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BrainStation

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BrainStation

Avg Rating:4.7 ( 1015 reviews )

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

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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
    LocationToronto, New York City, Vancouver
    In BrainStation’s Cybersecurity Certificate Course you will learn foundational skills and concepts to increase your awareness of secure systems, information security, data security, and network security. More importantly, you will learn how to identify security vulnerabilities, protect against threats and cyber attacks, and implement strategic security measures that improve the cybersecurity of your organization.
    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
    In BrainStation’s Cybersecurity Certificate Course you will learn foundational skills and concepts to increase your awareness of secure systems, information security, data security, and network security. More importantly, you will learn how to identify security vulnerabilities, protect against threats and cyber attacks, and implement strategic security measures that improve the cybersecurity of your organization.
    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
    Led by experienced data professionals, BrainStation’s Data Analytics Certificate Course will teach you data analysis, how to work with industry tools and complex datasets, and help you develop essential data skills and knowledge. To complete this course and showcase your new skills, you’ll complete a detailed, final portfolio project based on a data set of your choosing.
    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
    Led by experienced data professionals, BrainStation’s Data Analytics Certificate Course will teach you data analysis, how to work with industry tools and complex datasets, and help you develop essential data skills and knowledge. To complete this course and showcase your new skills, you’ll complete a detailed, final portfolio project based on a data set of your choosing.
    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
    Taught by data professionals working in the industry, BrainStation's Data Science Certificate Course is built on a project-based learning model, enabling students to use data analysis, modelling, coding in Python, and more in order to solve real analytical problems. By the end of the course, professionals will learn how to make data-driven predictions, present results in a data visualization, and have a comprehensive understanding of how data science plays a role in exciting fields including artificial intelligence and machine learning.
    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 help you launch a new career in data. Offered in a full-time or part-time format, 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. Learning from Educators with experience in the field, you will develop and work on real-world data problems, building a standout portfolio of completed projects. BrainStation’s Career Success team will help you refine your portfolio, connect with industry professionals, and prepare for the career search and interview process. Before graduating, celebrate everything you’ve learned and accomplished at Demo Day, where you’ll showcase your final project to BrainStation’s hiring partners and alumni.
    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 WorkProspective bootcamp students will need to fill out an online application, submit a digital admissions challenge, and complete a video interview with BrainStation’s Admissions team.
    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 Data Science Bootcamp is an immersive, project-based learning experience, designed to transform your skillset and help you launch a new career in data. Offered in a full-time or part-time format, 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. Learning from Educators with experience in the field, you will develop and work on real-world data problems, building a standout portfolio of completed projects. BrainStation’s Career Success team will help you refine your portfolio, connect with industry professionals, and prepare for the career search and interview process. Before graduating, celebrate everything you’ve learned and accomplished at Demo Day, where you’ll showcase your final project to BrainStation’s hiring partners and alumni.
    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 WorkProspective bootcamp students will need to fill out an online application, submit a digital admissions challenge, and complete a video interview with BrainStation’s Admissions team.
    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
    Taught by data professionals working in the industry, BrainStation's Data Science Certificate Course is built on a project-based learning model, enabling students to use data analysis, modelling, coding in Python, and more in order to solve real analytical problems. By the end of the course, professionals will learn how to make data-driven predictions, present results in a data visualization, and have a comprehensive understanding of how data science plays a role in exciting fields including artificial intelligence and machine learning.
    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 provides students with the skills to implement the design thinking process as a problem-solving framework. You will learn the systematic process of design thinking, adopting a user-centric approach while prototyping, testing, and iterating solutions that provide a competitive advantage.
    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 provides students with the skills to implement the design thinking process as a problem-solving framework. You will learn the systematic process of design thinking, adopting a user-centric approach while prototyping, testing, and iterating solutions that provide a competitive advantage.
    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

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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

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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 designed for professionals looking to develop and enhance their skills with the latest digital marketing techniques and concepts applicable to roles in marketing management, advertising, branding, and more. You will learn to develop and execute on comprehensive online marketing strategies, including search marketing, social media, and email campaigns, to receive a certificate in digital marketing.
    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 strategies 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 content development and management, social media marketing, search engine marketing, advanced analytics and reporting, and more. At the end of each module, you will apply new skills to complete a real-world project, culminating in a final portfolio piece, which will allow you to develop in-depth knowledge of all aspects of a cutting-edge digital marketing strategy. BrainStation’s Career Success team will help you refine your marketing portfolio, connect with industry professionals, and prepare for the career search and interview process. Before graduating, celebrate everything you’ve learned and accomplished at Demo Day, where you’ll showcase your final project to BrainStation’s hiring partners and alumni.
    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 WorkProspective bootcamp students will need to fill out an online application, submit a digital admissions challenge, and complete a video interview with BrainStation’s Admissions team.
    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 Digital Marketing Bootcamp is designed to transform your skillset, providing hands-on experience with real-world marketing strategies 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 content development and management, social media marketing, search engine marketing, advanced analytics and reporting, and more. At the end of each module, you will apply new skills to complete a real-world project, culminating in a final portfolio piece, which will allow you to develop in-depth knowledge of all aspects of a cutting-edge digital marketing strategy. BrainStation’s Career Success team will help you refine your marketing portfolio, connect with industry professionals, and prepare for the career search and interview process. Before graduating, celebrate everything you’ve learned and accomplished at Demo Day, where you’ll showcase your final project to BrainStation’s hiring partners and alumni.
    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 WorkProspective bootcamp students will need to fill out an online application, submit a digital admissions challenge, and complete a video interview with BrainStation’s Admissions team.
    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 designed for professionals looking to develop and enhance their skills with the latest digital marketing techniques and concepts applicable to roles in marketing management, advertising, branding, and more. You will learn to develop and execute on comprehensive online marketing strategies, including search marketing, social media, and email campaigns, to receive a certificate in digital marketing.
    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
    Led by experienced product professionals, BrainStation’s Product Management Certificate Course is designed to introduce the very latest product management concepts and techniques. You’ll gain essential product management knowledge, learning to define a customer-centric product strategy, how to apply Lean methodologies and Agile development practices, and more. You will also explore efficient wireframing and prototyping, and how to bring products to market as a Product Manager.
    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
    Led by experienced product professionals, BrainStation’s Product Management Certificate Course is designed to introduce the very latest product management concepts and techniques. You’ll gain essential product management knowledge, learning to define a customer-centric product strategy, how to apply Lean methodologies and Agile development practices, and more. You will also explore efficient wireframing and prototyping, and how to bring products to market as a Product Manager.
    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
    One of the most widely used programming languages, Python is the language of choice among Data Scientists, Machine Learning Engineers, and Back-End Developers. BrainStation's Python Certificate Course uses a project-based learning model to provide hands-on experience using Python to solve complex data problems. Taught by industry experts, you’ll learn to apply Python to clean, analyze, and manipulate data, and explore the Python ecosystem of essential libraries, dictionaries, and scripts.
    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
    One of the most widely used programming languages, Python is the language of choice among Data Scientists, Machine Learning Engineers, and Back-End Developers. BrainStation's Python Certificate Course uses a project-based learning model to provide hands-on experience using Python to solve complex data problems. Taught by industry experts, you’ll learn to apply Python to clean, analyze, and manipulate data, and explore the Python ecosystem of essential libraries, dictionaries, and scripts.
    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 (SEM) Certificate Course is designed to introduce advanced SEM and analytics skills. Taught by professionals currently working in the industry, the course uses a collaborative, project-based learning model that mimics what Search Engine Marketers experience in the field. You’ll learn how to best target your customers, uncover unique insights, and optimize your digital presence.
    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 Search Engine Marketing (SEM) Certificate Course is designed to introduce advanced SEM and analytics skills. Taught by professionals currently working in the industry, the course uses a collaborative, project-based learning model that mimics what Search Engine Marketers experience in the field. You’ll learn how to best target your customers, uncover unique insights, and optimize your digital presence.
    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 designed to introduce key social media concepts, tools, and best practices. Taught by industry-leading professionals, the course uses a project-based learning model that mimics what Social Media Marketers experience in the field. You’ll gain hands-on experience with social media management platforms, building measurable, end-to-end social campaigns, and optimizing performance.
    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 Social Media Marketing Certificate Course is designed to introduce key social media concepts, tools, and best practices. Taught by industry-leading professionals, the course uses a project-based learning model that mimics what Social Media Marketers experience in the field. You’ll gain hands-on experience with social media management platforms, building measurable, end-to-end social campaigns, and optimizing performance.
    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
  • User Experience Design

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    Design, User Experience Design
    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 (UX) Design Certificate Course was designed to give professionals the skills required to improve the user experience of their product or digital properties. Taught by industry leaders, discover the UX design process and learn best practices for conducting research, creating wireframes, and applying user-centered design principles to create experience-focused digital solutions.
    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
  • User Experience Design Bootcamp

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    Design, User Experience Design
    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 help you launch a new career in design. Offered in a full-time or part-time format, the program's curriculum is challenging, comprehensive, and constantly updated, ensuring you are always learning cutting-edge UX/UI design concepts, skills, and tools. Learning from Educators with experience in the field, you will build an impressive portfolio of completed projects and work on a fully realized mobile app. BrainStation’s Career Success team will help you refine your design portfolio, connect with industry professionals, and prepare for the career search and interview process. Before graduating, celebrate everything you’ve learned and accomplished at Demo Day, where you’ll showcase your final project to BrainStation’s hiring partners and alumni.
    Financing
    DepositN/A
    Financing
    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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    In BrainStation's Web Development Certificate Course, learn to create beautiful, responsive websites by mastering the building blocks of the Web: HTML, CSS, and more. Get hands-on experience applying these skills to build a professional website of your choice that can be showcased in your portfolio.
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    BrainStation's Web Development Bootcamp introduces you to all of the skills and technologies required to produce a modern web application. Offered in a full-time or part-time format, this program focuses on project-based learning, creating an environment where students spend the majority of the time working on projects and assignments. You will learn how to build a complete software solution for the modern web through iterative lessons and labs that build on each other, empowering you to become a Full-Stack Web Developer with an in-depth understanding of how software for the web is built. BrainStation’s Career Success team will help you refine your web development portfolio, connect with industry professionals, and prepare for the career search and interview process. Before graduating, celebrate everything you’ve learned and accomplished at Demo Day, where you’ll showcase your final project to BrainStation’s hiring partners and alumni.
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  • a new start
    - 5/18/2017
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    I came in from a totally different field, with no coding background.  Wyncode looked like a place that could get me employable, so I decided to give it a shot.  You will learn a ton of great skills, but you have to be motivated.  Basic computer skills are a must.  I had a job offer BEFORE I graduated!  Instructors and TAs are good, though none are trained in education, so there are definitely problems in the curriculum and with the teaching styles.  The cost of the program is too high in my opinion--they seem to spend a lot of money on spoiling the students: beer, food, social events, etc.  I think they should cut all of that and drop the price.  I paid to learn, not to party.  The two main instructors are incredibly different, so make sure you inquire before registering. VERY wide range of abilities in the classes, which can make pacing difficult.  They do a great job at the end helping you find, interview and apply for jobs--very supportive.  If you are ready for a life change, love being on the computer, and have the the financial means, go for it!  Wyncode is definitely NOT for everyone though, several of my classmates were miserable at coding and will likely never get a tech job.  Wyncode has started to get a good name in in the area though, and I would recommend it if you know you can do it.

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    I have just finished the 10 week Digital Marketing course at BrainStation, and I'm really happy with what I have learned. I wanted to take the course to further deepen my knowledge in digital marketing (notably through social media) as I had been playing around with my own online business. This course made me realize that there are so many layers to a proper digital marketing strategy, and learning from educators that work in the field was so valuable to me. 

    My favourite thing about the course was to be able to have amazing teachers - ones that were always open to communication and to help whenever we needed. We were constantly able to ask questions and create discussions from there, also we were always connected through slack (everyone was very responsive). I have now a larger network of people that are interested in similar things, and I have already done some additional digital marketing work for Toronto based companies. 

    I would recommend this course to anyone that needs a refresher or basic knowledge on how to build a digital marketing strategy! I look forward to keeping in touch with the people I have met and keeping a relationship with BrainStation (as they always have amazing events).

     

  • Anonymous • Graduate
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    I have taken the Web Development Immersive - fall 2016, course.  I have enjoyed the course a lot.  I liked the speed and the structure of the program very much.  Every week they were focusing on a new topic and everyday was full of intense materials.  The best part was, they gave new lessons for 2-3 hours then we had time to do an assignment ourselves.  It was like hands-on training.  When I listened to the lecture, everything seemed straight forward but when I started doing the assignment, then I realized, I had tons of questions.  TAs were the best, they were always there to help you out.  It was fun to learn a lot of materials in a short time.  

    For a beginner, who has no programming background, this course might be challenging but if you can keep up with the assignments and ask away questions to TAs or peers, it's doable. 

    It was also great to see that, BrainStation tried to keep up with the latest technology.  My batch was first to learn about React.  Also, every Friday, they had different speakers to give insight about various topics such as algorithms, background about how internet works, networking, how computer works, etc.  Someone coming from a non-Computer Sc. background, these topics are crucial that they know.  

    Overall, it was fun experience for me and I have learnt a lot.  The best part was, BrainStation taught me how to teach myself.  They have introduced a lot of topics, that they didn’t have time to teach but it’s an opportunity for me to continue to learn myself and keep working on my projects to add on my portfolio.

     

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    I was registered for a UI Course in Vancouver Campus. On the first day, 4 hours before the class time, I received an email saying that the course got cancelled for this cohort and asking me to move the start date to the next season.

    The institution offered me a refund but it was a very negative and frustating experience.

    Response From: BrainStation of BrainStation
    Title: Student Experience Team
    Wednesday, Dec 05 2018
    Hi there, 

    We’re sorry that you experienced a cancellation and hope it didn’t cause too much inconvenience. This is an extremely rare occurrence, and the BrainStation team does everything in our power to avoid it. 

    In this situation, we would always provide a refund to all of our students, but would reserve a spot for you in the next cohort if you were still interested. We hope that you still decided to take the UI Design Course with us, as it’s an excellent course that gives you the tools and skills to design beautiful interfaces. 

  • Anonymous • GP • Graduate
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    I came to BrainStation with a background in finance and my goal was to get a better understanding of how teams within digital businesses (Design, Marketing, Operation, Engineering) work together to bring ideas to market. The hands on experience I got being guided by top industry professionals in modelling my own market opportunity and finding product market fit was top notch. 

    By the end of the class I felt more confident in my abilities to speak the language of digital and better evaluate digital businesses. 

    Another really interesting aspect of the course were the students I got to work with. They came from a variety of backgrounds which made for a dynamic environment with many view points and opinions. Also made for an interesting group of student presentations. Highly recommened this course as an intro to how the digital product development process. 

  • Data Analytics
    - 12/6/2016
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    I took BrainStation's Data Analytics course as a way to further my analytical skills for my current role. I use Excel often but had no experience working with larger data sets, and wanted to upgrade my skills to be able to do more complex analysis.

    I came out of the course with an understanding of some complex tools (SQL, Tableau) as well as with hands-on experience doing analysis of a variety of different data sets. The instructors were very attentive and there was enough time in class to work through problems with their assistance. The pace does move quite quickly, but there is enough support in and outside of class if you need it. Highly recommend this course!

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    Signed up as a part of my company's effort in learning more about Google Analytics. The company spent roughly $2.5K to send 7-8 people to the 7-hour course on Sunday. 

    In the first 30 minutes, it was clear that both instructors have not prepared at all to host the session :

    • No structure
    • Reading from slides
    • No structured approach to explaning material
    • Lack of rehearsal for the class

    In about an hour, I realized that we are already a section behind and instructors did not think of sticking to the agenda up until the moment it was lunch time and we were nowhere near the expected point in agenda. 

    There was a huge gap between the audience and instructors, no interactions and on occasions when "students" would ask questions, answers were never 100% satisfying - as if we are paying someone who is only "good enough" to teach us. 

    My advice : before thinking of signing up for one of these 1-day bootcamps, I definitely recommend searching for available online materials ( especially if this is a Google Analytics/Ad Words/Digital Marketing) as this will be a more structured approach to learning rather than sitting in a classroom where instructors aren't 100% or even 75% confident about the topics covered. 

    Most common words used during the session : 

    • I think this is how its done
    • I'm not too sure because I'm not a developer
    • I think that's what it used to be
    • Not sure why they do it that way
    • Need to look it up during the break

    Question to Outbrain : HOW DO YOU SELECT INSTRUCTORS? 

    Do you ever look past their resume and have any other ways to see how fit are they to host sessions that cost 300$ per head?

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Response From: BrainStation of BrainStation
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    Hi there, 

    Thanks for providing your feedback on the Google Analytics Workshop. To answer your question on how we select instructors, our Education Experience team hires professionals and industry leaders from some of the most innovative organizations in the world. 

    We only select professionals with real-world experience in the field they will be teaching, to ensure that our students are receiving relevant insights from someone who understands the industry. Additionally, we welcome instructor feedback from our students, and provide anonymous feedback opportunities periodically throughout our courses.

    We actually no longer offer the workshop that you attended, and have launched a brand new Google Analytics Training Course this fall. 

    If you have any questions or would like to discuss your experience further, please don’t hesitate to reach out directly to our team at contact@brainstation.io.
  • Anonymous
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    I did the web development immersive program. The group started off on the wrong note as there were way too many students, the ratio we were promised was incorrect. 

    There was a lot of great topics covered in the lectures, but it was presented too quickly for most, and once you fell behind you stayed behind. Brainstation offered little to no support for anyone who was struggling. I had reached out for assistance on several occasions to multiple instructors and was ignored or put off for the most part. The one time I was spoken to it was in an aggressive manner, it was strongly suggested that I was the problem, not the program. 

    There were many times that the group was promised something that was never delivered. The portal we were getting our lessons from was a work in progress, often you could not access the lessons and they kept modifying the website. It felt like we were the test rats for the new platform. Everything felt very disorganized, and the cohorts took second place to any corporate event that took place in the space. 

     

    Response From: BrainStation of BrainStation
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    Wednesday, Dec 05 2018
    Hi there, 

    We appreciate your feedback and are sorry that you felt that you weren’t supported enough during the program. At BrainStation we encourage students to book one-on-one time with Instructors, work with their peers and ask questions to ensure they are getting the best learning experience possible. 

    Our Student Experience team offers a career support program to full-time graduates looking to pursue a role in web development, which includes mock interviews, tech company tours, networking events and even resume-building workshops. This career support is ongoing, so please don’t hesitate to reach out to our team at contact@brainstation.io for more information on the program.
  • <Udacity
    - 9/30/2016
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    After going through Wyncode, It definetly was not worth the 10k. After graduating I enrolled in a Udacity nanodegree course and graduated after 2 months. My current employeers were way more impressed with the work I did in my nanodegree program. The job support I received with Udacity actually helped me get my current position. It is strange that Udacity offers money back after 6 months if you are not hired but Wyncode won't do that. I would love to get that 10k back to be honest. Waste of good money and time. I do not reccomend. its a good course but worth around $700 to be honest. I urge you to try something else.

    Response From: Matt Campbell of BrainStation
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    Thursday, Oct 06 2016
    Dear Wyncoder,

    Thank you for your feedback! Udacity is one of our out-of-state hiring partners and we're happy to tout three Wyncode graduates who have been hired there with one right after the program. In fact, those graduates have been instrumental in the creation of the Ruby nanodegree. 

    We're happy that you were able to finish the nanodegree in two months, which is faster than the average completion of six months to a year. It's unfortunate that you feel the nine-week program did not attribute to your success with that curriculum. 

    Also, we're confident that the web immersive is more than just a curriculum that teaches beginners how to build web applications. Wyncode is a community of individuals, including you, who are looking to broaden their opportunities while developing a new skill set and investing themselves in the burgeoning South Florida ecosystem.

    As far as job support, we've successfully placed graduates in over 80 companies with over 30 hiring more than one, five of which have hired more than five. Considering your experience as a Wyncode graduate, it makes sense that the Udacity nanodegree would make you a more exceptional candidate. We also encourage our graduates to continue learning beyond the web immersive and it's great to hear that you've done that.

    Best of luck in your current role and know that we're happy to have you part of the Wynfam!

    Thanks,

    Matt Campbell, Director of Admissions at Wyncode Academy



  • Anonymous • still looking
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    A lot of people chose Wyncode because of their 90% placement in 90 days. After their own audits we now know the truth behind that. Many people are still looking for work. Many people had to go back to their old lives and even move back to where they originally lived before moving here with the hopes of finding work. 

    Saying that Wyncoders graduate and go to work in Tech, isnt a stretch. But with that said, they are not coding. Lots of people graduating Wyncode are taking jobs with companies doing things other than coding. 

    Wynwork (job placement) sessions are depressing. They ask you if you have any leads, then share them with everyone else, causing that company to get bombarded with applicants. That arent always qualified. 

    Miami tech doesnt really exist as much as they try and sell you. Its the same small group of people. To be honest they arent even that welcoming. If you dont beleive me just go to any "tech event" in Miami and say "hello" to the same 30 people you see at every event. 

    After looking for work for almost over 6 months, I can tell you that Ruby is not hiring here in Miami. They will tell you that so many companies use Ruby, that may be true. But they def. arent hire, and if they are. They arent hiring Jr. Devs.

    With that being said almost no one is hiring Jr devs in Miami. 

    JavaScript, PHP, UX developers is where the work is.

    There arent many negative reviews here because Miami is all about who you know, and people know that if you get blacklisted. Its pretty much over for you. There has actually been talk about class action lawsuit between quite a bit of previous Wyncoders from multilpe cohorts across multiple locations, because of the 90% job placement rating which was their biggest selling point. A lot of people took out loans and are paying them back and honestly havent even gotten a single interview after Wyncode.

    Also, telling people that "getting the job is up to you, we give you everything you need to get the interview" is a really crappy way to make people think its their fault they cant find the work. When in reality there is no work. 

    Finally, if any of this sounds far fetched or just someone being bitter. Lets look at the facts, well over 250 people have graduated Wyncode and there are only 118 reviews. If everyone was satisfied with their experience they would have been happy to leave a review, or let alone resond to the audit questions. 

    Response From: Matt Campbell of BrainStation
    Title: Director of Admissions at Wyncode Academy
    Thursday, Oct 06 2016
    Dear Wyncoder, 

    We’re sorry to hear that you’ve been having difficulties finding a role in Miami. The job hunt in any field is difficult but, we would like to make it better for you. We appreciate your feedback and would like to address some of the concerns you expressed. 

    For a long time we wanted to make sure our stats were verified for the benefit of those enrolling in our program and you. So that's what we did this summer. Our recently released independently verified job report will show that 97% of job seeking graduates during 2014-2015 were placed 120+ days after graduation. 188 Wyncoders graduated during that time, and 168 graduates were considered job seeking, defined as actively looking for a role in the 90 days following graduation. Of the 163 graduates who obtained work after graduation, 137 graduates, or 84%, obtained a technical role. A technical role is defined as working as part of, or directly with, an engineering team. Our marketing will be updated to reflect these audited statistics.

    As far as the job market, Wyncode graduates have been hired at over 80 companies, with 30 hiring more than one. The majority of our hiring partners are in South Florida and we’ve had five companies hire five or more Wyncode graduates. We continue to host Wynterviews, which introduce Wyncoders to companies looking for hires. There is definitely demand for junior developers and is evidenced by the number of Wynterviews we host every cohort. Students have been hired out of these sessions in the past and it’s also valuable interview practice.

    The WynWork sessions are a means to support students as they continue their job search. The sessions are designed to provide tips, advice, and personal introductions and direct contact with hundreds of local hiring partners. Also, WynWork support is not only offered to help graduates with their first roles, but also their second and third after graduating from the program.

    Wyncode is licensed by the Florida Department of Education and as a result, we are not allowed to promise roles to anyone by law. The job search can be difficult, but as I mentioned, we offer support for students and do the best we can to help place them in tech roles after graduation. The web immersive program is designed to teach individuals the skills necessary to build web apps while also focusing on soft skills, including interview prep, resume prep, and providing connections with South Florida hiring partners. In our over two years of operation, we’ve done just that and our student outcomes are evidence of that.

    Wyncode has the most ratings out of any brick-and-mortar coding bootcamp in the country on Course Report. Considering your logic, none of the coding bootcamps on this site would be legitimate. We’re happy to see graduates leave reviews, positive or negative, because it provides prospective students an opportunity to see what our program has to offer.

    If you’re still having trouble finding roles in Miami, please feel free to reach out and we’ll do our best to support you.

    Thanks,

    Matt Campbell, Director of Admissions at Wyncode Academy
  • Anonymous • Systems Analyst • Applicant
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    I signed up for the part-time class in NYC.

    They cancelled the class 4 business days before the start date of the class.

    Or as they put it "Unfortunately we've had to delay the start of our part-time courses, and we don't have an official start date posted yet."

    I couldn't sign up with another institution due to the fact that all fall classes had passed their admission deadlines. 

    Didn't receive any type of accommodation for the inconvenience they caused (like a discount on a future course or something of that nature).

    They provided me with a refund but the waste of time and effort, not to mention how unprofessional this was, forced me to write this review. 

     

     

     

    Response From: BrainStation of BrainStation
    Title: Student Experience Team
    Thursday, Dec 06 2018
    Hi there, 

    We appreciate you leaving a review, and apologize that your class was cancelled. This is a very rare occurrence for us and not something that we take lightly. Unfortunately, there are rare instances when this is unavoidable, and our Learning Advisor team always provides a full refund to students, saves a spot in the next cohort if you would still like to take the class, and also offers a Learning Credit for future events, panel discussions, or workshops.

    Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us directly at contact@brainstation.io so that a member of our team can discuss your experience further. 
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    Intro

    First, let me say, that I met a lot of cool people who I still keep in touch with and who I had a lot of fun with.  But like a previous reviewer stated, I did not sign up to make friends, I signed up to learn to code and acquire a set of skills that would make me employable. That however did not happen.

    With that out of the way, one of my first issues with Wyncode is with integrity. It seems like they will say anything to get you to signup and give them 10k.  90% placement at 75k is terrible unethical marketing. Not even close to 50% for my cohort.  That was their pitch when I signed up. I've actually considered taking legal action as I'm still stuck paying the loan.  When I was on the fence, they pitched " hurry, only one spot left", so I did, only to see 2 students admitted after our start date.  In the previous cohort they admitted a older gentleman who was unemployable and In our cohort they admitted a student who could not type.  If they could pay they were in.   

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    I agree with a previous post, if you sign up for code school,($25) and if you read a book each in JS, Ruby, and RoR, ($75) you would have learned more then the curriculum and only for $100!!!  I agree with homework issues stated below, many times you would learn something very dense, only to realize the hw is from yesterday's lecture.  

    Instructor:

    We were basically lab rats with our instructor.  They hired Damon, who while a great coder, was a poor instructor.  He only taught two cohorts and was let go, so that tells you all you need to know.  Meanwhile we are stuck footing the bill for this experiment.  

    Job assistance:

    This is one of the worst parts of the whole program.  You are basically on your own.  Send emails and come to follow ups and talk about it.  The wynterviews, are good, but I think they should probably be longer and allow you to show off a project or two.  In my cohort alone, I would say 75% were not hired and/or no longer coding.  I would also second the email bombarding from Wyncode was a turn off to potential employers, as I had an employer say this to me directly.  

    Summary

    Save your money.  Sign up for codeschool and code academy, read a couple of books, and you'll be fine.  Definitely not worth it.  I would also recommend some project based learning like code4startup or baserails.  These were excellent.  Also like someone mentioned before i would focus on Javascript more, it's barely taught at all at Wyncode.  

     

     

    Response From: Matt Campbell of BrainStation
    Title: Director of Admissions at Wyncode Academy
    Friday, Sep 16 2016
    We’re very sorry to hear you feel the skills you learned at Wyncode haven’t landed you a job as a developer. 

    A top Miami accounting firm recently completed an independent audit of the job placement outcomes for all students graduating in 2014 and 2015. This report will go live next week and will be accompanied by a web application displaying interactive graphs representing the audited statistics for the 168 job-seeking graduates during that period.

    The job report will show that 97% of job seeking graduates during that period were placed 120+ days after graduation. While we had 188 Wyncoders graduate during that time, only 168 graduates were considered job seeking, defined as actively looking for a role in the 90 days following graduation. Of the 163 graduates who obtained work after graduation, 137 graduates, or 84%, obtained a technical role. A technical role is defined as working as part of, or directly with, an engineering team. Our marketing will be updated to reflect these audited statistics.

    We do not promise that graduates will make a starting salary of $75,000 in South Florida. The statistic posted in our FAQ is a nationwide average, sourced from a recruiting firm that has since updated their site. While we have graduates working throughout U.S. and the world, most of them remain in the region. Our audited average salary statistic will be available in the report next week. 

    Because we are licensed by the Florida Department of Education, if you are concerned about our marketing practices, you’re welcome to contact the Commission for Independent Education at 1-888-224-6684.

    Our admissions process starts with an interview and requires a code challenge. For the third quarter of 2016, only around 40% of the students we interviewed were accepted.

    We believe that an older person can learn to code, but we are also transparent during the admissions process about the challenges that they may face getting employment after the program. 

    We also inform prospective students about what to expect from the program and, due to the rigor of the course, we do not admit students after the start date.

    The Wyncode curriculum is iterated continuously, and the extra week we’ve recently added to the course will allow us to go even deeper into all the topics you mention, including JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and SQL. We’ve also improved on our homework assignments, and are connecting our lectures, homework, and projects to clear objectives to ensure that students are progressing through the program effectively.

    We don’t claim that the topics we’re teaching aren’t available to learn online - cheaply, even for free. Wyncode’s value stems from a structured environment that provides a great foundation for a career in web technology. We teach best practices, we immerse you into a technology work culture, and we connect you to the South Florida tech ecosystem, introducing you to the influencers and hiring partners in this region.

    Damon Davison taught three cohorts for Wyncode. We’re proud of the work he did, but he decided to return to his previous gig as a developer. Our current head instructor in Fort Lauderdale, Auston Bunsen, is a senior developer, former CTO of two companies, and has taught three cohorts with tremendous success. He has also done significant work iterating our curriculum and processes as we look to improve going forward.

    We continue to host Wynterviews, which introduce Wyncoders to companies looking for hires. In addition, we now offer twice weekly WynWork sessions that allow all Wyncoders to get job placement help. We provide this service to all Wyncode alumni for free, and we will continue to do so for as long as we can. We’ll support not only your first job, but your second and third after graduating from the program. We’re extremely proud of the job support we offer, from tips and advice, to personal introductions and direct contact with hundreds of local hiring partners.

    If you are one of the two students in your cohort still seeking employment, we invite you to join us at the next WynWork session so that we may assist you as well.

Thanks!