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SMU Cybersecurity Boot Camp

Become a Cybersecurity Professional
in 24 Weeks

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call (214) 775-9982
Featuring
Get hands-on training in networking, systems, web technologies, databases, and defensive and offensive cybersecurity.
Study part-time, three days a week through our dynamic virtual classroom experience.
Through virtual classes and a dynamic curriculum, develop the fundamental skills to graduate from the program ready to use your knowledge in the workforce.
Benefit from a wide range of career services to help equip you for success.
*The materials covered in this course are subject to change due to market demand.
What You Receive

  • Through immersive instruction and lab environments, you will learn both the theory and application of tools used by industry professionals.
  • You will learn the technical skills needed to be competitive in the field of cybersecurity.
  • You will receive career-planning assistance, including:
    • Resume and social media profile support, career content and practice sessions, technical interview training, 1:1 career coaching, soft skills training, and more.
    • Access to a dedicated profile coach and career director who will work with you throughout the program and prepare you to be employer competitive.
  • You will also gain industry insights through Tech Talks — quarterly online panels with local industry professionals.

Student in computer lab
What You Will Earn

  • You will benefit from Project Demo Day — a quarterly networking event with local professionals to showcase your final project.
  • You receive continued one-on-one career coaching with your career director post-graduation for qualified students.
  • You will earn a Certificate in Cybersecurity from SMU Professional and Online (SMU PRO), showcasing your accomplishments to future employers.
  • You will graduate with the skills and confidence to join the ranks of industry professionals.
  • By the end of the program, you will have an impressive collection of knowledge, skills, and abilities that show competitiveness for employment.

About SMU
A nationally ranked private university located near the heart of Dallas, SMU is a distinguished center for global research with a liberal arts tradition. SMU’s 11,000 diverse, high-achieving students come from all 50 states and 90 countries to take advantage of the University’s small classes, hands-on research opportunities, leadership development, community service, international study and innovative programs. The University offers a strong foundation in the humanities and sciences and undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs through seven schools.
This program is offered through SMU Professional and Online, in partnership with Trilogy Education Services a 2U, Inc. brand.

About Trilogy Education Services
Trilogy Education is a workforce accelerator that empowers the world’s leading universities to prepare professionals for high-growth careers in the digital economy. Thousands of people around the globe have completed Trilogy-powered programs, and more than 2,000 companies—including 50% of the Fortune 100—employ them.

FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions

When does the program start?

Class begins December 8, 2020

Tuesday/Thursday 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Can I keep working while studying at the Cybersecurity Boot Camp?

Yes. The program was designed for working professionals who are seeking to advance their current careers or change paths.

How long does it take to complete the program?

The program is part-time. You can complete it in six months (24 weeks).

Do you provide career planning support?

Yes. We offer all of our students career support and coaching as well as resume support, interview preparation, and experiential learning opportunities.

Do I need to have previous experience in cybersecurity before applying?

While some background knowledge is helpful, no experience is needed as long as you are dedicated and eager to learn. Our pre-course tutorials will help you prepare for our program.

What sets your boot camp apart from others I can join?

We offer a part-time program that allows working professionals and students to study cybersecurity without leaving their current job.

We put the student experience first, using substantial analytics to track the academic journey and ensure that we provide top-quality learning.

You will benefit from a robust set of professional development services to prepare you for success as you work to advance or change careers.

We employ skilled instructors and provide a curriculum based on the most in-demand technologies specific to the market.

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