Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity professionals know how to troubleshoot security issues while continuing to maintain and evolve IT infrastructure to ensure data and devices stay protected. This bootcamp is perfect for career transformation and acceleration in a fast-growing field. If you are skilled in IT and have a passion for security, this certificate will help you take the next step towards your new career.
Online
Next Start: January 11, 2022
Investment: $2900
Total Courses: 1 course
Duration: 8 weeks
Group Work: 6 hours per week
Qualifications: All are welcome!

Who It’s For:

Anyone looking to start a new career in cybersecurity. No experience required.

What You Get:

  • CompTIA Security+ certificate (book and one exam attempt included)
  • Access to Cybersecurity lab

Why Study Cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity is an essential skill across industries. Whether working with a business, government agency, or non-profit, security is top of mind for professionals that maintain the IT infrastructure.

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growth through 2029

Information Security Analyst salary, national average

Related Careers:

  • Information Security Analyst
  • Computer Network Architects
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrator
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Cybersecurity Specialist

Learn About Average Salaries & Opportunities:

What You’ll Learn

Cybersecurity

Learn the knowledge necessary to pass the CompTIA Security+ certification and the skills necessary to succeed as an entry-level Cybersecurity expert.
Next start: January 11, 2022

Learn More

There is no shortage of information in the Digital Age. The challenge is learning to distill that information into useful insights. As a digital marketer, quickly finding and using information is an essential skill.

In this class, learn how to:

  • Assess the security posture of an enterprise environment and recommend and implement appropriate security solutions
  • Monitor and secure hybrid environments, including cloud, mobile, and IoT
  • Operate with an awareness of applicable laws and policies, including principles of governance, risk, and compliance
  • Identify, analyze, and respond to security events and incidents

Our Instructors & Peer Supporters

Every course is taught by industry experts and peer supporters who work in the industry.

How the Certificate is Structured

Take a Course

Complete the 8-week bootcamp.

Earn an Industry Certificate

During this course, you will have the opportunity to earn the CompTIA Security+ certification.

Present at Career Day

At the end of each course, present your portfolio to employers and community members for potential job and collaboration opportunities.

Apply your UJ Accelerated Certificate Towards a Bachelor’s

You can choose to apply your certificate as 3 credits towards a bachelor’s at the University of Jamestown or as transfer credits to your school of choice (subject to their rules).

What Makes the Cybersecurity Certificate Special

Our certificate is unique because it provides:

What Makes UJ Accelerated Special

Every UJ Accelerated course provides:

Course Details

Courses include four elements:

Online Learning

Read, watch, and listen to the best information to build your foundational knowledge on your own schedule ahead of live sessions.

Expert Lectures

You will meet as a cohort 3 times per week. Each 2-hour session will include breakout rooms and activities to apply your individual learning. Attend live or watch the replay.

Group Projects

Choose a weekly two-hour meeting time that works with your group’s schedule. Work with a peer supporter and 3-5 classmates to bring a project to life.

Showcase

Present your final capstone based on your group work and individual work to employers and the community. Plan on working around two hours per week on the capstone.

Upcoming Course Start Dates

January 11th – Cybersecurity Apply Now →

Tuition Options

Students can choose to pay directly, apply for Accelerated Scholarships, or receive financial aid for certificate completion.

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Accelerate Your Career.

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