Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp

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Prepare for a Leading-Edge Career in Cybersecurity

From entry-level to executive, students from every background can prepare to enter the field of cybersecurity through Professional Development & Executive Education at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Whether the objective is a career change, to enhance understanding, or to gain new skills, the Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp provides the cutting-edge knowledge required for entry into this growing arena.

Students gain hands-on experience through cyber labs, which offer a full immersion in simulation environments and provide preparation for real-world scenarios. This intensive program is supported by constantly updating curriculum that remains relevant to industry developments and the evolving cybersecurity landscape.

Classes are taught by experienced professionals who contribute valuable insight on information security and cybersecurity and prepare students to pass top industry certifications.

Who Should Participate?

The program is designed to build the knowledge base of anyone from beginner to professional with no prior knowledge of cybersecurity. It is also beneficial for those with current understanding in the field of Information Technology who wish to update their skillset.

Program Benefits

Industry-leading professionals prepare you to enter the field of cybersecurity in less than a year.

A 30-hour Introductory Course provides students with an understanding of the fundamentals of cybersecurity. Students then proceed through the entire program, which consists of 12 courses that offer a deep dive into specialized cybersecurity topics.

Classes are offered on a rolling schedule, with evening and weekend schedules available to accommodate busy professionals.

Program Timeline
The full program is a total of 400 in-class hours, including the 30-hour Introductory Course. The entire program can be completed in less than a year.

Course Credentials
Students are provided with a certificate of completion for the Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp. Successful completion requires a score of 70% or better on all exams and attendance of at least 80%.

Certification Exam Eligibility
Upon successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to sit for leading industry certification exams*, such as:

  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
  • Linux LPI Essentials
  • CCNA CyberOps
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA CySA+
  • (ISC)² SSCP

*Cost of certification exams is not included in program tuition. Certifications are available separately and are not part of the Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp.

Premier Education
The courses and curriculum for the Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp are powered by HackerU, a world-class cybersecurity education provider.

Earn a Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp Certification
Your certificate of completion for the course shows employers you are prepared for an entry-level position in cybersecurity.

Career Services
Throughout the program, students receive individualized feedback on resumes, guidance on increasing their professional online presence, and preparation for interviews. Instructors and staff members also facilitate hiring and networking opportunities.

Immersive Learning
Cyber labs provide immersive, hands-on simulations that prepare students for real-world scenarios.

Financial Aid Available
This non credit course qualifies for financial aid through NJIT's partner lender. Apply here for a Sallie Mae Student Loan

Topics Covered

  • Introductory Course
  • Microsoft Security
  • Computer Networking
  • Cloud Security
  • Linux Security
  • Network Security
  • Cyber Infrastructure & Technology
  • Introduction to Python for Security
  • Offensive Security: Ethical Hacking
  • Digital Forensics & Incident Response
  • Game Theory in Cybersecurity
  • Career Services

Upcoming Sessions

How to Enroll

Employers:  Pricing varies. Contact us to learn more.   

Individual Students $17,500  Register Online.  


September 9, 2020 - June 7, 2021 Online Instructor Led Meets: Monday & Wednesday's 6-9:30pm Saturdays 9:30am-2:30pm

If you are interested in running this program for employees and want to incorporate specific content or create a private session for your team, contact us to learn more about custom group programs.


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