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Divergence Academy

Courses: Cybersecurity Penetration Tester, Data Science Immersive

Locations

Dallas

About Divergence Academy

Divergence Academy offers both 10-week sessions (Mon-Fri 9AM-6PM) and 20-weekend sessions (Sat-Sun, 8AM-6PM) for both Data Science and Cybersecurity Penetration Tester courses.

The Data Science Immersive course covers Python, with a unique focus on statistical... Read More

Ideal applicants will have a background in a quantitative discipline including statistics, linear algebra, and mathematics, plus working knowledge of at least one programming language. Common backgrounds include engineers, scientists, and analysts. Once accepted, learners complete an online pre-work course covering the command line, Python, and statistics.

The Cybersecurity Penetration Tester primes learners for careers as tier 1 security engineers, threat analysts, and pen testers by harnessing leading-edge tools ethical hackers use to identify threat vectors, decipher cryptographic messages, and defend the world from malicious activities. Learners will gain real-world experience by applying and developing advanced tool kits, understanding the back-end of operating systems, and fighting against real-time threat actors.

Along every step of their journey at Divergence Academy, there are dedicated Career Services staff who actively work with learners to assist them with career support such as resume review, LinkedIn optimization, interview prep, and networking. Upon graduation, Divergence then helps them get placed with top employers like DISYS, Tanium, Brinker, and IBM.

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Courses

Cybersecurity Penetration Tester

  • Cost: $18,000
  • Duration: 10 weeks
Locations: Dallas
Course Description:

Divergence Academy is the very first institute bringing programs at the intersection of artificial intelligence and cybersecurity. Students graduate with sought-after knowledge, priming them for careers as tier 1 security engineers, threat analysts, and pen testers.

Essential Industry Skills: Harness the leading-edge tools ethical hackers use to identify threat vectors, decipher cryptographic messages, and defend the world from malicious activities.

Real-World Experience: Apply and develop advanced tool kits, understand the back-end of operating systems, and fight against real time threat actors.

$0 Upfront Tuition Options: Including income share agreements, scholarships, payment plans, and loans. Options start at $0 upfront, where available.

Dedicated Job Support at Every Step: Develop a winning portfolio, effective technical interview tactics, and more with your personal career coach.

Employer Network: Don’t settle. Our community of hiring partners includes the best companies across a range of growing industries.

Made With — and For — Employers: We work with our network of partners to ensure our continually updated program curriculum meets today’s demands on the job.

We offer 10-week sessions (M-F 9AM-6PM) and 20-weekend sessions (Sat-Sun, 8AM-6PM)

Subjects: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cyber Security

Data Science Immersive

  • Cost: $18,000
  • Duration: 10 weeks
Locations: Dallas
Course Description:

Our (approved) Data Science immersive program is your direct path to a career as a Data Scientist. This 480-hour immersive curriculum includes eight courses, two weeks of project capstone, interview preparation and white boarding skills, extensive hands-on skill building, and guided product training. Data Science Immersive students graduate with the sought after knowledge and trade-craft for immediate employment as Machine Learning Engineers, Business Analysts, Data Analysts, Product Managers, and Consultants.

Module List includes -
1. Data Science Foundation - Data Wrangling and Exploratory Data Analysis
2. Statistical Modeling and Inference
3. Supervised Learning I - Regression and Classification
4. Supervised Learning II and Natural Language Processing
5. Unsupervised Learning
6. Working at Scale
7. Deep Learning and Deep Visualization
8. Advanced Use Cases
9-10. Project Capstone
11-12. Building Employment Skills

We offer both 10-week sessions (M-F 9AM-6PM) and 20-weekend sessions (Sat-Sun, 8AM-6PM).

Subjects: Git, AJAX, Python, SQL

Divergence Academy Reviews

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4.8/5

(5 reviews)
    9/22/2020
  • Anonymous
  • Cybersecurity Penetration Tester
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Hack your way to a better future"

As an individual with no prior information technology experience, Divergence Academy's Cybersecurity Professional Penetration Tester program allowed me to be brought up to speed with the cybersecurity career field. The build up of topics culminated in... Read More

If you're unsure about your IT career path, this program is the way to go. If you're sure on your direction, take the course anyway because it will only benefit you to become more knowledgeable.

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    9/10/2020
  • Keith Singleton | Data Engineer
  • Data Science Immersive
  • Graduated: 2017

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"Divergence Academy - Great Opportunity"

I enrolled in the Data Science Immersive course on Sept 2017. Three years later Sept 2020 I am a full time Data Engineer. I would say my experience at Divergence Academy played a huge role in making the transition into a new career possible. The course... Read More

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    9/10/2020
  • Anonymous | Veteran Business Owner
  • Data Science Immersive
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Tough...but so worth it..."

I am a recent graduate of DSI through Divergence Academy by way of the VA's Vet-Tec program. We were the first cohort to go all online due to COVID-19, which as a relative novice to data science, (Air Force vet, social science undergraduate and graduate... Read More

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    9/9/2020
  • Anonymous | Marketing Operations Manager
  • Data Science Immersive
  • Graduated: 2017

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"One of the best investments I've made for my career!"

For those who want to get their feet damp or make the full plunge into data science, this is where you get it done.

Sure, it was a firehose of information, however, the support I've received from Sravan, Beth, and my cohort (DSI #8) is second to none.... Read More

Truly thankful for everyone involved in catching me up to speed! A lot of work ahead still but the progress is notable.

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    9/9/2020
  • Anonymous | Data Support Engineer
  • Data Science Immersive
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Outstanding Program with outstanding facilitators"

Had a great experience with the people at Divergence Academy this year.
Being onsite earlier in 2020 was great with the students and trainers all in one place.
Even though the program had to switch to online format post-COVID, the training still kept up... Read More

The support and personalized experience with the staff made going into a new territory much easier and approachable.
Being Veteran-friendly helped tremendously and the opportunities from the Career Placement program have been great.

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Divergence Academy's average rating is 4.8 out of 5.0 based on 5 review(s).

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