Cybersecurity Certificate (Boot Camp)

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Get on the fast track to an exciting and meaningful career in cybersecurity.

Big data needs big protection. That’s because 90 percent of the world’s data has been created in just the last two years. And as computer networks grow, so too does the quantity of vulnerable information.

    31 percent projected growth through 2029 for information security analysts.
    — Bureau of Labor Statistics

    University of Minnesota Cybersecurity Boot Camp is a challenging, part-time program that takes a multidisciplinary approach to teaching systems, web technologies, databases, and defensive and offensive cybersecurity. Throughout the intensive 24-week course you'll:

    • gain experience with a host of popular tools such as Wireshark, Kali Linux, Metasploit, Nessus, and more.
    • learn skills applicable to certifications such as the CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Network+, and ISC2 CISSP.
    • benefit from a comprehensive set of career services to help equip you for success as you work to change career paths or advance in your current position. 

    Ready to shift gears in your career—or accelerate it? 

    Professional Development Webinars

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    Free webinars give you a glimpse into the course experience as well as practical insights and tools to put to work immediately. 

    Watch recordings of webinars in your area of interest and register for the spring webinar series, "Avoiding Burnout at Work," starting March 25.