Degree Option: Cybersecurity

Why Should You Focus on Cybersecurity

The cybercrime epidemic is expected to cost $6 trillion by 2021. It is one of the biggest problems that affects nearly every organization world-wide. While this news may not be so great for organizations that must invest in combating a growing problem, it is great news for job seekers, especially veterans and dependents, that are thinking of switching careers, or needing a transportable, in-demand job.

Averarge salaries in the field are updwards of $90k annually!

There is a severe deficit in talent to fill current job openings in cybersecurity. In 2016 and 2017, the unemployment rate for cybersecurity professionals was zero, which is expected to continue through at least 2021, with predicted 3.5 million unfilled positions, globally. Average salaries in this field are upwards of $90k annually!

Where Do You Start?

  • Program: Various options depending on prior experience

  • School: Bellevue University

If you’re tech-savvy, but have little experience in coding and programming, start out with a Bachelors of Science in Software Development.The Bachelor of Science in Software Development accelerated degree is designed to provide coding and technology skills a software developer needs to design and create applications for businesses and consumers. You will gain skills in analyzing user needs, designing, coding, testing, and upgrading computer applications and system software. You will have hands-on practice in programming with Java, Web applications, and designing and managing database systems. If you have a foundational understanding of computers and an interest in information technology you may be ready for a degree in Software Development.

If you have experience coding, information security certificate, Associate, or Bachelor’s degrees, check out these more advanced options:

More About Bellevue University

Bellevue University offers one of the highest allocations for military transfer credits in the nation, is ranked top 3 best-for-vets, and offers accelerated online degree options to complete your degree in as little as 18 months!

Complete your degree in as little as 18 months!

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Guild education offers Mission43 students discounted tuition and your own personal Success Coach to make sure you have the resources you need to succeed in your program.

Veterans that have exhausted their VA benefits may be eligible for additional federal and private funding for education in STEM areas.

Ready to learn more about this program?

Alison Garrow is Mission43’s Guild Education Advisor. Her role is to learn more about your goals, provide free advising to connect you with the right program, and ultimately help you apply and get started on your degree. Once in school, you will have a personal Guild Education Advisor who is your accountability partner to help you make it to graduation. This support is all free for Mission43 veterans and military spouses!

To get started, you can see Alison’s calendar (click here) and schedule a time that works for you. You can also fill out the form below, and Alison will reach out to you ASAP. Get started today!

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