CYBER SECURITY
SPECIALIST

  • Launch your cyber security career in just 400 hours.
  • You will be guided through key foundational concepts, hands-on labs, and technical skills that are necessary to get started in any entry-level cyber security role.

Your career in I.T. starts here.

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$98,350

Average Salary

504,316

jobs in USA in 2020

400 Hours

Real World Skills Training

WHAT YOU’LL GET

Obtain real
world training

Flexibility

Part time and full time schedules available.

Workbook

A comprehensive workbook that includes all the supplemental material, homework, labs and program guides.

Live training and coaching

Our trainers and coaches are available live to level you up every week!

100% Exclusive

All the content was created specifically for Zero to Engineer students.

Mentor-led to keep you accountable

This program includes mentor sessions that can be used anytime you need help.

Mastery learning to ensure you gain in-demand skills

Follow a structured curriculum with built-in assessments and real-world portfolio projects.

BASIC TRAINING

Build network engineering foundations

 

Intro to Networking for Cyber Security

Networking is the foundation of many IT specialties and provides a pathway to different careers such as Cyber Security. Cyber Security is one of the biggest growth areas with the need for qualified specialists increasing every day. This course covers the basic networking principles required to transition into the Cyber Security course. Let’s get started on your journey into the realms of computer networking and cyber security! #LevelUp

Practice Labs

Example Labs using the Cisco Packet Tracer application for simulating full-scale real-world networks and learning skills with Cisco IOS command line.

ADVANCED TRAINING

Become job ready

 

Cybersecurity Advanced Training
This online training program provides students with a foundational understanding of the most important topics and concepts, as well as introductory labs, projects, and a cyber range. After completing the Cyber Security course students will use our courses and materials to obtain their NexGenT Cyber certification. During training students will complete over 25 virtualized labs that teach you in demand real world skills that prepare you for the job. Students are also exposed to a cumulative final project that tests them on all the applied learnings they have been taught during the course. After completing the project students then perform a virtual skills qualification check to obtain their cyber certification from NexGenT. During training students also work with our Career Services team for assistance with job hunting and access to the NexGenT Employer Network.
Practice Labs

25 virtualized labs to help you gain real world skills: Scanning Networks, Social Engineering, Certificate Management, Encryption, Wireshark, Hacking Wireless Networks, Vulnerability Scanning, Network Vulnerabilities, Protocols & Services, Keyloggers, Sniffers, System Hacking, Password Cracking Tools, Evading IDS Firewalls & Honeypots, PKI Concepts

Hacker Week

 

Skills Review
This week will be used to review lessons and supplemental material. We will reinforce important topics and give you a chance to work through different sections so you can solidify concepts.
Labs Review

This week will be used to review labs. We will reinforce important topics and give you a chance to work through different sections so you can solidify concepts.

Cyber Range
Learn to defend against malicious threats in real-world lab simulations using our state-of-the-art Cyber Range. A virtualized network where you can gain job ready skills necessary to become a cyber specialist.

The range will have network architectures you see in organizations, and you will have the chance to attack and defend with cyber toolkits used by all the top companies.

CERTIFIED

NCSA Certification

& SQC

 

Skills Qualification Check
During these final two weeks all students are scheduled to perform their live SQC to verify skills. Upon successful completion the candidate will be awarded the NexGenT Cyber Security Associate (NCSA) Certification. This block of time includes scheduling for all students in the cohort to SQC, get feedback. coaching, and also graduation. Students wil be tested with a cumilitave exam and a final cyber range mission based on skills learned to certify them for job readiness
Exam Preparation
After completion of course content, students will take our cumulative test to be certified as a cyber professional.

The NexGenT Cyber Security Associate (NSCA) certification is a real world skill-sbased assessment and skills check that builds off all the topics and content covered during the course.

Cyber Range
Learn to defend against malicious threats in real-world lab simulations using our state-of-the-art Cyber Range. A virtualized network where you can gain job ready skills necessary to become a cyber specialist.

The range will have network architectures you see in organizations, and you will have the chance to attack and defend with cyber toolkits used by all the top companies.

YOUR MENTORS

Guidance and motivation

 

This program was developed by experts who were instructors in the US Air Force and from Israel’s Defense Forces. The curriculum as a whole has been reviewed and influenced by Chief Security Officers from Fortune 500 companies.

We are proud of the training and education we provide at NexGenT and have been blessed to have many high caliber industry leaders help validate the curriculum.

Vamsee Kandimalla

I’m a cyber security architect with a wide variety of experience in different sectors such as defense, consumer electronics, and automotive. I enjoy working on the latest technologies and solutions that have high impact.

Jacob Hess

I’m a Network Engineer, Entrepreneur, and Air Force veteran who is passionate about computer networking, education, and high performance teams. I enjoy people, teaching, learning, business, and cutting edge technology.

NEXT COHORTS

Upcoming start dates

 

START DATE STRUCTURE DURATION
17 July 2020 Part-time 20 weeks APPLY NOW
11 September 2020 Part-time 20 weeks APPLY NOW
23 October 2020 Part-time 20 weeks APPLY NOW

 

Tuition Options

Apply to ISA

$0 upfront + 10% of your gross income until either 48 payments is reached with a cap of $25,000, but only if you’re making at least $3,333/month.

Pay up front

$12,500

No income share agreement.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Frequently Asked
Questions

 

How much does the program cost?

NexGenT is on a mission to prepare our students for a career in cyber security and network engineering. We believe the Income Share Agreement is the best way to help people break into these careers without paying anything up-front. This allows us to focus on getting you results in the lucrative industry in cyber security and network engineering.

Under our ISA, you agree to pay back 10% of your gross income for 48 payments as long as you’re making $3,333/month ($40,000 annual salary) or higher.

Your ISA obligations will be satisfied if you pay the payment cap or will be wiped out after 7 years of graduating from our program.

The base tuition for NexGenT’s Cyber Security Specialist Program is $12,500 upfront.

Can I pay tuition costs upfront?

Yes, you can. Please contact us at admissions@nexgent.com

Upfront tuition cost is $12,500. You can pay over the phone with a credit card or by check in the mail.

Does NexGenT help me get a job?

Our sole mission is to help prepare you and then aid you in landing your first job.

We have a dedicated career service team that will work with you in accomplishing landing a job in networking or cyber security.

The career service team aids students with professional career coaching, technical and behavioral practice interviews, professional career maps, guidance check-ins, and more!

Our career services team will be accessible to you from years 2-3-4 to help you land a six-figure position quickly.

What are you
waiting for?