July 22, 2019
What Do You Learn in Empire’s Cybersecurity Courses?A background in cybersecurity offers many benefits. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, careers in information security are projected to grow by 28 percent between 2016 and 2026. This is much faster than the average job growth of 7 percent. And while the national median salary in […]Read More
Empire College Partners with CompTIA
June 27, 2019
Empire Launches D.o.D. Approved Cybersecurity Courses If you’re looking for an exciting career defending computer networks from hacking, along with good job growth and pay, there is now a unique, hands-on training option in the North Bay. Empire College has partnered with The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), a non-profit trade association issuing professional certifications for the information technology industry, […]Read More
Cybersecurity Job Outlook
June 24, 2019
Job future in cybersecurity: Santa Rosa’s Empire College instructor talks need for certified workersThose who want to make a living defending computer networks from hackers will have a new way to be certified to do so.Santa Rosa-based Empire College has announced it is partnering with The Computing Technology Industry, a nonprofit trade association, to offer […]Read More
Advantages of Earning a Specialized Degree in Sonoma County
June 20, 2019
When deciding on a college to attend, there are many factors to consider. Most prospective students make a “pros and cons” list to help make sense of such a huge decision. It can be tempting to look at a university farther away – the idea of building an exciting life outside of Sonoma County. However, staying local holds many benefits for one’s future.
There are financial advantages to already being in Sonoma County – if you are able to stay local, you can save yourself the stress of long-distance travel or dorm fees. Staying in Sonoma County also means possible qualification for local or community grants. From the Community Foundation of Sonoma County, for example, the Michael F. O’Donnell Memorial Scholarship Fund offers a $2,500 scholarship to a law student from Sonoma County.