UX Online Bootcamps Comparison/Opinion

Updated: Nov 11

So, you're looking to transition into the field of UX Design. It's a big step. You decide a bootcamp is the way to go. Sure, you can go on CourseReport and look at reviews. But keep in mind, that person has no comparison.


How would you like a review from a UX Professional that has worked as an instructor/mentor at many of these establishments?


My intention is to write an individual review of each place I have worked, but here is a quick list of opinions.


More information coming!

​Bootcamp

Top Positive

Top Negative

Recommend

​Designlab

​More depth of content. Teaches Design only.

​No client projects.

​Y

​Springboard

​Have real-client projects.

​The founders are not the nicest people.

​Y

​CareerFoundry

​Easy to do part-time.

​Exact same projects since 2013.

​N

Thinkful/Bloc

​Learn some front-end coding.

​Content is not as strong on the UX front.

​N

​Google UX Certificate

​Go at your own pace.

​No feedback.

​N

​General Assembly

​Flexibility.

​The curriculum is not updated in a timely manner.

​N

​Flatiron School

​Person handling the UX curriculum is really inexperienced (having worked with her).

​N

​Interaction Design Foundation (IxDF)

​Price

​N

​Avacademy

​Price

N


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