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Certified and Savvy

Certified and Savvy

General Assembly, the Urban Campus, Now Giving Out Degrees

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Anyone who has been to General Assembly has probably noticed its resemblance to college–oodles of young people (occasionally clustered around a white-haired investor), campus map, study lounges, media labs, happy hours and hook-ups. And oh yeah, classes. But the start-up hub is now offering a class track that will lead to a certification in front-end development. “General Assembly is offering an intensive, 60 hour program taught by top practitioners in the field that will give aspiring web developers the skills and best practices they need to succeed. In an intimate class of fifteen, students will be immersed in a social learning environment where they will learn by doing.” Tuition is $3,000. Read More