Creating the next generation of cyber security professionals.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Certificate

Q: What is the total cost of the Rutgers Cyber Academy Certificate program?

A: The total price of all three modules is $9,597  - which is lower than a typical boot camp and a fraction of the cost of an MS program. Request additional info below to learn about discount offers and deadlines.

Q: What requirements are there for this course?

A: The prerequisites for this course are: You are required to be a US Citizen or Green Card holder, and have a reasonable level of computer literacy. 

Q: What is the time commitment for this course?

A: The time commitment for the Rutgers Cyber Academy is 25 hours a week for 24 weeks. 

Q: Can you switch from full-time to part-time?

A: There is no part-time option for this course. If you are unable to devote 25 hours per week, you may not be a good candidate. 

Q: What will make a student successful at this course?

A: For a student to succeed at the Rutgers Cyber Academy they must have basic computer skills, be intensely curious, when they are confronted with a problem they won't give up, and a predisposition to self-guided learning. 

Q: What will Rutgers do to help me to get a job?

A: Rutgers will help you craft portfolios, resumes, and will help with interviewing skills. We also frequently communicate with technical recruiters and are in frequent communication with a range of companies.

Q: Is there a payment plan available?

A: Yes, Please request additional information and our enrollment specialist will gladly explain!