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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 Data Analytics, Introduction to Design, +5 more.
Machine Learning Engineering Career Track, Software Engineering Career Track, Software Engineering Career Track Prep Course, UX Career Track, UI/UX Design Career Track

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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

Cyber Security Career Track

  • Cost: $11,900
  • Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Springboard is a leading digital skills bootcamp which has empowered thousands of students to get their dream job. The Cyber Security Career Track we offer is the first online bootcamp to guarantee your first cybersecurity job, or your tuition back.

In this fully online Cyber Security Career Track, you will learn from the comfort of your home and at your own pace with 1:1 support from a skilled cybersecurity mentor and dedicated support from career coaches. You will get hands-on practice with 30+ labs and projects, while getting everything you need to pass the Security+ certification test. By the end of the bootcamp, you'll have all of the blue team technical and communication skills you need to start a cybersecurity analyst role (A job that helps you earn about $100,000 in average salary).

Subjects: Cybersecurity Basics (optional), Cybersecurity Fundamentals, IT Project Management, Host-based security, Network Security, Identity and Access Management, Security Assessment and Training, Security Operations, Application Security, Security+ Prep

Subjects: Project Management, Cyber Security, Network Security

Data Analytics Career Track

  • Cost: $7,000
  • Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Become a data analyst in six months, job guaranteed! Through this course, developed in partnership with Microsoft, you’ll master the technical and business thinking skills needed to get hired.

In addition to learning fundamental business statistics concepts, key tools (like Excel, SQL, Python, Power BI, and Tableau), and advanced analysis techniques, you’ll develop your problem-solving skills—something hiring managers told us most job applicants lack. Two capstone projects will allow you to bring all of your skills together, becoming the center of a powerful portfolio. And you’ll do it all with the guidance of your personal mentor and career coach, plus support from your fellow students and Springboard alumni.

Subjects: NumPy, Python, Data Analytics, SQL, Data Visualization

Data Engineering Career Track

  • Cost: $8,500
  • Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Students in the Data Engineering Career Track will learn to translate business needs into data infrastructure.

The curriculum is designed to teach students the framework, skills, and tools the world's top technology companies demand.

Some of the topics the curriculum covers include ETL and data pipelines, big data technologies like MapReduce, Apache Hadoop and Spark, and data warehousing, data schema, and modeling.

Subjects: Big Data Engineering, Data Engineering in the Cloud, Data Pipelines and Orchestration, Data Virtualization and Container-based, Streaming Data and APIs, Coding for Data Engineering

Data Science Career Track

  • Cost: $8,500
  • Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Get a job, or your money back, through Springboard’s mentor-guided online bootcamp. With our job guarantee, if you don’t land a job within six months of graduating, your tuition will be refunded.

Students will master the data science process, from statistics and data wrangling to advanced topics like machine learning and data storytelling, by working on real projects designed by industry experts. With the guidance of your personal mentor and career coaches, you will graduate with an interview-ready portfolio and a network of data scientists. We won’t stop there. We know that career transitions are hard, and we’ll support you every step of the way—until you get hired.

Deferred Tuition: $12,500 for 18 months.

Subjects: Python, Data Visualization, Data Structures, Data Science

Data Science Career Track Prep

  • Cost: $490
  • Duration: 6 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Need more prep for the Data Science Career Track? In this mentor-led course, you'll spend 4-6 weeks mastering the foundational skills needed to pass the admissions challenge and start your career.

This course was designed specifically for go-getters who want to enroll in our Data Science Career Track, but who need an introduction to, or a refresher in, Python programming, statistics, or other core data science concepts.

With guidance from your personal mentor, you’ll finish the course having learned to use Python to complete real-world coding exercises. You’ll also be able to ace our Data Science Career Track admissions challenge and begin your data science journey.

Subjects: Data Science

Introduction to Data Analytics

  • Cost: $349
  • Duration: 4 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

This course is designed to help students decide if a career in data analytics is right for them. It will also help them decide if Springboard is the right educator for them. The course will introduce students to data analytics fundamentals, including structured thinking processes, Excel foundations, and how to present data-driven insights.

Subjects: Data Analytics, Excel

Introduction to Design

  • Cost: $349
  • Duration: 4 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

This four-week, online course allows students to experience the Springboard curriculum in a bite-sized, easily digestible format. It’s created for those who want to test if online learning is for them, and those who are simply curious to see if their interest in design could lead them towards a new career.

Introduction to Design students have access to one-on-one mentorship from a design expert, a one-on-one call with a career coach, hands-on, exercise-based learning, access to a dedicated student advisor, a teaching assistant, student operations support and a community of aspiring designers and design experts.

Subjects: Sketch, UI Design, UX Design, Wireframing, Figma, Personas

Machine Learning Engineering Career Track

  • Cost: $10,000
  • Duration: 26 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Fast-track your machine learning career through our mentor-guided, hands-on machine learning engineering course—the first to come with a job guarantee.

Our curriculum, designed for people with software engineering experience, is rigorous and deeply technical, teaching the foundations of machine learning and deep learning. But it’s also hands-on. Of the 400 hours of work we estimate it will take to complete this course, 100 hours go toward capstone projects. You’ll build and deploy large-scale AI systems—with guidance from your mentor, an experienced machine learning engineer currently working in the industry.

Deferred Tuition: $12,500 for 18 months.

Subjects: Exploratory Testing, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Software Engineering Career Track

  • Cost: $9,900
  • Duration: 36 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Launch your career as a software engineer with 1:1 mentorship, career coaching, and a job guarantee. If you don’t land a job within six months of graduating, your tuition is refunded. We’ve partnered with legendary coding instructor Colt Steele to develop a cutting-edge curriculum covering everything from Python and SQL to the latest JavaScript frameworks that employers are hiring for, React and Node. As part of the course, you’ll build your own production-ready web apps to showcase to employers. You’ll also be paired with a personal mentor, an experienced software engineer currently working in the industry, who will guide you throughout the course.

Subjects: jQuery, PostgreSQL, AJAX, Python, Redux, React.js, SQL, JavaScript

Software Engineering Career Track Prep Course

  • Cost: $490
  • Duration: 4 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Learn HTML/CSS and JavaScript in this online self-paced course from your own senior software engineer mentor. The perfect foundation to becoming a software engineer and taking more advanced job-guaranteed bootcamps like Springboard’s Software Engineer Career Track.

Subjects: CSS, HTML, JavaScript
Classroom Hours Per Week: 10.0

Springboard Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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4.69/5

(1045 reviews)
    9/14/2021
  • Milan Zagorac
  • Software Engineering Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Only boot camp that allows you to work at your pace"

It took me almost a year to find a boot camp. I landed on Springboard as it was the only one that was self-paced and online which allowed me to maintain my current employment. It wasn't easy but the support system in place helped me be successful and... Read More

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    9/14/2021
  • malini chandran
  • Software Engineering Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Software Engineering Career Track"

Enrolling in Springboard's software engineering career track has been one of the best decisions of my life. I started with nothing and ended up doing four capstone projects which were completely designed and developed by me. I would recommend this course... Read More

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    9/14/2021
  • Oluwatoba Oyekanmi
  • Data Science Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Springboard's Data Science Career Track Prep Review"

Prior joining Springboard, I had some technical background and experience with Data Science but struggled to actually get a job. After going through the process judiciously and with great dedication, I can confidently say Springboard has helped me build... Read More

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    9/13/2021
  • Rachel Meuler | UX Designer
  • UI/UX Design Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Springboard UI/UX Career Track Bootcamp"

After doing a ton of research on UX bootcamps, I chose Springboard because it met the most criteria. Overall, I am happy with the education I got from this program. However, I was fortunate to be involved with 2 study groups of great individuals (one... Read More

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    9/13/2021
  • Preeti Saraswat | Data Scientist
  • Data Science Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Amazing coursework"

Springboard has a an amazing coursework, it also provides great mentor support and student advising team support. their Career coaching was exceptional and they helped me in every stage of job search. Would recommend it to all aspirant Data scientist..... Read More

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    9/10/2021
  • Amy Raabe | UX/UI Student
  • UI/UX Design Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Springboard provided a very thorough learning experience."

I had a very thorough learning experience with Springboard. They provided diverse content to prepare me for every aspect of the UX/UI career path with challenging projects. The unlimited mentorship meetings and Springboard staff were amazing guides along... Read More

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    9/8/2021
  • Kenny Hoang
  • Software Engineering Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Springboard was a smooth ride experience."

Pros: a lot of resources: your weekly mentor, TA support live chat, TA email, on-demand mentor calls, office hours, and the slack community. All of these can be utilized for help to progress through the course. The course cover topics that other boot... Read More

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    9/7/2021
  • Matt Haberkorn
  • Data Science Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Overall difficult but great experience"

I began Springboard largely due to the 1 on 1 mentoring and had an overall great experience for this reason. While the curriculum is good, the two independent capstone projects is where I learned the vast majority of the skills and knowledge I needed... Read More

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    9/7/2021
  • Anonymous
  • Data Science Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Great mentorship, good practice exercises from datacamp resource , okay curriculum"

Pros: Datacamp resource - I really liked in-browser coding paired with short lecture videos to be very effective to get practice with the key parts of data science problem solving. There were lots of practice exercises that helped give me a better understanding... Read More

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    9/7/2021
  • Sellers Crisp | Software Engineer
  • Software Engineering Career Track
  • Graduated: 2021

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"A great experience"

To me, the most valuable part of this software engineering bootcamp was the mentorship. I was matched with a senior software engineer who had followed a similar track. She graduated from a software bootcamp which was very insightful when determining the... Read More

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Springboard's average rating is 4.69 out of 5.0 based on 1045 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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