Main Content
cybersecurity

The Growing Need for Cybersecurity Professionals

Technology is an integral part of our everyday lives and the rate at which individuals all over the world rely on it continues to grow. While the tech world expands, the threat of data breaches and cyberattacks increases, putting crucial personal and professional information in jeopardy. Because of this, the demand for highly trained cybersecurity … Continued
Joe Feliciano

Faculty Spotlight: Joe Feliciano

Meet Dr. Joe Feliciano, Program Director for ACU Online’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Administration and Master of Science in Information Technology. Read more to learn about how the programs were designed, as well as Dr. Feliciano’s goals for training aspiring tech professionals.  From tech to teaching Joe was born in New York where … Continued

Five Industries in high demand

The Top Five Industries in High Demand for 2021

The year 2020 will forever be trademarked by COVID-19. It not only brought heartbreaking health challenges, record-breaking case numbers and months of lockdown, but also an economic recession that affected thousands upon thousands of employees across a vast number of industries. This left people out of jobs and trying to navigate a new professional world, … Continued

Brandi and Walter Phillips

Student Spotlights: Brandi and Walter Phillips

Successfully balancing a full-time job with a full-time online degree program, a marriage, and homeschooling three of their four children is an extraordinary feat. But together – and individually – Brandi and Walter Phillips pull it all off with grace, humor, and seeming ease. The female member of this dynamic duo is maintaining a 3.8 … Continued

information technology

What You Need to Excel in the Information Technology Field

When someone decides to pursue a career in the information technology field, they have the chance to work with a variety of different types of technology that impact the daily lives of people and businesses everywhere. These in-demand fields can present a wealth of opportunities for people interested in these career paths. Anyone who wants … Continued

Cybersecurity Skills

How to Obtain In-Demand Cybersecurity Skills

Cyberattacks make headlines every day. These breaches affect huge populations and cause hundreds of millions in financial damages. The notorious 2017 Equifax breach, for example, is believed to have impacted over 143 million victims, resulting in a settlement of $700 million and untold damage to the credit reporting agency’s reputation. Desperate to avoid such devastation, … Continued

IT Administration

ACU Online’s Degree in IT Administration: What You Need to Know

Do you have a knack for technology? Do you enjoy troubleshooting devices and systems? If you can answer yes to either of these questions, you could be a great fit for ACU Online’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Administration. This program offers extensive instruction in software application development and technology infrastructure maintenance. Upon graduation, … Continued

IT

Career Outcomes with a Bachelor’s Degree in IT Administration

As the world becomes increasingly dependent upon the internet and computers, the value of those with degrees in information technology will continue to grow. Those interested in entering the field should familiarize themselves with some of the diverse career paths available. Here are a handful of jobs that IT graduates can pursue. Network and computer … Continued

IT Administrator

Considering a Career as an IT Administrator?

In the world of IT, career opportunities are abundant and people with IT degrees are in high-demand. From Fortune 500 companies to small non-profit organizations, all businesses require technology professionals. IT administrators, such as network administrators or computer systems administrators, enjoy excellent career possibilities. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the average salary to be … Continued