Where can I take classes?

Classes for the Penn State Behrend Cybersecurity Bootcamp, offered in partnership with ThriveDX, are offered via live classroom sessions, in which learners can participate and engage with their classmates and instructors remotely.

When do classes start?

Courses begin on a rolling basis.

Do I need an undergraduate degree or any other prerequisite to be eligible to apply?

You do not need any experience in the field and there are no prerequisites required to enroll in any of the Digital Skills Bootcamps.

How many credit hours is each program? Can I apply credits from these programs to a degree I am currently pursuing?

All Digital Skills Bootcamps are 400 in-class hours, including the introductory course. Digital Skills Bootcamps are non-credit, non-degree programs.

These Digital Skills Bootcamps are offered through the Continuing Education services of Penn State Beaver, Penn State Behrend, Penn State Greater Allegheny, and Penn State New Kensington.

How much is tuition?

Tuition is $17,800 for the Cybersecurity Bootcamp, not including the $180 for the introductory course.

Do I need to be a student to apply to a Digital Skills Bootcamp?

No. Our programs are open to people of any professional or educational background, regardless of enrollment status.

Are these programs suitable for me if I am employed full time?

Our Digital Skills Bootcamps are built for working professionals with evening and weekend course schedules available.

Do I need to buy any supplies, such as books or software?

Yes. You will need to have a computer with the minimum requirements, as well as reliable internet access. Some programs may require additional supplies.

What is ThriveDX?

ThriveDX is our partner in innovative continuing education. Their expertise in digital, professional training brings more than two decades of world-renowned knowledge transfer expertise directly to our students.

How can I become a hiring partner?

Contact us either by filling out the form below or by calling 814-826-1323 to speak with one of our Partner Account Managers.

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