Virtual Summer I.T. Bootcamps From the ITCOE

Virtual Summer I.T. Bootcamps From the ITCOE

MN State ITCOE is thrilled to announce our 2020 Bootcamps for the first time will be held virtually. 

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We have a limited number of spots, and they are filling quickly.  Please be aware – due to the COVID 19 crisis, we have cut the cost of camp; and the camps will now be open to more Minn State IT students than ever before due to the opportunity presented by online learning. 

Do not let this resume worthy opportunity pass you by.

Both DATA & CYBER camp options are available – keep reading for more information.


This year we have two camp options for you and you can register for both!

>>>>>Option 1: SAS Base Programming Prep Course with Exam (*$47.50)

***ORIGINAL COST: $95 – The ITCOE pays ½ the cost so you only pay $47.50 for the Prep Course with Exam!

Analytical talent is in high demand. When you’re skilled in the industry’s most in-demand technologies, you have a distinct career advantage – and SAS can help you get there. 


Build a solid programming foundation that can lead to a SAS certification. In this course, you will: 

  • Gain a competitive advantage in the job market.
  • Prepare for advanced programs that develop in-depth skills.
  • Learn skills in one week that can lead to the SAS Programming Fundamentals certification.

>>>>>Option 2: SAS Machine Learning Prep Course

Learn to find insights hidden in data using innovative machine learning and AI technologies. In this course, you will:

  • Gain an edge in the job market by learning about SAS Model Studio in SAS® Viya®.
  • Develop and train supervised learning models.
  • Learn skills needed to secure a machine learning certification.


Start your journey with machine learning in just days – and walk away with skills that will give you an advantage in the classroom and on your resume.

This class gives you access to mentors to guide you through your studies and the opportunity to take the SAS® certification exam.

Two days and tons of resources to get you ready to take the SAS® Viya® 3.4 Supervised Machine Learning Pipelines exam.

Program highlights:


>>>>>Option 3: CSI Bootcamp – Security + or CYSA+ Defensive Training

The cost is now $100 and is due via credit card by day of event! This includes all online instruction and access to the Cert Prep Course. A 40% discount was also secured for each participant for the actual Certification Exam!

The CSi Bootcamp is an immersive IT experience that trains students in sought after certification training while connecting students to industry leaders.

At CSi Boot Camps, Information Technology/Security Technology students from across the State of Minnesota engage with professionals to develop innovative skills in cyber defense, vulnerability analysis and testing, security operations, forensics and application security.

Students have two paths to follow:
1. Beginner CSi Students – COMP TIA Security +
2. Advanced CSi Students (must have completed Security + or be approved) – Defensive Training CYSA+ Certification

For questions, please contact:

Janice Aanenson

Director of Academic Initiatives

Minnesota State IT Center of Excellence