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University of Oregon
Cybersecurity Boot Camp

Become a
Cybersecurity Professional
in 24 Weeks

To speak to an admissions advisor,
call 503-925-5366

Why Learn Cybersecurity at the University of Oregon?

Cybersecurity
Receive hands-on training in networking, systems, web technologies, databases, and defensive and offensive cybersecurity.
Time
Study part-time, only three days a week, with convenient evening and weekend hours.
Certificate
Develop the fundamental skills to apply your knowledge in the professional world through in-person classes and a dynamic curriculum.
Career
Benefit from a wide range of career services to be equipped for success to change career paths or advance in current position.
*The materials covered in this course are subject to change due to market demand.
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What You Will Learn

  • Through immersive instruction and lab environments, students will learn both the theory and application of tools used by industry professionals.
  • Students will learn technical skills needed to be competitive in the field of cybersecurity.
  • Students will receive career-planning assistance, including:
    • Resume and social media profile support, career content and practice sessions, technical interview training, one-on-one 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 Participants Receive

  • Successful participants benefit from Project Demo Day—a quarterly networking event with local professionals to showcase your final project.
  • Continued one-on-one career coaching with Career Director post-program completion for qualified students.
  • Skills and confidence to join the ranks of industry professionals.
  • An impressive collection of knowledge, skills, and abilities that show competitiveness for employment.
  • A Certificate of Completion from University of Oregon, showcasing your accomplishments to future employers.

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About Continuing and Professional Education

Continuing and Professional Education (CPE) connects the University of Oregon with regional communities to enable learning outside of the traditional university setting. Working in partnership with UO schools and colleges, selected vendors, and national credentialing associations, we serve more than 5,000 participants annually.


Through Continuing and Professional Education, individuals can access professional development, lifelong learning, and community engagement opportunities that will allow them to grow and thrive without being an admitted student at the UO.


Continuing and Professional Education programs are self-support and fee-based; they do not use state dollars. CPE reports to the Division of Student Services and Enrollment Management.

This program is offered through the University of Oregon, Continuing and Professional Education 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 graduated from Trilogy-powered programs, and more than 2,000 companies—including 50% of the Fortune 100—employ them.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the program start?

  • Class begins July 20, 2020

Can I keep working while studying at the University of Oregon 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 Portland or elsewhere?

  • We offer a part-time program that allows working professionals 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.

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