Build a

Career in Cybersecurity

Develop information security skills from expert instructors, experienced career coaches, and industry-leading technologists, trained to help professionals like you pivot into the cybersecurity field.

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88% of career changers say they’re happier since making the change (or shift).

- Indeed
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Transitioning to
Your Cybersecurity Career

Our programs equip you with the technical skills and support you need to enter the field of cybersecurity. Building on soft skills you already possess, such as the ones below, can help you along the way.

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Communication

Communication skills are essential for presenting ideas clearly and concisely to teammates. Cybersecurity is a technical field and you will need to express yourself to a variety of audiences across different levels of cyber knowledge.

Problem-Solving

Problem-solving means you can define a problem, determine the cause, and develop effective solutions in a timely manner. Using this skill on the job makes you an asset to any defensive or offensive cybersecurity team.

Collaboration

Interpersonal and communication skills between team members is the most effective strategy for the workplace. Cybersecurity requires professionals to collaborate with other departments daily to ensure security protocols are consistently up to code.

Pave Your Cyber

Career Path

The Old Dominion University Cybersecurity Bootcamp
How to pivot your career into the high-growth field of cybersecurity.

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Old Dominion University Cybersecurity

Bootcamp Graduates Earn

Jobs with significant growth opportunities worldwide


Remote roles with flexible schedules


Positions that promote a healthy work-life balance


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Jonah Peretti

Before Jonah Peretti launched viral new media sites Buzzfeed and The Huffington Post, he was teaching Microsoft Office to middle schoolers. Working as a computer science teacher was just the start for one of the most influential news reporters of the digital age.

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Whoopi Goldberg

Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony award winner, Whoopi Goldberg, wasn’t always working as the esteemed actor, writer, and TV host she is today. Before raking in those trophies, she worked in a funeral home doing the hair and makeup of the deceased.

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Jeff Bezos

Two decades before Jeff Bezos became one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the world, he was working for someone else at an investment banking firm. Taking a chance on his online bookstore idea led him to grow Amazon.com into the world’s 4th largest company.

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Cybersecurity Career in 2021

Access expert training, advanced technologies, and personalized support you need to confidently pursue a career in information security.

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