Interested in Cybersecurity? This Program Can Help You Enter the Field

Are you interested in starting a career in cybersecurity? If so, the University of Pittsburgh’s Bootcamp for Non-tech Professionals can help you build the skills you need to enter the field. Scholarships available.

Bootcamp for Non-tech Professionals

The University of Pittsburgh’s online Bootcamp for Non-tech Professionals helps individuals build the technical skills they need to transition into the cybersecurity field. During the program, participants:

  • learn the basics of computer networking and how the internet works,
  • understand the basics of programming and troubleshooting using Python,
  • use virtualization software to manage different operating systems,
  • and more.

Students can move through the course at their own pace and meet on a periodic basis with their instructor to review materials/assignments and ask questions.

Scholarship Applications

Scholarships are available for non-tech professionals who are members of underrepresented groups in tech. All applications must be submitted by July 1, 2022. The bootcamp will begin on July 11, 2022.

More Information

If you have questions about the bootcamp, contact the University of Pittsburgh’s Professional Institute at the School of Computing and Information at For more tech news, visit our News page.

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