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Rice University Cybersecurity Boot Camp

Learn Cybersecurity
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.
Our CompTIA partnership provides participants with a complimentary CertMaster test-prep tool and an exam voucher to take the CompTIA certification exam of their choice. Students will choose a cert that best aligns with their interests and career goals from the following list; Security+, Network+, Linux+, Server+, or Cloud+.
*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
Rice University is globally recognized for instilling in students the skills needed to compete in today’s ever-changing business landscape. Our programs focus on applicable, in-demand skills for individuals and corporations, designed with working professionals in mind.
Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies is creating and delivering professional and executive education that tackles today’s fast-paced, technology-driven world, one that also demands strategic, globally-minded leadership. These career-long professional learning programs target ambitious and emerging business leaders preparing them to have a dynamic impact on Houston and the world’s evolving knowledge economy. All of our classes provide the rigor, support and mentorship you need to succeed in the classroom 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 is a workforce accelerator that empowers the world’s leading universities to prepare professionals for high-growth careers in the digital economy. Thousands of people around the globe have completed Trilogy-powered programs, and more than 2,000 companies—including 50% of the Fortune 100—employ them.

FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions

When does the program start?

  • Class begins August 11
  • 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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