$499 / month

Self-paced. Most complete in 2-4 months.

1700+ students

from 43 countries.

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Course Overview

Why should you sign up for Foundations of Data Science (1m54s)

What you'll learn

Becoming a data scientist isn't easy. It takes more than just mastering skills like statistics, data wrangling, and visualization. You need to learn how to ask the right questions and weave a story around your findings.

By the end of the course, you’ll:

Build a foundation in R programming and statistics.

Clean and analyze large datasets to make data-driven decisions.

Communicate effectively with all stakeholders by telling a story with data.

Be ready to apply for data analytics and junior data scientist roles, and take on freelance projects.

More than just a course

You'll join an engaged, global community, and network with data science experts.

Build a portfolio of 
data projects

Work on 7 real-world projects to practice R programming, statistics, data wrangling, exploratory analysis and visualization.

Stay on track with 1:1 mentorship

Each week, you get 30 min of 1-on-1 time with your personal mentor, an expert data scientist.

Expand your network

Interact with classmates and alumni in our private community. Attend weekly office hours for career advice.

Meet Anushree - a Springboard Data Science graduate

Meet a few more of our alumni

More success stories

Springboard graduates work for amazing companies

Your own mentor

With your weekly mentor call, you’ll get to

Learn from the best

Your mentor has years of experience and will share valuable industry insights.

Set your own agenda

Discuss deliverables, topics you are interested in, or career steps.

Get inspired

Our students love being inspired and motivated by their mentors.

Meet our mentors

Our world-class mentors are hand-picked for their experience and love of teaching.

Curriculum - what you'll learn

Our 100-hour curriculum was designed by top data scientists, who analyzed skills required in entry-level data science jobs. It includes 40+ hours of project work.

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Don't worry, we've got your back!

Worried that you don't have a background in statistics or programming? Not sure if you'll have the time to learn
alongside your day job? No need to fret.

We have helped thousands of busy professionals develop data science skills and advance their careers.

From custom learning plans to resources to get you unstuck, we are committed to supporting you at every step, and
helping you succeed.



Time to graduate depends on your weekly commitment. On average, our graduates complete this course in 3 months.

What's included in the course fee:
  • Extensive curriculum curated by data science experts with experience at IBM, Dell and Pindrop Security
  • Weekly live Office Hours with leading data scientists
  • Weekly 1-on-1 mentor calls and project reviews for as long as you are enrolled
  • Lifelong access to our online community of alumni and experts after graduation
  • 40+ hours of dedicated project work
  • Verified certificate of completion

Did you know that your employer might cover your course fees? Want materials to share with your manager or HR? Send us a note at hello@springboard.com.

Frequently Asked Questions

This workshop lets you learn at your own pace and pay by the month - for only as long as you want to continue. The $499 monthly subscription covers:
1. Full curriculum of courses and materials used in the workshop.
2. Weekly 1-1 video calls with your personally matched mentor.
3. Access to an exclusive community with expert mentors and fellow participants.
4. Help on your questions & project feedback through mentor calls, community & weekly Office Hours.
5. All taxes and fees.
Learn at your own pace! The total estimated workload is 120+ hours - you can make it an intensive one-month sprint, or take longer as you please.
We work with industry experts to pick the best learning resources on Data Science and structure them into a logical curriculum. Note that the individual resources need not be authored in-house, but are curated from the best in the field. We do provide the glue that stitches everything together and fills gaps, if any. We believe this is our unique strength because we stand on the shoulders of giants, instead of being restricted to in-house content. Think of us as a college professor who creates a curriculum with the most formidable book chapters, research papers, projects instead of teaching from only her own textbook.
You’ll interact 1-on-1 with your personal mentor in weekly, 30-minute video calls. There will be weekly Office Hours hosted by two of the mentors. You will also have access to a exclusive community of mentors and fellow learners. You can ask questions and receive project feedback through the mentor calls, office hours or the community.
We will provide certificates of completion to all the participants who complete the workshop and successfully complete the final project.
The workshop will happen in a completely online, self-paced, mentor-aided format. All you need is an internet connection.
Some background in programming (basic familiarity with variables, functions, loops, etc; any language ok) is helpful. Other than that, beginners are welcome!
Absolutely! In fact, it is a great idea! In the past, our students have been sponsored by their employers, and companies are more than willing to invest in their employees' learning & development. Do check with your employer if they can support your subscription fee from the learning budget.