The University of Chicago Cybersecurity Bootcamp

Accelerate Your Career
with a Cutting-Edge
Cybersecurity Education

The Cybersecurity Bootcamp

In a comprehensive curriculum built around the practical skills employers want and delivered with UChicago’s world-class approach, our Cybersecurity Bootcamp prepares you for a successful, fulfilling career in less than a year.

Build Critical
Thinking and
Skills from Real-
World Experts

Take the First Step to
a Meaningful Career

Outstanding Education.
Industry-Leading Instructors.
Accelerated Schedule.

Our professional bootcamp is built on a comprehensive curriculum designed to deliver direct training on protecting the world’s valuable data. You will work with top industry tools under the guidance of cyber experts to develop the advanced skills necessary to ensure a safer, more secure digital experience for individuals and organizations.

Online Cybersecurity Training

for Any
Career Stage

Advance Your Career with
New or Updated Skills in Less
than a Year

Whether you need beginner-level cybersecurity courses or an immersive way to update your
current skills, our online training programs help you earn in-depth knowledge and practical experience
using industry tools.

Experiential Learning

Our bootcamp primes you in the theory behind current industry concepts and methodologies. This builds a strong foundation for hands-on curricular activities like interactive assignments, project-based learning, and experiential exercises.

Introductory Course

The introductory course is designed for you to learn the fundamentals and experience the way our curriculum and online learning environment function. This inside look into the structure of the bootcamp allows you to decide if a career in your chosen field is the right fit.

Certifications and Digital Badges

Our innovative, project-based training helps you earn professional digital badges and lays the foundation for learners who would like to take certification exams in the future.

Career Support

We have a dedicated Career Outcomes team ready to help you take the first step to a meaningful job. They provide you with the individualized, comprehensive support you need to join the workforce: interview training, resume writing, LinkedIn profile optimization, and assistance with your job search.*

Research-backed curriculum

Our courses provide more than just a handful of specialized skills. The research-backed curricula deliver an expansive but detailed approach so you can master complex concepts and methodologies. This innovative training method offers a comprehensive solution to ensure you complete the program as a well-rounded professional.

Access to Hiring Partners

After completing the program, our Career Outcomes team will work with you one-on-one to support your next steps. Virtual career fairs and networking events can get you in front of the right hiring managers, and our team works to find opportunities that are the right fit for you.

* Terms and conditions apply. Job placement is not guaranteed.

Our Five-Step
Pathway to Success


with Us

Our admissions advisors are ready to discuss your career goals and answer any questions you may have about our Cybersecurity Bootcamp.



When you are ready to move forward, meet with a senior admissions advisor to discuss your career expectations. Our team is here to support your next steps.



Our introductory courses are a series of foundational sessions designed to give you insight into the structure and pacing of the program. Explore your future industry and our research-backed curriculum before fully committing to the rest of the bootcamp.


The Bootcamp

Each bootcamp features an accelerated curriculum designed around experiential learning. Hands-on activities guided by industry experts equip you with the experience and knowledge necessary to excel in your chosen field.



Our Career Outcomes team provides you with individualized support throughout and after the program. Practice interview skills, perfect your resume, and find networking opportunities with the guidance of our career coaches.*

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

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