Completing a graduate degree program can provide higher education IT staff members unique opportunities for personal and professional growth as well as fresh insights into the IT industry and customer needs.
Eric J. Rzeszut, CISSP is an information technology and data security professional with over two decades of experience in higher education. He worked at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) for 16 years, serving as a founding member of that institution's Enterprise Information Security Council. Eric is the Associate Director for Client Services at the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce, and the co-author of "10 Don'ts on Your Digital Devices," a guide to data security and privacy for non-technical end users.
Increasing market demands for data analytics skills are producing a greater need for hands-on analytics coursework; this, in turn, is dramatically increasing high-end computing requirements at many institutions.
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