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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

UI/UX Design Career Track

  • Cost: $10,000
  • 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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4.68/5

(896 reviews)
    4/13/2021
  • Jason McGinty | Android Developer
  • Software Engineering Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Great program for self-motivated individuals"

The biggest pro for me was the self-paced, very independent curriculum. I was working full time when I started the program, so it was nice to be able to work through the curriculum at my own pace rather than having a set schedule. Weekly calls with a... Read More

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    4/12/2021
  • Allen Wang
  • Data Science Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Great Resources"

The curriculum is as expected but what surprised me about the course is the amount of knowledgeable peers and basically unlimited access to peer and mentor resources. Career coaches are also super helpful and guide you in every step along the way of your... Read More

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    4/12/2021
  • Erin Gjefle | Student
  • UI/UX Design Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Overall a good program for new designers"

I enjoyed this course, and would recommend it with two big pieces of advice. Make sure you are self disciplined and that you manage your time well. The course has a lot of really informative and inspiring content, but you won't get the full benefit of... Read More

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    4/11/2021
  • Mohammad KA (Casey) Khan | Technical Product Manager
  • Data Science Career Track
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Wonderful way to learn data science"

I wanted to learn data science so I could better manage product using different ML algorithms. The hands on approach gave me good insights into how to approach my product builds. Working with the mentor was the best part because I could discuss real life... Read More

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    4/9/2021
  • Anonymous | Product Designer
  • UI/UX Design Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"A great way to springboard myself into the industry"

After graduating from University, I realized that it was time to switch careers. Yes, I did not enjoy what I was doing in university but it's never too early or late to switch into something I'm passionate about. The pros: The 1:1 mentorship call was... Read More

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    4/8/2021
  • Anonymous | UI/UX Design Career Track
  • UI/UX Design Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Springboard; Best Decision Ever."

I just completed my UI/UX Design course and couldn't be happier. The journey was a bit challenging as I was changing my career, but Springboard mentors and advisors' continuous support made it smooth for me. If you are in the same boat as me and want... Read More

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    4/7/2021
  • Braden Bullock
  • UI/UX Design Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Great overall experience where I was able to learn lots and prepare to enter the job market."

Overall I had a very good experience with Springboard. Their curriculum is very thorough and provided a great knowledge base to work with in future careers and internships. Springboard provided a company through which I was able to start an internship... Read More

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    4/7/2021
  • Jay-Ce Heisig | Associate Marketing Specialist
  • Data Analytics Career Track
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Former English Teacher, Humanities Undergrad, Now Employed in Data Role"

I enrolled in Springboard’s Data Analytics Career Track upon completing a two-year contract with Teach For America. I always had an interest in data but never felt confident in acting on it until I had to figure out my next step after teaching. I studied... Read More

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    4/7/2021
  • Purevdulam Gansukh | Data Analyst
  • Data Analytics Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Mentors, advisor and career support"

I have recently completed the DAC and loved Springboard for its mentor, career and advisor support. Have 1:1 weekly call with your mentor to guide you on your project and they also offer with on demand mentor support if you feel stuck on a code/task.... Read More

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    4/5/2021
  • TAYLOR MYERS | UX/UI Designer
  • UI/UX Design Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"I was on the fence reading these too..."

I just compleated the Springboard course and have to say, I have never made a better decision in my life! 9 months ago I was laid off from my service industry job, wondering what direction I wanted to take my life. Now, I have a full-time position as... Read More

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Springboard's average rating is 4.68 out of 5.0 based on 896 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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