Question 1What do I get at the completion of the program?
You will receive a Certificate of Completion from UNH Professional Development & Training.
Question 2When are the bootcamps currently scheduled to start?
Cohorts in each of the various virtual program tracks (Data Analytics, Cloud Systems Administration) typically start every month. Please call 603-769-3409 to get more details
Question 3Can I keep working while studying in the program?
Yes, our virtual programs are designed specifically to address the challenges of individuals who are employed but actively pursuing a career change or advancement in their existing field. The part-time schedule allows you to continue working or pursue other interests, while advancing your skills through your active participation in the program.
Question 4How long does the program take to complete?
Students are expected to complete the program in 6 – 7 months depending on the program.
Question 5What is the tuition or cost for the program?
The cost of the program is $ 10,500
Question 6Do you provide career planning support?
Yes, we offer students career support and coaching throughout the duration of the program. Students have an opportunity to develop a working relationship with a career advisor to discuss resume building, job sourcing, interview techniques and salary negotiations.
Question 7How are you different from other programs I can join or other locations?
What makes our bootcamp different is our extensive relationships with leading global companies that hire information technology professionals. Our decades long relationships with global companies provides us with insight and understanding of the specific skills that many employers are demanding as part of their digital transformation efforts. Working with companies, we built our programs to embed these mission critical skills and abilities into our programs so that students who successfully complete the program can be prepared for many entry level jobs in today’s technology-focused workforce.
Question 8What criteria do you look for in potential students applying to the program?
We believe the main criteria for success in our bootcamp is your effort and determination to succeed, as well as time. You will need to be prepared to dedicate the necessary time to the program in order to be successful (typically between 10-12 hours per week)
Question 9Do I need to possess an undergraduate degree to be eligible for the program?
No. You are required to possess a High School Diploma from an accredited institution or a GED, as well as being proficient in spoken and written English.
Question 10How much time should I expect to dedicate to this program?
Our program requires you to participate in two (2) live sessions per week. Each session could be 2–4-hour duration. Additionally, you will be expected to spend 6 hours completing assignments and labs. The instructor will also schedule non mandatory office hours for additional academic support if you require
Question 11Do I need to have previous experience in information technology before enrolling in one of the virtual programs?
No specific experience is needed as long as you are determined and eager to learn.
Question 12Will I need to purchase books?
All materials and access to virtual labs and other learning environment will be provided to you and are included in the tuition/cost of the bootcamp.
Question 13Are there any scholarships available?
Students who elect to pay their tuition in advance of starting the program are eligible to receive a discount on the published tuition.
Question 14Who are the faculty for the programs?
Our faculty (Lead Mentors/Instructors) are typically working professionals who are subject matter experts in their field. They are encouraged to bring real-world experience and situations into our classrooms to expose our students to projects and challenges that replicate the experiences you may have as a working professional in the information technology sector.
Question 15Are the courses available online or in person?
Courses are available 100% virtually with live online sessions.
Question 16I’m an employer. How can I hire one of your students or become a hiring partner?
You can contact one of our Career Services professionals at firstname.lastname@example.org
Question 17Do I need my own computer?
You will need an appropriately configured PC with webcam, headset, and uninterrupted internet connection. Required specifications for your PC are as follows:
- To attend the program, students are expected to use their own computer and have an uninterrupted broadband internet connection.
- Hardware Requirements:
- Laptop/Desktop with Intel i5 (or later) with minimum 8 GB RAM (recommend 16 GB RAM).
- Minimum of 50+ GB Free HDD Space.
- Windows 10 (Patched with Latest Security Updates) and/or Ubuntu OS (Can be used as a Dual Boot).
- HD Webcam.
- Audio enabled preferably with headset.
- Software Requirements:
- Google Chrome Browser.
- To join the virtual live sessions, students will need to download and setup a light client on their computer (one time setup) as required.
- For offline work, students will need to install Slack on their computer and cell phone.
- From time to time, students may be required to install a few software updates during different parts of the program. Faculty will share the details during the respective stages of the program. The software needs may vary from program to program. These are mostly either open sources or evaluation version.
- For some of the programs, MS Office tools would be required. For example, Data Analytics program will require students to have MS Excel.