Cybersecurity Bootcamp


NC State Cybersecurity Bootcamp is designed for individuals with an interest in the fast-growing career path of information technology security. In partnership with HackerU, this intensive cybersecurity certificate program explores how assessment, risk, and communication models are designed and implemented through the introduction of cybersecurity technology. In addition to understanding the foundational aspect of this technology, participants are taught to recognize how cybersecurity technology is changing operational deployment methods and protocols.

The 400-hour program offers a fully immersive experience through virtual training labs that allow learners to benefit from hands-on, digital simulation exercises in online classes taught by cybersecurity professionals. Instructors are cybersecurity insiders with a wealth of industry knowledge and expertise who guide participants through everything they need to know.

Individuals that desire career services will appreciate the three dedicated workshops focused on honing your interview skills, crafting a compelling resume, and building a LinkedIn profile. Learners benefit from connections with the program’s official hiring partners and individualized career coaching and internship placement assistance, all of which is integrated into the program.

Why You Should Attend

  • Earn a cybersecurity certificate in 400 hours
  • Build the resume needed to compete for top positions in this quickly growing industry (33.2% job growth predicted between now and 2029)
  • Gain real-world experience through digital simulations
  • Learn from experienced security professionals
  • Benefit from in-depth industry exam preparation and support

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for:

  • Anyone interested in IT security engineering jobs, regardless of level of exposure
  • Managers who wish to develop skills in systems security
  • Mid-career professionals looking to pivot to a new career path
  • Those interested in working in cyber network defense or cybersecurity crime investigation
  • Working professionals in need of evening and weekend classes

Attend and You Will Receive

  • A certificate of completion from NC State University
  • Job placement services
  • Exam preparation services and support