Advancing your career with certifications or a degree

TCAT Shelbyville - Technical Blog

The great thing about vocational and technical education is usually the cost,  instructor(s) who have worked in the industry, true hands on, a quick classroom to career time and a higher than average placement rate.    So once you graduate are you done with education?  No.

Today education comes in every format you can think of and with Information Technology, you can’t stop learning or your career can grow stagnant.   With seminars, webinars, MOCCs, supplemental college courses and more,  every topic imaginable can be found at colleges and universities worldwide.

While MOCCs are sometimes controversial, many employers are taking the certificates offered by these institutions.    If you have never taken one, I challenge you to do just that.  They are excellent learning tools and the standards are becoming higher.

Several months ago I took a course at Coursera from the Royal Holloway: University of London – Malicious Software…

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The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. This system comprises six universities, fourteen community colleges, and twenty-six Applied Technology Colleges.
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