Military Spouses can train online with MyCAA funding for high demand Information Technology careers.
The Major Group offers CompTIA (Computer Technology Industry Association) A+, Network+, and Security+ certification prep and exams at no cost to eligible military spouse students. Information Technology (IT) is the set of tools, processes, and methodologies to collect, process, and present information. This includes coding/programming, data communications, data conversion, storage and retrieval, systems analysis and design. In broad terms, IT also includes office automation, multimedia, and telecommunications.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics: Employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 10 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations.
These occupations are expected to add more jobs, in part due to a greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, more everyday items becoming connected to the Internet in what is commonly referred to as the “Internet of things,” and the continued demand for mobile computing.
We offer these in-demand CompTIA courses:
- CompTIA A+ Specialist Program
- CompTIA Network+ Specialist Program
- CompTIA Security+ Specialist Program
- Healthcare Information Technology with CompTIA with A+
- Healthcare Information Technology with CompTIA with N+
A+ training offers a standard competency for entry-level service technicians in the computer industry. Earning CompTIA A+ Certification means that an individual possesses the knowledge and skills necessary to be a successful computer service technician. It’s ideal for entry level jobs for military spouses.
CompTIA A+ certification is the most widely-recognized credential available across the IT industry.
Network+ training offers midlevel certification to for network professionals. Designed to ensure competency of network technicians in configuring and supporting TCP/IP clients and the OSI model, CompTIA Network+ training and certification ensures students have the skills necessary for hardware setup, network design, cabling, configuration, installation, troubleshooting and support.
Earning CompTIA Network+ Certification means that the individual possess the knowledge and skills necessary to be a successful network technician. Most technology companies recommend or require CompTIA Network+ Certification for their networking technicians.
Security+ training designates knowledgeable professionals in the field of IT security. As an international, vendor-neutral credential, CompTIA Security+ certification ensures successful military spouse students gain competency in network security, compliance and operational security, common/possible threats and vulnerabilities, application, data and host security, access control and identity management as well as cryptography.
Earning CompTIA Security+ Certification signifies to employers that candidates will apply their knowledge of security concepts, tools and procedures to prevent security breaches, react accordingly to any security incidents and anticipate further security risks in order to effectively guard against them.
This program prepares students to understand and use electronic records in a medical practice. Primarily, the program reviews the implementation and management of electronic health information using common electronic data interchange systems and maintaining the medical, legal, accreditation and regulatory requirements of the electronic health record. Further, this program will build on students’ existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer software and hardware in order to present fundamental concepts and techniques that technicians will use every day on the job.
Upon completing this course, students will gain the essential skills and technical expertise necessary to install, upgrade, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, repair and perform preventative maintenance on basic personal computer hardware and operating systems ensuring that the implementation of EHRM is successful and technology can continue to enhance healthcare delivery across the country. *Includes two national certification exams
This program prepares military spouses to understand and use electronic records in a medical practice. Course reviews the implementation and management of electronic health information using common electronic data interchange systems and maintaining the medical, legal, accreditation and regulatory requirements of the electronic health record. Further, this program provides students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to shore up IT networks as applicable to health information technology.
This course is designed to fully prepare students to sit for and pass the CompTIA Network+ Certification exam. Military spouses will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, operate, and configure basic network infrastructure as well as describe networking technologies, understand basic design principles, adhere to wiring standards, and use testing tools necessary to ensure the ongoing use of EHRM enhances healthcare delivery across the country. *Includes two national certification exams