Professional Development and Summer Camps

ADVANCE in your career

Whether you’re a working professional looking to build your skill set, or a parent looking for a way to keep your students engaged in learning over the summer break, the UNT New College at Frisco has the program you need. 

We offer professional development courses tailored to working professionals that help you build skill sets, learn more about industry trends, get career training or gain knowledge in a new area. From certification courses to boot camps, the New College’s professional development courses focus on practical knowledge and hands-on experience to give you the competitive edge in your career.

Summer youth camps

UNT Cybersecurity Summer Program

Students in 8th to 12th grade can spend a week learning about cybersecurity and safe online behavior in an exciting summer camp hosted by the UNT Computer Science and Engineering Department. 

Choose from two one-week sessions.  Lunch and snacks are included each day. 

Who: 8th to 12th grade students 

When: June 26-30 or July 10-14  

Where: UNT New College at Frisco 

Cost: $300 

Learn more: http://computerscience.engineering.unt.edu/cybersecurity

Digital Forensics and Secure Coding Summer Camps

Students can conduct cyber investigations, or study and practice correct proceeding for handling evidence in three summer camps at the UNT New College in Frisco. Guest speakers will include local, state and federal digital forensics agents. Daily lunch is included. 

Who:  Students who are 13 or older who have knowledge of coding (preferably C). Secure Coding students should have knowledge of C and other programming languages and detailed knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems.

When: Digital Forensics: July 10-21 or July 24 – Aug. 4
Secure Coding: Aug. 7-11th

Where: UNT New College at Frisco

Cost: $500 for two-week camp

Required materials: Students must bring their own computer with a minimum of 4GB of memory. 

Learn more: https://www.cybersummercampsfrisco.com/

Fall 2017 Courses

UX and IX Design Lecture + Workshop Series

UNT’s College of Visual Arts and Design and the New College in Frisco have teamed up to bring in three internationally acclaimed UXD and IXD speakers and workshop facilitators to operate its inaugural “Night-&-Day” lecture + workshop series in May and June of 2017. These two-day events will help make you a better User Experience Designer in just a weekend. Each uniquely themed Friday night lecture will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and will be followed by a day-long workshop dedicated to furthering participants’ skills and knowledge of the topic introduced the night before.

Deconstructing Delight : World-renowned User Experience Design consultant and entrepreneur Jared Spool will facilitate the lecture + workshop. 
  • When:  Info coming soon
  • Where:  UNT's New College at Frisco
  • Cost: $725 for the workshop, $15 for the lecture 
  • Learn more: https://uxix-events.unt.edu/
Storytelling for User Experience: Broadly acclaimed Usability and User Experience consultant and author Whitney Quesenber will facilitate the lecture + workshop. 
  • When:  Info coming soon
  • Where:  UNT's New College at Frisco
  • Cost: $725 for the workshop, $15 for the lecture
  • Learn more: https://uxix-events.unt.edu/
Mapping User Experience: Eminent Mapping and Diagramming expert Jim Kalbach will facilitate the lecture + workshop. 
  • When:  Info coming soon
  • Where:  UNT's New College at Frisco
  • Cost: $725 for the workshop, $15 for the lecture
  • Learn more: https://uxix-events.unt.edu/
Learn more about current courses at the New College