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Projected job growth of 31%  in

cybersecurity jobs by 2029. 
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


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Get Your I.T. Career Started Faster

TSTC Workforce Boot Camps offer you a faster alternative to a career in a matter of weeks. Learn from the safety of your own home in these 100% online programs to get in-demand skills in the high-demand fields of cybersecurity and software engineering. And with dedicated job search assistance, you'll be on your way to a new career.

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The Software Engineering Boot camp gives you the necessary expertise in back-end and front-end programming for full-stack web development. Learn to code in both JavaScript and Ruby, plus learn industry-leading frameworks like React, Sinatra, and Rails.
Join live lectures with your lead instructor to unpack challenging new concepts alongside your cohort. With constant communication and weekly one-on-ones, our instructors are there to back you up when you need support.
Dedicated career coaches work with you across every step of your job search, from identifying opportunities to preparing for interviews, to help you launch your new career in tech.

Click below for more information on each of our high-demand boot camps. 

Time to CompleteDelivery MethodLocation(s)
13 WeeksOnlineOnline


Our Cybersecurity Analytics curriculum will prepare you to handle rapidly-advancing threats. Learn to set traps and catch threat actors, through real-world lab environments paired with industry-grade curriculum. You will learn the analytical skills needed to stand out from the competition. The Cybersecurity Analytics program includes eight (8) foundational courses designed to prepare you for success in the cybersecurity industry.

Curriculum:

Network Administration
You’ll be exposed to network security, protocols, and attacks, which are foundational concepts to cyber careers.

System Administration
Foundational to a cyber career, you will learn basic skills in system security, desktop OSes, and service configuration.

Strategy and Analysis

You will learn to anticipate threat actors through the psychology of analysis, criminal psychology, and threat intelligence.

GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance)
You will learn to engage the enterprise, gain a management level perspective of cybersecurity within the organization, and develop plans and policies.

Security Intelligence and Event Management Administration
This course spans the course and will teach security monitoring, threat ID & response, and crisis management.

Hunt Skills
Learn to effectively work with teams and tools while learning threat ID, surveillance, data, and tracking.

Threat Intelligence
We will teach you how to create and consume threat intelligence which is absolutely core to an analytics career.

Capstone
Through a culminating capstone project, you will demonstrate applied knowledge from all of the above Cybersecurity Analytics courses.

Cost: $10,300 Course must be paid in full by the end of the third day of class, March 25. A non-refundable $500 deposit is needed to secure a spot in the cohort.

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Time to CompleteDelivery MethodLocation(s)
20 WeeksOnlineOnline

We designed our Full Stack Web Development Curriculum to give students the necessary expertise in both back-end and front-end programming technologies to become full-stack developers. It's a more extensive course of study than the average school offers – but then we expect more of our students.

Curriculum:

Module 1: Programming Fundamentals
After diving into the fundamentals of programming, students get comfortable with object-oriented programming and storing databases using SQL and Object Relational Mappers.

Module 2: Web Frameworks
Students learn two key Ruby frameworks, first mastering the fundamentals of web programming with Sinatra before experiencing how quickly they can build incredible apps with Rails.

Module 3: JavaScript
Students gain a thorough understanding of Javascript – crucial for front-end developers.

Module 4: Front-end Frameworks
Students learn to build productive, scalable front-ends with React and Redux, creating slick, functional, reactive code with Redux as a state manager and Rails as the back-end JSON API.

Solo Projects
After completing four curriculum modules focused on group projects, students work with instructors to come up with solo project concepts and spend dedicated time building truly sophisticated applications on their own. Students receive plenty of instructor feedback along the way while diving deep into various advanced technologies needed to bring their concepts to life.


Cost: $10,300 Course must be paid in full by the end of the third day of class, April 25. A non-refundable $500 deposit is needed to secure a spot in the cohort.

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Built To Help You Succeed

Online, never alone 
      • Work together daily to solve problems through cohort chat, group projects, by forming dynamic, in-platform study groups within their cohort.
      • Use real-tools development environments, industry-standard technologies and agile methodologies to collaborate in a way that mirrors today’s workforce. 
Fast-track your career 
      • Graduate in 20 weeks or less.
      • Work through a minimum of 45-50 hours per week of coursework, and benefit from dedicated, full-time learning. 
      • While you’ll have flexibility to set your own hours day-to-day, you’ll be expected to attend live study groups, complete labs, and collaborate with others in your cohort throughout the day. 
Weekly 1:1 mentorship & instruction 
      • Meet 1:1 with your Cohort Lead Instructor weekly to get help breaking through tough technical concepts.
Close-knit cohort
      • Benefit from learning with a small cohort and dedicated Lead Instructor who teaches and mentors throughout the entire course schedule.
      • Use your peers as one of your strongest assets for success. Students work together throughout the day to break through tough technical concepts and gain valuable experience pair programming along the way. 
Weekly study groups 
      • Meet weekly with your cohort to deepen your understanding of a topic as you participate in live discussions with instructors and your peers. Study groups for each cohort are held on a regular schedule and will cover topics relevant to the lessons and labs assigned that week.


Coding Boot Camp Price Comparison: TSTC $10,300; LSU $11,910; UT Austin $12,495; Rice $12,995; General Assembly $14,950; App Academy $17,000 to $25,000

Frequently Asked Questions

What makes TSTC the right choice for a coding or cybersecurity boot camp?

At TSTC, we’ve partnered with leading technology education providers to bring you robust, industry-lined curriculum and the most supportive online learning community. You’ll learn from expert instructors, connect with classmates across Texas, and learn with real tools so you’re ready to excel in your new career on day one. Plus, with TSTC’s employer network and track record in workforce training, you can change careers with confidence knowing that you’ll have a supportive network behind you from the start of class, to the start of your new career – and beyond. 

Do I have to have experience before I apply for this course?  What do I need to know.

 No prior experience is required. However, in reviewing your background, we will be looking for applicants with an interest in technology, problem solving, and data analytics.

What is the class schedule?

This is a full-time course, so you should expect to spend 40+ hours per week working on the program. This includes attending online classes, reading materials, watching videos, and working on your labs and projects. Live classes will be around lunchtime Tuesday-Friday, with the option to watch recordings if needed. It’s your responsibility to keep up with the pace and deadlines within the course, but we build in lots of flexibility so you can study mornings, evenings, weekdays, weekends – whatever schedule works for you. 

When will I graduate?

Software Engineering students can graduate in 5 months (20 weeks).
Cybersecurity Analytics students can graduate in 3 months (13 weeks). 

How much does it cost? What is the program tutition?

    Software Engineering - $10,300  A non-refundable $500 deposit is needed to secure a spot in the cohort.

    April 5, 2021 - First day of class

    Cyber Security - $10,300  A non-refundable $500 deposit is needed to secure a spot in the cohort.

    March 22, 2021 - First day of class

     *Course must be paid in full by the end of the third day of class (March 25 for Cybersecurity and April 8 for Software Engineering) 

What kind of financial/funding options are available? 

    Sallie Mae Smart Option Loan

  • Minimum borrowing amount of $1,000

  • Can cover required materials for training (Ex. Laptop, wifi connection costs)

  • Credit-based, with co-sign option

    More information and loan application can be found at: https://www.salliemae.com/student-loans/smart-option-student-loan/
To avoid any conflict of interest and/or appearance of fraud by TSTC, it's best if the student contacts Sallie Mae directly for assistance with the application. Students can call 1-855-756-5626 to speak with a customer service representative

    Texas Workforce Development WIOA Funding Assistance

  • Based on regional job demand 

  • Award amount varies by region

    • $4,500 average

    • Can be combined with loan or individual payment

    More information about your regional opportunities will be sent your way after you apply. 

    Self-Pay 
    Payment plan can be arranged by request.

 Please note: Any combination of these Funding Sources can be utilized to satisfy the total cost of $10,300. 

How will I find a job at the end of the course? 

One of the most valuable parts of this program is career coaching. At the time of graduation, you will be matched with a 1:1 career coach who supports you every step of the job search.  Coaches help with everything from résumé review to interview prep, and help you tell your story to land your first job. Through 1-on-1 guidance and our tried-and-true job-search framework, you’ll gain the skills and support you need to launch your career.

How do I know if I am learning?  What happens if I fall behind?

Our modular structure means you’ll know that you’re gaining the competencies needed to become a software engineer. Because our curriculum builds cumulatively, instructors assess students at the end of each module to ensure students have a strong understanding of the concepts before moving forward to the next module. Reviews and check-ins occur throughout the program to ensure students have touchpoints with instructors and can ask questions in a one-to-one setting. 

What is the admissions process? 

 Begin by submitting your completed application.

 Following application submission, you’ll complete a short technical assignment on your own schedule. No prior experience is required – the purpose is to provide firsthand experience of your chosen subject, and to demonstrate to our team that you are ready to move forward. Once that assignment is complete, you’ll hear back from a member of our team with an admissions decision and next steps to enroll in the program. 


I have more questions. Who should I contact? 

Email: Kori.bowen@tstc.edu

Phone: Courtney Cox - 254-799-3611

 

Seats limited to those with

Passion  to learn coding or cybersecurity skills as a craft.


Aptitude  to show stamina through our intense coursework.


Grit  to perservere and reach long-term goals of success.

 
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