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The University of Central Florida is a public research university located in metropolitan Orlando. According to U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Colleges guide, UCF ranks among the nation’s 20 most innovative universities. The university confers almost 17,000 degrees each year and benefits from a diverse faculty and staff who create a welcoming environment and opportunities for all students to grow, learn, and succeed.


Our Cybersecurity Professional Certificate programs use an innovative, project-based approach to provide a rigorous, accelerated, cybersecurity education. UCF Cybersecurity Professional Certificate students gain real-life experience with immersive, hands-on Cyber Labs, career development services, and internship placement assistance.

We Have One Goal

Launch your career by preparing you for the cybersecurity workforce.

Partnership with HackerU

Our programs are powered by our partner, HackerU, a leader in cutting-edge, professional education that helps to reskill and upskill students in today’s fast-growing, digital economy. Hacker has more than a decade of experience as the world’s premier digital skills and cybersecurity education provider and works with top-tier academic institutions, government organizations, and global enterprises to provide advanced workforce and professional development programs in digital technology.

Graduate with
Professional Expertise

UCF’s Cybersecurity Professional Certificate programs give students the opportunity to gain real-world experience through internship placement assistance and immersive simulation labs. Our goal is to make the transition into the workforce as easy and fast as possible by giving every student the opportunity to collaborate with veteran cyber professionals and direct access to our Career Development Center and alumni network.

IMMERSIVE
SIMULATION LABS

PROJECT - BASED
TRAINING

ALUMNI & PROFESSIONAL
NETWORKING

THE FIVE-STEP PATHWAY TO SUCCESS

The Five-Step Pathway to Cybersecurity Success was created and designed by experts in the industry informed by over 20 years of research in cyber education and knowledge transfer methods. The goal of the Pathway is to provide you with the skills you need to be extremely competitive in the cybersecurity industry.
STEP 01

Talk to Us

Education is a personal journey. Prospective students set up a personal consultation with a Cybersecurity Admissions Advisors to assess their aptitude in the field and help them decide if a career in cybersecurity could be a good fit for them.

STEP 02

One-on-One Meetings

Each prospective student meets with their assigned Senior Admissions Advisor to further discuss the program, career expectations, and future job opportunities. Meetings can be in person, virtual, or on the phone. The advisor will explain the five-step process, answer any questions, and set up a flexible advising session with a Senior Admissions Advisor to determine your aptitude and which Cybersecurity Professional Certificate program is the best fit for you.

STEP 03

Introductory Course

The 30-hour Introduction to Cybersecurity Course provides you with the opportunity to explore the material and various cybersecurity fields to allow you to make a practical, confident, and informed decision before committing to the full course. At the end of the course, you will take an exam and meet with your instructor, who will guide you in the next step of your career.

STEP 04

The Cybersecurity Professional Certificate Program

Here’s what you can expect from the Cybersecurity Professional Certificate program: Your instructors will immediately start to teach you in a hands-on style, so you can start to practice the skills of the job right away. You will be completing projects that mimic the day-to-day tasks of a true professional, so you can have the experience that potential employers will be looking for when you apply for your first professional cybersecurity job.

STEP 05

Career Services

Our 10-hour Career Services course provides you with everything you need to know to advance in your cybersecurity career. This includes customized interview training, resume building, internship placement assistance, and professional networking — all with the goal of helping you get your foot in the door for your first professional cybersecurity role.*

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

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Adam Kornfield Graduated 2016

“I was very impressed with TurnToTech’s flexibility in how I could learn … The  biggest difference I’ve seen is their curriculum’s self-directed nature. I think TurnToTech does a great job of teaching you the fundamentals and then you can teach yourself.”

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By clicking "Request Info", I consent to be contacted by or on behalf of the University of Central Florida, including by email, calls, and text messages, (including by autodialer or prerecorded messages)about my educational interests. I understand consent to be contacted is not required to enroll. Msg. and data rates may apply.

By clicking “Request Info,” I consent to be contacted by or on behalf of the University of Central Florida, including by eMail, calls, and text messages, (including by autodialer or prerecorded messages) to any telephone number that I provide, about my educational interest. I understand my consent is not required to purchase or enroll. Msg. and data rates may apply.  I also agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

Contact 407-605-0575 for more information. I also agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.
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