Enroll in the UNH Cybersecurity Boot Camp

The UNH Cybersecurity Boot Camp offers a challenging, part-time program that spans 24 weeks and focuses on IT, networking, and modern information security. Gain new skills with our flexible evening classes, designed for busy professionals and students.

  • Learn how to work with popular tools like Wireshark, Kali Linux, Metasploit, Nessus, and more.
  • Gain skills applicable to certifications such as CompTIA Security+, Network+, Linux+, Server+, Cloud+, and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).
  • Build a robust professional portfolio to showcase your work to potential employers.
  • Receive access to a wide range of career planning services to support your transition into a new career or advancement in your current role.
  • Receive a Certificate of Completion from UNH Professional Development & Training.

Online Cybersecurity Boot Camp Overview

Succeeding in cybersecurity demands more than just a strong grasp of security concepts; it also requires practical experience in their application. During the UNH Cybersecurity Boot Camp, you will:

  • Gain the essential knowledge you need to enter the cybersecurity field.
  • Familiarize yourself with industry-standard tools and technologies endorsed by current cybersecurity experts.
  • Develop skills that align with certifications considered essential for all dedicated security professionals.
  • Enjoy hands-on learning opportunities with experienced industry professionals.
  • Receive access to career coaching, internship opportunities, and an active network of hiring partners.

The Cybersecurity Boot Camp Curriculum

At the UNH Cybersecurity Boot Camp, you will receive hands-on training in networking, systems, web technologies, databases, as well as in defensive and offensive cybersecurity. You will also learn methods, techniques, and best practices for accurately conveying the severity of the risks facing an organization’s security posture.

You’ll learn from skilled instructors and gain real-world experience as you collaborate with your peers. Through hands-on application, you’ll gain the confidence you need to tap into the industry. The curriculum will dive into the foundational skills for cyber and network security, including:

  • Networking
    •  Packet Analysis
    •  Wireshark


  • Systems
    •  Windows and Linux administration techniques
    •  Windows and Linux hardening
  • Cybersecurity careers
    •  Digital forensics methods
    •  Penetration testing
    •  Vulnerability assessment
    •  Security operations and analytics
  • Cybersecurity
    •  Secure network design and architecture
    •  Risk management
    •  Cryptography
    •  Vulnerability assessment
    •  Identity and access management
    •  Cloud security
  • Programming and scripting
    •  Bash scripting
    •  PowerShell scripting



  • Ethical hacking and penetration
    •  Kali Linux
    •  Metasploit
    •  Hashcat
    •  Burp Suite
    •  Web vulnerabilities and securities

How to Apply to the UNH Cybersecurity Boot Camp

To apply for the next online cybersecurity boot camp session, follow these steps:

  1.  Fill out this form to express your interest in the program.

  2.  An admissions advisor will contact you to discuss the program and your goals.

  3.  Complete a short application form to provide more details about your background and interests.

  4.  Take a multiple-choice, critical thinking, and problem-solving assessment to assess your readiness for the program.

  5.  Connect with admissions to discuss financial options and payment plans.

  6.  Finalize your enrollment by paying your deposit.

  7.  Start your boot camp journey to pursue a cybersecurity career. 


Our part-time cybersecurity boot camp program costs US$13,000.*

Interest-Free Payment Plan
Pay an initial deposit and split the rest of your tuition into monthly installments over the length of the program with no interest.

24-Month Interest-Free Payment Plan
Once approved, you’ll pay your deposit and split the remaining tuition over 24 monthly installments with zero interest.

Pay in Full Discount
Pay in full at the time of enrollment and receive $500 off your total fee.

Alumni Scholarship
Alumni are eligible for a $500 scholarship.

Climb Credit
Helps students find and fund career training programs.

*Tuition is subject to change.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a cybersecurity boot camp?

A cybersecurity boot camp is an intensive training program designed to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge they need to pursue a career in cybersecurity. The boot camp covers a wide range of topics, including network security, ethical hacking, cryptography, and risk management. The goal of a cybersecurity boot camp is to provide students 

Does cybersecurity require math?

Math skills can be useful in cybersecurity, particularly in areas such as cryptography and data analysis. Understanding mathematical concepts such as probability, statistics, and algebra can help you analyze security risks, develop encryption algorithms, and assess the effectiveness of security measures. However, advanced math skills are not always required for all cybersecurity roles, and there are many opportunities in the field for individuals with varying levels of mathematical proficiency.

Are cybersecurity boot camps worth it?

Whether or not a cybersecurity boot camp is worth it depends on your goals, background, and the specific program you choose. If you are looking to quickly gain the skills needed to start a career in cybersecurity, a boot camp can be a valuable investment.

Is cybersecurity a good career?

With the increasing number of cyber threats facing businesses and individuals, there is a growing need for skilled professionals who can protect sensitive information and secure computer systems. As a result, cybersecurity professionals often enjoy high job security and competitive salaries.

Does cybersecurity require coding?

While coding skills are not always required for all cybersecurity roles, they can come in handy. Many cybersecurity professionals use coding languages such as Python, Java, and C++ to automate tasks, analyze data, and develop security tools. In short, having a basic understanding of coding can make you a more versatile and valuable cybersecurity professional, but it is not always a strict requirement.

Open For Enrollment

UNH Cybersecurity Boot Camp
Acquire the skills needed to pursue a career in cybersecurity in just 24 weeks. Our next Cybersecurity Boot Camp starts soon, offering you the chance to build a professional portfolio, network with future employers, and participate in collaborative opportunities that mimic real-world working environments.

Apply today.

Cybersecurity and Career Opportunities

As cyber threats evolve, so do the opportunities in cybersecurity, making it an exciting and dynamic field for those looking to make a difference in protecting digital assets and infrastructure. As such, a career in cybersecurity can lead to roles such as security analyst, ethical hacker, cybersecurity consultant, or chief information security officer (CISO). These roles can involve protecting an organization's data, systems, and networks from cyber threats, as well as developing and implementing security measures to safeguard against attacks.

Receive a Digital Badge

UNH Cybersecurity Boot Camp Digital Badge
Participants who successfully complete the UNH Cybersecurity Boot Camp program will automatically receive a digital badge microcredential that verifies their accomplishment and skills that can be shared on social media, blogs, and online portfolios.  Upon completion of the UNH Cybersecurity Boot Camp, participants will receive an email with further information for claiming their badge. For more information on digital badges with UNH PD&T, click here.

University of New Hampshire Cybersecurity Boot Camp, offered in partnership with edX, is made available through a unique consortium delivery model to provide skills-based learning to participants across New Hampshire and beyond. Participants will be taught by a university-approved instructor, while learning alongside students from other consortium-participating universities and institutions. Upon meeting the completion requirements, participants will be issued a Certificate of Completion by UNH Professional Development & Training.