University bootUPs

Empower your students with our IT BootUps

Extend your education offering with our IT and cybersecurity BootUps. Think of them as turbo-charged bootcamps that will propel your learners into their careers. Our BootUps combine instructor-led learning with hands-on Practice Labs and binge-worthy video content.
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Improving student outcomes

BootUps at-a-glance

Does the challenge of staying relevant to students beyond graduation, keeping up with changes in technology and worrying about the impending enrollment cliff feel like too much to tackle? What if you could have a turn-key solution?



Improving student outcomes is what we do best. From K-12 schools to lifelong education providers, all academic institutions offering technical programs benefit from incorporating the ACI Learning portfolio of Audit, Cybersecurity or IT learning content. We make it easy. We supplement educational offerings for leading universities, and we enable you to create new revenue streams to address financial challenges.

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Who are bootUps for?

Learners who want to launch their careers quickly with industry-recognized certifications

These certifications not only validate skills and knowledge but also increase their employability in the IT and cybersecurity job market.
  • Extend your education offering
    BootUps are designed to help you extend your continuing education and workforce solutions offerings, while helping you re-engage with alumni and attract new students who may not want to go down the traditional degree route.
  • Affordable, flexible learning
    ACI Learning’s BootUps offer an affordable, flexible learning path and 100% online options to help your students and alumni land a job in tech.
  • Job-focused certification training
    Students can prepare for a job in IT by developing valuable skills and earning foundational IT certifications to start or advance their career. They get traditional online instruction plus hands-on labs and video content to prepare for their IT certification exams.
Live instructor-led experience
All courses are taught by a live instructor and the cost of one certification attempt per class is included. When training is complete, students receive access to the ACI Learning Career Services team to find the job they want.
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ACI AS your partner

Why choose ACI Learning?

Career services support for students

ACI empowers inexperienced students to launch IT and Cybersecurity careers. Through personalized guidance from Employment development managers, students align roles with their training, refine resumes, enhance LinkedIn profiles, and practice interviews. Our Exclusive Learning Hubs Job Site connects learners to opportunities from the Employer Partner Network.

Flexible schedules

Students can take classes in a way that best works for them. Each course runs for four hours per day on a morning, afternoon, or evening schedule, so that learners can make training fit.

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Potential for increased revenue stream

Add ACI Bootups to your offering with zero costs to your institution.

Exam costs included

With enrollment, ACI Learning covers the cost of one exam attempt for each course. These exams can cost hundreds of dollars, but we know that getting the certification is the goal of each student.

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Diverse learning methodologies

Everybody learns a little bit differently. Our courses include myriad ways to consume the material, including ITPro videos, study games, dynamic quizzes, practice labs, group projects, discussion sections, digital flashcards and more.

College credit

The American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) officially recommended 12 ACI Learning courses for college credit. That means a class at ACI Learning could count towards a traditional degree.

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Mentorship

Instructor mentor assistance

Students can book a 1-on-1 study session with their Instructor Mentor. Each course has an Instructor Mentor that is available for personal study support. They’ll create a personalized study plan to help learners master even the toughest concepts.
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