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About Springboard

Location: Online

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.

Courses

UX Career Track

Cost: $7,900
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

UI/UX Design Career Track

Cost: $11,900
Duration: 36 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Springboard's UX Design course is an introductory online course for learning UX Design. The objective of the course is to emphasize learning by doing and help you build a portfolio as you learn. We also interleave industry insights with learning material for wider context and awareness.

When you enroll in this course, you will get -
1. You will get a high-quality online curriculum, which contains the best UX learning resources handpicked from the web and structured into a logical curriculum by an experienced UX Designer.
2. A Student Advisor will talk with you about your learning objectives and preferences for a mentor, and find the best 1-1 mentor match accordingly. They will support you throughout the course.
3. As you work through the curriculum and projects at your own pace, you will have 1-1 video calls with your mentor every week. You can ask them questions about the curriculum, get project feedback or career advice.
4. In addition to your weekly mentor calls, you'll have access to weekly live Office Hours and an exclusive community of mentors and students for discussions with the broader community.
5. Once you finish the course material and submit the Capstone Project, you will get a Certificate of Completion.

This course is suitable for -
a) anyone who wants to transition into a career in UX
b) anyone who works with UX/UI Designers and wants to understand their work better

Upfront: $10,000
Monthly: $1,299

Deferred Tuition: $700 deposit, $794 for 18 months after starting new job, total is $15,000

Subjects:
UX

Springboard Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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4.69/5 (1079 reviews)

Anonymous
UX/UI designer | Graduated: 2016

12/19/2016

Course
Introduction to Data Science

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Curriculum

Job Support

"If you are thinking about change - try it!"

I had an education in Management & Digital Media and was looking at UX career. I didn't know how to start and Springboard helped me a lot to realize what is this industry about and gave me an understanding that I really want to do it!
The mentorship is... Read More

saleem ahmad
Data Analyst | Graduated: 2016

12/18/2016

Course
Introduction to Data Science

Overall

Curriculum

Job Support

"The best program"

Pros:
- Mentors who are already working in their field and can navigate you in right direction, so you don't have to find everything.
- life long access to constantly updated material.
- Office hours where one can ask any question.
- Exceptional from mentors,... Read More

Cons:

Nothing you guys are so dedicated and doing such a life changing job. So following is more of recommendation

- Mentor's hour should be 20 minutes twice a week.

Anonymous
Graduated: 2016

12/16/2016

Course
UX Design

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Job Support

"Great self paced online learning experience"

The most rewarding aspect of this course is the mentorship program. Building contacts in the field you are interested in is key to a successful career. I really enjoyed the self paced factor as well where you can complete the course as quickly as you... Read More

Jenny N.
Graduated: 2016

12/15/2016

Course
UX Design

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Curriculum

Job Support

"Fun Program"

My experience with Springboard was great. Staff was friendly, platform was easy to use, courses were efficient and fun. The online community is extremely helpful - mentors and students will help you with your questions or issues. My mentor, Emily, was... Read More

Stephanie S.
Website Manager-UX Lead | Graduated: 2015

12/15/2016

Course
UX Design

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Job Support

"Excellent and comprehensive UX course"

The UX Design Workshop gave me a great understanding of UX principles and how and when to apply them. There is so much material on the topic out there, but having it curated in one place and presented in a meaningful way was wonderful. You have the option... Read More

Joe Fang
UX Designer | Graduated: 2015

12/15/2016

Course
UX Design

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Job Support

"Springboard helped me start my career in UX"

Just some background information on myself, I have a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and also an Associate Degree in Graphic Design. My last several jobs I had were Graphic Designer positions with some Email Marketing(basic HTML coding) experience.... Read More

Zeina
Senior Graphic Designer | Graduated: 2016

12/15/2016

Course
UX Design

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"Highly recommended"

I enjoyed the program very much, gained a lot of knowledge and was able to apply what I learned at work.
The mentors were super helpful and everyone is happy to answer your questions and give advise.
I highly recommend this program to anyone who's considering... Read More

Jean
Lead Designer/Creative Director | Graduated: 2016

12/12/2016

Course
UX Design

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Curriculum

Job Support

"A way to stay current for the highly motivated!"

This was my first online experience and it didn't disappoint. I was motivated to complete the program so I made sure I was ready for my meeting with my mentor every week. My mentor was extremely knowledgeable and always ready with information and links... Read More

Ben
Graduated: 2016

12/10/2016

Course
UX Design

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Curriculum

Job Support

"Springboard is an excellent course for self driven learners"

I really enjoyed my time with the Springboard UX Design Workshop. The course lets you learn at your own pace, but alleviates the problem of most online courses: isolation.

Interacting with a professional mentor each week allows the student to really get... Read More

By the end of the course, I had completed a rewarding portfolio project and I was surprised at how much I was able to accomplish with the course.

I thoroughly recommend the course.

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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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