NEXUS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN ENGINEERING

CYBERSECURITY PROFESSIONAL BOOTCAMP

GIVE YOURSELF THE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE TO LAUNCH A SUCCESSFUL CAREER

University of Michigan Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp is designed for all levels. Students from all backgrounds are taught hands-on experience needed to outsmart the competition and step up your career. Our instructors are some of the top experts in the field, bringing their real-life experience to the virtual classroom to provide you with personalized training.

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THE CYBERSECURITY PROFESSIONAL BOOTCAMP

The Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp sets you up with the hands-on experience you need to outsmart the competition and step up your career. The instructors are some of the top experts in the field, bringing their real-life experience to the virtual classroom to provide you with personalized training. Throughout this online program, you will work on projects that mimic the real day-to-day actions of the job, preparing you to hit the ground running as soon as you land your first job in the field. This accelerated bootcamp is designed for students of all professional backgrounds and skill levels who want to specialize in cybersecurity.

Launch a Lifelong
Career in
Cybersecurity

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Kickstart a
Cutting-Edge Career

A CAREER-PREP PROGRAM FOR
TODAY’S DIGITAL WORKFORCE

Learn from accomplished professionals currently working in the cybersecurity field in an online classroom environment. The program expert instructors will use live, virtual classroom sessions to teach you the most up-to-date, in-demand skills and advise you on your path to becoming a cybersecurity professional.

Unlock Your Path to
an Innovative Cyber Career

IN JUST UNDER A YEAR, YOU WILL GAIN THE TRAINING AND SKILLS TO BECOME A SUCCESSFUL PROFESSIONAL.

Our unique approach to professional training provides students with valuable experience and a critical skill set to help them kickstart a career in the field immediately upon graduation.

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Introductory Course

Introduction to Cybersecurity Course allows you to test drive the program and decide if cybersecurity is the right career choice for you. You’ll learn the fundamentals, experience real-world training exercises, and have access to one-on-one mentorship from instructors starting from day one. Upon completion of the Introductory Course, students will take an exam to assess your comprehension of the materials presented in the course.

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Practical Learning

Our hands-on approach will allow you to gain valuable experience, giving you all the tools you need to work in the field immediately upon graduation. Students have access to virtual simulation labs that model real-life scenarios to provide a practical understanding of the information and how to apply it in the workplace.

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Certifications and Digital Badges

Throughout the bootcamp, you will earn digital badges as you complete different courses. Students can also train to take tests for many sought-after certification exams.

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Comprehensive Career Services

A dedicated team of Career Services advisors will provide you with everything you need in order to stand out in the cybersecurity workforce and get ahead in your career. Students receive customized interview training, as well as resume and LinkedIn profile-building, to make sure each student secures a specialized job in cybersecurity upon graduation.

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400 Course Hours

Our accelerated curriculum offers courses that allow students to establish meaningful connections with your instructors, industry professionals, and classmates. The program offers real-world simulations, direct one-on-one mentorship opportunities, and in-depth exercises designed to cover all aspects of the cyber industry.

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Access to Hiring Partners

Students that take part in scheduled professional networking opportunities will be able to forge connections with local hiring technology firms. Our career services department provides students the advantage of connecting to many industry leading companies, providing our students with a pathway to land sought after positions.

*Terms and conditions apply. This is not a guarantee for employment or an internship.

THE FIVE-STEP PATHWAY TO SUCCESS

STEP 01

Talk
to Us

Prospective students set up a personal consultation with a Cybersecurity Admissions Advisor to assess their aptitude in the field and help them decide if a career in cybersecurity could be a good fit for them. The advisor will explain the five-step process, answer any questions, and set up a flexible advising session with a Senior Admissions Advisor.

STEP 02

One-on-One
Meetings

Get one-on-one advice from a Senior Admissions Advisor to learn more about the program, curricula, and job opportunities in a virtual meeting or over the phone. This meeting is your opportunity to affirm your education expectations and explore the variety of open positions within the cybersecurity field.

STEP 03

Introductory
Course

The Introduction to Cybersecurity portion gives you the chance to explore the material and the industry before making a substantial commitment to the full course. This part of the program ensures classroom success by facilitating the advancement of only those students with the necessary passion and skills to ultimately land a career in the field. At the end of the course, you will complete an exam and meet with your instructor, who will guide you in the next step of your career.

STEP 04

The Bootcamp
Experience

Nexus’ Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp provides experiential knowledge and training on the day-to-day tasks of a true cyber professional, so you can have the experience that potential employers look for when applying for your first professional job in the industry. The accelerated course starts right away, teaching you with hands-on exercises, so you can start to practice the skills of the job right away.

STEP 05

Career
Services

This part of the program will provide you with everything you need to get ahead in your career. Our career services administrators provide students with the tools and preparation for job interviews, how-to network professionally, perfecting resumes and having an online presence, and connecting you with our many hiring partners.

*Career Services are consultation-based only and do not guarantee job placement.