IntelliTec Can Train you for a Successful IT Career
Are you interested in joining the information technology sector? Did you know that the field of Cybersecurity is rapidly growing, and there is currently high demand for IT workers who are trained in cybersecurity methods and practices? The first step to getting started in this growing industry is to get the training you need in order to earn professional certifications that demonstrate your level of knowledge and skill. With IntelliTec College’s Computer Systems Technician program you can get the skills you need to earn valuable industry certifications from CompTIA, and be ready to enter the growing field of cybersecurity in as few as 12 months!
Demand for skilled computer and information technology workers is growing across the country. The U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics projects that employment in computer and information technology occupations will grow 11 percent from 2019 to 2029. Much faster than the average for all occupations, this growth is projected to add about 531,200 new jobs to the American economy. With this growth, IT careers offer the potential for both job security and a good income. According to the BLS, the median annual wage for all occupations was $41,950, but the median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations was $91,250 in May 2020, well above the average (BLS). Even during the economic slowdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, IT workers remain solidly employed and in high demand.
To get started in this career path, training and certification are key. If you are interested in an IT career focused on cybersecurity, the CompTIA Security+ certification is both the starting point and the centerpiece for any cybersecurity career. CompTIA professional certifications demonstrate to employers the level of your skills and training, and employers, from government to Fortune 500 companies, value these certifications. IntelliTec is a CompTIA Academy Partner, and IntelliTec’s Computer Systems Technician program thoroughly prepares students for the CompTIA Security+ certification, as well as for a portfolio of other valuable professional certifications, including:
- CompTIA IT Fundamentals
- CompTIA A+ Certified Technician
- CompTIA Network+
- CompTIA Linux+
Through hands-on instruction from experienced faculty and first-hand exposure to the IT industry, students in the Computer Systems Technician program learn the essentials of PC, network and cybersecurity. Students are trained specifically in the essential principles for network security and risk management, including how to be competent in performing network threat analysis, configuring network systems to secure applications, and understanding the policies and regulations around network security. The CST program incorporates cybersecurity theory and practice throughout the curriculum and training, and students receive the training needed to be prepared for the CompTIA Security+ certification. This certification demonstrates that you have the foundational knowledge required of any cybersecurity role, and is a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs.
At IntelliTec, you can prepare for these important certifications in as few as 12 months! The Computer Systems Technician certificate program is offered at the Albuquerque and Colorado Springs campuses. If you want to take your education a step further, students at the Colorado Springs campus have the option to add general education courses in order to earn an Associate of Occupational Science degree (19.5 months total).
With IntelliTec’s Computer Systems Technician program, you can gain the knowledge and skills you need to pursue a rewarding position in the IT field in just one year! IntelliTec’s CST program is designed to train students specifically for CompTIA certifications, including the Security+ Certified Professional certification. If you are ready to take the next step towards your new career in IT cybersecurity, then don’t wait any longer- call IntelliTec today! Our helpful admissions representatives can answer your questions, tell you about our hybrid learning options, and even help you begin the enrollment process. If you want to make cybersecurity your career, you can make your goals a reality with IntelliTec College! Click here to get started today.