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 regular 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.
Springboard is excited to offer SwitchUp an exclusive scholarship for $500 off tuition! Use promo code SWITCHUP500 when enrolling. *This offer is only valid for new applicants. Applicants who have already summited an application cannot claim this scholarship. This scholarship cannot be combined with other scholarships and/or offers. Qualifying Courses: Data Analytics Career Track, Data Science Career Track, Software Engineering Career Track, UI/UX Design Career Track, UX Career Track,
At Springboard, we equip our students with the skills they'll need to find their dream jobs in a tech-centric economy. To that end, we believe in providing transparency around our outcomes, so that students like you can make well-informed decisions. This report is intended to provide information regarding data on job placements and student demographics for all Springboard career tracks: https://ddf46429.springboard.com/uploads/resources/1644953246_Outcomes_2021_All_Career_Tracks.pdf.
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Software Engineering Career Track Prep Course
UX Career Track
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.
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UI/UX Design Career Track
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 regularly. You can ask them questions about the curriculum, get project feedback or career advice.
4. In addition to your regular 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
Average Ratings (All Programs)
Jenny N.Graduated: 2016
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
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Stephanie S.Website Manager-UX Lead | Graduated: 2015
"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 FangUX Designer | Graduated: 2015
"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
ZeinaSenior Graphic Designer | Graduated: 2016
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
JeanLead Designer/Creative Director | Graduated: 2016
"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
"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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