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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

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4.68/5

(891 reviews)
    3/24/2017
  • Anonymous | Business Analyst
  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Graduated: 2016

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"Do you got what it takes?"

This course was a great and fair step in helping me to determine if data science was the right path for me. The course gives you all the tools and best methods you need to get an introduction to data science. As long as you try, you can get a pretty good... Read More

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    3/23/2017
  • Andrew Nguyen | Student
  • UX Design
  • Graduated: 2016

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"UX Design on Fleek!"

Hey everyone, I want to let everyone know that this workshop has changed my life.
As a student in software engineering... Sticking with the discipline and the kind of learning I went through, it didn't give me a wider range of knowledge i wished to seek.... Read More

In the workshop, I finished it in 3 months. Depending on how much time you want to put in it, how fast you want to complete it is all up to you. Obviously the more effort you put into the workshop the more you get out of it. It was very flexible to my time but also intimidating to the point where you're not making use of all your money if you decide to miss a week or even 2 weeks. I honestly could've finished it faster if i put my full focus into the workshop. And that's the point of this program, you work at your own pace and you figure out when you can subsidize it with your daily routine.

I've learned quite a big chunk of stuff and used it to my advantage for my school courses(depends) as well as outside business work.
Do you think I recommend this workshop? I definitely do. You will also get a mentor that will guide you through the course and make sure you succeed with satisfaction. Heck, I already miss my mentor :c

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    3/23/2017
  • Anonymous

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"Intensive learing that works with your schedule."

I took this course to help me make data driven choices in my client experience position. Being able to work at my own pace allowed me to spend more time on things that were more useful/challenging to me while still being held accoountable with weekly... Read More

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    3/23/2017
  • Maneesh Janyavula | Software engineer
  • Intermediate Data Science
  • Graduated: 2016

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"Great Community"

I have taken the data science intensive course which is python based and it really helped me gain a proper understanding on how to deal with cleaning data, pre processing data, doing exploratory data analysis and machine learning. The course material... Read More

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    3/20/2017
  • Abby | Consultant
  • UX Design
  • Graduated: 2016

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"A very thorough, well guided course"

My experience with the UX Design course at Springboard was incredibly pleasant. The materials gathered and provided to the student are thorough without being overwhelming. Being able to work at my own pace has always been the best way to learn for me... Read More

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    3/15/2017
  • Riley
  • UX Design
  • Graduated: 2016

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"Great intro to UX design"

I really enjoyed the Springboard UX design program. It's self-paced, so you do have to have some motivation to finish / get work done, but I found the curriculum to be a great overview of all aspects of UX. I thought all the info was relevant and interesting,... Read More

As for timeline, I was able to finish the program in one month while also working a part time job. I only felt a little pressed for time at the very end when I was finishing up the final project.

The mentor calls were particularly helpful, especially for career and portfolio advice. Overall I thought this course was great and would recommend it to anyone who is interested in UX.

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    3/15/2017
  • Lars
  • Graduated: 2017

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"Fast paced learning made easy!"

I took the course "data analytics for business". It was a pleasure and I enjoyed it very much! Upfront I read that former students found Springboard to be so effective because of the mentor calls. That is, for sure, a very important reason. But I want... Read More

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    12/21/2016
  • Mark
  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Graduated: 2016

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"Challenging but rewarding"

I had read various articles about data science, the role as a career, tools used etc. However it was upon enrolling in the Springboard course that I found out what it was like hands on. If you are passionate on the topic, or even just curious, I can honestly... Read More

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    12/21/2016
  • Oana Calugar
  • Graduated: 2014

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"Springboard has dramatically contributed to my career success."

The real difference with the Springboard courses is the feedback you get from the mentors. I got concentrated doses of information in the classes and the mentor calls, and I was able to apply them immediately in my projects. I choose Springboard based... Read More

Speingboard has dramatically contributed to my career success. It's pretty hard to beat Springboard regarding getting your skills current.

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    12/21/2016
  • Shivani S. | Data Analyst
  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Graduated: 2016

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"If you want to start excelling at Data Science, take this course!"

My prime goal with this course was to advance and formally train myself in data science fundamentals, apply them immediately at my work and lay a solid foundation in data science to continue on the path to become a data scientist. The course was able... Read More

After an excellent all round experience with the fundamentals course, I am actively considering getting myself enrolled in the data science intensive course.

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Springboard's average rating is 4.68 out of 5.0 based on 891 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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