University of Miami
Cyber Security Professional Bootcamp

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Are You thinking about a
Career in IT or Cyber Security?

Designed to take you from zero to pro, this program is built for those who are looking to fast-track their career into IT or cyber security and have little or no professional background in the field. The Cyber Security Professional Bootcamp covers everything from the fundamentals of network management, to routing and switching, right to cyber security. According to Forbes ,the information technology field is one of the fastest growing in the US, and cyber professionals are reportedly ranked at the top of the list of happiest workers.

Our hands-on approach to learning includes simulation labs to prepare you to take seven of the most essential certification exams in the cyber security industry.

  • LPI Linux Essentials
  • Cisco CCENT
  • Cisco CCNA Security
  • CompTIA Cloud+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • CompTIA CySA+

Gain a Marketable Skillset

30-Hour Introductory Course | 400-Hour Extended Program

University of Miami DCIE Cyber Security Bootcamp curriculum is tailored to market demand and focuses on teaching the skills you need to gain employment in the field.

Introductory Course

30 In-ClassHours

Get a taste of cyber security with an introduction to the Windows and Linux operating systems as well as the fundamentals of software and hardware. This course focuses on hands-on, practical exercises where students learn to run basic commands and computer communication protocols. The Introductory Course also provides a firm understanding of system structures and virtualization, and introduces you to the Cyber Attack Cycle.

Operating System Security: Windows & Linux

80 In-ClassHours

Learn to manage and operate the Open-Source operating sytem, Linux, and MS Windows Server 2012 in this two-part course dedicated to preparing students to take the LPI Linux Essentials certification exam. Learn to navigate file systems, run basic commands, configure network services, and handle access permissions and exploit mitigations. Students will also learn to manage network services like DNS and DHCP servers and how to configure security servers to harden systems.

Network Security

98 In-ClassHours

This course is dedicated to building the skillset needed to secure, manage, configure, and operate Cisco communications equipment and systems for a variety of different organization types in preparation for the Cisco CCENT and CCNA Security certification exams. Students will develop a deep understanding of protocols, network layers and devices, and learn to troubleshoot each device.

Cyber Infrastructure & Technology

60 In-ClassHours

In this course, students will be armed with the knowledge and practical training required to design and maintain secure infrastructures. The course also covers how to implement various security countermeasures and builds the skillset needed to take the CompTIA Security+ and CompTIA Cloud+ certification exams.

Offensive Security: Ethical Hacking

42 In-ClassHours

Understand what motivates criminal hackers and examine what criminal hackers intend to do from practical and strategic standpoints. All this to beat them at their own game and stay ahead of impending threats. Learn how to execute and defend against a variety of cyber attacks in this course with immersive, hands-on labs: social engineering attacks, network attacks, applicative attacks, and cryptographic attacks. Develop the specialized skillset required to discover and exploit system vulnerabilities.

Incident Response & Threat Hunting

42 In-ClassHours

In this course, students will learn digital forensics and incident response, and how to handle cyber attacks as they occur. This course also covers how to work on a Security Operations Center (SOC) team and focuses on preparing students even further for the CompTIA Security+ and CompTIA CySA+ certification exams.

Introduction to Python for Security

28 In-ClassHours

This course gives students and introduction to Python, the world's most advanced programming language. Learn to set up Python environments in Windows and Linux, get acquainted with using external libraries, and participate in immersive cyber labs to gain hands-on experience building advanced attack tools.

Game Theory Strategy in Cyber Security

10 In-ClassHours

Study the minds of criminal hackers and learn the fundamentals of Game Theory as applied to cyber security defense and solutions. Develop strategic skills needed to apply game-theoretic methods to real-world attack scenarios and learn to identify solutions and defend a variety of organization types.

Career Services

10 In-ClassHours

This 10-hour course dedicates itself to providing you with internship placement assistance, personalized interview training, professional network opportunities, as well as CV and LinkedIn profile building tips to help you get a job as a cyber security professional after graduation.

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

Prepare for Internationally
Recognized Certifications Exams


The CCENT is a must for those who want to start any entry-level IT position. The certification is a prerequisite for advanced Cisco certifications, including the CCNA Security. The CCENT affirms candidates' competency in basic network security as well as the installation, operation, and troubleshooting of branch networks for small businesses.

Cisco CCNA Security

If you want to certify your competency in developing and maintain secure infrastructures, this is the certification you need. The CCNA Security exam tests a candidate's ability to identify network vulnerabilities and threats to security, and the candidate's ability to mitigate them. Anyone taking this exam must also prove familiarity with Cisco security technologies and competence in troubleshooting and security network monitoring.

LPI Linux Essentials

This exam proves a candidate's knowledge of Linux, the world's favorite Open-Source operating system, plus practical knowledge of a multitude of Open-Source applications. This exam assesses competency in the Linux command line, security, permissions, and basic networking configuration as well as working knowledge of Linux administration and the ability to manage users and groups in the open-source operating system.

CompTIA Cloud+

This certification is key for all IT professionals who want to demonstrate their qualification in cloud infrastructures. Holders of CompTIA Cloud+ certification have proven they have the skillset those working in a data center need. The certification exam asserts candidates' practical knowledge of troubleshooting and managing cloud performance and validates the ability to handle cloud security, configuriation, and the ability to deploy data migration to the cloud.

CompTIA Security+

This is an entry-level cyber security certification that validates candidates' skills in penetration testing, systems, network, and security administration. Eligibility to take the CompTIA Securit+ exam rests on a candidate being a verified holder of the CompTIA Network+ certification.


This is an intermediate-level cyber security certification that asserts a candidate's credentials in security analytics and intrusion detection and response. The CompTIA CySA+ meets standards set by the United States Department of Defense and assesses the ability to perform data analysis specifically to identify different system vulnerabilities, threats, and risks. The exam also assesses candidates' ability to employ and configure tools to detect threats and their ability to secure organizational systems and applications.

Program Tuition

The tuition for the Cyber Security Professional Bootcamp is $15,500, not including $500 for the Introductory Course.

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