University of San Diego DevOps Bootcamp

Become a DevOps Engineer

Designed with official AWS Academy cloud computing curricula, the University of San Diego DevOps Bootcamp equips you with in-demand engineering training in automation, infrastructure, and Python.

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Designed with official AWS Academy cloud computing curricula, the University of San Diego DevOps Bootcamp equips you with in-demand engineering training in automation, infrastructure, and Python.

The Demand for DevOps Experts

In California and across the US, DevOps Engineers are needed to improve software development and management practices. As a rapidly growing tech field, demand for talent is slated only to increase.

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According to research from Burning Glass, the demand for DevOps skills in the US will increase by 38% over the next 10 years. Businesses within all industries and sizes are actively seeking DevOps professionals.

Hiring for roles like DevOps Engineer and Platform Engineer, these companies are rapidly growing and building out their technical teams. Graduates of the USD DevOps Bootcamps will be well equipped for these roles and more.

Add DevOps Skills to Your Resume

Study part-time to get the in-demand skills you need to launch your tech career, plus comprehensive career support throughout the course and beyond to help you land a role.

Program Type Application Deadline Class Dates Class Schedule Course Format
Part-Time April 5, 2022 April 12, 2022—October 8, 2022
Tues /Thurs:
6:00pm PT–9:00pm PT
Saturday: 8:30am PT–12:30pm PT
Live Online
Program Type Part-Time
Application Deadline April 5, 2022
Class Dates April 12, 2022—October 8, 2022
Class Schedule
Tues /Thurs:
6:00pm PT–9:00pm PT
Saturday: 8:30am PT–12:30pm PT
Course Format Live Online

Fullstack Academy is one of the longest-running and most successful tech bootcamps in the nation, with unmatched student reviews, multi-year experience in tech ed, and impressive graduate outcomes.

Students are guided every step of the way by a dedicated career support team, then graduate as members of the Fullstack community—an expansive alumni network that helps open doors to future job opportunities.

Fullstack brings its learning method, reputation, and community to the USD DevOps Bootcamp to make DevOps engineering employment more attainable for individuals outside of traditional tech hubs.

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How It Works

Overview

  • 26-week immersive program

  • Live online format

  • Professional development assistance—resume, networking, and interview guidance to jump-start a lucrative career in DevOps

  • Dedicated career support from Career Coaches as you apply

Course Schedule

Tuesday and Thursday: 6:00pm - 9:00pm PT

Saturdays: 8:30am - 12:30pm PT

Tuition and Payment Options

There are many ways to pay for your bootcamp experience including self-pay, employer-pay, government assistance, scholarships and personal loans. Learn more about payment options.
Full Tuition Scholarships
$11,995
$1,500

Students will need to make an initial deposit at enrollment with the remaining balance due one week prior to the first day of the cohort.

USD Tech Bootcamps is committed to making tech education more accessible, so we’re reducing the enrollment deposit to $99* (normally $1,000) for a limited time. Get started on your journey before the deposit increases!

Founder’s Scholarship - To celebrate the DevOps Bootcamp launch, the DevOps Founder’s Scholarship will be given to all students enrolled in the inaugural April 2022 cohort.

$500

Community Scholarship - For USD alums, current students, and employees.

$1,000

Military Scholarship - For active-duty service members or military veterans.

Full Tuition
$11,995

Students will need to make an initial deposit at enrollment with the remaining balance due one week prior to the first day of the cohort.

USD Tech Bootcamps is committed to making tech education more accessible, so we’re reducing the enrollment deposit to $99* (normally $1,000) for a limited time. Get started on your journey before the deposit increases!

Scholarships
$1,500

Founder’s Scholarship - To celebrate the DevOps Bootcamp launch, the DevOps Founder’s Scholarship will be given to all students enrolled in the inaugural April 2022 cohort.

$500

Community Scholarship - For USD alums, current students, and employees.

$1,000

Military Scholarship - For active-duty service members or military veterans.

*Offer eligibility: Upon admittance into the program, pay the $99 deposit in full prior to the enrollment date.

Big Return on Your Investment

Increase your earning potential with a new career in DevOps by learning in-demand skills in infrastructure, automation, AWS cloud development operations, AWS cloud management, and Python in just 26 weeks.

Graduates of the USD DevOps Bootcamp will qualify for full-time DevOps positions that earn an entry-level salary of $90,000. That’s 84% higher than the average salary in San Diego.

Add DevOps skills to your resume today by attending the University of San Diego DevOps Bootcamp, an immersive, live online, part-time program powered by Fullstack Academy.

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What You Will Learn

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Aws academy

The USD DevOps bootcamp combines official AWS Academy cloud computing courses with foundational data skills training from Fullstack to ensure comprehensive, up-to-date curricula.

  • The program includes labs and courseware from both Fullstack and AWS Academy, blended into a unique fast-track student experience to train you from beginner to certified devops engineer in 26 weeks.
  • The curriculum is designed to help students develop technical expertise in cloud computing and help them prepare for AWS Certification.
  • AWS Certifications recognize individuals with the technical skills and expertise to design, deploy, and operate applications and operations on AWS.

Curriculum

Weeks 1–2

Foundations: Linux

  • Introduction to Linux Systems Architecture
  • Core System Commands
  • Systems Administration
  • Shell Scripting Basics
  • Distributions and Building from Source
  • Security Hardening

Weeks 3–4

Foundations: Networking

  • Device and OSI Concepts
  • Routing and Switching
  • Ports and Protocols
  • Enterprise Firewalls
  • Proxies and Payload Inspection
  • Troubleshooting Connectivity Issues

Weeks 5–6

Foundations: AWS

  • Cloud Models and Shared Responsibilities Overview
  • AWS Well-Architected Framework and Pillars
  • VPCs: Native and Hybrid Network Connectivity
  • Identity Access Management and Permissions
  • Migration Practices and Architectures
  • AWS Operational Security Best Practices

Weeks 7–8

Foundations: Python

  • Python Overview and Common Use Cases
  • Using builtin functions and libraries
  • Data Types and Structures
  • Standard Data Input and Output
  • Using Decision Controls
  • Create Modularity with Functions

Weeks 9–10

Foundations: Enterprise
DevOps

  • Software Development Lifecycles (SDLC)
  • Translate and Port Code
  • Standardizing Data for Producers and Consumers
  • Source Code Operations
  • Secure Coding Practices
  • Secure CI/CD

Weeks 11–14

AWS Academy Cloud
Architecture

  • Designing for High Availability
  • Automating your Infrastructure
  • Designing Web-Scale Media

Week 15

Capstone Project
(Part 1)

  • Kick Off and Team Assignments
  • Scope and Level of Effort Due
  • Technical Architecture and Data Flow Diagrams Due

Weeks 16–19

AWS Academy
Cloud Development

  • Developing Storage Solutions with Amazon S3
  • Developing NoSQL Solutions with Amazon Dynamo DB
  • Caching Information for Scalability

Week 20

Capstone Project
(Part 2)

  • Establish Dev Environment and Begin Prototyping

Weeks 21–24

AWS Academy
Cloud Operations

  • Tooling and Automations
  • Computing (servers)
  • Monitoring and Security

Week 25

Capstone Project
(Part 3)

  • Continue Coding and Sprint Executions
  • Code deployment

Week 26

Career Prep Focus

  • Build a technical resume and craft cover letters
  • Optimize your LinkedIn profile and network within the industry
  • Personalized 1-1 coaching with interview and negotiation training

Certifications and Credentials

As a part of the DevOps program, students will be prepared to earn the most in-demand industry certifications. Taking these certifications is optional, but highly recommended for career success. Students can choose to take certification exams during or directly after the program.

Certification

Abilities Validated by the Certification

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AWS Certified
Developer - Associate

  • Understanding of core AWS services, uses, and basic AWS architecture best practices
  • Proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications using AWS
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AWS Certified Solutions
Architect - Associate

  • Knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies
  • Defining solutions using architectural design principles based on customer requirements
  • Providing implementation guidance based on best practices to the organization throughout the life cycle of the project
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AWS Certified SysOps
Administrator - Associate

  • Deploying, managing, and operating scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems on AWS
  • Implementing and controlling the flow of data to and from AWS
  • Selecting the appropriate AWS service based on compute, data, or security requirements
  • Identifying appropriate use of AWS operational best practices
  • Estimating AWS usage costs and identify operational cost control mechanisms
  • Migrating on-premises workloads to AWS
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University of San Diego DevOps Bootcamp Certificate

Awarded upon successful completion of the University of San Diego DevOps Bootcamp

Certification

AWS Certified Developer - Associate Logo

AWS Certified
Developer - Associate

Abilities Validated by the Certification

  • Understanding of core AWS services, uses, and basic AWS architecture best practices
  • Proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications using AWS

Certification

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate Logo

AWS Certified Solutions
Architect - Associate

Abilities Validated by the Certification

  • Knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies
  • Defining solutions using architectural design principles based on customer requirements
  • Providing implementation guidance based on best practices to the organization throughout the life cycle of the project

Certification

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate Logo

AWS Certified SysOps
Administrator - Associate

Abilities Validated by the Certification

  • Deploying, managing, and operating scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems on AWS
  • Implementing and controlling the flow of data to and from AWS
  • Selecting the appropriate AWS service based on compute, data, or security requirements
  • Identifying appropriate use of AWS operational best practices
  • Estimating AWS usage costs and identify operational cost control mechanisms
  • Migrating on-premises workloads to AWS

Certification

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University of San Diego DevOps Bootcamp Certificate

Abilities Validated by the Certification

Awarded upon successful completion of the University of San Diego DevOps Bootcamp

Who Should Attend

The part-time program is specifically designed for beginners. There’s no experience required to apply, be accepted, or to succeed.

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Successful bootcamp students have backgrounds in:

Teaching

Teaching

Finance

Finance

Retail

Retail

<p>Customer Service</p>

Customer Service

Graphic Design

Graphic Design

Admin

Admin

Biology

Biology

And more...

And more...

If this sounds like you, apply today and join others just like you on the first steps to a life-changing career.

FAQs

The DevOps curriculum covers these main topics: 1. Linux; 2. Networking; 3. AWS; 4. Python and 5. Enterprise DevOps. From there, students work on learning key DevOps skills and concepts through the Cloud Architecting, Cloud Developing and Cloud Operations courses from AWS Academy. Grads of the Cleveland State DevOps Bootcamp learn the skills they need to be qualified for entry-level roles like DevOps Professional and Release Engineer.

For a syllabus on your program of interest, click here and fill out the form.

Yes, the University of San Diego DevOps Bootcamp is beginner-friendly. It’s specifically designed for professionals who have no previous experience in DevOps. While some background knowledge is helpful, the only expectation is that students have general computer literacy skills in basics like using the internet.

As part of the bootcamp program, we'll train you to earn three of the most in-demand certifications in the field of DevOps AWS Certified Solutions Architect- Associate and AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate and AWS Certified Developer - Associate. Taking each certification exam is optional but highly recommended for career success. If you feel like you're ready, then take the exams as you go through the bootcamp. Otherwise, we recommend earning the certifications soon after you graduate.

You will pay the exam fee at the testing center where you take your exam(s). The cost for the AWS certification exams is currently $150 each.

As part of this program, you will create an account on Amazon Web Services then work on it. You should plan to spend up to $300 on your AWS account as you work through the bootcamp.

Your time with our career success team will include everything from workshops to one-on-one office hours to phone chats before big interviews. And on top of all that, the team will be working behind the scenes to find openings that are right for you and staying up-to-date on the latest recruiting trends to make sure they prepare you for everything.

Ready to Start Learning?

Once you’re ready to start your tech journey, here are the steps you can expect in the admissions process.

  1. Fill out our online application form

  2. Take our non-technical assessment

    • No tech experience required
    • Covers logical reasoning
    • Sent to you immediately upon submission of application
  3. Receive an entrance decision

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Events

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