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FAMU Online Cybersecurity Bootcamp Enrolling for April 2023
Designed to empower diverse workforces with the knowledge of essential IT skills.
Florida A&M University is offering a specialized credential for the development of individuals and the organizations they support.
Today’s companies understand how critical it is to protect the integrity of their digital infrastructure. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts a 33% job growth for information security analysts between 2020 and 2030.*
That projected increase is much higher than the national average, and FAMU is prepared to help meet industry demand and encourage workplace diversity with the new online Cybersecurity bootcamp.
H.S. diploma/GED recommended
Enrolling for April 2023
Subject to review
Flexible Courses to Fit Your Schedule
Recorded videos with live weekly sessions
20 hours per week
24 weeks to complete
The Knowledge You’ll Explore
This innovative program will teach students how to identify vulnerabilities in information technology pipelines and seek out solutions for mitigating them. Courses explore security technologies and processes that can help lead new ideas in safeguarding private data for individuals and organizations. This program uses analytical tools, including performance-based skills assessments to help learners understand their level of ability when they complete the bootcamp program.
- Fundamentals of Linux
- Networking and protocol analysis
- Python for security analysis
- Concepts of intelligence-based computer network defense
- Systems and network management
- Identifying common hacker techniques
- Incident detection response & handling
A Program for Every Learner
The bootcamp offers convenient options for today’s busy professionals – with a part-time track lasting 24 weeks.
No previous IT skills are required, and the training has been designed to benefit people of all experience levels and with a range of different goals. This includes:
- Career starters looking to join the cybersecurity field
- Established professionals wanting to qualify for new roles at their current employer
- Career changers eager to transition into this growing sector
The program is designed to create qualified Cyber Defense Analysts, a job role defined under the NIST/NICE job role framework.
Savings available for group enrollments.
Total program cost: $9000.
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FAMU is the highest ranked public HBCU School in America, according to U.S. News & World Report.
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These additions to FAMU’s online education portfolio provide new flexibility for those looking to diversify their knowledge base and pursue advancement. Click the button below and provide your contact information so we can keep you updated about enrollment opportunities, start dates and more.
* Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Information Security Analysts, on the internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/computer-and-information-technology/information-security-analysts.htm (visited August 17, 2022).
** CyberSeek, Cybersecurity Supply/Demand Heat Map, Total Cybersecurity Job Openings (National Level), on the internet at https://www.cyberseek.org/heatmap.html (visited August 17, 2022).
National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions, and do not guarantee actual job growth. Certificate and/or degree program options do not guarantee career or salary outcomes. Students should conduct independent research for specific employment information.