University at Buffalo Digital Skills Bootcamp Our In-Depth, Innovative Non-Credit Professional Program Can Give You
Real-World Experience

If you want to transition into a new career path, the University at Buffalo Digital Skills Bootcamp will set you up for success with everything you need to transition to an innovative digital profession in less than a year.

The Cybersecurity

Break into a cybersecurity career and quickly advance from beginner to professional with an immersive and innovative curriculum that’s been built to give you all of the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed.

This non-credit professional program is offered by the University at Buffalo Center for Industrial Effectiveness, a professional development center within the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and in partnership with the School of Management.

Providing the
Competitive Career
Edge You Need to

Upgrade Your
Professional Prospects
Level Up Your Digital Skills

Our cutting-edge Digital Skills Bootcamp leverages experiential learning, allowing you to quickly advance your skills through hands-on experience, projects that mimic real-world scenarios and innovative tools—all of which can prepare you for a new career in less than one year.

Break Into a New
in Less
Than a Year
Get Skills That Are
Ready for the Future

With our Digital Skills Bootcamp, learners can level up their skills and knowledge through hands-
on instruction and emerge in less than a year with the experience and know-how necessary to
seamlessly transition into a successful career.

Introductory Course

Our introductory course provides an immersive experience introducing you to the dynamic world of the tech industry, offering a glimpse into the vast array of opportunities available in the current landscape.

Hands-On Learning

Thrive in a virtual learning environment that allows you to build connections with dedicated instructors who are experts in leveraging interactive strategies and project-based learning to give learners all the tools necessary to succeed in a new career.

Access to Hiring Partners

By the end of our Digital Skills Bootcamp, learners will be prepared to enter the job field by expanding their network and taking advantage of the relationships forged by our Career Outcomes department, which connects with industry companies and leaders who need qualified candidates.

Industry Certifications

Advancing in tech can be expedited by earning sought-after certifications to demonstrate proficiency in specific subjects. Our program helps learners lay the foundation to take certification exams* in the future.

*While the curriculum includes subjects covered by many industry exams, the cybersecurity bootcamp program solely includes an optional CompTIA® Security+ certification prep course and exam voucher. No other preparatory courses or vouchers are provided as part of the curriculum or cost of the bootcamp program and require additional costs not included in tuition.

Career Support

Build a firm foundation for your future career with personalized training in various job search disciplines, including LinkedIn page optimization, resume writing and best practices for interviewing and networking. Our Career Outcomes team also cultivates relationships with local hiring partners, so they can help our learners find potential opportunities upon program completion.*

*Terms and conditions apply. Job or internship
placement is not guaranteed.

Five Steps to Success



First, schedule a personal meeting with one of our admissions advisors to learn more about us, ask us questions and build the foundation for your educational and professional goals.


One-on-One Advising

An admissions advisor will meet with you one-on-one, either online or over the phone. During the consultation, the advisor will learn about your career goals, and you’ll discuss the program and potential career opportunities after program completion.



The introductory course allows learners to get a feel for the expectations, demands and instruction style of the bootcamp before committing to the full program. This allows learners to gauge whether it’s the right fit for their professional goals.



Our Digital Skills Bootcamp features an accelerated curriculum that gives learners a deep dive into their chosen field. Our program is virtually provided with live classes and exercises that simulate the real-world expectations of a professional career.



Learners can also receive personalized and professional assistance with their job search by taking advantage of our career-focused live events and workshops Our Career Outcomes team which provides access to hiring partners, personalized training in LinkedIn Optimization, resume writing, networking, interviewing and more.

*Career support services are consultation-based only and do not guarantee job placement.

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