Paid Certification Courses

Certification Courses

Online Instructor-Led Courses with Hub Partnership

Courses will be setup for either in-person or remote attendance. Courses can be offered on-demand if a minimum of 3 students enroll.

Financial Assistance may be available. Email the UPCI with questions.

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CompTIA Network+

This course is designed to guide you through the topics required to know in order to obtain your Network+ certification from CompTIA. While it is a comprehensive course, most of your studying and hands-on lab activities will be done outside of class time.

"CompTIA Network+ helps develop a career in IT infrastructure covering troubleshooting, configuring, and managing networks." - CompTIA

Price: $2,200

Location: Courses may be taken at the UPCI or at a remote location with suitable internet and access.

Course Duration: June 07 - July 29 | Monday & Thursday | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Includes:

  • CompTIA Learn on Demand course materials
  • CompTIA Labs
  • Certification exam voucher

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CompTIA Security+

This course is designed to guide you through the topics required to know in order to obtain your Security+ certification from CompTIA. While it is a comprehensive course, most of your studying and hands-on lab activities will be done outside of class time.

“CompTIA Security+ addresses the latest cybersecurity trends and techniques – covering the most core technical skills in risk assessment and management, incident response, forensics, enterprise networks, hybrid/cloud operations, and security controls, ensuring highperformance on the job.” - CompTIA

Price: $2,200

Location: Courses may be taken at the UPCI or at a remote location with suitable internet and access.

Course Duration: August 31 - October 19 | Tuesday & Thursday | 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Includes:

  • CompTIA Learn on Demand course materials
  • CompTIA Labs
  • CertMaster Practice Exam Prep
  • Certification exam voucher

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EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) v11

The Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) credential is the most trusted ethical hacking  certification and accomplishment recommended by employers globally. It is the  most desired information security certification and represents one of the fastest growing cyber credentials required by critical infrastructure and essential service providers. Since the introduction of CEH in 2003, it is recognized as a standard  within the information security community. 

CEH v11 continues to introduce the latest hacking techniques and the most  advanced hacking tools and exploits used by hackers and information security  professionals today. The Five Phases of CEH and the original core mission remain  valid and relevant today: “To beat a hacker, you need to think like a hacker."

dates:

  1. October 19 – November 25 
  2. Tuesdays/Thursdays 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm 

Price: $3,000

Location: Courses may be taken at the UPCI or at a remote location with suitable internet access.

Includes:

  • EC-Council Course Materials 
  •  EC-Council Labs 
  • CEH Certification Exam Voucher

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Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Certification is an associate-level  Cisco Career certification. A CCNA certification certifies a technician's ability to  install, set up, configure, troubleshoot and operate a medium-sized routed and  switched computer network. This also includes implementing and verifying  connections to a wide area network (WAN). 

Course Sequence: 

  1.  Introduction to Networks (ITN) 
  2. Switching Routing, Wireless Essentials (SRWE) 
  3. Enterprise Networking, Security and Automation (ENSA) 

Dates: 

  1. Introduction to Networks 
    1. January 17 – February 23 (Six Weeks) 
    2. Monday/Wednesday 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm 
  2. Switching, Routing, Wireless Essentials 
    1. March 7 – April 14 (Six Weeks) 
    2. Tuesday/Thursday 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm 
  3. Enterprise Networking, Security and Automation 
    1. April 25 – June 2 (Six Weeks) 
    2. Tuesday/Thursday 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm 

Location: Courses may be taken at the UPCI or at a remote location with suitable internet  access

Price: $3,000

Includes:

  • Official Online Course Curriculum via Cisco Networking Academy 
  • CCNA Certification Exam Voucher 
  • Additional Study Materials 


 

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EC-Council Certified Secure Computer User (CSCU) v3

The CSCU training program aims at equipping the students with the necessary knowledge and skills to protect their information assets. The program is designed to interactively teach the students about the whole gamut of information security threats they face ranging from identity theft and credit card fraud to their physical safety. The skills acquired during the course of this program will not only help the students to identify these threats but also to mitigate them effectively.

Price: $2,500

Location: Courses may be taken at the UPCI or at a remote location with suitable internet and access.

Course Duration: April 26 - May 10 | Monday & Thursday | 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Includes:

  • EC-Council course materials
  • EC-Council Labs
  • Certification exam voucher

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Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate+

 The new Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate program focuses on the latest  operational skills and knowledge you need for real-world jobs in security  operations centers (SOCs). SOC analysts serve as the front line of defense against  cybersecurity threats - preventing and detecting threats to defend your organization. Certification as a cybersecurity operations associate validates your  skills in this vital function. 

Course sequence:

  1. Introduction to Networks (ITN) 
  2. Cisco CyberOps Associate 

Dates: 

  1. Introduction to Networks 
    1.  January 17 – February 23 (Six Weeks) 
    2. Monday/Wednesday 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm 
  2. CyberOps Associate 
    1. March 7 – April 14 (Six Weeks) 
    2. Monday/Wednesday 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm 

Location: All courses may be taken at the UPCI or at a remote location with suitable internet access

Price: $3,000

Includes:

  • Official Online Course Curriculum via Cisco Networking Academy 
  • CCNA CyberOps Associate Certification Exam Voucher 
  • Self-Paced Linux Course 
  • Additional Study Materials 


 

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CompTIA A+

A+ (A Plus) is an entry-level computer certification for PC computer service technicians. The exam is designed to certify the competency of entry-level PC computer service professionals in installing, maintaining, customizing, and operating personal computers

Price: $3,500

Location: Courses may be taken at the UPCI or at a remote location with suitable internet and access.

Course Duration: TBD

Includes:

  • CompTIA Learn on Demand course materials
  • CompTIA Labs
  • Certification exam vouchers for both A+ core 1 and core 2 exams

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EC-Council Certified Network Defender (CND) v2

The Certified Network Defender v2 program has been upgraded and loaded with battle-ready ammunition to help Blue Teams defend and win the war against network breaches. Individuals and corporations looking to strengthen their Network Defense Skills will find CND v2 a must-have

CND v2 is for those who work in the network administration/cybersecurity domain in the capacity of Network Administrator/Engineer, Network Security Administrator/Engineer/Analyst, Cybersecurity Engineer, Security Analyst, Network Defense Technician, Security Operator. CND v2 is for all cybersecurity operations roles and anyone who is looking to build their career in cybersecurity.

Price: TBD

Location: Courses may be taken at the UPCI or at a remote location with suitable internet and access.

Course Duration: TBD

Includes:

  • 20 modules will be taught along with virtual labs/challenges after each module.

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Introduction to Web Application Testing

This introductory class is aimed at students who have little to no knowledge of web application penetration testing or the program ‘Burp Suite’. Burp Suite is the de facto tool used for any serious web application or mobile app assessment. Attendees will walk away with a basic understanding of the tools and processes for conducting a web application penetration test. 

Price: TBD

Location: Courses may be taken at the UPCI

Course Duration: TBD

Additional Details: Hands-On and Instructor Led

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Advanced Web Application Testing and Recon

This advanced class is aimed at students who have experience with web application security testing as well as Burp Suite Community Edition/Pro and performing basic vulnerability payloads. In addition to advanced web application hacking techniques we will cover automation in recon to find targets faster with less keyboard strokes. Attendees will walk away with tips and tricks to find and penetrate “hardened” attack surfaces.

Price: TBD

Location: Courses may be taken at the UPCI

Course Duration: TBD

Additional Details: Hands-On and Instructor Led

Courses for Academic Credit

Information Assurance and Cyber Defense is a great career path for those who enjoy problem-solving and working with computers. In NMU's curriculum, students will gain valuable hands-on experience in their career field while learning from a team of highly respected faculty.

The National Security Agency has validated NMU's B.S. Information Assurance/Cyber Defense program of study. Click below to learn more about the exciting major offered through NMU's College of Business.

Free Courses

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UPCI Programming Essentials in Python PF

How great would it be to write your own computer program? Or, design a web or desktop application that millions of people could enjoy? Both are a possibility if you learn how to code in Python. Python is the very versatile, object-oriented programming language used by startups and tech giants, Google, Facebook, Dropbox and IBM. Python is also recommended for aspiring young developers who are interested in pursuing careers in Security, Networking and Internet-of-Things. Once you complete this course, you are ready to take the PCAP – Certified Associate in Python programming. No prior knowledge of programming is required.

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Intro to Cybersecurity

Learn how to protect your personal data and privacy on line and in social media, and why more and more IT jobs require cybersecurity awareness and understandin

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Cyber Security Essentials

Foundational knowledge and essential skills for all cybersecurity domains, including information security, systems and network security, ethics and laws, and defense and mitigation techniques used in protecting businesses.

 

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Linux OS

Eases learners into acquiring Linux knowledge, basic installation and configuration of Linux software, and the Linux command line.