

As a graduate, you’ll have a portfolio of projects that show your knowledge of data analytics skills, as well as experience with visualization tools and frameworks that employers demand. Throughout this expert-designed program, you’ll:
- Acquire, analyze, and visualize data sets in real time.
- Master industry-standard tools like SQL, Excel, Tableau, PowerBI, and Python.
- Turn data into stories that can influence and inform important decisions.
- Ask the right questions and answer them with data-informed insights.
- Demonstrate what you’ve learned with a solid professional portfolio.

Your next step? Talk to the GA Admissions team to see if this bootcamp is a fit for your career goals.

General Assembly Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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4.27/5 (1003 reviews)

Ignacio Baselga
Graduated: 2022

2/23/2022

Course
Data Science Part Time

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"Data Science first-deep-steps"

My experience at GA was extremely positive. I was very impressed with GA's team knowledge, with their way of teaching and how the course was correctly structured and timely-measured. These guys they really know what they are doing and working on. Their... Read More

Anonymous
Graduated: 2022

2/20/2022

Course
User Experience Design Immersive

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"It was a Great Experience."

The overall experience was awesome. The instructors and course content allowed me to have sufficient skills, knowledge, and experience for my mid-career switch. I will recommend this course to others who are interested in the world of user experience... Read More

Anonymous
Graduated: 2021

2/5/2022

Course
Python Programming

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Curriculum

Job Support

"Lacked support"

Personally, their style didn't work for me. There are slides provided, the instructor briefly reads through them and then splits us into groups to work. They encouraged us to google if we got stuck, but I wanted guided instruction. There weren't any back-up... Read More

Anonymous
Software Developer | Graduated: 2021

12/28/2021

Course
Software Engineering Immersive

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"My experience at GA was phenomenal and I got a job within 2 months"

I would recommend GA to anyone I knew looking for a quality coding bootcamp. I first reached out to GA after extensive research while I was still employed at my finance job. I was impressed right off the bat with my admissions rep not being pushy or salesy,... Read More

Anonymous
Software Engineering Fellow | Graduated: 2021

12/22/2021

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"A good competence- and confidence-building school"

My time at General Assembly, while relatively brief, was an intense period packed with learning about the latest and most popular internet software development languages and technologies. The full-stack immersive regimen helped me develop multiple apps... Read More

Anonymous
Graduated: 2021

12/21/2021

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Curriculum

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"Challenging, but you get out what you put in, my instructors gave me all the tools to learn but a good amount of learning was also self directed."

The pros: I have developed a proficiency in a skillset that I previously had almost zero experience in, I went for a manual labor field to a tech one and now I feel well equipped to work at the entry level and at the least keep learning and growing on... Read More

Kate
Product Designer | Graduated: 2020

12/15/2021

Course
User Experience Design Immersive

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"Life changing experience"

The course was very well structured. From day one you're being immersed into the growth path on becoming the new professional that you set up yourself to be. Instructors and outcomes staff are very approachable and supportive. The course is very hard... Read More

Colin
Graduated: 2021

12/15/2021

Course
Data Science Part Time

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"Part-Time Data Science"

This course was really great to learn about the different applications of python for data science. I really enjoyed the two part presentation (apply learning to a dataset of your choice - presenting your analysis at two points during the course.) Definitely... Read More

Christopher Burwell
Graduated: 2020

9/16/2021

Course
Software Engineering Immersive

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"I great way to break into coding"

Overall a great program. GA did a great job at getting me started in my software engineering career. It’s very fast paced but my instructors were clearly very knowledgeable. We studied the MERN stack along with Python and Django, and created some great... Read More

Lola Falana
UX Designer | Graduated: 2020

8/24/2021

Course
User Experience Design Immersive

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Job Support

"UX Design Program at General Assembly."

This program was both challenging and rewarding. UX is an ever-changing field and GA recognizes this very well which is great. They are constantly updating their curriculum based on feedback from instructors and students, which lets you know they are... Read More

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Frequently Asked Questions

What financing options are offered by General Assembly?

General Assembly offers many financing options, such as Income Share Loan (ISL), in-house installment plans, interest-free loans, upfront payment discounts and tuition discounts.

As of Sep 2023 General Assembly launched a new financing plan for Bootcamp students in the US with no payments for 12 months from course start date, followed by 36 payments of $443 USD at a 0% interest rate and it requires an initial deposit of $500 USD.

What courses are offered at General Assembly?

General Assembly offers career change bootcamps on Coding, Data Analytics, Data Science and UX Design for individuals with little or no previous experience.

General Assembly also offers short courses on Data Analytics, Data Science, Python, Front-End Web Development, JavaScript Development, React Development,User Experience Design, Visual Design, Product Management and Digital Marketing.

What types of programs are offered at General Assembly?

There are three type of programs offered at General Assembly

Bootcamps are delivered live online with expert instructors and support from career change coaches. The commitment is full-time for three months. The Software Engineering offers a part-time modality. The bootcamps are designed for anyone who wants to start a career in coding or data or ux design.

The short courses are delivered live online with expert instructors. The commitment is ten weeks part-time with the flexibility to work and study. These courses are designed for anyone who wants to advance their current tech career.

The free workshops are two hours live online, designed for you to have a hands on experience with what the day to day of a tech role looks like, by completing a live exercise with an instructor who is an expert in their field.

What are the job outcomes for General Assembly?

Since 2011, General Assembly has graduated more than 40,000 students worldwide from the full time & part time courses. The 2021 Outcomes report shows that 95.7% of graduates from the full-time programs who used the GA career services found a job.

General Assembly alumni work at various tech companies, such as Microsoft, Google, Visa, L'Oréal, and more.

What is the application process at General Assembly like?

The General Assembly Admissions process is designed to help you answer if a tech career is the right fit for your career goals.

After submitting your online application you’ll schedule a call with an Admissions Specialist to talk about your career goals. Next, you will complete an online assessment to confirm your interest in your new tech role (coding or data or ux design). After the assessment you’ll schedule an interview to review about your assessment. If you’re accepted, you will then work with your Admissions Specialist to choose: a start date, a financing option and complete any prep work needed.

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