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Utah State University Cyber Bootcamp

Get the Skills You Need to Join the Fight Against Cybercrime

Gain the tools to land a job as a cybersecurity professional in one of the world's highest-paying industries—all in as little as 12 weeks!

Interested? Learn more:

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Program at a Glance

12 - 26

Weeks (FT - PT)

6/21

Apply By

6/28

Next Start Date

$2,000

Potential Scholarships

The Demand for Cyber Talent

In Utah, and across the United States, demand for cybersecurity professionals is growing rapidly. According to research from CyberSeek.org, in Utah alone, there are currently over 6,000 open cybersecurity roles in need of local cyber talent.

Nationally, there are over half a million cyber jobs that employers are looking to fill. Plus, local high-tech companies like Goldman Sachs, Adobe, Accenture, Intermountain Healthcare, and Travelers are currently hiring (Burning Glass).

These companies are hiring for roles like Cyber Analyst, Network Security Analyst, and Security Tester. Grads of the USU Cyber Bootcamp curriculum are qualified for employment in any of these jobs--and more!

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Bootcamp Application & Start Dates

    Program

    Part-Time Cyber Bootcamp

    Apply By

    06/21/2022

    Start Date

    06/28/2022

    End Date

    01/07/2023

    Status

    Open

    Program

    Full-Time Cyber Bootcamp

    Apply By

    08/15/2022

    Start Date

    08/22/2022

    End Date

    11/10/2022

    Status

    Open

Fullstack Academy is one of the longest-running and most successful tech bootcamps in the nation, with incredible student reviews, years of experience in education, and impressive graduate outcomes.

Now, Fullstack brings its hands-on learning approach to the USU Cyber Bootcamp, which develops professionals capable of protecting networks against cybercrime.

How the Bootcamp Works

A training program in a 12-week, full-time schedule or 26-week, part-time schedule requiring no previous experience or knowledge in cybersecurityYou’ll learn the offensive and defensive cybersecurity skills in demand by the world’s top tech companies

Then, you’ll receive professional development assistance—including resume, networking, and interview guidance to jump-start a lucrative career in cybersecurity


Part-Time Cyber Bootcamp Schedule

  • Tuesdays & Thursdays || 7:00pm - 10:00pm MT
  • Saturdays || 9:30am - 1:30pm MT
  • Course Format: 100% Live Online

Full-Time Cyber Bootcamp Schedule

  • Monday through Friday || 9:30 am - 3:30 pm MT
  • Course Format: 100% Live Online

Tuition and Payment Options

There are many ways to pay for your bootcamp experience including self-pay, employer-pay, government assistance, scholarships, and personal loans. Learn more about payment options.

  • Tuition: $12,495

    Students will need to make an initial deposit at enrollment with the remaining balance due one week prior to the first day of the cohort.

    Enrollment Deposit - $1,000 $99*
    Tuition During Program - $12,396
    Total Tuition - $12,495

    Utah State University Tech Bootcamps is committed to making tech education more accessible, so we’re reducing the enrollment deposit to $99* (normally $1,000) for a limited time. Get started on your journey before the deposit increases!

    *Offer eligibility: Upon admittance into the program, pay the $99 deposit in full prior to the enrollment date.

  • $1,500 Founder’s Scholarship

    To celebrate the Cyber Bootcamp launch, the Founder’s Scholarship will be given to all students enrolled in the inaugural part-time June 2022 cohort and full-time May 2022 cohort.

    $500 Community Scholarship

    For Utah State University alums, current students, and employees.

    $2,000 Military Scholarship

    For active-duty military and veterans (for inaugural cohort).

    $1,000 Military Scholarship

    For active-duty military and veterans (for subsequent cohorts).


Big Return on Your Investment

Graduates of the Utah State University Cyber Bootcamp will have the skills to qualify for full-time cybersecurity positions. These could earn a potential starting salary +184% higher than that of the average Utah entry-level job—even those requiring a bachelor’s degree!

Add cybersecurity skills to your resume today by attending the USU Cyber Bootcamp—an immersive, remote online program powered by Fullstack Academy.



What You Will Learn

Students learn the offensive and defensive cybersecurity skills including Foundations (computing and networking basics, Linux, introduction to automation), Security Essentials (practical networking, bash scripting, Python for security), Security Analyst Training (NIST cybersecurity framework, tools, techniques, procedures for network and application protection), and Flight (projects, advanced certifications preparation, career coaching, and guidance).

Phase

Networking Essentials

Linux & Python

Command Line Input (CLI)

Pen Testing Methodology

Vulnerability Discovery

Shells

Exploitation

Threat Modeling

Preventing Recon

Incident Response

Digital Forensics

Classes are mostly hands-on with the majority of students’ time spent learning how to monitor and secure systems, networks, and applications as well as how to appropriately respond to cyber breaches.


Who Should Attend

Both the full-time and part-time programs are specifically designed for beginners. There’s no experience required to apply, be accepted, or succeed in the bootcamp. Successful bootcamp students have backgrounds in:

Teaching

Finance

Retail

Customer Service

Graphic Design

Admin

Biology

Teaching

If this sounds like you, apply today and join others just like you on the first steps to a life-changing career.


Ready to Start Learning?

Once you’re ready to start your tech journey, here are the steps you can expect in the admissions process.

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  1. Fill out our online application form
  2. Take our nontechnical assessment
    • No cyber experience required
    • Covers logical reasoning
    • Sent to you immediately upon submission of application
  3. Receive an entrance decision

Find the program that fits your life.

Learn about our immersive online tech bootcamps to find the career path that best fits your life and goals.