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Courses: Cyber Security Career Track, Data Analytics Career Track, Data Engineering Career Track, Data Science Career Track, Data Science Career Track Prep, Introduction to Design, Machine Learning Engineering Career Track, +4 more.
Software Engineering Career Track, Software Engineering Career Track Prep Course, UX Career Track, UI/UX Design Career Track

Locations

Online

About Springboard

Springboard is an online learning platform that prepares students for the tech industry’s most in-demand careers with comprehensive, mentor-led online programs in software engineering, data science, machine learning, UI/UX design, cybersecurity, and more.... Read More

All Springboard courses are 100% online, remote, and self-paced throughout an average of six to nine months.

The Springboard experience gives our students access to a unique community of industry mentors, thought leaders, and alumni, who are on hand to offer insights, networking opportunities, and support throughout our programs and well past graduation. Every Springboard student is matched with a personal student advisor and industry mentor who guides them throughout the program through weekly video calls.

Before graduation, Springboard’s career services team supports students in their job search, helping prepare them for interviews and networking, and facilitates their transition into the tech industry. Our tuition-back guarantee allowing students a six-month runway to secure the role of their dreams means students can take charge and invest in themselves.

Springboard’s support does not end when students graduate. All our graduates benefit from an extensive support network encompassing career services, 1:1 career coaching, networking tips, resume assistance, interview prep, and salary negotiation.

This approach has seen considerable success: since Springboard was founded in 2013, 94% of eligible graduates secured a job within one year, earning an average salary increase of $26,000.

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Courses

Cyber Security Career Track

  • Cost: $8,900
  • Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Springboard is a leading digital skills bootcamp which has empowered thousands of students to get their dream job. The Cyber Security Career Track we offer is the first online bootcamp to guarantee your first cybersecurity job, or your tuition back.

In this fully online Cyber Security Career Track, you will learn from the comfort of your home and at your own pace with 1:1 support from a skilled cybersecurity mentor and dedicated support from career coaches. You will get hands-on practice with 30+ labs and projects, while getting everything you need to pass the Security+ certification test. By the end of the bootcamp, you'll have all of the blue team technical and communication skills you need to start a cybersecurity analyst role (A job that helps you earn about $100,000 in average salary).

Subjects: Cybersecurity Basics (optional), Cybersecurity Fundamentals, IT Project Management, Host-based security, Network Security, Identity and Access Management, Security Assessment and Training, Security Operations, Application Security, Security+ Prep

Subjects: Project Management, Cyber Security, Network Security

Data Analytics Career Track

  • Cost: $5,500
  • Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Become a data analyst in six months, job guaranteed! Through this course, developed in partnership with Microsoft, you’ll master the technical and business thinking skills needed to get hired.

In addition to learning fundamental business statistics concepts, key tools (like Excel, SQL, Python, Power BI, and Tableau), and advanced analysis techniques, you’ll develop your problem-solving skills—something hiring managers told us most job applicants lack. Two capstone projects will allow you to bring all of your skills together, becoming the center of a powerful portfolio. And you’ll do it all with the guidance of your personal mentor and career coach, plus support from your fellow students and Springboard alumni.

Subjects: NumPy, Python, Data Analytics, SQL, Data Visualization

Data Engineering Career Track

  • Cost: $7,500
  • Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Students in the Data Engineering Career Track will learn to translate business needs into data infrastructure.

The curriculum is designed to teach students the framework, skills, and tools the world's top technology companies demand.

Some of the topics the curriculum covers include ETL and data pipelines, big data technologies like MapReduce, Apache Hadoop and Spark, and data warehousing, data schema, and modeling.

Subjects: Big Data Engineering, Data Engineering in the Cloud, Data Pipelines and Orchestration, Data Virtualization and Container-based, Streaming Data and APIs, Coding for Data Engineering

Data Science Career Track

  • Cost: $7,500
  • Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Get a job, or your money back, through Springboard’s mentor-guided online bootcamp. With our job guarantee, if you don’t land a job within six months of graduating, your tuition will be refunded.

Students will master the data science process, from statistics and data wrangling to advanced topics like machine learning and data storytelling, by working on real projects designed by industry experts. With the guidance of your personal mentor and career coaches, you will graduate with an interview-ready portfolio and a network of data scientists. We won’t stop there. We know that career transitions are hard, and we’ll support you every step of the way—until you get hired.

Deferred Tuition: $12,500 for 18 months.

Subjects: Python, Data Visualization, Data Structures, Data Science

Data Science Career Track Prep

  • Cost: $490
  • Duration: 6 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Need more prep for the Data Science Career Track? In this mentor-led course, you'll spend 4-6 weeks mastering the foundational skills needed to pass the admissions challenge and start your career.

This course was designed specifically for go-getters who want to enroll in our Data Science Career Track, but who need an introduction to, or a refresher in, Python programming, statistics, or other core data science concepts.

With guidance from your personal mentor, you’ll finish the course having learned to use Python to complete real-world coding exercises. You’ll also be able to ace our Data Science Career Track admissions challenge and begin your data science journey.

Subjects: Data Science

Introduction to Design

  • Cost: $349
  • Duration: 4 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

This four-week, online course allows students to experience the Springboard curriculum in a bite-sized, easily digestible format. It’s created for those who want to test if online learning is for them, and those who are simply curious to see if their interest in design could lead them towards a new career.

Introduction to Design students have access to one-on-one mentorship from a design expert, a one-on-one call with a career coach, hands-on, exercise-based learning, access to a dedicated student advisor, a teaching assistant, student operations support and a community of aspiring designers and design experts.

Subjects: Sketch, UI Design, UX Design, Wireframing, Figma, Personas

Machine Learning Engineering Career Track

  • Cost: $7,940
  • Duration: 26 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Fast-track your machine learning career through our mentor-guided, hands-on machine learning engineering course—the first to come with a job guarantee.

Our curriculum, designed for people with software engineering experience, is rigorous and deeply technical, teaching the foundations of machine learning and deep learning. But it’s also hands-on. Of the 400 hours of work we estimate it will take to complete this course, 100 hours go toward capstone projects. You’ll build and deploy large-scale AI systems—with guidance from your mentor, an experienced machine learning engineer currently working in the industry.

Deferred Tuition: $12,500 for 18 months.

Subjects: Exploratory Testing, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Software Engineering Career Track

  • Cost: $8,500
  • Duration: 36 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Launch your career as a software engineer with 1:1 mentorship, career coaching, and a job guarantee. If you don’t land a job within six months of graduating, your tuition is refunded. We’ve partnered with legendary coding instructor Colt Steele to develop a cutting-edge curriculum covering everything from Python and SQL to the latest JavaScript frameworks that employers are hiring for, React and Node. As part of the course, you’ll build your own production-ready web apps to showcase to employers. You’ll also be paired with a personal mentor, an experienced software engineer currently working in the industry, who will guide you throughout the course.

Subjects: jQuery, PostgreSQL, AJAX, Python, Redux, React.js, SQL, JavaScript

Software Engineering Career Track Prep Course

  • Cost: $490
  • Duration: 4 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Learn HTML/CSS and JavaScript in this online self-paced course from your own senior software engineer mentor. The perfect foundation to becoming a software engineer and taking more advanced job-guaranteed bootcamps like Springboard’s Software Engineer Career Track.

Subjects: CSS, HTML, JavaScript
Classroom Hours Per Week: 10.0

UX Career Track

  • Cost: $6,900
  • Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Become a UX designer in six months, job guaranteed! If you don’t land a job within six months of graduating from this intensive user experience course, your tuition will be refunded.

The UX Career Track is a self-paced, mentor-guided, online bootcamp designed for people with adjacent skills from a few specific backgrounds: visual design, coding, marketing, and research. With the fundamentals already in place, you'll master design thinking, develop cross-functional communication skills, and create real-world projects that you can show off in a unique portfolio. After graduation, you’ll continue to enjoy the support of career coaches and access to our employer network so that you can land an entry-level UX job. Of course, from day one onward, you’ll enjoy one-on-one support from an industry mentor and a strong community of fellow students all working toward reaching their career goals.

Upfront: $6,900
Monthly: $1,299

Deferred Tuition: $500 deposit, $527 for 18 months after starting new job, total is $10,000

Subjects: UX Testing, A/B Testing, UI Design, UX, UX Design

Springboard Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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4.68/5

(914 reviews)
    5/13/2021
  • Eric Rivera | UX Designer
  • UI/UX Design Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Springboard's UX/UI Career Track helped me transition from Bartender to UX Designer"

My experience with Springboard was overall really great. It is competitively priced and one of the longer boot camps out there (9 months). The self-paced model is definitely not for everyone, but it allowed me the flexibility I needed to continue working... Read More

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    5/13/2021
  • Ella Moyer | UX Designer
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Challenging, relevant, and incredibly supportive. My experience with Springboard was everything I had hoped — and more!"

Springboard’s mentor-led UX career track is so in-depth, engaging and challenging. I loved the content in the curriculum and the projects I had the opportunity to work on. I was set up for career success and landed a great job even before finishing the... Read More

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    5/13/2021
  • Brandon Leyva
  • Data Analytics Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"A Good Foundation"

The Springboard Curriculum was well put together and organized. I felt like it gave a good foundation for the key concepts that are needed to be applied to be a successful data analyst. The community and mentorship were helpful as well. My one desire... Read More

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    5/12/2021
  • Anonymous | Data Analyst
  • Data Science Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Course filled in the gaps for what I didn't learn in undergrad/grad school"

As someone who graduated from undergrad with a biochem degree, almost no coding experience, no relevant projects to showcase on my resume and no idea of how to get a job, the Data Science course and whole package accomplished what it said it would: I... Read More

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    5/10/2021
  • Geraldo Gomes | Software Engineer
  • Software Engineering Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Awesome experience"

The curriculum and the mentorship are amazing. I got an offer less than 1 week after I graduated. I learned both FrontEnd and BackEnd skills that I will use every day on my new job and I feel confident that I can do a good job even though it will be my... Read More

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    5/8/2021
  • Anu Verma | Data Analyst
  • Data Analytics Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Springboard taught me to become a better Data Analyst"

Pros - Learning the exceptional skills and knowledge to become a better Data Analyst - Career coaches immensely helped me improve my resume and LinkedIn profile that has generated so many messages from recruiters - Mock interviews have helped me build... Read More

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    5/7/2021
  • PaJai Vang | UX Designer
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Springboard helped build confidence during my career transition."

I just completed the program yesterday and will begin my job search with a career coach. I was making a career transition from customer service and currently have a BA in graphic design. I was lost trying to figure out what I can do with my design skills... Read More

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    5/7/2021
  • PaJai Vang | UX Designer
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Springboard was effective in getting me ready for a career transition."

The knowledge I’ve gained within the three projects I undertook, makes me confident about my success within the UX industry. It took me awhile to get use to the self-pace but student advising and my mentor helped me create a schedule to stay on track.... Read More

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    5/4/2021
  • Richa Sethi
  • Data Science Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Helped me with my career transition into data science"

Pros: - Curated program that gives a great structure to your learning - Invaluable 1:1 mentoring sessions with industry experts - Best in class career coaches who help you get job ready - Lots of opportunities to network with present students and alumni... Read More

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    5/4/2021
  • Kevin Tran
  • Data Analytics Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Springboard Data Analytics Career Track - Good experience to add to a Resume"

The Data Analytics Career Track overall was a great experience that helps you get your feet wet in data analytics, presentation, and cleansing including many other skills that are great things that you can add to a resume. I studied Economics and IT in... Read More

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Springboard's average rating is 4.68 out of 5.0 based on 914 review(s).

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Frequently Asked Questions

What financing options are offered by Springboard?

Springboard offers many financing options, such as Scholarships, Loan Financing, Deffered Payment, and Upfront Payments.

What courses are offered at Springboard?

There are many courses you can take at Springboard. These include the Cyber Security Career Track, Data Analytics Career Track, Data Engineering Career Track, Data Science Career Track, Data Science Career Track Prep, Introduction to Design, Machine Learning Engineering Career Track, Software Engineering Career Track, Software Engineering Career Track Prep Course, UI/UX Design Career Track, and UX Career Track.

What are the job outcomes for Springboard?

For UX Design and Data Science Career Track students, the average salary increase is $26K.

Springboard alumni work at various tech companies, such as Wayfair, Boeing, Pandora, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, LinkedIn, and more.

What is the application process at Springboard like?

Prospective students need to fill out the course's application form to get started. There is no application fee and the application takes about 10-15 minutes to complete. After completing the initial application, Springboard will reach out to you to schedule an interview with one of their Admissions Managers to discuss your background and learning goals to make sure you're a good fit for the program.

If it's a fit, they'll send you a technical skills survey to test your skills and experience. Applicants spend up to 3 hours on this. If you pass the skills survey, Springboard will send you a registration link so you can choose the start date and payment plan that works for you.

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