Cyber Security Professional Penetration Tester
Professional Penetration Testers are more than just Ethical Hackers. Our 20-weekend and 10-week programs are accepting applications for October 2019 and January 2020. Payment plans with no upfront costs and tuition assistance available.
The Cybersecurity Professional Penetration Tester is a 10 week or 20 weekend immersive bootcamp program
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, threat 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.
Pentesting and Network Exploitation
Python for Pentest
Privilege Escalation Techniques
Packet Analysis with Wireshark, tshark, scapy
Cybersecurity Security Analysis
Career Prep and Project
Interview Prep, Resume and LinkedIN
Simulated Battles in Circadence
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.
The Academy supports a full range of Financial Aid, Income Share Agreements Scholarship, Education Loan and local Grant Programs for Cybersecurity students. Follow the links below for details on each option.
Are You Ready?
The following are recommended characteristics for Pro Pen Tester applicants. None of these is absolute and we encourage all potential students with general alignment to these criteria to apply for our programs
- 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
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