Course Overview

24 weeks, part-time
9 hours per week

Why Should I Choose This Program?

Big data is one of the most valuable assets businesses have today. That’s why it needs big protection.

The 24-week UNC Charlotte Cybersecurity Boot Camp is a challenging, part-time program that takes a multidisciplinary approach to attaining proficiency in IT, networking, and modern information security. The cybersecurity boot camp curriculum is designed to give you both the knowledge you need to move toward the cybersecurity industry and ample experience applying that knowledge to real-world problems.

Throughout the course, you will gain experience with a host of popular tools such as Wireshark, Kali Linux, Metasploit, Nessus, and more. In addition, students will learn skills applicable to certifications such as the CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Network+, and ISC CISSP, which can greatly enhance desirability and employability in today’s job market. You will also learn methods, techniques, and best practices for convincingly conveying the severity of the risks facing an organization’s security posture. You will be taught by a university-approved instructor. By completing the program, you earn a certificate in cybersecurity from UNC Charlotte School of Professional Studies, a powerful asset in a competitive job market.

Career Options

Cybersecurity Analyst:
Detect security threats, investigate breaches, implement safeguards, and monitor systems to protect digital assets from cyberattacks and unauthorized access.

Digital Forensics Examiner:
Analyze digital devices, networks, and data for evidence, employing forensic tools and techniques to uncover and interpret relevant information accurately.

Cyber Network Defender:
Protect and monitor computer networks, detect and respond to cyber threats, and implement security measures to safeguard sensitive information.

Penetration Tester:
Assess and exploit vulnerabilities in computer systems, networks, and applications to identify weaknesses and improve overall cybersecurity defenses.

Who Should Attend?

The UNC Charlotte Cybersecurity Boot Camp is best suited to anyone who needs to know how to keep data safe from prying eyes.

Whether you're a technical professional like a web developer or network administrator seeking to enhance data security knowledge, a manager responsible for safeguarding client data integrity, or dedicated to mitigating cyber risks, this cybersecurity bootcamp will help you achieve your goals. This boot camp also provides a solid foundation for anyone who is wanting to transition from a technical field like systems administration. It is also ideal for individuals who are enthusiastic about technology and eager to delve into networking and security.

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Course Materials

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