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University of New Mexico Continuing Education
DevOps Bootcamp

Become a DevOps Engineer

Designed with official AWS Academy curriculum, the UNM Continuing Education DevOps Bootcamp equips you with the skills employers are looking for in automation, infrastructure, and Python.

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The Demand for DevOps Experts

From Albuquerque to the United States as a whole, DevOps experts are in high demand.

According to research from Lightcast 2022, the number of DevOps engineering roles in Albuquerque will increase by 24% over the next 10 years. Businesses actively seeking DevOps professionals span across all industries and sizes, including local high-tech employers like Capital One, Verizon, IBM, to name a few.

Hiring for roles like DevOps Engineer, Platform Engineer, and Build Engineer, these companies are rapidly growing and building out their technical teams, and the University of New Mexico Continuing Education DevOps Bootcamp grads will be well equipped for these roles and many others.

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Bootcamp Application and Start Dates

    Part-Time Online DevOps Bootcamp
    Aug. 28, 2023 - Mar. 07, 2024
    Apply by Aug. 22, 2023

Fullstack Academy is a top-ranked immersive school for tech training based in New York City. Fullstack offers comprehensive in-person and remote training opportunities across the U.S. and prepares students with the in-demand skills they need to launch fulfilling tech careers.

Fullstack brings its learning method, reputation, and community to the University of New Mexico Continuing Education DevOps Bootcamp to make DevOps engineering skills more attainable for individuals outside of traditional tech hubs.

How the University of New Mexico Continuing Education DevOps Bootcamp Works

The part-time University of New Mexico Continuing Education DevOps Bootcamp is designed for students to pursue high-quality tech education while continuing to balance work or other commitments. Our program provides you with the flexibility to fit career development into your life.

  • All bootcamp classes are instructor-led and taught 100% online.
  • Multiple class times are offered so you can choose which option works best with your schedule.

All classes are held Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

You can choose which class time works best for you in the application process.

  • 4:30pm-7:30pm MT
  • 6:30pm-9:30pm MT

Class time options vary by month and are subject to change. To see available class times for your cohort of choice, complete your application or schedule a call with a student advisor.

Tuition and Payment Options

There are many ways to pay for your bootcamp experience including self-pay, employer-pay, local/state government assistance, scholarships and personal loans. Learn more about payment options.

  • UNM CE 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!

    Enrollment Deposit - $1,000 $99*
    Tuition During Program - $13,396
    Total Tuition - $13,495

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

  • $500 Community Scholarship

    For University of New Mexico alumni, current students, and employees.

    $1,000 Military Scholarship**

    Military Scholarship for all active-duty military and veterans.

    **Valid ID required.

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.

Entry-Level DevOps Engineers in the Albuquerque area make an average salary of $102,700 (Lightcast, 2022) making it an exciting time to start a career in this growing field.

Graduates of the UNM Continuing Education DevOps Bootcamp will qualify for full-time DevOps positions that could earn them a starting salary that’s +60% higher than the average entry-level salary in the Albuquerque area.

What You Will Learn

UNM Continuing Education utilizes AWS Academy to offer a cutting-edge curriculum that will prepare you for a role in the growing field of cloud computing.

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  • The program includes labs and courseware from both Fullstack Academy 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.
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Foundations: Linux

  • Introduction to Linux Systems Architecture

  • Core System Commands

  • Systems Administration

  • Shell Scripting Basics

  • Distributions and Building from Source

  • Security Hardening

Foundations: Networking

  • Device and OSI Concepts

  • Routing and Switching

  • Ports and Protocols

  • Enterprise Firewalls

  • Proxies and Payload Inspection

  • Troubleshooting Connectivity Issues

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

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

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

AWS Academy Cloud Architecture

  • Designing for High Availability

  • Automating your Infrastructure

  • Designing Web-Scale Media

Capstone Project (Part 1)

  • Kick-Off and Team Assignments

  • Scope and Level of Effort Due

  • Technical Architecture and Data Flow Diagrams Due

AWS Academy Cloud Development

  • Developing Storage Solutions with Amazon S3

  • Developing NoSQL Solutions with Amazon Dynamo DB

  • Caching Information for Scalability

Capstone Project (Part 2)

  • Establish Dev Environment and Begin Prototyping

AWS Academy Cloud Operations

  • Tooling and Automations

  • Computing (servers)

  • Monitoring and Security

Capstone Project (Part 3)

  • Continue Coding and Sprint Executions

  • Continue Coding and Sprint Executions

  • Code deployment

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


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.

AWS Certified Developer - Associate

This certification validates:

  • 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 Badge

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate

This certification validates:

  • Knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies

  • Ability to define solutions using architectural design principles based on customer requirements

  • Proficiency in providing implementation guidance based on best practices to the organization throughout the life cycle of the project

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate

This certification validates:

  • Knowledge of deploying, managing, and operating scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems on AWS Implementing and controlling the flow of data to and from AWS

  • Ability to select the appropriate AWS service based on computer, data, or security requirements

  • Ability to identify appropriate use of AWS operational best practices

  • Proficiency in estimating AWS usage costs and identifying operational cost control mechanisms

  • Proficiency with migrating on-premises workloads to AWS

AWS Certified Sysops Administrator Associate

University of New Mexico Continuing Education DevOps Bootcamp Certificate

  • Awarded upon successful completion of the University of New Mexico Continuing Education 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. Successful bootcamp students have backgrounds in:




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Ready to Start Learning?

Apply to study part-time at the University of New Mexico Continuing Education DevOps Bootcamp.

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  1. Fill out our online application form
  2. Take our nontechnical 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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