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Utah State University
DevOps Bootcamp

Become a DevOps Engineer

Designed with official AWS Academy cloud computing curricula, the Utah State University DevOps Bootcamp equips you with in-demand engineering training in automation, infrastructure, and Python.

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Program at a Glance









Why Learn DevOps

DevOps professionals build processes, streamline automation, and protect against vulnerabilities to maximize the software development lifecycle. In order to improve all stages of software development, DevOps engineers rely on feedback, collaboration, creativity, and lean and agile methodologies. Engineers in the DevOps field are highly coveted, earn high salaries, and are well respected in the industry for their specialized skills. During the USU DevOps Bootcamp, you will learn these in-demand skills, as well as get essential career support to help with your job search.

The Demand for DevOps Experts

In Utah, remotely, and across the United States as a whole, DevOps experts are in high demand.

According to research from Lightcast, the number of DevOps engineering roles in the US will increase by 25.5% over the next 10 years. Businesses of all industries and sizes are actively seeking DevOps professionals. Notable local, high-tech companies like Goldman Sachs, Adobe, Accenture, Intermountain Healthcare, and Travelers are currently hiring.

Hiring for roles like DevOps Engineer and Platform Engineer, these companies are rapidly growing and building out their technical teams. USU DevOps Bootcamp grads will be well equipped for these roles and more.

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Fullstack Academy is a top-ranked immersive school for tech training based in New York City. Fullstack offers comprehensive in-person and remote training opportunities across the U.S. and prepares students with the in-demand skills they need to launch fulfilling tech careers.

Graduates are assisted by a dedicated career service team and leave as members of the Fullstack community—a supportive alum network that can help open doors to future jobs in the Logan area and beyond.

Fullstack brings its learning method, reputation, and community to the Utah State University DevOps Bootcamp to make DevOps engineering skills more attainable for individuals outside of traditional tech hubs.

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How the Utah State University DevOps Bootcamp Works

The part-time Utah State DevOps Bootcamp is designed for students to pursue high-quality tech education while continuing to balance work or other commitments. Our program provides you with the flexibility to fit career development into your life.

  • All bootcamp classes are instructor-led and taught 100% online.

  • Multiple class times are offered so you can choose which option works best with your schedule.

All classes are held Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

You can choose which class time works best for you in the application process.

  • 4:30pm-7:30pm MT
  • 6:30pm-9:30pm MT

Class time options vary by month and are subject to change. To see available class times for your cohort of choice, complete your application or schedule a call with a student advisor.


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

  • 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!

    Enrollment Deposit - $1,000 $99*
    Tuition During Program - $13,396
    Total Tuition - $13,495

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

  • $500 Community Scholarship

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

    $1,000 Military Scholarship**

    For active-duty military and veterans.

    **Valid ID required.

Big Return on Your Investment

Increase your earning potential with a new career in DevOps by learning in-demand skills in infrastructure, automation, AWS cloud development operations, AWS cloud management, and Python in just 26 weeks.

Add DevOps skills to your resume today by attending the USU DevOps Bootcamp, an immersive, live online, part-time program powered by Fullstack Academy.

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What You Will Learn

The USU DevOps Bootcamp uses AWS Academy curriculum to offer a cutting-edge education that will prepare you for a role in the growing field of cloud computing.

  • The program includes labs and courseware from both Fullstack Academy and AWS Academy, blended into a unique fast-track student experience to train you from beginner to certified DevOps Engineer in 26 weeks.

  • The curriculum is designed to help students develop technical expertise in cloud computing and help them prepare for AWS Certification.

  • AWS Certifications recognize individuals with the technical skills and expertise to design, deploy, and operate applications and operations on AWS.


Introduction to Linux Systems Architecture

Core System Commands

Systems Administration

Shell Scripting Basics

Distributions and Building from Source

Security Hardening

Device and OSI Concepts

Routing and Switching

Ports and Protocols

Enterprise Firewalls

Proxies and Payload Inspection

Troubleshooting Connectivity Issues

Cloud Models and Shared Responsibilities Overview

AWS Well-Architected Framework and Pillars

VPCs: Native and Hybrid Network Connectivity

Identity Access Management and Permissions

Migration Practices and Architectures

AWS Operational Security Best Practices

Python Overview and Common Use Cases

Using builtin functions and libraries

Data Types and Structures

Standard Data Input and Output

Using Decision Controls

Create Modularity with Functions

Software Development Lifecycles (SDLC)

Translate and Port Code

Standardizing Data for Producers and Consumers

Source Code Operations

Secure Coding Practices

Secure CI/CD

Designing for High Availability

Automating your Infrastructure

Designing Web-Scale Media

Kick-Off and Team Assignments

Scope and Level of Effort Due

Technical Architecture and Data Flow Diagrams Due

Developing Storage Solutions with Amazon S3

Developing NoSQL Solutions with Amazon Dynamo DB

Caching Information for Scalability

Establish Dev Environment and Begin Prototyping

Tooling and Automations

Computing (servers)

Monitoring and Security

Continue Coding and Sprint Executions

Continue Coding and Sprint Executions

Code Deployment

Build a technical resume and craft cover letters

Optimize your LinkedIn profile and network within the industry

Personalized 1-1 coaching with interview and negotiation training


AWS Certified Developer Associate Badge

AWS Certified Developer - Associate

This certification validates:

  • Understanding of core AWS services, uses, and basic AWS architecture best practices

  • Proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications using AWS
AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Badge

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate

This certification validates:

  • Knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies

  • Ability to define solutions using architectural design principles based on customer requirements

  • Proficiency in providing implementation guidance based on best practices to the organization throughout the life cycle of the project
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AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate

This certification validates:

  • Knowledge of deploying, managing, and operating scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems on AWS Implementing and controlling the flow of data to and from AWS

  • Ability to select the appropriate AWS service based on computer, data, or security requirements

  • Ability to identify appropriate use of AWS operational best practices

  • Proficiency in estimating AWS usage costs and identifying operational cost control mechanisms

  • Proficiency with migrating on-premises workloads to AWS

Utah State University DevOps Bootcamp Certificate

  • Awarded upon successful completion of the Utah State University DevOps Bootcamp

Career Success

Study part-time online to get the in-demand skills you need to launch your tech career, plus job search support to help you land a role.

Bootcamp graduates are highly sought after by some of the world’s leading companies.

USU Tech Bootcamps are powered by Fullstack Academy. The companies above have hired Fullstack Academy NYC graduates.


  • No, you do not need to be a current student or alumni in order to apply to the Tech Bootcamps.

  • If you’re interested in USU Tech Bootcamps and not sure which program is right for you, we recommend scheduling a call with one of our Student Advisors. They can provide you with more information about the curriculum and the roles you’ll be prepared for in each bootcamp, such as Data Analyst (Data Analytics), Platform Engineer (DevOps), Software Developer (Coding), Cybersecurity Analyst (Cyber), and Product Manager (Product Management).

    From there, apply to your program of choice (no prep required!). Next, our Admissions team can help you advance in the process and even help you switch programs if you change your mind (e.g., Data to DevOps).

  • You do need to provide your own computer for the bootcamp. It can be a laptop or desktop as long as it meets minimum tech specifications. We highly recommend Apple computers for our program, however, it is possible to use Windows with some modifications. You must have at least MacOS 10.15 or newer or Windows 10. Because the bootcamp is live-online, you are required to have a webcam and microphone in order to participate in class.

    To learn more about the tech requirements for your chosen program, visit our Online Learning page.

  • We have a long-standing history of delivering high-quality tech education in a live online format. You'll learn in a fast-paced environment with hands-on 1:1 instruction, working closely with both your instructor and peers.

  • To be eligible for the program, you must be at least 18 years old and a high school grad/GED holder by the start date of your intended cohort.

Who Should Attend

The part-time program is specifically designed for beginners. There’s no experience required to apply, be accepted, or to succeed. Successful bootcamp students have backgrounds in:




Customer service

Graphic design




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?

Apply to study part-time at Utah State University DevOps Bootcamp.

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

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