Penn State Behrend
Digital Skills Bootcamp
Fast-Track Your Career With Cutting-Edge Education
Designed for Digital Professions

The Penn State Behrend Digital Skills Bootcamp, offered in partnership with ThriveDX, helps students launch their careers into innovative digital fields. Our non-credit, non-degree accelerated program is designed for learners with little to no experience, providing them with the professional skills needed to excel in the workforce.

The Cybersecurity

Get educated by cyber industry experts and gain practical skills focused on helping you land a job. The non-credit, non-degree Cybersecurity Bootcamp combines hands-on technical and theoretical training to provide students with the competitive edge they need to succeed.

This Cybersecurity Bootcamp is offered through the Continuing Education services of Penn State Beaver, Penn State Behrend, Penn State Greater Allegheny, and Penn State New Kensington.

Providing the
competitive career
edge you need to

Pursue a New Path to
an Innovative Career
Excellent Education. Industry-Leading Instructors.
Accelerated Schedule.

Our professional bootcamp provides an advanced and comprehensive curriculum that goes beyond theory and equips learners with direct, hands-on training that can be implemented in the field on the first day of the job.

Our Bootcamp Provides
Comprehensive Career Training
Gain The Skills You Need To Break Into A New Field

Our innovative approach to professional training allows learners to gain practical experience and the
skill set needed to work in the field immediately upon program completion.

Introductory Course

Try out the bootcamp without the full commitment with our introductory course, which gives you a chance to discover what a career in cybersecurity really entails before committing to the rest of the program.

Hands-On Experience

Theoretical knowledge can only take you so far, which is why our professional bootcamp program provides experiential exercises, creative and interactive assignments, and project-based learning to help you learn fast.

Access to Hiring Partners

Upon completing the program, our career outcomes department will do everything in their power to get your resume in front of hiring managers and provide you with as many professional networking opportunities as possible.

Certifications and Digital Badges

Earn valuable digital badges to demonstrate proficiency in specific subjects. Our bootcamp also helps to lay the foundation for learners who wish to take certification exams in the future.

Accelerated Learning

Unlike most bootcamps, our program is in-depth and comprehensive, meaning students will learn all the skills they need to launch a new career, not just one specialized skill. This approach to education provides a complete solution for learners who want to learn a new profession quickly.

Career Support

Our career outcomes administrators work around the clock to help our students get hired. Learners receive personalized interview training, assistance with job search, resume writing, LinkedIn profile-building, networking opportunities, workshops about industry trends, and virtual career fairs.*

*Terms and conditions apply. Job or internship placement are not guaranteed.

The Five-Step
to Success


Talk to Us

The first step is to talk to our ThriveDX partners to see if this is the right career path for you to help you achieve your goals.



The next step is to virtually meet with a senior advisor with whom you will discuss the details of the program, your career expectations, and future job opportunities.



The introductory course is the perfect way to try out the bootcamp without committing to the full program, so you can explore the industry and course material to see if this is the right career path for you.


The Bootcamp

Expect to learn a lot in a short amount of time because our bootcamp provides an accelerated curriculum, packed with everything you need to know to launch your new career.



Consider us your career coaches, because our career outcomes administrators will help you practice interview skills, perfect your resume, and connect you with networking opportunities.*

* Career outcomes are consultation-based only and do not guarantee job placement.

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