Introduction to Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp

The College of Engineering: Integrative Systems + Design

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Nexus’ Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp takes individuals with little to no experience in this specialty and transforms them into job-ready, fully qualified cybersecurity professionals. Students graduate with the skills, knowledge, and experience they need to meet the demands of today’s job market and find fulfilling employment.

About the course


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. Upon completion of this program, you will be prepared to take the exams for seven of the top certifications in the industry, including the CompTIA Network+, AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, LPI Linux Essential, Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA CySA+, and (ISC)² SSCP certification.

Launch a Lifelong Career in Cybersecurity

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.

  • Industry-Recognized Certification Training
  • Comprehensive Career Services
  • International Market-Driven Curriculum
  • Virtual Hands-On Simulation Labs

The Five-Step Pathway to Cybersecurity Success

The Five-Step Pathway is focused on one goal: To provide you with the skills you need to be extremely competitive in the cybersecurity industry.

The Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp, brought to you by Nexus at University of Michigan Engineering, provides a path to transition you into the cybersecurity and information security industry quickly, while providing you with expert instructors and practical, hands-on training.


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

This meeting is your opportunity to affirm your education expectations and explore the variety of open positions within the cybersecurity field. Each prospective student meets with their assigned Senior Admissions Advisor to further discuss the program, career expectations, and future job opportunities. Meetings can be virtual or on the phone.


Introductory Course

This 30-hour Introductory Course gives you the chance to explore the material and the cybersecurity industry before making a substantial commitment to the full course. That way, you can make a practical, confident, and informed decision about your future career path. The Introductory Course also 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.


The Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp

Nexus’ full-length 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. You will immediately start learning by completing hands-on exercises, so you can start to practice the skills of the job right away.


Career Services

The Career Services course will provide you with everything you need to stand out in the cybersecurity workforce and get ahead in your career. As a student, your Career Services administrators will help you prepare for specific job interviews, network with industry professionals, perfect your resume, increase your professional online presence, and discover hiring opportunities. The purpose of these services is to help you get your foot in the door for your first professional cybersecurity role.


We know how important it is for you to feel confident with an investment in your education. You want to gain the skills and experience you need to start your career as quickly as possible. That’s why this accelerated bootcamp includes cyber simulation labs to provide you with the practical experience that will help turn your investment into a fulfilling career.

We are committed to providing the highest quality of education and career preparation, which is why we designed an innovative educational model that virtually guarantees your success, lowers your costs, and makes your decision as low-risk as possible.

To further ensure your satisfaction with the Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp, we have integrated a unique academic framework that prioritizes student contentment and comprehension above all else. We employ a team of professional development specialists to support you throughout your entire journey—and even after graduation—to ensure you receive all the assistance you need to secure a position in cybersecurity.

Introduction to Cybersecurity Professional Bootcamp at The College of Engineering: Integrative Systems + Design

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