Cyber and Network Security Grad Lands Dream Job
When Phillip Stratton graduated from high school, he took what he thought was the next logical step. He went to college, but soon realized he was not ready. For the next few years, he moved about from job to job until he happened upon an opportunity helping people with special needs. With a strong aptitude for computers, he had already taught himself what he needed to work as an assistive technology specialist. “I really enjoyed the work,” says Phillip, “but the pay was pretty low and I realized the only way I could make the money I was looking for was by going back to school.”
A friend had graduated from ECPI University and suggested that Phillip visit the Virginia Beach campus. He was immediately drawn to the accelerated pace, and by taking classes year-round – and occasionally doubling up on courses – he was able to earn his Bachelor’s degree in Cyber and Network Security in just 2 years, 3 months. “It was an awesome experience,” says Phillip. “I worked during the day and took classes at night.
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