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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 (1082 reviews)

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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"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.

Onkar Singh
Data Analytics Fellowship Student | Graduated: 2021

9/30/2021

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Cyber Security Career Track

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"Very well-structured course with excellent technical and career support."

A few key pros: - 1-1 Industry mentor with weekly calls - Cohort, Slack, and additional mentor support - High tier career coach with years of experience dedicated to equipping us with the best resources Student advisors are always willing to help as well,... Read More

Erin Corcoran
New Business Analyst | Graduated: 2021

9/30/2021

Course
Data Analytics Career Track

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"Highly recommend the DAC bootcamp to jumpstart your career in analytics/data"

I only have Pros with this program. Springboard's bootcamp services are the career counseling support you wish you had in undergrad and never got! The only cons I think would be not understanding that the field of data, analytics, business, tooling, all... Read More

Sunisa Saiseubyat
Graduated: 2021

9/30/2021

Course
UI/UX Design Career Track

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"Springboard helped me built my portfolio!"

Springboard is a mentor lead Bootcamp that helps people make the transition into the tech world. I love that I get to talk to my mentor every week and got a chance to work with the real clients at the end of the cohort. It was a great experience and exposure!... Read More

Jenny Jung
UX designer | Graduated: 2021

9/28/2021

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UI/UX Design Career Track

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"Great experience!"

Overall, the whole experience was amazing. What I loved about this UX/UI bootcamp was the thorough and organized curriculum. It made me follow and finish every chapter very easily. If there's one thing I can say about drawback, it's about limited call... Read More

Zeynep Taymaz
Graduated: 2021

9/28/2021

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UI/UX Design Career Track

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"Springboard's UX/UI Career Track"

I just finished the UX/UI Career Track by Springboard and I am finally starting the most exciting part: job hunt! So far, I have felt great support from Springboard. I had my personal mentor, student advisor and career coach throughout the process. We... Read More

Ryan Devlin
UX Designer | Graduated: 2021

9/27/2021

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UX Career Track

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"Great online program that teaches you the foundations, helps you build a network, and gives you support in the job search"

I just finished the Springboard UX Career Track and have begun my Job Search as of today. I first heard about Springboard when I was looking at changing my career path, and my friend suggested I look into UX and the course Springboard offered (they had... Read More

Weijung Tseng
Graduated: 2021

9/27/2021

Course
Data Science Career Track

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"It is a decent bootcamp"

The curriculum is great and the tutor was knowledgeable and helpful. I spent roughly one to two hour on a weekday and four hours on weekend. I completed the course in 6 months and I learned a lot. They also taught me many things about interview which... Read More

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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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