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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

Cyber Security Career Track

Cost: $9,900
Duration: 24 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

This Cyber Security Career Track is the first online cyber 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: $8,500
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: $10,900
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: $9,900
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

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

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

Springboard Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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4.69/5 (1132 reviews)

Chandra Halma
UX design intern | Graduated: 2021

12/3/2021

Course
UI/UX Design Career Track

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"Great mentorship & curriculum but could use some tweaks"

I started Springboard's course over one year ago and just completed it last month. I'm interning with a design agency currently but also searching for full-time jobs. The course overall did an excellent job of preparing me for the three different types... Read More

Shikha Bhatia
UX Designer | Graduated: 2021

12/2/2021

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UI/UX Design Career Track

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"Springboard was the best boot camp decision I made!"

During the middle of 2020, I was really at a lost of what I wanted to do. I just quit a job of 10 years and to make matters worse, I didn't have anything lined up nor did I have any clue on what direction I needed to go. I had always been pushed towards... Read More

Reid Langona
Graduated: 2021

12/2/2021

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UI/UX Design Career Track

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"UX / UI Design Career Track Bootcamp"

The Springboard ux/ui design career track program was an excellent way to expand my knowledge. Able to move at my own speed I was given ample resources to turn to if I was ever confused. Between your mentor, advisors, career services and other Springboard... Read More

Anonymous
UX Designer | Graduated: 2021

12/1/2021

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UI/UX Design Career Track

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"If you are debating between Springboard and any other bootcamp....just choose Springboard!"

I just completed Springboard's UI/UX program and can confidently say that this was the best decision I made! Before starting the program, I researched numerous other boot camps and although Springboard was on the pricier side, it also offered the most... Read More

Liz Edens
Ux/Ui designe | Graduated: 2021

12/1/2021

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"Best change of my life"

When I started this program I had no knowledge of computer programs at all. I was a former cake designer. With the help of my mentor, career coach, and advisor I was able to learn skills I thought I would never understand. Pros for Springboard Bootcamp:... Read More

Anonymous
Graduated: 2021

12/1/2021

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UI/UX Design Career Track

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"Well Rounded"

The best thing about this course is the mentorship, career coaches, and hands on industry project. Further, I like how there are various types of learning material and projects to really drill down the material. It's self paced and the team at Springboard... Read More

Jordan Caroleo
Data Analyst | Graduated: 2021

11/30/2021

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Software Engineering Career Track

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"Great Program! Be Prepared To Work!"

Wow, what a great program. Of course, like any bootcamp, you have to be prepared to put the work in. The material is great and well-paced, especially since it's a self-paced course. Outside of the curriculum, SB does a great job of preparing you for the... Read More

Caroline Kennedy
Product Designer | Graduated: 2021

11/30/2021

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UI/UX Design Career Track

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"The mentor support and Industry Design Project cannot be topped!"

When choosing a school to attend, I was torn between several online bootcamps. What ultimately led me to choosing Springboard was the fact that I would have a guaranteed real-world project and a dedicated mentor. Both my mentor and my Industry Design... Read More

Maria Penaranda
Graduated: 2021

11/29/2021

Course
Data Analytics Career Track

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"Valuable Experience"

I had very minimal technical skills when I joined the Data Analytics track. Springboard gave me the foundation I needed to get a job as a Business Analyst! It's not easy but the program gives enough time and support to complete the course successfully.... Read More

Hillary Locke
Graduated: 2021

11/29/2021

Course
Introduction to Design

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"Great Learning Experience"

I took the Intro to Design on Springboard so I could learn more about what it takes to be a UX/UI Designer. I learned a lot about the field and techniques designers use. My favorite part of the course was learning how to use design software and create... 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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