Summarized by the Alliance for Fort Gordon
Published December 20, 2021
Ray Battle was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army who spent a lot of his time around computers.
“I worked in the cyber unit here on Fort Gordon … now I’m a cyber-security engineer, a research engineer and a software engineer,” Ray said. “Tech isn’t going anywhere. If anything, tech is really going to shape our future.”
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics backs that up, estimating at least 180,000 openings in cyber-related jobs every year from 2020 to 2030.
With demand for these skills on the rise, more and more people of all ages are being recruited to learn them. Here are some of the Augusta-area’s educational cyber programs.