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Get certified with Northeastern Illinois University Continuing Education and our comprehensive IT bootcamps!

NEIU is in the Top 10 Midwest Regional Universities for Diverse Student Population, as well as Economic Diversity
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Who Should Attend Northeastern Illinois UniversityContinuing Education’s IT Bootcamps?


Students Variety

Northeastern Illinois UniversityContinuing Education’s IT Bootcamps are great options for both beginners and IT professionals. We offer different learning tracks for a flexible and engaging learning experience. With video-based lectures, virtual instructor-led training, hands-on labs, on-demand tutoring and more, your IT education is flexible, affordable, and trusted.


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Official
University Certification

Get an official certificate of completion from Northeastern Illinois UniversityContinuing Education and QuickStart.

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Learn
At Your Own Pace

Self-paced bootcamps allow you to easily balance coursework with your academic and professional priorities.

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Job
Placement Services

Our job placement services will help you with resume building, mock interviews, and internships and job opportunities.

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Mentoring
Sessions

Industry experts guide you through bootcamp with on-demand sessions.

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Real
World Learning

We work with industry experts, hiring managers, and IT professionals to curate

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Multiple
Payment Options

Flexible payment options provide an accessible, affordable, and quality IT education.

 

Our Programs


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Cybersecurity

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Data Science

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AI & ML

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Web Development

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Cloud Engineering

Duration Immersive and standard bootcamps are 16-28 weeks long. Self-paced bootcamps are 6-9 months long. 24 weeks 26 weeks 24 weeks 25 weeks 17 weeks
Mentor-led Sessions Immersive bootcamps have 1 mentor session twice a week, standard bootcamps have 1 mentor session once a week, and self-paced bootcamps have five on-demand mentoring sessions.
Capstone projects Capstone projects will demonstrate the skills and knowledge you learned throughout bootcamp.
Job Placement Services Our job placement services will help you with resume building, mock interviews, and internship/job opportunities. 12-months access 12-months access 12-months access 12-months access 12-months access
Hands-on labs Hands-on labs sharpen your skills and prepare you for real world scenarios.
Annual course access With any learning track, students have 12 months’ access to 100+ courses.
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Northeastern Illinois UniversityContinuing Education and QuickStart




Our online bootcamps are possible through Northeastern Illinois UniversityContinuing Education's partnership with QuickStart Inc., an Austin-based IT training and career development company. For 35 years, QuickStart has offered award-winning IT training courses with their unique learning methodology, QS Learn, and their AI cognitive-learning platform, CLIPP. QS Learn and CLIPP give you a unique bootcamp experience that best fits your learning needs and career goals. QuickStart is a Microsoft Gold Learning Partner accredited by Cisco, NetApp, ITIL, CompTIA, and EC-Council.



 
 

Northeastern Illinois UniversityContinuing Education BootCamp FAQ's


 
 
What kind of bootcamps do you offer?

We offer cybersecurity, web development, data science, and cloud engineering bootcamps for immersive, standard, and self-paced learning tracks.

Do I have to stop working or studying if I join bootcamp?

No, our flexible training hours allow you to easily balance academic and professional priorities with bootcamp.

How much does bootcamp cost?

Self-paced bootcamps are $1,900, standard bootcamps are $4,000, and immersive bootcamps are $5,000-$8,900.

How long does bootcamp take to complete?

Self-paced bootcamps depend on your learning pace, but on average it takes 6-9 months to complete. For standard and immersive bootcamps, look here.

Do you offer scholarships?

Yes! We offer merit-based scholarships through QuickStart, Inc. Each application will be reviewed independently through our dedicated team at QuickStart. Bootcamp scholarships are not offered through Northeastern Illinois UniversityContinuing Education.

Are there any prerequisites?

Recommended prerequisites vary based on the bootcamp, but most commonly are basic programming, IT, and MS Excel skills.

Can I get a job in IT after graduating bootcamp?

Yes, our bootcamps prepare you for an entry-level job in IT. Additionally, our job placement services can help you find a job!

How many mentoring sessions are there?

Self-paced bootcamps offer five, 30-minute on-demand mentoring sessions. Standard bootcamps offer 1 hour mentoring sessions once a week, and immersive bootcamps offer 1 hour mentoring sessions twice a week.

Do you offer career counseling?

Yes, our career counselors will help you with resume building, mock interviews, and internship/job opportunities.

What is the refund policy?

In order to cancel enrollment and apply for a refund, you must notify a financial counselor and academic advisor in writing through an email. You will only receive a full tuition refund up to 7 days before the course start date. Deposits are non-refundable 6 days or fewer before the course start date. Once the course start date passes, you will be responsible for all tuition fees.

What are the system requirements for this bootcamp?

Students are required to have a Windows machine to attempt the labs. Our lab environment does not support the Apple M1 Chip.



 
 

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