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BrainStation

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BrainStation offers full-time and part-time courses in data science, design, development, marketing, cyber security and product in New York City, Miami, London, Toronto, Vancouver, and through an Online Live platform. BrainStation’s goal is to empower individuals, businesses, and brands to succeed in the digital age by offering diploma programs, certification courses, and training options across the full digital product lifecycle. BrainStation provides a collaborative, project-based learning experience, with curriculum updated on a daily basis to ensure professionals gain the skills and experience needed to succeed in their careers.

BrainStation’s class structure combines engaging, in-person instruction with interactive online content and a hands-on, project-based curriculum. To account for different learning styles and schedules, BrainStation offers a variety of flexible learning options, including Online Live. Powered by Synapse, a data-driven learning platform, Online Live learning lets students attend live lectures, collaborate with fellow professionals, and receive immediate, real-time feedback from instructors – from anywhere in the world. Whether students are looking for career transformation or professional development, BrainStation has a learning option, with full-time diploma programs, part-time certificate courses, and specialized skills training.

Established in 2012, BrainStation has worked with over 400+ instructors from the most innovative companies, developing cutting-edge, real-world digital education that has empowered more than 100,000 professionals and some of the largest organizations in the world.

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  • Cybersecurity Course

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    Network Security, Penetration Testing
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation’s Cybersecurity Certificate Course is designed to provide individuals and organizations with a detailed understanding of how to protect mission-critical data and secure day-to-day operations. Taught by industry leaders, this course uses an applied, project-based learning model that ensures professionals gain hands-on experience implementing their new security skills and knowledge.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelN/A
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Cybersecurity Online

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    Penetration Testing, Network Security
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation’s Online Cybersecurity Certificate Course is designed to provide individuals and organizations with a detailed understanding of how to protect mission-critical data and secure day-to-day operations. Taught by industry leaders, this course uses an applied, project-based learning model that ensures professionals gain hands-on experience implementing their new security skills and knowledge.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelN/A
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Data Analytics

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    Excel, SQL, Data Analytics , Data Visualization
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto, Vancouver, New York City, London
    BrainStation's Data Analytics Certificate Course is an intensive, collaborative learning experience, designed to help you enhance your professional skills and accelerate your career growth. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately, ensuring you have the skills, experience, and confidence to succeed. What you'll accomplish: gain data analytics experience, master the analytics process to manage databases and conduct high-quality analysis, build dashboards and visualizations, and learn how to present data in a clear and engaging way. In this course, you'll also work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills and receive immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry. *Course price is dependent on region. Please contact for pricing in your area.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Data Analytics Online

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    Excel, SQL, Data Analytics , Data Visualization
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Data Analytics Certificate Course is an intensive, collaborative learning experience, designed to help you enhance your professional skills and accelerate your career growth. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately, ensuring you have the skills, experience, and confidence to succeed. What you'll accomplish: gain data analytics experience, master the analytics process to manage databases and conduct high-quality analysis, build dashboards and visualizations, and learn how to present data in a clear and engaging way. In this course, you'll also work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills and receive immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Data Science

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    Data Structures, Machine Learning, Python, Data Science
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationVancouver, New York City, Toronto, London
    BrainStation’s Data Science Certificate Course is an intensive learning experience, designed to help working professionals enhance their skills and stay competitive in today’s job market. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately. By program’s end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence to accelerate your career progression. What you'll accomplish: gain data science experience, master the analytics process to develop and test hypotheses, build categorical and numerical data models, and work with Python programming and packages to develop engaging visualizations and more. In this course, you'll also work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills and receive immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry. *Course price is dependent on region. Please contact for pricing in your area.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelIntermediate
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Data Science Bootcamp

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    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$15,000
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto, Vancouver
    Prepare for a career as a Data Scientist. BrainStation's Data Science Bootcamp is an immersive, project-based learning experience, designed to transform your skillset and launch a new career in data. The program's curriculum is challenging, comprehensive, and constantly updated, ensuring you are always learning the most in-demand data science skills, techniques, and tools. Led by Educators with experience in the field, you will develop and work on real-world data problems, building a standout portfolio of completed projects. By program's end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence needed to dive into a career in data.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, 12, or 24 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelPrior experience with programming.
    Prep WorkPrep Course is required to be completed prior to acceptance. The prep course ensures that students enter with the minimum expected understanding while assessing student readiness.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Data Science Bootcamp Online

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    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$15,000
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    Prepare for a career as a Data Scientist. BrainStation's Online Data Science Bootcamp is an immersive, project-based learning experience, designed to transform your skillset and launch a new career in data, delivered completely online. The program's curriculum is challenging, comprehensive, and constantly updated, ensuring you are always learning the most in-demand data science skills, techniques, and tools. Led by Educators with experience in the field, you will develop and work on real-world data problems, building a standout portfolio of completed projects. By program's end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence needed to dive into a career in data.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, 12, or 24 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation. Extended Third Party tuition financing available. Income Share Agreements (ISAs).
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelPrior experience with programming.
    Prep WorkPrep Course is required to be completed prior to acceptance. The prep course ensures that students enter with the minimum expected understanding while assessing student readiness.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Data Science Online

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    Data Structures, Machine Learning, Python
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation’s Data Science Certificate Course is an intensive online learning experience, designed to help working professionals enhance their skills and stay competitive in today’s job market. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately. By program’s end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence to accelerate your career progression. What You'll Accomplish Gain Data Science Experience: Master the analytics process to develop and test hypotheses, and build categorical and numerical data models. Learn How to use Python: Work with Python programming and packages to develop engaging visualizations and more. Develop a Standout Portfolio: Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders:s Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelIntermediate
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Design Thinking

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    Design
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week5 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$2,450
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto, New York City, Vancouver
    BrainStation's Design Thinking Certificate Course is a collaborative, hands-on learning experience, meant to provide a comprehensive understanding of the design thinking process. Taught by industry experts with real-world experience, you will learn how to adopt a design thinking mindset, allowing for an iterative, user-centric approach to problem-solving.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Design Thinking Online

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    Design
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week5 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$2,450
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Design Thinking Certificate Course is a collaborative, hands-on learning experience, meant to provide a comprehensive understanding of the design thinking process. Taught by industry experts with real-world experience, you will learn how to adopt a design thinking mindset, allowing for an iterative, user-centric approach to problem-solving.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Digital Leadership & Innovation Course

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    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationVancouver, New York City, Toronto
    BrainStation’s Digital Leadership & Innovation Certificate Course is designed to demystify the latest technologies and trends while teaching the frameworks used by leading companies around the world to drive innovation. Taught by experienced digital leaders with a track record of success in digital transformation, this course empowers new and future business leaders to harness technology and drive digital transformation in their business.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelN/A
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Digital Leadership & Innovation Online Course

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    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation’s Digital Leadership & Innovation Certificate Course is designed to demystify the latest technologies and trends while teaching the frameworks used by leading companies around the world to drive innovation. Taught by experienced digital leaders with a track record of success in digital transformation, this course empowers new and future business leaders to harness technology and drive digital transformation in their business.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelN/A
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Digital Marketing

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    Digital Marketing, Growth Hacking, SEO
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationVancouver, Toronto, New York City, London
    BrainStation’s Digital Marketing Certificate Course is an intensive learning experience, designed to help working professionals enhance their skills and stay competitive in today’s job market. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately. By program’s end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence to accelerate your career progression. What You'll Accomplish Gain Digital Marketing Experience: Build and develop a full digital marketing strategy, including social media, search, and email marketing. Learn Social and Search Marketing: Understand SEO and SEM best practices, and how to leverage social media for effective, targeted campaigns. Develop a Standout Portfolio: Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders: Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry. *Course price is dependent on region. Please contact for pricing in your area.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Digital Marketing Bootcamp

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    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$15,000
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto, Vancouver
    BrainStation's Digital Marketing Bootcamp is designed to transform your skillset, providing hands-on experience with real-world marketing strategy and techniques, to prepare you for a new marketing career. The Digital Marketing Bootcamp is comprehensive and project-based, ensuring you have direct experience with digital marketing strategy, search engine marketing, content development and management, social media marketing, advanced analytics and reporting, and more. Working with Educators from some of the most innovative companies in the world, you will complete projects for each module in the program, allowing you to develop in-depth knowledge of all aspects of a cutting-edge digital marketing strategy. By the end of the bootcamp, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence needed to dive into an exciting new career in digital marketing.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, 12, or 24 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner.
    Prep WorkPrep Course is required to be completed prior to acceptance. The prep course ensures that students enter with the minimum expected understanding while assessing student readiness.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Digital Marketing Bootcamp Online

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    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$15,000
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Online Digital Marketing Bootcamp is designed to transform your skillset, providing hands-on experience with real-world marketing strategy and techniques, to prepare you for a new marketing career. The Digital Marketing Bootcamp is comprehensive and project-based, ensuring you have direct experience with digital marketing strategy, search engine marketing, content development and management, social media marketing, advanced analytics and reporting, and more. Working with Educators from some of the most innovative companies in the world, you will complete projects for each module in the program, allowing you to develop in-depth knowledge of all aspects of a cutting-edge digital marketing strategy. By the end of the bootcamp, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence needed to dive into an exciting new career in digital marketing.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, 12, or 24 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner.
    Prep WorkPrep Course is required to be completed prior to acceptance. The prep course ensures that students enter with the minimum expected understanding while assessing student readiness.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Digital Marketing Online

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    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation’s Digital Marketing Certificate Course is an intensive online learning experience, designed to help working professionals enhance their skills and stay competitive in today’s job market. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately. By program’s end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence to accelerate your career progression. What You'll Accomplish Gain Digital Marketing Experience: Build and develop a full digital marketing strategy, including social media, search, and email marketing. Learn Social and Search Marketing: Understand SEO and SEM best practices, and how to leverage social media for effective, targeted campaigns. Develop a Standout Portfolio: Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders: Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Product Management

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    Design, Product Management, Agile, Scrum
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto, Vancouver, New York City, London
    BrainStation's Product Management Certificate Course is an intensive, collaborative learning experience, designed to help you enhance your professional skills and accelerate your career growth. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately, ensuring you have the skills, experience, and confidence to succeed. What You'll Accomplish Gain Product Management Experience Learn product management concepts to identify problems worth solving, craft value propositions, and more. Understand MVP and Scrum Learn the concepts behind Minimum Viable Product and Scrum, the most commonly used Agile process. Develop a Standout Portfolio Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry. *Course price is dependent on region. Please contact for pricing in your area.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Product Management Online

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    Design, Digital Marketing, Growth Hacking, Product Management
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Online Product Management Certificate Course is an intensive, collaborative learning experience, designed to help you enhance your professional skills and accelerate your career growth. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately, ensuring you have the skills, experience, and confidence to succeed. What You'll Accomplish Gain Product Management Experience Learn product management concepts to identify problems worth solving, craft value propositions, and more. Understand MVP and Scrum Learn the concepts behind Minimum Viable Product and Scrum, the most commonly used Agile process. Develop a Standout Portfolio Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3 or 6 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipMerit Scholarship, Women in Development Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Prep WorkPrep Course is available. It provides introductory material, quizzes and exposure to custom portal.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Python

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    Algorithms, Data Science, Data Structures, Data Visualization, Python
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week5 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$2,950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto, New York City, Vancouver, London
    BrainStation's Python Certificate Course is designed to provide individuals with the Python programming fundamentals needed for a career in data. One of the most widely used programming languages, Python is the language of choice among Back-End Developers, Data Scientists, and Machine Learning Engineers. Taught by industry experts, you will cover core Python concepts, including essential libraries, dictionaries, and lists, allowing you to learn more advanced data science and machine learning topics.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelAdvanced
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Python Online

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    Algorithms, Data Science, Data Structures, Data Visualization, Python
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week5 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$2,950
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Online Python Certificate Course is designed to provide individuals with the Python programming fundamentals needed for a career in data. One of the most widely used programming languages, Python is the language of choice among Back-End Developers, Data Scientists, and Machine Learning Engineers. Taught by industry experts, you will cover core Python concepts, including essential libraries, dictionaries, and lists, allowing you to learn more advanced data science and machine learning topics.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    Tuition PlansFinancing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelAdvanced
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Search Engine Marketing

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    SEM, Digital Marketing, SEO
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationVancouver, Toronto, New York City
    BrainStation’s Search Engine Marketing Certificate Course is an intensive learning experience, designed to help working professionals enhance their skills and stay competitive in today’s job market. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately. By program’s end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence to accelerate your career progression. What You'll Accomplish Gain Search Engine Marketing Experience: You will build and develop a comprehensive SEM plan for a brand of your choosing, using SEO and PPC strategies. Learn How to Increase Web Traffic: Create and measure targeted search marketing ad campaigns that drive traffic and lead generation. Develop a Standout Portfolio: Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders: Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Search Engine Marketing Online

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    SEM, Digital Marketing, SEO
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation’s Online Search Engine Marketing Certificate Course is an intensive online learning experience, designed to help working professionals enhance their skills and stay competitive in today’s job market. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately. By program’s end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence to accelerate your career progression. What You'll Accomplish Gain Search Engine Marketing Experience: You will build and develop a comprehensive SEM plan for a brand of your choosing, using SEO and PPC strategies. Learn How to Increase Web Traffic: Create and measure targeted search marketing ad campaigns that drive traffic and lead generation. Develop a Standout Portfolio: Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders: Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Social Media Marketing

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    Social Media Marketing, Design, Digital Marketing, Growth Hacking
    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week5 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$2,450
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationVancouver, New York City, Toronto
    BrainStation's Social Media Marketing Certificate Course is an intensive, collaborative learning experience, designed to help you enhance your professional skills and accelerate your career growth. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately, ensuring you have the skills, experience, and confidence to succeed. What You'll Accomplish Gain Experience Creating Social Media Strategies Develop metric driven social campaigns to accelerate business goals. Build Campaigns within Social Tools Get experience working with social management tools to effectively build and measure campaigns. Optimize Campaigns Take a data-driven approach to social media marketing. Work with Industry Leaders and get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
    Financing
    Deposit$150
    Financing
    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation.
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Social Media Marketing Online

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    Social Media Marketing, Design, Digital Marketing, Growth Hacking
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week5 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$2,450
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Online Social Media Marketing Certificate Course is an intensive, collaborative learning experience, designed to help you enhance your professional skills and accelerate your career growth. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately, ensuring you have the skills, experience, and confidence to succeed. What You'll Accomplish Gain Experience Creating Social Media Strategies Develop metric driven social campaigns to accelerate business goals. Build Campaigns within Social Tools Get experience working with social management tools to effectively build and measure campaigns. Optimize Campaigns Take a data-driven approach to social media marketing. Work with Industry Leaders and get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
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    Deposit$150
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    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation.
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
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    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
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    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto, New York City, Vancouver, London
    BrainStation’s User Experience Design Certificate Course is an intensive, collaborative learning experience, designed to help you enhance your professional skills and accelerate your career growth. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately, ensuring you have the skills, experience, and confidence to succeed. What You'll Accomplish Gain UX Design Experience Learn how to design web pages with the user’s needs in mind, including information architecture, sketching, and more. Start Prototyping Turn ideas into clickable wireframes, then test the functionality of your designs. Develop a Standout Portfolio Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry. *Course price is dependent on region. Please contact for pricing in your area.
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    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
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    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • User Experience Design Bootcamp

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    In PersonFull Time40 Hours/week12 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$15,000
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto, Vancouver, Miami, London
    BrainStation's User Experience Design Bootcamp is an immersive, project-based learning experience, designed to transform your skillset and launch a new career in design. The bootcamp's curriculum is challenging, comprehensive, and constantly updated, ensuring you are always learning cutting-edge UX/UI design concepts, skills, and tools. Led by Educators with experience in the field, you will develop and work on a fully realized mobile app, in the process building a portfolio of completed projects. By program's end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence needed to dive into a career in UX design.
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    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner.
    Prep WorkPrep Course is required to be completed prior to acceptance. The prep course ensures that students enter with the minimum expected understanding while assessing student readiness.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • User Experience Design Bootcamp Online

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    OnlineFull Time40 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$15,000
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Online User Experience Design Bootcamp is an immersive, project-based learning experience, designed to transform your skillset and launch a new career in design. The bootcamp's curriculum is challenging, comprehensive, and constantly updated, ensuring you are always learning cutting-edge UX/UI design concepts, skills, and tools. Led by Educators with experience in the field, you will develop and work on a fully realized mobile app, in the process building a portfolio of completed projects. By program's end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence needed to dive into a career in UX design.
    Financing
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    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
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    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner.
    Prep WorkPrep Course is required to be completed prior to acceptance. The prep course ensures that students enter with the minimum expected understanding while assessing student readiness.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
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    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation’s Online User Experience Design Certificate Course is an intensive, collaborative learning experience, designed to help you enhance your professional skills and accelerate your career growth. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately, ensuring you have the skills, experience, and confidence to succeed. What You'll Accomplish Gain UX Design Experience Learn how to design web pages with the user’s needs in mind, including information architecture, sketching, and more. Start Prototyping Turn ideas into clickable wireframes, then test the functionality of your designs. Develop a Standout Portfolio Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
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    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities

    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • User Interface Design

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    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto, New York City, Vancouver
    BrainStation’s User Interface Design Certificate Course is an intensive learning experience, designed to help working professionals enhance their skills and stay competitive in today’s job market. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately. By program’s end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence to accelerate your career progression. What You'll Accomplish Gain User Interface Design Experience: Understand the principles of print and screen design, and learn the anatomy of typeface and its impact on design aesthetics. Learn Interaction Design and Prototyping: Bring your screens to life and create beautiful end-to-end experiences. Develop a Standout Portfolio: Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders: Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
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    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
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    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • User Interface Design Online

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    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation’s User Interface Design Certificate Course is an intensive online learning experience, designed to help working professionals enhance their skills and stay competitive in today’s job market. Led by Instructors with experience in the field, you will learn cutting-edge concepts and techniques, and then apply them immediately. By program’s end, you will have the skills, experience, and confidence to accelerate your career progression. What You'll Accomplish Gain User Interface Design Experience: Understand the principles of print and screen design, and learn the anatomy of typeface and its impact on design aesthetics. Learn Interaction Design and Prototyping: Bring your screens to life and create beautiful end-to-end experiences. Develop a Standout Portfolio: Work on a portfolio project that demonstrates your new skills. Work with Industry Leaders: Get immediate feedback and guidance from Instructors who work in the industry.
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    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
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    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Web Development

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    In PersonPart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationVancouver, New York City, Toronto, Miami, London
    BrainStation's Web Development Certificate Course is for complete beginners who want to build beautiful websites from scratch that scale across all devices including smartphones and tablets. Learn web development skills that will help you clearly communicate your ideas to all stakeholders to authentically manage a technical team. Learn HTML, CCS, jQuery, and more to start your journey to becoming a freelancer or build your business for the web.
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    ScholarshipWomen in Development Scholarship, University & College Student Scholarship, Entrepreneur in Technology Scholarship, Scholarship for Non-Profit Employees, Merit Scholarship
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    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
  • Web Development Bootcamp

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    Cost$15,000
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationToronto, Vancouver, Miami, London
    BrainStation's Web Development Bootcamp introduces you to all of the skills and technologies required to produce a modern web application. The 12 week program focuses on project-based learning, creating an environment where students spend the majority of the time working on projects and assignments. Over the duration of the bootcamp you will learn how to build a complete software solution for the modern web through iterative lessons and labs that build on each other. The program focuses on JavaScript, utilizing the NodeJS runtime, to help you develop a firm grasp of programming concepts. You will also be introduced to ReactJS for building dynamic client side User Interfaces, and JavaScript based ORM’s for database management. The goal is to empower you to become full-stack Web Developer with an in-depth understand of how software for the web is built. Along the way you will also be introduced to the fundamentals of computing and auxiliary topics covering modern technology discussions challenging our current world.
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    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.

    Tuition Plans3, 6, 12, or 24 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation.
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelPrior experience with HTML & CSS recommended.
    Prep WorkPrep Course is required to be completed prior to acceptance. The prep course ensures that students enter with the minimum expected understanding while assessing student readiness.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
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    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$15,000
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Online Web Development Bootcamp introduces you to all of the skills and technologies required to produce a modern web application, taught completely online. The 12 week program focuses on project-based learning, creating an environment where students spend the majority of the time working on projects and assignments. Over the duration of the bootcamp you will learn how to build a complete software solution for the modern web through iterative lessons and labs that build on each other. The program focuses on JavaScript, utilizing the NodeJS runtime, to help you develop a firm grasp of programming concepts. You will also be introduced to ReactJS for building dynamic client side User Interfaces, and JavaScript based ORM’s for database management. The goal is to empower you to become full-stack Web Developer with an in-depth understand of how software for the web is built. Along the way you will also be introduced to the fundamentals of computing and auxiliary topics covering modern technology discussions challenging our current world.
    Financing
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    Financing options available through flexible payment plans and scholarship opportunities. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    Tuition Plans3, 6, 12, or 24 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation. Extended Third Party tuition financing available.
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
    Getting in
    Minimum Skill LevelPrior experience with HTML & CSS recommended.
    Prep WorkPrep Course is required to be completed prior to acceptance. The prep course ensures that students enter with the minimum expected understanding while assessing student readiness.
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewYes
  • Web Development Online

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    CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Mobile
    OnlinePart Time3 Hours/week10 Weeks
    Start Date Rolling Start Date
    Cost$3,250
    Class sizeN/A
    LocationOnline
    BrainStation's Online Web Development Certificate Course is for complete beginners who want to build beautiful websites from scratch that scale across all devices including smartphones and tablets. Learn web development skills that will help you clearly communicate your ideas to all stakeholders to authentically manage a technical team. Learn HTML, CCS, jQuery, and more to start your journey to becoming a freelancer or build your business for the web.
    Financing
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    Tuition Plans3, 6, or 12 months of interest free payments handled internally at BrainStation.
    ScholarshipWomen in Technology Scholarship, Diversity and Inclusion Scholarship, University and College Scholarship, Not-For-Profit Scholarship, Veterans Scholarship, Entrepreneurship Scholarship
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    Minimum Skill LevelBeginner
    Placement TestNo
    InterviewNo
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    The instructors and curriculum are excellent.  We started with basic html/css but did a deep dive into making sure best design practices are ingrained before moving on.  Next we started into the basics of vanilla javascript and continued on to React - most of the course was focused here on both class based react components and react hooks.  From there we went on to back end development and deployment.  Along the way we did pair and team programming and had meetings with Google, Microsoft and other recruiting teams to learn about what they look for in candidates.  There was a lot of support for our job search and a focus on how to deal with 'imposter syndrome', i.e "Am I really good enough to do this?" (the answer is YES!)  We also joined forces with the UX/UI team for a hack-a-thon with Telemundo.  Overall, I can't recommend this course enough.  If you are looking to get started in a career in tech or have some experience and want to level up or just want to really LEARN, this is the place.  In my case, I was awarded the Future Leaders in Tech fellowship which involved a 3 month internship afterwards.  The internship required development mostly in Ruby on Rails and although we didn't go over that in the BrainStation Bootcamp, the deep dive into Javascript, React and good development practices more than prepared me to get started with Ruby on Rails.  I am very happy with my experience at  BrainStation.

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    Chris Nsabiyumva • Product Design Lead • Graduate • Verified via LinkedIn
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    The curriculum is good but the instruction is a bit rushed through (it's a bootcamp at the end of the day). This means you'll have to put in extra time, especially after graduation, to research and do excercises to become properly skilled and ready for the job market. Same goes for job assistance: they'll send you jobs you posted on the internet and follow-up on how things are going but you'll need to teach yourself how to write proper resumé and cover letters for your role and network to get referrals.
    Basically, go there to learn, but don't expect them to hand you a new career on a silver platter - that's on you!
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    I just completed the UX Design Bootcamp at BrainStation. Before enrolling, I did my research on different programs/bootcamps and landed on BrainStation. The onboarding was intense, written statement, mini project and then an interview if you made it that far before they make their decision. While I thought I knew what I was getting myself into, it was by far different! I should preface this by saying, I'm not in my 20's, in fact, I'm 40. I've been around the block, worked in different industries, no stranger to tight deadlines, high expectations and long hours. But I still wasn't prepared.

    The first couple of weeks we were eased into the theory, briefly touching on design and then it all fell apart. It's like we switched into overdrive and never stopped. Every week a new assignment, every week learning multiple theories. It was difficult to process when the next day you're learning something different and just as challenging. This was difficult for me, it affected my pride, my confidence, my anxiety was high. I questioned the process. I had quit my job to enroll in this program...I wondered if I was making a mistake. I thought about quitting...

    I leaned on friends who became my biggest supporters, they encouraged me, gave me the boost to keep going. And I kept going and I'm very happy that I did! I can now say that I've successfully completed the program, learned so much and have seen my skills improve. My biggest regret and the biggest advice I can give anyone thinking about joining this program, reach out to the Educators, TAs and fellow classmates early. Ask for help! Don't try to do it yourself. It's ok if you don't know something, that's expected. It's ok if you need something explained further...ask the questions, it doesn't make you look less than others if you do.

    Yes, it's intense, they don't hide that, the hours are long, often only getting a couple of hours of sleep a night and your weekends are dedicated to schoolwork or learning theory. You're going to question yourself and that's ok. If it was easy, everyone would do it. But after 12 gruelling weeks, the feeling that overcomes you is euphoric. You created something from nothing! You did that! 
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    Ryan Doubinin • Full Stack Web Developer • Graduate • Verified via LinkedIn
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    BrainStation was an amazing place and their team helped me transition into a full time employed Full Stack Web Developer. I had no prior experience with code prior to joining BrainStation, but I worked closely with coders in my previous job and knew it was something I wanted to learn to do. 

    The program was very thorough, fast-paced, and intense at some points (especially for a beginner). If you plan to join a coding bootcamp, just know that you will need to invest the majority of your time into it in order to succeed. We were eased into the program by learning how to code with HTML and CSS, then it progressively became more challenging going into JavaScript. The course took a weekly sprint approach, where we were introduced to new topics at the start of the week and then had a project due by the end of the week to prove our understanding. From my experience, the instructor lead sessions and reading material provided to us was very high quality. As long as you put in the time to go through the material and complete the practice coding questions, you would be confident going into the end of week projects. The instructors and teaching assistants were also always available to help you through any struggles or questions.

    In my cohort, I had three instructors and three teaching assistants to guide us through the bootcamp. Each of my instructors were very well spoken and had a deep understanding of what they were teaching. They were always willing to go above and beyond the course material to dive deeper into topics to help the students better understand too. Our teaching assistants were recent graduates of the previous cohort and they provided great support with the material. Everyone involved in the classroom training tried their hardest to be as inclusive as possible and to make it a fun atmosphere.

    On top of the very high quality of classroom training I received, BrainStation also provided a Career Accelerator. This portion of the bootcamp was where we learned how to properly build our resume/cover letters and tips on how to find a job. We were taught by recruiters on how to make our LinkedIn profiles and how to network. After graduating, the Career Accelerator team continued to help support us by posting new job postings and interview prep. The sessions and connections that I gained through the Career Accelerator played a huge role in landing my first job.

    Overall, my experience with BrainStation was a great one. I got what I came for and feel confident with my skills as a developer. My time over the three months was very fun and rewarding. The people I met along the way made it an unforgetable experience. I am almost 3 months into my first position as a Full Stack Web Developer and am still really enjoying it. I would recommend BrainStation to my friends and family in a heartbeat. 
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    I was part of the full time 12-week Web Dev Bootcamp program (from the Toronto location fwiw). It was entirely remote, so there were students and instructors from throughout North America. And while it felt like there was an added challenge to be on Zoom for hours at a time, ever day, for 3 months, the experience was nonetheless rewarding and fun.

    The instructors were awesome. They were knowledgeable, approachable, and truly cared about your success. Along with the TA team, answers to your questions were always a Slack message away, and if you had a question more specific to your situation, there were opportunities every day to chat 'in person', virtually of course. 

    I found the curriculum to be just right. They really do aim to ramp someone up to full-stack from next to nothing. It's A LOT. HTML, CSS, Browser APIs, Internet protocols, JS programming, React, Git, servers, REST APIs, node, CLI, Auth, DB, SQL, deployment, and the list goes on. So it's definitely important to find your groove and make sure you keep up pace with the content delivery. And even if something doesn't click right away, if you keep at it, and keep taking in the new stuff, the older stuff starts to get better and better formed. My main feedback would be to introduce Git earlier, but I think I heard they're already working on this.

    The Career Success program has content interspersed throughout, which was great for helping me stay on track with setting up my LinkedIn, crafting my resume, and learning and practising the skills I'd need to get interviews, do well in them, and get a job. There was also whiteboarding practise during the Web Dev program, which is important to doing well in an interview. There were lots of resources and support made available to students after the program as well to help with the job hunt, but I didn't take advantage of them.

    I was super happy with my experience at BrainStation. Beyond the learning there were also so many great efforts to bring students together and get some positive community energy going, even though we were all remote. It was definitely intense, and takes a lot of hard work, but if you're up for the challenge (and a bit of a marathon) then you'll definitely come out with what it takes to be a web developer. 
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    Adam Dimla • Ux Designer • Graduate • Verified via LinkedIn
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    Brainstation's UX Bootcamp was a good experience. Coming into this program as an Industrial Designer, I was expecting to not learn much more than I already had in terms of theory, but I was pleasantly surprised!

    The teaching assistants and educators were extremely knowledgeable of the topics and gave great feedback when it came to coursework. Although the course was face-paced, I could keep up and ask any questions I had with confidence that I would get a well-educated answer. 

    The Career assistance given is also top-notch. The Education Experience team really does want to see us succeed, which is a great feeling. This is demonstrated through the various workshops they hold over the twelve-week course. 

    My constructive feedback in regards to this program and school are as follows:

    • 12 weeks, or three months, seems a bit too short to be learning design principles and tools. Many of my classmates came from non-design backgrounds and had trouble understanding some concepts in the first month. The obvious remedy to this would be to lengthen the program by 2-4 weeks, making it a four-month program, but I'm not sure how this affects Brainstation's logistics. 

    • The resume / cover letter / linkedin workshops were handy, but also repetitive. I understand this would be useful to someone coming out of high school or university/college, but many of us in my cohort understood these concepts already. How can we make this more engaging? 

    All in all, I found Brainstation to be worth my time because of how much I learned and the people I met. Moving forward, I am 100% confident I shall be moving into a career in the UX design industry in the next few months!
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    The Bootcamp gave me a good foundation to build upon and it's a quick and structured way to learn everything needed to break into the field. It would be great if there's exposure to other programming languages during the program since it's always a good thing to have multiple programming languages on a resume and it helps students stand out during the job search process.

    The career program helps a lot especially the resume and LinkedIn review, I was able to land a full-time role right after I graduated from the program.
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    Amazing Cohort. I learned a lot and improved my skills to the point where I can build out the projects that I want to build. I still have ways to go but going to this Bootcamp help fill some gaps I had in my skill set. Word of advice: Study and practice beforehand because it's really hard to learn everything from scratch in just 12 weeks. 
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    For me, the full-time data science bootcamp at BrainStation was exactly what I was looking for.  I was coming from a scientific background looking to get into data science, and BrainStation did a great job of teaching me the cutting edge tools used in industry today.  The instruction is great - I had 3 educators and 2 TAs throughout my course, and all of them were super helpful, knowledgeable and approachable.  It is obviously a lot of work and quite time consuming, so be prepared for that.  Personally, I had some coding experience coming into the course, so that definitely helped ease the workload and learning curve, but I wouldn't be too worried though if you don't have that experience - most of the people in my cohort had no coding experience coming in.  

    A big thing for me when I was choosing which bootcamp to go with was the help that BrainStation offers in terms of career success and professional development.  I have to say I was not disappointed - they have an entire career success team that puts on workshops every week, covering everything from resumes and cover letter writing to networking skills and LinkedIn workshops.  I found them to be extremely helpful, and they even continue to provide support in the job hunt process after the bootcamp is finished.  They also send out the final versions of your resume to employers throughout the bootcamp, and that's actually how I landed my first position after graduating!

    If you're at the point where you're looking at reviews, you probably know that bootcamps are pretty expensive and so it's a pretty big decision to make.  I would highly recommend BrainStation - I had a great time in my course and I think it's an extremely worthwhile investment!
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    BrainStation was an incredible experience to be a part of. 

    The instructors were amazing and were there to help you as much as they could. You create great friends as well -- and I did this bootcamp all online. 

    In terms of skill, you really create a great foundation that you can easily build on after graduation. Highly recommend this bootcamp to others! 
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    Hien Le • Product Designer • Graduate • Verified via LinkedIn
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    Personally, the 3-month, $10K-ish USD investment was worthwhile for me.

    There are many UX influencers who discredit bootcamps because pretty much all of the curriculum can be found online one way or another. The BrainStation curriculum was not an exception. It did a good job providing the basic knowledge so that graduates could break into tech, but anyone with a tight budget would probably find UXD materials online at a cheaper price.

    The instructors made a difference for me though. A live classroom setting provided structure, organization, and opportunities for discussions. All educators were industry experts (they had both agency and in-house experience); they were friendly, approachable, and easily accessible. I found most of their lectures helpful, and even more so in lab sessions where we had design exercises on the topics that were just covered on the day of and got feedback right after class. Yes, I could have dug up the internet to look for the UX principles and what-not, but constantly getting feedback on projects from the educators and peers helped prepare me for what to come in the industry.

    The job assistance was another highlight. We had guest lectures from industry experts who worked at reputable companies, a demo day to showcase our project to recruiters and hiring managers, a hackathon hosted by a prolific tech leader, and multiple coaching sessions on resume, cover letter, job search, etc during and after the program. For a 3-month program, I think the career assistance team did their best in organizing these events. Personally, I would have loved one more design-a-thon with another reputable company, but it's hard to cram such an event in a 3-month bootcamp.

    Overall, my experience was positive. The cost seemed a bit painful at first, but in hindsight, I think it was the easiest and most structured path to get into UX. I don't think anyone should question bootcamp or no bootcamp - the focus should be on what your individual learning style is and which bootcamp fits your own style the most. BrainStation worked for me personally because I wanted to learn through a structured, intensive curriculum and a lot of discussions with industry experts.
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    The BrainStation digital marketing diploma program was a fantastic experience! I won't sugarcoat it though...It was tough. It required all my time and attention during the program. But what I got out of it was a strong foothold to the start of my career. The school's name is recognized by most, if not all employers in the field. It definitely helped me during my interviews. The projects are designed to be similar to what you would be doing in a real job. For one of my interviews, I was required to complete an SEO audit. I handled my presentation exactly as I did a BrainStation project and I got the job! I also met some incredible people. The Instructors were fantastic teachers and experts in their field. I learned a lot from them and my peers. 

    I definitely recommend this course if you aren't afraid of hard work. 

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