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Current Course and Program Offerings

The Division of Extended Studies proudly partners with QuickStart Learning, Inc and WorkForce Institute to offer non-credit courses in critical IT skills.

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About WorkForce Institute: We believe that anyone with a passion for excellence deserves a career change. We’re preparing a new generation of working professionals to address challenges posed by a rapidly evolving, technology-driven world. Our knowledge-based training programs facilitate access to dynamic learning modules, hands-on labs, portfolio-ready projects, and certifications — all to prepare you for a successful career. We provide access to high-quality skills training that anyone can access, interact with and understand.

Learn from both instructor-led classes and one-on-one coaching sessions with a dedicated mentor.  Complete real-world projects while taking advantage of flexible training hours to learn at your own pace and balance your academic and professional priorities.

Kickstart your career today with CSU Pueblo and Workforce Institute! Simply contact Maritsa Andre by phone at 757-817-0565 or email

WorkForce Institute Online Bootcamp Offerings


    Digital Marketing Bootcamp

    Digital Marketing is one of the most in-demand professions yet lacks the most in terms of formal training and skills
    development. In this digital era, when customer expectations and experience is undergoing a radical shift, Digital
    Marketing techniques of yesteryears are no longer effective. There is an urgent need for Digital Marketers who are
    equipped with the knowledge and training to handle a changing business landscape. Digital Marketing Bootcamp
    teaches the skills, grooms, and places Digital Marketing talent in businesses and industries where they are needed
    most. With plenty of room in the world of digital marketing consisting of marketing agency, advertising agency and more, 2019 reflected content creation and curation, social media strategy, analytics as few of the most In-demand skills, which is great news for the creative and business minded. For the technical minded, there’s also high demand and earning potential in technology specialization like SEO and SEM, which are important business drivers & core Digital Marketing components.

    Duration: 18 weeks 


    • Module 1: Fundamentals of Digital Marketing
    • Module 2: Target Audience Insights
    • Module 3: Communication & Collaboration
    • Module 4: Digital Marketing Tools 
    • Module 5: Data Driven Marketing 
    • Module 6: Website & Search Optimization 
    • Module 7: Content Marketing 
    • Module 8: Paid Search Marketing 
    • Module 9: Social Media Marketing 
    • Module 10: Results Analysis
    • Module 11: Resume Writing & Interview Skills
    • Module 12: Organizational Behavior & Leadership Skills 

    Register Here for the Digital Marketing Bootcamp!


    UI/UX Design Bootcamp

    UI/UX Design is one of the most in-demand professions, yet lacks the most in terms of formal training and skills
    development. In this digital era, when customer expectations and experience is undergoing a radical shift, UI/UX
    Design techniques of yesteryears are no longer effective. There is an urgent need for Digital Marketers who are
    equipped with the knowledge and training to handle a changing business landscape. UI/UX Design Bootcamp teaches
    the skills, grooms, and places UI/UX Design talent in businesses and industries where they are needed most.

    As of January 2020, 1.94 billion+ websites have come into existence. With 4 million+ mobile apps available for download on Android and iOS combined, 4 billion+ people use the internet. People responsible for designing the visual, interactive elements for all of these websites and apps, while optimizing the User Experience are UI/UX Designers. Join the fraternity by enrolling today!

    Duration: 24 weeks


    • Module 1: Introduction to UX 
    • Module 2: Strategies for Understanding the User
    • Module 3: Wireframes and Prototypes
    • Module 4: More on the User 
    • Module 5: Intro to Case Studies
    • And many more! 

    Register Here for the UI/UX Design Bootcamp! 

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About QuickStart: With over 35 years of experience in IT training, QuickStart is a certified training partner for AWS, Cisco, Microsoft, CompTIA, and more. Meet with industry-expert mentors via live Zoom sessions for guidance throughout QuickStart boot camps.  Sharpen the skills learned with hands-on projects and activities.  They work with industry experts, hiring managers, and IT discipline professionals to curate an up-to-date curriculum. As a result, your portfolio will be a collection of in-demand skills and proficiencies.

Upon completion, QuickStart will present you with a certificate of completion, and QuickStart’s career services team works to find you a new role for up to a year.

QuickStart has partnered with many companies and organizations looking for fresh talent like you, and many bootcamp graduates find successful careers through these partnerships.


Advance your IT career today with CSU Pueblo and QuickStart Learning! 

QuickStart's great admissions team, Dan Jalil and Bob Russell, can help you find the bootcamp that best fits your needs! To reach them, email, or call Dan at 719-735-2129 and Bob at 719-302-2652.

QuickStart Online Bootcamp Offerings


    Cybersecurity Bootcamp

    Master the fundamentals needed to analyze business data and develop effective security frameworks. Our comprehensive training teaches the best security practices, support programs, and policies.  Prepare for certifications in CompTIA CySA+, PenTest+, Security+, Network+, A+, and Certified Ethical Hacking (CEH).

    Duration: 26 weeks


    • Module 1: Security Foundations/Fundamentals
    • Module 2: Network Security & Defense
    • Module 3: Risk Management
    • Module 4: Threats & Vulnerabilities
    • Module 5: Cryptography
    • Module 5: Introduction to Bootstrap
    • Plus, several capstone projects, labs, and more!

    Certifications you'll be prepared for: 

    • CompTIA A+
    • CompTIA Security+
    • CompTIA CYSA+
    • CompTIA Network+
    • Ethical Hacking
    • CompTIA Pentest+

    Register Here for the Cybersecurity Bootcamp! 


    Full Stack Web Development Bootcamp

    QuickStart’s Web Development Bootcamp incorporates all the skills and knowledge you need to become an expert web developer. They are committed to the development, advancement, and maintenance of technical skills around the world. Learn front-end and back-end programming languages, frameworks, and tools, like JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, Node, React, Python, Express, and SQL.

    Stand out as an experienced web developer today!

    Duration: 28 weeks


    • Module 1: Full Stack Web Development Orientation
    • Module 2: Introduction to HTML5 and CSS3
    • Module 3: Responsive Web Styling with Flexbox and Grid
    • Module: 4: Designing the Solution
    • Capstone Project: Building a Basic Website
    • Plus, over 12 additional modules and 3 capstone projects

    Get hands-on experience on the following tools to complete real-life projects:

    • HTML and CSS
    • JavaScript
    • GIT
    • Query
    • Python
    • JS
    • Bootstrap
    • MySQL

    Register Here for the Full Stack Web Development Bootcamp! 


    Data Science and Data Visualization Bootcamps

    QuickStart Data Science Bootcamps are designed to prepare you for the ever-changing tech field. You'll graduate with in-demand skills, a fantastic portfolio, and the capability to undertake any job.  QuickStart curriculum covers everything from data science (big data) to data analysis, cloud computing, internet of things, and more. You'll also learn visualization, data mining, machine learning validation, and testing.

    Duration: 26 weeks 


    • Module 1: Introduction to Data Science
    • Module 2: Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel
    • Module 3: Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI
    • And Much More!


    Skills you will learn

    • Transact-SQL
    • Excel
    • Power BI
    • Data Visualization
    • R Programming
    • Machine Learning
    • Spark
    • Azure
    • HD Insights
    • Predictive Analysis
    • Python

    Register Here for the Data Science Bootcamps!


    Cloud Engineering Bootcamp

    Global spending on public cloud is predicted to grow to $500 billion by 2023. The popularity of replacing old data storage methods with cloud is growing, as most companies are planning to completely or partially shift to cloud computing.  Become a successful cloud engineer with the practical knowledge and skills taught in QuickStart’s Cloud Bootcamps.  QuickStart’s bootcamp prepares you for an entry-level job in cloud engineering. We offer different services to help you find that first job, kickstarting your IT career in cloud engineering.

    Duration: 17 weeks


    • Azure Solutions Architect Technology
    • Azure Solutions Architect Design 
    • And much more! 

    Register Here for the Cloud Engineering Bootcamp!


    AI & Machine Learning Bootcamp

    Artificial Intelligence aims to create intelligent machines. Machines can act and react like humans with access to expansive information about the world. Machine learning is a core part of AI. The bootcamp starts with a powerful introduction to the current and historical context of AI, highlighting the massive opportunities of the technology. An introduction to AI and ML and progressing to Data science programming with Python and SQL and getting into Machine learning and Natural Language Processing.

    This bootcamp will cover the material needed for following certification:

    • Microsoft AI-102

    Duration: 24 weeks


    • Introduction to Python
    • Introduction to Machine Learning
    • Common Machine Learning Models
    • Neural Networks
    • Natural Language Processing
    • AWS & SQL for Machine Learning
    • And more!  

    Register Here for the AI/Machine Learning Bootcamp!

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