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Time- and cost-effective entry points to a cybersecurity career

Three-week cybersecurity courses feature two live group learning sessions per week, supported by independent coursework.

Each Thursday from 6:30–8:30 PM EST and Saturday from 10 AM–12 PM EST, you’ll learn in an energetic live atmosphere filled with engaged peers. Then during the week, complete coursework on your own time.


Enhanced learning—taught live by a leading expert

This Tufts cybersecurity training series was created,  developed, and will be taught by Ming Chow, a distinguished cybersecurity expert educator and practitioner.

With a small class size, you can benefit from live one-on-one interaction and attention. 

Learn more about Ming Chow.

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A World-Class School

U.S. News and World Report ranked Tufts:
✓ Top 30 National Universities
✓ Top 65 U.S. Engineering schools

Tufts is a leading research university with a nationwide reputation for excellence.

These online cybersecurity bootcamps could serve as a stepping stone into the Tufts MS in Cybersecurity and Public Policy program (separate application and admission required).

Why Online Cybersecurity Training?

  • There are currently 314,000 unfilled cybersecurity positions in the United States, according to Cyber Seek, a project supported by the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE).
  • Globally, this shortage is even more severe, according to a 2018 New York Times article, The Mad Dash to Find a Cybersecurity Force.
  • Jobs requiring public cloud security skills remain open an average of 79 days—longer than almost any other IT skill, according to Cyber Seek’s 2019/2020 Cybersecurity Almanac.

Potential Jobs

  • Cybersecurity Engineer
  • Systems Administrator
  • Security Analyst
  • Information Security Manager
  • Cybersecurity Analyst
  • Penetration Tester
  • IT Security Engineer

Salary ranges: $60-173k Source: payscale.com

Choose from three interactive online cybersecurity bootcamps

These courses are a great way for experienced IT professionals to gain a working understanding of cybersecurity principles from a recognized leader in the engineering field without the investment of money or time required to obtain a graduate degree.

Network Bootcamp

Network Security Bootcamp

September 23–October 9, 2021
Cost: $3,000

In this cybersecurity course, learn to analyze network traffic, perform network reconnaissance, and write a network attack tool using the Python programming language.

Web Security Bootcamp

Web Security Bootcamp

October 14–30, 2021
Cost: $3,000

In this cybersecurity training, learn about how the web works, how important security vulnerabilities affect web applications, how hackers attack web applications to gain access to private data, and how you can defend against such attacks. Some knowledge of web development (e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript) and databases (e.g., SQL) required.

Malware Bootcamp

Malware Analysis Bootcamp

Nov. 4–18, 2021
Cost: $3,000

In this cybersecurity bootcamp, you will analyze network malware, live malicious Android apps, and live Windows malware samples. You will use tools including VirusTotal, apktool, and Ghidra to aid your analysis. It is strongly recommended that your computer be able to run virtual machines via VMware or VirtualBox.

Financial Information

Save Money

Stay tuned for specific Cybersecurity Bootcamp discounts. 


20% discount available to Tufts Alumni and corporate discounts available. Email us to see if your company is eligible.


Do you need to submit a request for funds and cost justification to your current employer? Download a cost justification email template.


Taught by a Cybersecurity Expert

Ming Chow

Ming Chow is an Associate Teaching Professor at the Tufts University Department of Computer Science. His areas of interest are web/ mobile security, web/ mobile engineering and Computer Science education. Ming has spoken at numerous organizations and conferences including the HTCIA, OWASP, InfoSec World, Design Automation Conference (DAC), DEF CON, Intel, SOURCE, HOPE, BSides, ACM SIGCSE, and Security Weekly. He has served as a mentor to a BSides Las Vegas Proving Ground track speaker since 2014, a track focused on helping new speakers in the information security and hacker communities acclimate to public speaking.

Ming was named the 2016 Henry and Madeline Fischer Award recipient at Tufts, awarded annually to a faculty member of the School of Engineering judged by graduating seniors of the School of Engineering to be “Engineering’s Teacher of the Year.” He was named the 2017 Lerman-Neubauer Prize for Outstanding Teaching and Advising recipient at Tufts, awarded annually to a faculty member who has had a profound intellectual impact on his or her students, both inside and outside the classroom.


Any questions about cybersecurity bootcamps?

Schedule a call with our Enrollment Team or email Rebekah, our Director of Professional and Continuing Education. We’re here to help you succeed.