Tech jobs require a wide range of skills, including communication, project management and problem solving. No matter your background, you can learn the skills you need for a successful tech career.
You can train for and earn an industry-recognized certification in a matter of weeks to prove you have what it takes to do the job.
The estimated median tech salary is 89% higher than the median national wage, putting you on a path to financial freedom.
There are some misconceptions we think you should know about:
57% of senior leaders are placing less priority on four-year degrees. Get certified and start your career in a matter of weeks, not years.
Some of the most in-demand IT skills have nothing to do with math or science – project management, communication and resourcefulness, for example.
IT pros collaborate, work on teams and interact with end users daily. Tech careers are great for introverts and extroverts alike.
You can start your career with training and certifications, which are significantly less expensive than college. Some people qualify for free or reduced-cost training and certifications, making it a no-brainer.
Scott previously worked as a personal trainer and now works in IT with the help of CompTIA A+ and Security+.
From working in a library to training data center technicians, Allison transformed her career with CompTIA Data+.
Vernon, a Chicago salesman, found satisfaction and fulfilment in a cybersecurity career despite lack of experience with the help of CompTIA A+.