It’s an economic and societal imperative to train and certify hundreds of thousands of IT professionals with the analytical skills they need to address the complexity and diversity of threats as they multiply.
CompTIA President and CEO Todd Thibodeaux
How to Get Started
- First, what do you want to do? If you aren’t sure yet, use our career pages to research different roles in cyber security.
- Research school programs in the cyber security specialty you choose. Do you want a traditional or online program? What degree do you need to enter the field? No matter which school you select, it should be accredited so you can apply for financial aid.
- Request information from your schools of choice. Once you ask for program information, a school advisor will contact you. Get ready to ask your questions about financial aid, tuition, length of program, enrollment dates, student benefits such as graduate job placement assistant, and student outcomes.
A Career in Cyber Security Starts With Your Education
Most cyber security careers require at least a bachelor’s degree in a related field to get started. If you have a degree in another area but want to join the field you may find entry with a certificate program. No matter what your goal, we’ve got the program that can help you make your mark in this fast-growing tech industry.
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