Cybersecurity Bootcamp

LAUNCH YOUR CYBERSECURITY CAREER IN ONLY 6 MONTHS
WITH OUR ACCELERATED CYBERSECURITY BOOTCAMP TRAINING
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New Course! Intro to Cyber $100

WHAT IS IT AND WHO IS IT FOR?
Cybersecurity Bootcamp (powered by ThriveDX Impact) at Molloy University is a fully online accelerated training program, meeting only twice a week, designed to successfully prepare people with little or no background in IT for entry level jobs in cybersecurity, a highly in-demand and lucrative career path. Developed around military training methodologies and hands-on learning, the program focuses on the key skills sought by employers. The Bootcamp prepares students not only with technical knowledge, but with the essential skills required for a successful career in cybersecurity. 

WHY CYBERSECURITY?
With the rate of cyber-attacks reaching record highs, there is an urgent need for workers in cybersecurity. The field has had 0% unemployment for nearly a decade, and forecasts 35% job growth throughout the next year. With plentiful opportunities and competitive compensation, an accelerated Cybersecurity Bootcamp is the best way to gain the necessary skills to fill these positions.

OUR PARTNERSHIP WITH THRIVEDX
The Center for Cybersecurity at Molloy University powered by ThriveDX Impact covers the hands-on and practical skills necessary for Bootcampers to land high-paying careers in cybersecurity, one of the world's fastest growing industries.

INDUSTRY LEADING CERTIFICATIONS
ThriveDX Impact  is an official partner of CertNexus and CompTIA and provides graduates with opportunity to take the CFR and Security+ certification exams at a special discounted price. 

WHICH CYBERSECURITY ROLES CAN I GET?
Cybersecurity careers are plentiful and a variety of roles are available at financial institutions, retailers, research companies, accounting firms, credit unions, government organizations - the list is endless. Click here for more information on the variety of roles available

GAIN CYBER SKILLS AND JOIN THE FASTEST-GROWING TECH INDUSTRY
Fastest Growing Skills:
- Wireshark
- Splunk
- Snort IDS
- Nmap
- Kali Linux
- Metasploit  

WEBINAR: How to Step into the World of Cybersecurity
The cybersecurity industry has over 4 million positions unfilled worldwide. As one of the most lucrative fields in technology, now is the time to get your foot in the door. Watch a recorded webinar demonstration and hear from a Bootcamp Graduate about a career in cybersecurity! The recorded webinar also covers salary, entry-level positions, the skills cyber employers are looking for, and how you can learn them through our Bootcamp. The webinar recording is available at: https://vimeo.com/585341963/b11b38ae13

ADMISSION CRITERIA AND ELIGIGIBILITY INFORMATION

- High school diploma/GED (minimum
- Students do not need an IT background to enroll in this program
- You will need English reading proficiency, basic math and logic skills, and most of all, drive and motivation to learn in an accelerated environment. After admission, students are expected to complete the self-paced Prework module (~20 hours) before the start of the Bootcamp, whose objective is to bring everyone to the same level of technical expertise. 

CURRICULUM AND FORMAT
Click here to download the syllabus. With our hybrid format you get the best of both in person and self-paced learning. Our facilitator will support your learning experience while our online platform allows you to work at your own pace. The part-time bootcamp is comprised of 480 hours of best in class content delivered over 24 weeks.  You will meet with your facilitator twice a week for up to 4 hours. Keep in mind, we all learn at different speeds and you may find some topics require more or less time. As such, the platform will be available to you 24/7.

In order for you to practice the skills you learn, we have developed over 60 unique hands-on labs that run in virtual machines. These are safe environments where you will be able to run different operating systems, access various tools without installing them on your computer, and practice confidently without putting your computer at risk. 

CAREER SERVICES AND SUPPORT
You'll learn essential soft skills like team work and interview prep. When you graduate, you will also be connected to a cyber network and community. You get the best of both in person and self-paced learning. Our facilitator will support your learning experience while our online platform allows you to work at your own pace. 

SCHEDULE

The Spring 2023 semester schedule is as follows: 

Mondays and Thursdays, February 6 - August 3, 2023, 7-11 p.m. EST 

The Summer 2023 semester schedule is as follows: 

Tuesdays and Fridays, May 16 - November 21, 2023, 7-11 p.m. EST 

TUITION
$4,750 ($1,000 deposit required to register, a payment plan is available for the balance)
10% discount for alumni and veterans 

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

When planning to attend a continuing education course or program, an important consideration is the cost, which may include tuition, books and travel. With Molloy University, Division of Continuing Education and Professional Studies, various financial assistance options are available to help students afford tuition. Since most Continuing Education courses do not lead to a college degree, they are not eligible for the traditional forms of financial aid, such as TAP and Pell. Some private lenders will help you finance continuing education and certificate programs. Click here to find out about student loans, veterans benefits, re-training for those who are unemployed, employer and union vouchers and vocational services for individuals with disabilities. 

REGISTRATION
Students should register for classes at least one week prior to the start of classes to insure enough time for you to get access to the course materials, the course link and to complete the self-paced Prework module. 

Online registration is available by clicking here.  You will be able to pay for your classes online by ACH check or by MasterCard, Visa or Discover credit card. If you pay by credit card there will be a fee of 2.75% for domestic cards and 4.25% for international cards added to the tuition. You can avoid the credit card fee by paying with a check online.

Phone in registration is available by calling 516.323.3550 with your MasterCard, Visa or Discover credit card. There will be a credit card fee of 2.75% for domestic cards and 4.25% for international cards added to the tuition.

To register in person, by fax or mail, please follow the directions on our web page: www.molloy.edu/ce/registration under Registration. 

Confirmation of your registration will be emailed to you upon receipt of your registration. Your Zoom link or classroom assignment will be emailed to you shortly before the start date of you class if it was not included in your confirmation

NEW COURSE! INTRO TO CYBER
Are you interested in Cybersecurity, but not sure if the Bootcamp is right for you? We are now offering an online, self-paced, 30-hour introductory coursefor $100! Click here for details and to register.

WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT CYBER? 
Attend one of our free upcoming webinars. Email  lcino@molloy.edu for upcoming dates.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Click here
 to view the frequently asked questions.

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS
Click here
to view a video of student testimonials about their experience in the Cybersecurity Bootcamp.

MOLLOY/THRIVEDX CYBERSECURITY BOOTCAMP BROCHURE
Click here to download a bootcamp brochure.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

- Women In Cybersecurityhttps://cybersecurityguide.org/resources/women-in-cybersecurity/
- Cybersecurity Career Centerhttps://cybersecurityguide.org/careers/
- Cybersecurity Recommended Reading list - https://cybersecurityguide.org/resources/reading-list/

 QUESTIONS?
Please contact Louis Cino at: lcino@molloy.edu or at: 516-323-3550.