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About General Assembly

Location: Online, NYC

General Assembly is creating a global community of individuals empowered to pursue work they love, by offering full-time immersive programs, long-form courses, and classes and workshops on the most relevant skills of the 21st century. General Assembly... Read More

Established in early 2011 as an innovative community in New York City for entrepreneurs and startup companies, General Assembly is an educational institution that transforms thinkers into creators through education in technology, business and design at over 25 campuses across four continents.

During the 2020 hiring shutdown, GA's students, instructors, and career coaches never lost focus, and the KPMG-validated numbers in their Outcomes report reflect it. *For students who graduated in 2020 — the peak of the pandemic — 74.4% of those who participated in GA's full-time Career Services program landed jobs within six months of graduation. General Assembly is proud of their grads + teams' relentless dedication and to see those numbers rising. The report can be found at: https://ga-public-downloads.s3.amazonaws.com/General-Assembly-Outcomes-Report-Latest.pdf

2020 OUTCOMES DATA FOR FULL-TIME PROGRAMS
Student Outcomes and Demographics

FULL-TIME STUDENTS
Enrolled 5,105 -
• Withdrawals 684 - 13.4%
• Non-Graduates 120 - 2.3%
• Graduates 4,301 - 84.3%
Total Graduation Rate - 86.0%

GA CAREER SERVICES
Full-Time Seekers 2,530 -
• Placement Within 180 Days of Graduation 1,883 - 74.4%
• Placement More Than 180 Days After Graduation 537 - 21.3%
• No Placement as of This Report 110 - 4.3%
Total Placement Rate (Of total placement rate 93.3% are full-time outcomes, 6.7% are part-time outcomes) - 95.7%

Extended Seekers 330 -
• Placement Within 365 Days of Graduation 198 - 60.0%
• Placement More Than 365 Days After Graduation 38 - 11.5%
• No Placement as of This Report 94 - 28.5%
Extended Seeker Placement Rate Of total placement rate 84.7% are full-time outcomes, 15.3% are part-time outcomes - 71.5%

Graduates Who Do Not Participate to Completion 1,441 -
• Unresponsive to Coach Outreach 642 - 14.9%
• Noncompliant With Career Service Requirements 332 - 7.7%
• Job Seeking Outside of Field of Study 149 - 3.5%
• Return to School 104 - 2.4%
• Family or Health Issue 85 - 2.0%
• Return to Previous Job 91 - 2.1%
• Personal Interest Only 22 - 0.5%
• Visa or Geographic Barrier 14 - 0.3%
• Return to Active Duty 2 - <0.1%
Overall Nonparticipant % - 33.5%

Courses

Data Analytics (Part-Time)

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, in as little as ten weeks. There are no prerequisites, this is a beginner-friendly program. General Assembly’s Data Analytics Immersive is designed for you to harness Excel, SQL, and Tableau to tell compelling stories with a data driven strategy. This program was created for analysts, digital marketers, sales managers, product managers, and data novices looking to learn the essentials of data analysis.

What you'll accomplish
- You will learn to use industry tools, Excel, and SQL to analyze large real world data sets and create data dashboards and visualizations to share your findings. The Data Analytics Accelerator culminates in a.
- Throughout this expert-designed program, you’ll:
- Use Excel, SQL, and Tableau to collect, clean, and analyze large data sets.
- Present data-driven insights to key stakeholders using data visualization and dashboards.
- Tell compelling stories with your data.
- Graduate with a professional portfolio of projects that includes a capstone project applying rigorous data analysis techniques to solve a real-world problem

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

Software Engineering Immersive

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

General Assembly’s Software Engineering Immersive is a transformative course designed for you to get the necessary skills for a coding role in three months. The Software Engineering 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 fundamental programming concepts, as well as experience with languages, frameworks, and libraries that employers demand. Throughout this expert-designed program, you’ll:
- Create a front-end web application with modern JavaScript frameworks such as Angular or React.
- Develop and deploy full-stack applications with in-demand technologies such as Ruby on Rails, Python with Django, and Express with Node.js.
- Build secure full-stack applications by leveraging common design and architectural patterns like model–view–controller (MVC) and Representational State Transfer (REST).
- Practice version control and collaborative software development with Git and GitHub.
- Safely model and store data in SQL and NoSQL databases.
- Consume and integrate third-party application programming interfaces (APIs) in an application.

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

Subjects:
Ruby, Ruby on Rails, JavaScript

Software Engineering Immersive - Flex

Cost: $16,450
Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Have it all. Keep your daytime commitments while transforming your career with evening and weekend training. Our award-winning program, expert instructors, dedicated career coaches, and 19K+ hiring partners get grads hired at A-list companies.

Digital Marketing (Part-Time)

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

Get the skills needed to advance your career in Digital Marketing, in as little as ten weeks. There are no prerequisites, this is a beginner-friendly program. This digital marketing course is designed for students with a range of professional experiences — including beginners. You’ll take a deep dive into the essential channels and tactics behind effective campaigns. Get hands-on experience with social media, search strategy, conversion optimization, Google Analytics, and more.
You will concentrate on the most important tools for executing digital marketing strategies on the job. The program’s content is curated by the General Assembly digital marketing advisory board so that you are able to meet the evolving employer demands of a digital marketer.

This course will equip you with the skills you need to be a productive and effective marketer and keep pace with an evolving digital landscape. You’ll learn current tools and best practices to drive sales leads, boost customer engagement, and help your brand stand out in a crowded market. Throughout this expert-designed program, you’ll:
- Use a full arsenal of digital marketing tools, including Google AdWords and Facebook.
- Design and execute comprehensive marketing plans through channels such as social media, search, email, and paid advertising.
- Execute marketing strategy that’s powered by data and customer insight.
- Measure and optimize performance for campaign success using Google Analytics.
- Apply what you’ve learned to create a portfolio project: an end-to-end campaign that addresses a real-world growth problem.

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

Subjects:
SEO, UX, Digital Marketing

User Experience Design Immersive

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

General Assembly’s User Experience Design Immersive is a transformative course designed for you to get the necessary skills for a UX Design role in three months. The User Experience Design 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 UX Design hiring needs.

As a graduate, you’ll have a portfolio of projects that show your creative and technical ability to launch the next generation of successful apps, websites and digital experiences. Throughout this program, you will:
- Identify and implement the most effective methods of user research to gain a deeper understanding of what users want and need.
- Use interaction and visual design techniques to craft a dynamic digital product that brings delight and function to users.
- Conduct usability testing to make product experiences more accessible for diverse user populations and environments.
- Learn best practices for working within a product team, employing product management techniques and evaluating technical constraints to better collaborate with developers.
- Produce polished design documentation, including wireframes and prototypes, to articulate design decisions to clients and stakeholders.
- 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.

Subjects:
UX

User Experience Design (Part-Time)

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

Translate user wants and needs into intuitive digital experiences that power revenue, loyalty, and product success. Build confidence and credibility to tackle complex design problems on the job. Learn the tools and techniques to design products that are equal parts useful, functional, and delightful. Focusing on both theoretical frameworks and practical applications, students in General Assembly’s User Experience Design course will develop a portfolio project of their choosing — receiving expert feedback along the way.

This is a beginner-friendly program with no prerequisites, although many students are familiar with digital design concepts. Whether you’re new to the field or you’re looking to formalize your practice, our curriculum helps you gain fluency in end-to-end UX processes, tools and documentation and put them to work for you, your company, and your career. Throughout this expert-designed program, you’ll:
- Discover how to identify, ideate, articulate, and develop design solutions for UX challenges.
- Describe how UX designers work with product managers, developers, and visual designers.
- Explore the current UX design landscape through relevant, real-world examples.
- Develop and document personas, journey maps, user flows, and annotated wireframes.
- Utilize industry-standard tools to propose and refine design decisions.
- Apply what you’ve learned to create a portfolio project: a new or redesigned digital product experience.

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

Front-End Web Development (Part-Time)

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

Get the skills needed to start building responsive websites with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript — a versatile skill set with powerful applications in a variety of design, marketing, and other tech-related roles. General Assembly’s Front-End Web Development course equips complete beginners with the cutting-edge tools they need to build rich, interactive websites. Dive into essential programming languages, then round out your skill set with industry-relevant topics like responsive design, APIs, and version control. You’ll apply what you’ve learned to build a custom website from scratch.

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. Throughout this expert-designed program, you’ll:
- Discover how the web works.
- Create the structure and style of a website using HTML and CSS.
- Apply interactivity to a site with JavaScript programming fundamentals.
- Host a website on a server.
- Learn the basic technical vocabulary to communicate with front-end web developers and other technical stakeholders.
- Apply what you’ve learned to create a portfolio project: a dynamic, responsive website.

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

Subjects:
CSS, HTML, jQuery, JavaScript

Product Management (Part-Time)

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 (Part-Time)

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 Immersive

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.

General Assembly Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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4.28/5 (985 reviews)

Ravi Jain
Graduated: 2022

11/23/2022

Course
User Experience Design Part Time

Overall

Curriculum

Job Support

"Waited over 3 months for my certificate of completion"

After completing and passing the course, I had to wait over 3 months for the company to provide me my certificate of completion. I had to pester and constantly follow up, and never was provided any more information than, 'we're working on it.' Only until... Read More

Anonymous
Project Manager | Graduated: 2022

11/20/2022

Course
Product Management

Overall

Curriculum

Job Support

"Project manager for land development engineering projects"

The bootcamp was helpful as someone who is new to the tech industry. It helped me learn the lingo and understand new concepts. It’s very general and doesn’t go into much depth, but it’s a good intro class, just very overpriced for what you actually get.... Read More

Anonymous
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

10/13/2022

Course
Software Engineering Immersive

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Curriculum

Job Support

"Course materials are good, but I would avoid it at all cost."

First of all, the course materials weren't bad, however, the instructors often just read off from the class materials they did not create (You can tell, some time they are as lost as us). The lead instructors for our class also only have a few years of... Read More

Anonymous
Software Engineering Student | Graduated: 2022

10/7/2022

Course
Software Engineering Immersive

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Curriculum

Job Support

"5-figures to be told to look up everything on Google!"

I’m currently enrolled in the Software Engineering Immersive. It’s terrible. The quality of instruction is totally unacceptable given what we’re paying. We get spoon-fed some easy concepts in class, the we get assignments which vastly exceed anything... Read More

Jayden LI
Data Analyst | Graduated: 2022

9/8/2022

Course
Data Analytics Immersive

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Curriculum

Job Support

"GA compares to TAFE, Uni Degree and Online Learning"

If you wonder how GA Data Analytics course compared to TAFE and Master of IT, or self-leaning: I happened to have a chance to undertake all four in different ways almost simultaneously. I can responsibly tell you that GA is superb among all. TAFE is probably... Read More

Joanna Breeden
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

8/15/2022

Course
Software Engineering Immersive

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Curriculum

Job Support

"I had a positive experience at General Assembly. The instructors and my cohort mates became like family."

The instructors were knowledgeable and supportive. They encouraged us to do our own research and to not be afraid to break the code. I became friends with the other students and we worked on deliverables together in groups whenever possible. This is a... Read More

Hasan Mohammed Abdirahman
warehouse associate | Graduated: 2022

7/27/2022

Course
Front-End Web Development

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Curriculum

Job Support

"Amazing"

Pros: 1. Cheaper and Quicker Than a College Degree 2. Practical (Hands-On) Curriculum 3. amazing instructor 4. great content CONS 1. Too Fast to Keep Up 2.Sometimes A Degree is Still King in finding a job 3. Narrow Focus- you have to take other courses... Read More

Bridget Cleary
Product Manager | Graduated: 2022

6/15/2022

Course
Product Management

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Curriculum

Job Support

"Real-world learning with invaluable advice and guidance"

I completed the part-time 10-week Product Management course with GA remotely from Melbourne. I thoroughly enjoyed the coursework and especially valued the opportunity to book in time to speak with the instructors and pick their brains. I found the remote... Read More

Anonymous
software Engineer | Graduated: 2022

6/3/2022

Course
Software Engineering Immersive

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Job Support

"Great experience!"

Pros. They teach you a lot and provide a lot of opportunities to get assistance if you get stuck or have concept questions. There is lab time where you can receive help wit homework and collaborate with classmates There are office hours four days a week,... Read More

Holly Milling
Graduated: 2022

6/1/2022

Course
User Experience Design Immersive

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Curriculum

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"Met expectations and really enjoyed learning human centred design."

I really enjoyed the UXDI bootcamp online with GA. I had a small cohort of 10 students, all of who were very supportive of each other, which I think was a very important factor to my enjoyment of the course. I now know the basics of design principles,... 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 Scholarships, Income Share Agreements, Loan Financing, Deffered Payment, Upfront Payments, and 6 Month Deferred loans.

What courses are offered at General Assembly?

There are many courses you can take at General Assembly. These include Data Analytics (Part-Time), Software Engineering Immersive, Software Engineering Immersive - Flex, Digital Marketing (Part-Time), User Experience Design Immersive, User Experience Design (Part-Time), Front-End Web Development (Part-Time), +7 more. Product Management (Part-Time), Visual Design (Part-Time), Data Science Immersive, Data Science (Part-Time), Python Programming (Part-Time), React Development (Part-Time), and Data Analytics Immersive.

What types of programs are offered at General Assembly?

General Assembly has Full-Time and Part-Time programs for students that can be taken online or in-person.

In these programs, students can learn from and take advantage of one-on-one/group meetings with career coaches, access to exclusive networking opportunities, and more.

What are the job outcomes for General Assembly?

After graduation, 91.90% of alumni find 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?

Prospective students will need to submit an online form in order to apply to General Assembly.

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