Cyber Security Professional Penetration Tester
Professional Penetration Testers are more than just Ethical Hackers. Our 20-week program starts on August 20, 2018. Tuition is $18,000 – payment plans and tuition assistance available.
The Cybersecurity Professional Penetration Tester is a 20-week immersive bootcamp program with an evening schedule
Our (approved) Professional Penetration Tester training program is your direct path to a cyber security career. This 400-hour immersive curriculum includes six courses, extensive hands-on skill building, and guided product training (part time; see the evening comparison below).
Cyber Security Professional Penetration Tester students graduate with the most sought after knowledge and tradecraft for immediate employment as tier 1+ security engineers, analysts, pen testers and consultants. The evolution from general IT to cyber security can take five to 10 years. The Professional Penetration Tester does it in as little as 20 weeks part time.
Network Pentesting & Exploitation
Ethical Hacking & Countermeasures
Wireless Pentesting & Exploitation
Python for Pentesting
PowerShell for Pentesting
Competing in Capture the Flag Events
Packet Analysis with Wireshark
Networking & Security Foundations
Hours of instruction
Hours of labs
The CPPT program is available in an evening schedule. All upcoming cohort start dates can be found on the Academy Calendar. Click the tabs below to view daily schedules.
THE CORE PART-TIME PROGRAM MEETS TWO EVENINGS PER WEEK PLUS SATURDAYS (OPEN LAB TIME) OVER 40 WEEKS (4 X 9 WEEK QUARTERS WITH 2-3 WEEK BREAKS) AND INCLUDES 200 HRS. OF THEORY AND 200 HRS. OF HANDS-ON LABS.
Are You Ready?
- Natural interest in research and problem solving
- Determined to excel at what you do
- Clever and analytical
- Skill in research & analysis
- Skill in critical thinking
- Understanding of basic statistics
- IT certs helpful but not required
- Analytical ability trumps formal education
- AS, BS or MS in: Business or Sciences