Professional Development & Executive Education

Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp

Prepare for a Leading-Edge Career in Cybersecurity

Course Description

From entry-level to executive, students from every background can prepare to enter the field of cybersecurity through Professional Development & Executive Education at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Whether the objective is a career change, to enhance understanding, or to gain new skills, the Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp provides the cutting-edge knowledge required for entry into this growing arena.

Students gain hands-on experience through cyber labs, which offer a full immersion in simulation environments and provide preparation for real-world scenarios. This intensive program is supported by constantly updating curriculum that remains relevant to industry developments and the evolving cybersecurity landscape.

Classes are taught by experienced professionals who contribute valuable insight on information security and cybersecurity and prepare students to pass top industry certifications.

Program Benefits

Industry-leading professionals prepare you to enter the field of cybersecurity in less than a year.


A 30-hour Introductory Course provides students with an understanding of the fundamentals of cybersecurity. Students then proceed through the entire program, which consists of 12 courses that offer a deep dive into specialized cybersecurity topics.


Classes are offered on a rolling schedule, with evening and weekend schedules available to accommodate busy professionals.

Program Timeline

The full program is a total of 400 in-class hours, including the 30-hour Introductory Course. The entire program can be completed in less than a year.

Course Credentials

Students are provided with a certificate of completion for the Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp. Successful completion requires a score of 70% or better on all exams and attendance of at least 80%.

Certification Exam Eligibility

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to sit for leading industry certification exams*, such as:

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

Linux LPI Essentials

CCNA CyberOps

CompTIA Network+

CompTIA Security+



*Cost of certification exams is not included in program tuition. Certifications are available separately and are not part of the Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp.

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Earn a Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp Certification

Your certificate of completion for the course shows employers you are prepared for an entry-level position in cybersecurity.

Career Services

Throughout the program, students receive individualized feedback on resumes, guidance on increasing their professional online presence, and preparation for interviews. Instructors and staff members also facilitate hiring and networking opportunities.

Immersive Learning

Cyber labs provide immersive, hands-on simulations that prepare students for real-world scenarios.

Financial Aid Available

This non credit course qualifies for financial aid through NJIT's partner lender. Apply here for a Sallie Mae Student Loan

Topics Covered

Introductory Course

Microsoft Security

Computer Networking

Cloud Security

Linux Security

Network Security

Cyber Infrastructure & Technology

Introduction to Python for Security

Offensive Security: Ethical Hacking

Digital Forensics & Incident Response

Game Theory in Cybersecurity

Career Services

Who Should Enroll

The program is designed to build the knowledge base of anyone from beginner to professional with no prior knowledge of cybersecurity. It is also beneficial for those with current understanding in the field of Information Technology who wish to update their skillset.


The courses in the Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp are taught by professionals working in the field of cybersecurity who offer a breadth of knowledge and experience derived from their expertise in the industry.

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