Who should attend?

As an expert in your field, your work is never truly done. A new threat here. An advancing challenge there. All the more reason why you need to stay one step ahead of the cyber curve.

GCI UCLA is here to help you do just that. As the world’s leading cybersecurity education program, we bring together professionals from all sides of the field—CISOs to security engineers—to give tailored instructor to senior leaders that come from the legal, dispute resolution, insurance, technology, and business. Each class is tailored to the specific profession and provides students with a one of a kind world class immersive learning experience.

When do classes begin?

The in-classroom course is offered several times throughout the year (seasonally) at various locations all over the globe. Refer to the following 

Do I receive academic credit?

Participants who complete the class are eligible to receive graduate credits towards a Cybersecurity Certificate from UCLA. UCLA Extension courses qualify for Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

How long will it take to complete the program?

The in-person program can be completed in 2 or 3 days, assuming you do the prep work that is necessary before attending the on-site seminar.

How much time should I expect to spend on the coursework?

For the in-person program, the majority of time will be spent in the classroom, but you should figure about an hour or two of homework and probably 10-hours of prerequisite reading as well.

Does the course fee include hotel and travel?

No, the course fee covers the costs of the books and materials used in the class.

Is there an application fee?

No, there is no application fee. Participants can apply online for the seminar at UCLA website.

Are there any prerequisites or work experience required?

No explicit prerequisites or work experience is necessary. We evaluate each applicant based on their experience, prior cybersecurity knowledge and technical skills as we want the class to have the right mix of students.

What is the cost of the program?

The programs cost varies based on the seminar selected.  The price of both programs includes all course materials and access to UCLA’S Online Learning Portal. The in-classroom program also includes continental breakfast & lunch. Group discounts are available for teams of 3 or more individuals.

What type of financial aid is available?

No financial aid available, but your company may offer some of the most generous tuition reimbursement plan. and you should reach out to your employer to inquirer.

How do I apply for a course?

To learn how to apply Click here.