SJSU Cyber Bootcamp

Get the Skills You Need to Join the Fight Against Cybercrime

Through the SJSU Cyber Bootcamp powered by Fullstack, you’ll go from novice to cybersecurity professional and gain the tools to land a job in one of the world’s highest-paying industries—in as few as 12 weeks.

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Through the SJSU Cyber Bootcamp powered by Fullstack, you’ll go from novice to cybersecurity professional and gain the tools to land a job in one of the world’s highest-paying industries—all in 26 weeks part-time.

The Demand for Cyber Talent

The opportunity is massive in both the Bay Area and across the United States. According to research from cyberseek.org, in San José alone, there are currently over 10,839 open cybersecurity roles and an insufficient supply of cybersecurity talent.

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Nationally, there are over half a million cyber jobs that employers are trying to fill. Businesses actively seeking cybersecurity professionals span across all industries and sizes, and they include local high-tech employers like Google, AT&T, and Amazon, to name a few.

Students who complete the SJSU Coding Bootcamp will be well equipped for roles like Web Developer, Junior Software Developer, Front-End Developer, and many others.

Career Success with the SJSU Cyber Bootcamp

The SJSU Cyber Bootcamp provides students with career guidance every step of the way, from resume assistance to preparing students for successful physical and technical interviews.

Part-Time

Cohort Application Deadline Class Dates Class Schedule Course Format
September 2021 September 7, 2021 September 14, 2021–March 19, 2022
Tue/Thu:
6:30pm PT–9:30pm PT
Saturday: 10am PT–2pm PT
100% Live Online
Cohort September 2021
Application Deadline September 7, 2021
Class Dates September 14, 2021–March 19, 2022
Class Schedule
Tue/Thu:
6:30pm PT–9:30pm PT
Saturday: 10am PT–2pm PT
Course Format 100% Live Online

Full-Time

Cohort Application Deadline Class Dates Class Schedule Course Format
September 2021 September 20, 2021 September 27, 2021–December 17, 2021
Monday–Friday:
9:00am PT–3:00pm PT
100% Live Online
Cohort September 2021
Application Deadline September 20, 2021
Class Dates September 27, 2021–December 17, 2021
Class Schedule
Monday–Friday:
9:00am PT–3:00pm PT
Course Format 100% Live Online

Fullstack Academy is a top-ranked immersive school for web development and cybersecurity training. Fullstack offers comprehensive in-person and remote training opportunities across the U.S. and prepares students with the in-demand skills they need to launch fulfilling tech careers.

Graduates are assisted by a dedicated career service team and leave as members of the Fullstack–SJSU community—a supportive alumni network that can help open doors to future jobs in the Bay Area and beyond.

Fullstack brings its learning method, reputation, and community to the SJSU Cyber Bootcamp to make cybersecurity training more accessible to individuals outside of traditional tech hubs.

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How It Works

Overview

  • 12-week, full-time or 26-week, part-time training program requiring no previous experience or knowledge in cybersecurity

  • 15 hours of homework per week

  • You’ll learn in-demand offensive and defensive cybersecurity skills the world’s top tech companies are looking for

  • You’ll receive professional development assistance—resume, networking, and interview guidance to jump-start a lucrative career in cybersecurity

Class Schedule

  • Class Schedule: Two weeknights 6:30pm PT–9:30pm PT (Mon/Weds or Tues/Thurs) and one Saturday morning 10am PT–2pm PT

  • Course Format: 100% Live Online

Tuition

We aim to ensure that every applicant, regardless of budget, has the opportunity to break into a career in cyber.
Full Tuition Discounts Scholarships
$11,995 $250 $500

Students will need to make a $1,000 dollar initial deposit at enrollment with the remaining balance due one week prior to the first day of the cohort.

Students who apply and enroll before August 23rd for the Full-Time September cohort and August 10th for the Part-Time September cohort will receive an automatic $250 discount on tuition.

SJSU current students, alumni and employees receive a $500 scholarship.

$2,000

Military Scholarship for May 2021 cohort, $1,000 Military Scholarship for subsequent cohorts (Current military personnel or veterans)

Full Tuition
$11,995

Students will need to make a $1,000 dollar initial deposit at enrollment with the remaining balance due one week prior to the first day of the cohort.

Discounts
$250

Students who apply and enroll before August 23rd for the Full-Time September cohort and August 10th for the Part-Time September cohort will receive an automatic $250 discount on tuition.

Scholarships
$500

SJSU current students, alumni and employees receive a $500 scholarship.

$2,000

Military Scholarship for May 2021 cohort, $1,000 Military Scholarship for subsequent cohorts (Current military personnel or veterans)

Big Return on Your Investment

Graduates of the SJSU Cyber Bootcamp will qualify for full-time cybersecurity positions that could earn them a starting salary that is +34% higher than the average salary in San José.

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What You’ll Learn

Students learn the offensive and defensive cybersecurity skills including Foundations (computing and networking basics, Linux, introduction to automation), Security Essentials (practical networking, bash scripting, Python for security), Security Analyst Training (NIST cybersecurity framework, tools, techniques, procedures for network and application protection), and Flight (projects, advanced certifications preparation, career coaching and guidance).

  • Foundations & Security Essentials

    Phase 1
    Networking Essentials
    Linux & Python
    Command Line Input (CLI)
  • Offense—Red Team

    Phase 2
    Pen Testing Methodology
    Vulnerability Discovery
    Shells
    Exploitation
  • Defense—Blue Team

    Phase 3
    Threat Modeling
    Preventing Recon
    Incident Response
    Digital Forensics
    Project Demo Day
Classes are 100% live online with hands-on guidance from live instructors. The majority of students’ time is spent learning how to monitor and secure systems, networks, and applications as well as how to appropriately respond to cyber breaches.
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Who Should Attend

Both the full- and part-time programs are specifically designed for beginners. There’s no experience required to apply, be accepted, or succeed.

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Successful bootcamp students have backgrounds in:

Teaching

Teaching

Finance

Finance

Retail

Retail

Music

Music

Graphic Design

Graphic Design

Admin

Admin

Biology

Biology

And more...

And more...

If this sounds like you, apply today and join others just like you on the first steps to a life-changing career.

Ready to Start Learning?

Apply to the SJSU Cyber Bootcamp Today

  1. Fill out our online application form

  2. Take our nontechnical assessment

    • No cyber experience required
    • Covers logical reasoning
    • Sent to you immediately upon submission of
      application
  3. Receive an entrance decision

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