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Rice University Cybersecurity Boot Camp

Become a Cyber
Network Professional
in 24 weeks

To speak to an admissions advisor now,
call (713) 893-7791
Why Learn Cybersecurity at the Rice University?
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Get hands-on training* in defensive and offensive cybersecurity, networking, systems, web technologies, and databases, and benefit from our CompTIA Partnership.
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Maintain your work or post secondary schedule by studying part-time, only three days a week, with convenient evening and weekend hours.
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Through immersive classes and a dynamic curriculum, you’ll develop the fundamental skills to graduate from the program ready to use your knowledge in the workforce.
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Benefit from a wide range of career services to help equip you for success as you work to change career paths or advance in your current position.
*The materials covered in this course are subject to change due to market demand.
What Students Receive
What Students Receive

  • Through immersive instruction and lab environments, students learn both the theory and application of tools used by industry professionals.
  • Students are equipped with the technical skills needed to be competitive in the field of cybersecurity.
  • Students receive career-planning assistance, including:
    • Resume and social media profile support, career content and practice sessions, technical interview training, 1:1 career coaching, soft skills training, and more.
    • Access to a dedicated Profile Coach and Career Director that will work with you throughout the program and prepare you to be Employer Competitive.
  • Students will also gain industry insights through Tech Talks—quarterly online panels with local industry professionals.

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What Graduates Earn

  • Graduates benefit from a Project Demo Day—quarterly networking event with local professionals to showcase their final projects.
  • Continued one-on-one career coaching with your career director post-graduation for qualified students.
  • You’ll receive a non-credit Certificate of Completion in Cybersecurity from Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies, showcasing your accomplishments to future employers.
  • Students graduate with the skills and confidence to join the ranks of industry professionals.
  • By the end of the program, you’ll have an impressive collection of knowledge and skills that show competitiveness for employment.

About Rice University
Located on a 300-acre forested campus in Houston, Rice University is consistently ranked among the nation’s top 20 universities by U.S. News & World Report. Rice has highly respected schools of Architecture, Business, Continuing Studies, Engineering, Humanities, Music, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences and is home to the Baker Institute for Public Policy. Rice University is dedicated to educational outreach by providing lifelong personal and professional development opportunities to the Houston community and beyond.
This program is offered through Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies, in partnership with Trilogy Education Services, a 2U, Inc. brand.

 

About Trilogy Education Services
Trilogy Education partners with universities to prepare participants for high-growth careers in the Digital Economy. Over thirty-five of the world’s leading institutions collaborate with Trilogy to bridge the gap between employers’ needs and participants’ skills.

FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions

When does the program start?

  • Class begins November 3
  • Tuesday/Thursday 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Can I keep working while studying at the Cybersecurity Boot Camp?

  • Yes. The program was designed for working professionals who are seeking to advance their current careers or change paths.

How long does it take to complete the program?

  • The program is part-time. Students can complete it in six months (24 weeks).

Do you provide career planning support?

  • Yes. We offer all of our students career support and coaching as well as resume support, interview preparation, and experiential learning opportunities.

Do I need to have previous experience in cybersecurity before applying?

  • While some background knowledge is helpful, no experience is needed as long as you are dedicated and eager to learn. Our pre-course tutorials will help you prepare for our program.

What sets your boot camp apart from others I can join in Houston or elsewhere?

  • We offer a part-time program that allows working professionals and students to study cybersecurity without leaving their current job.
  • We put the student experience first, using robust analytics to track the academic journey and ensure that we provide top-quality learning.
  • Students benefit from a robust set of professional development services to prepare them for success as they work to advance or change careers.
  • We employ skilled instructors and provide a curriculum based on the most in-demand technologies specific to the market.

What is the cost of the program?

  • The cost of the program is 12,995*. Scholarships and payment plans are available for those who qualify.
*Tuition is subject to change.
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