LIVE AND ONLINE Cybersecurity
Invest in your future with our value-packed career-prep program and gain the job-ready skills
you need to enter a cybersecurity career in less than a year.

  • No Experience Necessary
  • Hands-On Training
  • Job Placement Assistance

Increase Your Earning Potential
With In-Demand Cybersecurity Skills

The average cybersecurity salary in the US is $116,237/year*
Entry-level positions start at $87,696 per year*

  • Source:
    *Salaries vary based on a number of factors, including position, location, experience level, as well as work and personal history.

Your Cybersecurity Career Starts Here


Why Cybersecurity?

Whether you want to change careers or level up your tech skills, our professional non-credit, non-degree bootcamp, offered in partnership with ThriveDX, can help you find career fulfillment and increase your earning potential.

  • High Demand

    The shortage of qualified tech workers continues to grow, creating an increasing need for trained cybersecurity professionals.

  • Diverse Career Paths

    Companies across all industries require cybersecurity protection, raising the demand for tech workers of all skill levels and backgrounds.

  • Competitive Salary

    The cybersecurity workforce gap creates hefty competition among employers, resulting in higher-paying opportunities starting with entry-level positions.

Everything You Need to

Increase Your

Earning Potential!

At the Penn State Behrend Cybersecurity Bootcamp, offered in partnership with ThriveDX, your success is our purpose. Learners of all backgrounds complete the program with the skills and knowledge necessary to go from learner to professional in less than a year. No previous experience is required.

Our career services team consists of experts in job placement assistance who provide services that, outside of the bootcamp, could cost you thousands of dollars. Plus, you will be assigned a Student Success Manager to provide a personal touch to your learning experience to further your success.

✔️ 1:1 Coaching and Resume Writing Assistance
✔️ Access to Job Leads and Industry Professionals
✔️ Continued Coaching up to 6 Months Post-Certificate

✔️ Earn a certificate of completion from the Penn State Behrend Cybersecurity Bootcamp and be recognized as a cyber professional.
✔️ This Cybersecurity Bootcamp is offered through the Continuing Education services of Penn State Beaver, Penn State Behrend, Penn State Greater Allegheny, and Penn State New Kensington.

Attend live, remote classes led by real cybersecurity experts. Access recorded sessions and attend office hours for additional guidance and insights that can only come from years of experience. Our 400-hour curriculum ensures comprehension of even the most complex cybersecurity concepts while giving you the hands-on experience you need to excel in your career.

Gain real-world hands-on cybersecurity experience with TDX Arena. This proprietary platform delivers immersive gamified learning and focused training with actual cyberattack simulations. This robust hub of resources includes study guides, question banks, and “Cyberpedia” to help you further your learning.

✔️ Practice Arena: Test your newly acquired offensive & defensive skills in real-world environments.
✔️ Challenges: Hone your interests with immersive, virtual exercises that mimic on-the-job scenarios.
✔️ Cyberpedia: Our "wiki-style" reference tool can be used to enhance your cyber knowledge as you work throughout the program and study for certification exams.


Take control of your future. Invest in your professional growth. Become an in-demand cybersecurity professional.

Expert-led classes with immersive, real-world training prepare you for a successful career—No previous experience required.



    • Microsoft Security
    • Computer Networking
    • Cloud Security
    • Linux Security
    • Final Project: Build Your Own Environment

    • Network Security
    • Cyber Infrastructure & Technology
    • Python for Security
    • Final Project: Threat Scenario

    • Ethical Hacking
    • Digital Forensics & Incident Response and Threat Hunting
    • Game Theory
    • Final Project: Attack & Response
  • CAREER SERVICES 15 hours


Go Further with
Industry-Recognized Certifications

Increase your value as a true cyber professional

Build foundational knowledge to help you ace the certification exams of your choice with non-mandatory online lessons and on-demand access to O’Reilly’s vast library of certification-prep materials*:

  • CompTIA CySA+
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
  • Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate
  • LPI Linux Essentials
  • *This program is designed to teach in-demand knowledge for today's workforce and is not a certification test preparation program. Certification exams are not conducted as part of the program and require additional costs not included in tuition.

Enroll Today


Find the Right Tuition
Plan for You

Tuition for the Cybersecurity Bootcamp is $17,980.
You can test-drive the first 30 hours of the program with our Intro Course for just $180.

  • Pay in Full

    After completing the Intro Course, pay tuition in full prior to starting your first class.

  • 0% Interest

    Monthly installments with no interest. Available to all learners.

  • Flexible Financing

    Speak to one of our advisors to see if you're eligible for any financing available at this time.