This immersive curriculum includes extensive hands-on skill building and tools to help you manage your career. CWA students graduate with the sought after knowledge and credentials for immediate employment in roles such as Security Analysts and Information Security Engineers. Some technical skill or experience is required for the CWA program. Examples of the types of backgrounds that we recruit from are: Technical Support, Network and Systems Administrators, Applications Support, and Developers.
The program consists of 10 weeks hands-on classroom training including technical labs in cybersecurity methods and procedures as well as professional development. Training is facilitated by security practitioners and experts in leadership development. Boston-area executives within the IT field will participate to discuss opportunities and provide guidance and coaching for students to help navigate their careers.
Technical and aptitude assessments will be administered prior to enrolling.
In addition to 40 hours/week classroom attendance, students will be required to spend an additional 20-30 hours per week studying and working in groups.
Upon graduation, students will receive three standard cybersecurity certifications from EC-Council and a diploma from CWA.
Upon graduation, CWA will help you secure full-time employment with our corporate sponsors.