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Overview

This six-month comprehensive Cybersecurity Bootcamp will help you earn the skills and credentials required to enter the cybersecurity workforce and tackle advanced and critical threats. No previous experience is needed—just your dedication and eagerness to learn. By the end of this course, you will gain the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to succeed in IT security and earn today’s most sought-after certifications.

Program Details

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    Cybersecurity Bootcamp

    Cybersecurity Bootcamp

    Course Details

    • Classes held online
    • Classes are self-paced and completed in 6 months or less
    • Program fee is $4,275
    • Learn from industry experts in a flexible, self-paced format
    • Get personalized support from a dedicated student advisor

    Please note: All rates are subject to change without notice.

  • COURSE TOPICS

    What you will learn

    • Key concepts of popular communication protocols, the configuration of routers/switches, and TCP/IP implementation
    • Fundamentals of data security and auditing
    • How to identify, evaluate, and mitigate security risk
    • How malicious hackers attack systems and tactics to thwart online attacks
    • How disparate components connect to form complex networks
    • The role played by cybersecurity analysts and the skills required

    How this bootcamp works

    • Six months of interactive, self-paced training that requires 15 to 25 hours a week to complete the curriculum
    • Prepare to pass one of the following certifications: CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+, CySa+, Pentest+, and EC-Council CEH
    • Get five one-hour online coaching sessions with your instructor
    • Complete multiple course projects and a final capstone to help you prepare a professional level portfolio to show prospective employers
     
  • FAQ

    How will the training sessions be conducted?

    Learning is entirely online and self-paced to suit your schedule. You’ll have access to interactive video lessons, labs for real-world practice, discussion boards to engage with peers, and live one-on-one coaching sessions with an industry expert instructor.

    How many coaching sessions will there be?

    You will have about five coaching sessions that the instructor might schedule for you. In these sessions, you can seek help from your coach for a topic you want assistance in.

    Will there be any hands-on labs during the course?

    The Cybersecurity Bootcamp is not just about learning theory. We have designed practical exercises to teach students the concepts of different fundamentals. You will be required to perform those exercises in the class, and the results will be shared with you right away. This course will enable you to learn via exposure to a virtual lab environment, which will help you gain hands-on skills and a deeper understanding of the practical aspects of the course.

    Does this course prepare for a certification? 

    Yes, this Bootcamp will prepare you to take the following exams:

    • CompTIA A+
    • CompTIA Network+
    • CompTIA Security+
    • CompTIA CySA+
    • Certified Ethical Hacker
    • CompTIA Pentest+

    Will there be any projects in the course?

    The students will be required to complete multiple projects based on topics they have been studying. Each project will be discussed during the mentoring sessions.

    What if I don't have enough time to complete the course within the time frame provided?

    If you are unable to complete the course, contact your student advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee will be charged. If you are funded through a third-party organization, approval may also be required.

    What kind of support will I receive? 

    The course instructor will be available by email to answer any questions you may have and provide feedback on your performance. Occasionally, a team of industry experts may support your course. You will also be assigned a student advisor for academic support.

    What services do you offer to active military, veterans and dependents?

    Please visit our military and veteran services page to learn how we can help.


Enter a growing field

Jobs in cybersecurity have grown significantly in recent years and demand for these roles are projected to continue to grow

Grow your earning potential

The U.S. median salary for information security analysts in 2020 was $103,590

Prepare for certification

This bootcamp will prepare you to pass the CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+, CySa+, Pentest and EC-Council CEH

Six-month programs

This bootcamp is fully online and self-paced, but can be completed in around six months

 

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