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Reskill into the diverse world of technology
If you’re good at solving problems and are looking to expand your job options, consider a career in technology. The Wichita area has more than 110 IT-sector companies, and that doesn’t include the large businesses with substantial tech departments. Plus, Wichita was recently named the #1 city in the nation for digital service job growth by the Brookings Institution. Take advantage of funding to help pay for your tuition in a tech-focused program.
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Protect important information and fight against security breaches
The Wichita area has top-notch programs in cybersecurity. Butler Community College is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education. Friends University has a state-of-the-art cybersecurity lab, one of only three of its kind in the country. Jobs vary from business to defense – the 184th Wing of the Air National Guard at McConnell has about 500 cybersecurity employees. You can start training as early as January 2021 – find a list of local programs here.
Learn how to develop, implement and troubleshoot technology systems
There is a wide range of job opportunities available to you with a degree in software engineering, including quality assurance, IT, programming and more. If you’re tech savvy with an interest in learning more about how programs function, this may be the path for you. The Wichita area has a strong network of tech professionals and numerous continued learning opportunities. Find a list of local programs here.
Real Story: Dalton McCune-Seiler
When Dalton's hours were cut from his restaurant job, he knew it was time to make a change. He enrolled in the IT Systems program at WSU Tech. Click here to listen to his story.
Interested in a different area of technology? Click here to view more training options, or call the Wichita Workforce Center today at 316-771-6800.