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University of Minnesota Cybersecurity Boot Camp

Learn Cybersecurity
in 24 Weeks

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call (612) 424-8605
Why Learn Cybersecurity at the University of Minnesota College of Continuing and Professional Studies?
Get hands-on training* in defensive and offensive cybersecurity, networking, systems, web technologies, and databases, and benefit from our CompTIA Partnership.
Maintain your work or college schedule by studying part-time, only three days a week, with convenient evening and weekend hours.
Through in-person classes and a dynamic curriculum, you’ll develop the fundamental skills ready to use your knowledge in the workforce.
Benefit from a wide range of career services to help equip you for success as you work to change career paths or advance in your current position.
*The material covered in this course is subject to change due to market demand.
What Students Receive

  • Through immersive instruction and lab environments, you will learn both the theory and application of tools used by industry professionals.
  • You will learn technical skills needed to be competitive in the field of cybersecurity.
  • You will receive career-planning assistance, including:
    • Resume and social media profile support, career content and practice sessions, technical interview training, one-on-one career coaching, soft skills training, and more.
    • Access to a dedicated Profile Coach and Career Director that will work with you throughout the program and prepare you to be Employer Competitive.
  • You will also gain industry insights through Tech Talks—quarterly online panels with local industry professionals.

What Students Earn

  • Benefit from Project Demo Day—a quarterly networking event with local professionals to showcase your final project.
  • Continued one-on-one career coaching with your Career Director post-program completion for qualified students.
  • Cybersecurity Certificate from University of Minnesota College of Continuing and Professional Studies showcasing your accomplishments to future employers.
  • Skills and confidence to join the ranks of industry professionals.
  • By the end of the program, you’ll have an impressive collection of knowledge, skills, and abilities that show competitiveness for employment.

About the University of Minnesota College of Continuing and Professional Studies
Established in 1913, the College of Continuing and Professional Studies is one of the most diverse of the University of Minnesota’s 18 colleges and schools. The college’s purpose is to inspire and serve an expanding population of learners in all stages of life. Each year, the College serves thousands of learners working toward individualized or applied degrees and certificates, accessing University courses, or participating in bootcamps, short courses, and events.
FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions

When does the program start?

  • Classes begins December 7, 2020.
  • Monday/Wednesday 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Can I keep working while studying at the Cybersecurity Boot Camp?

  • Yes. The program was designed for working professionals who are seeking to advance their current careers or change paths.

How long does it take to complete the program?

  • The program is part-time. Students can complete it in six months (24 weeks).

Do you provide career planning support?

  • Yes. We offer all of our students career support and coaching as well as resume support, interview preparation, and experiential learning opportunities.

Do I need to have previous experience in cybersecurity before applying?

  • While some background knowledge is helpful, no experience is needed as long as you are dedicated and eager to learn. Our pre-course tutorials will help you prepare for our program.

Is there an application process? How do I get started?

  • The Cybersecurity Boot Camp has an application process and is not open enrollment. Once a prospective student fills out the form or calls our admissions department, they will go through an initial phone interview with an advisor. Applicants who are recommended to move forward will then take a critical thinking and problem-solving coding test. Those who pass the academic test will have a final interview with our academic department to determine if they are accepted into the program.

What sets your boot camp apart from others I can join in Minneapolis / St. Paul or elsewhere?

  • We offer a part-time program that allows working professionals and students to study cybersecurity without leaving their current job.
  • We put the student experience first, using robust analytics to track the academic journey and ensure that we provide top-quality learning.
  • Students benefit from a robust set of professional development services to prepare them for success as they work to advance or change careers.
  • We employ skilled instructors and provide a curriculum based on the most in-demand technologies specific to the market.
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This program is offered through the University of Minnesota College of Continuing and Professional Studies, in collaboration with Trilogy Education Services, a 2U, Inc. brand.

About Trilogy Education Services
Trilogy Education is a workforce accelerator that empowers the world’s leading universities to prepare professionals for high-growth careers in the digital economy. Thousands of people around the globe have completed Trilogy-powered programs, and more than 2,000 companies—including 50% of the Fortune 100—employ them.

This program is offered through the University of Minnesota, College of Continuing and Professional Studies.

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