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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)

Wrachel J Davis
Graduated: 2021

10/10/2021

Course
Data Analytics Career Track

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"Well organized"

Springboard is well organized and well segmented, which makes the entire work at your own pace experience much easier. The weekly calls are a good accountability measure as well, so that you don't stay stagnant or too off track time wise and can progress... Read More

Valerie Moreno
Graduated: 2021

10/8/2021

Course
UI/UX Design Career Track

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"Great experience for learning technical and professional skills."

Springboard was overall a great experience. Pros- -The coursework was divided fairly and easy to follow along. The resources in each unit were helpful and there were several practice activities after every unit. -The mentor pairing was one of my favorite... Read More

Nilesh Kukreja
Graduated: 2021

10/7/2021

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"helped me transition career"

Coming from business marketing and sales background , after completing this rigorous course I felt confident that i have required skills both technical and soft skills to grab a great job in my industry. Mentors are from IVY schools with real life high... Read More

Rossini Thadal
Software Engineer | Graduated: 2021

10/7/2021

Course
Software Engineering Career Track

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"I feel that the Springboard team is very supportive"

Pros: Allowed to take breaks School-Work--Life Balance for doing online Very affordable Lots of supports from Advisors, TAs, and 1-1 mentors Cons: Limited Office Hours Curriculum needs be Windows friendly, I got confused with Colts IOS short-keys.

Katie Ciccaglione
Graduated: 2021

10/7/2021

Course
Data Analytics Career Track

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"Great program to prepare you for a new career!"

Pros: - Curriculum is very organized - gives a great mix of instructional videos/articles with hands-on projects and case studies - Capstone Projects: give you something to add to your resume and talk about during interviews, which is definitely helpful... Read More

Aimua-emwonsa Ogboghodor
Product Designer | Graduated: 2021

10/6/2021

Course
UI/UX Design Career Track

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"A truly remarkable UX/UI bootcamp program."

Remarkable, intense experience going through the thorough UX/UI Bootcamp Curriculum. I enjoyed the transformation in my design process and thinking. I would recommend anyone looking to get into the UX design industry to go through the program. The one-on-one... Read More

Grahm Schneider
Graduated: 2021

10/5/2021

Course
Data Analytics Career Track

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"Data Analytics Career Track"

- Great technical and career support - Mentor is very hands on and engaging - The curriculum is challenging and applicable to the data analytics career field - Great community support. Was crucial to make friends and rely on them for support and encouragement.... Read More

Joel Antolijao
Data Analyst | Graduated: 2021

10/4/2021

Course
Data Analytics Career Track

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"It was a great well-rounded program!"

In searching for a bootcamp to jumpstart my career in tech/data, I wanted to find a bootcamp that would make the application process seamless and to provide me with 24/7 support, especially being so new to the field. The fact that the curriculum was very... Read More

Cecilia Vu
Graduated: 2021

10/4/2021

Course
Data Analytics Career Track

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Job Support

"Great Place to Develop Real-World Skills"

The course material focused exactly what is needed in the professional world and equipped me with real-life skills. The people within the Springboard community were supportive and helpful in my career transition journey - from the students to the mentors... Read More

Prajakta Kadam
UX/UI designer | Graduated: 2021

10/1/2021

Course
UX Career Track

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"Excellent Experience, Project base curriculum really helpful."

Pro-7 month guided study schedule, 1on1mentor support, 3 project to showcase on portfolio, lifetime access to curriculum.Grate support Con- You don't have any control over you IDP selection, sometimes it gets overwhelming because of lots of reading.

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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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