“Within the next 15 years, nearly 15% of the global workforce may need to switch jobs.”
–McKinsey Global Institute
The job market is increasingly dynamic for both employers and employees. The needs of employers change with new technology and new market demands. And, employees must change too in order to keep up with the skills employers need, competition from new entrants into the job market, and changes in technology.
A college degree used to be the key to a long-term, stable career. Now it’s mainly one of many tools for gaining entry into the job market.
In today’s ever-changing global economy, you’ll need lifelong learning more than ever to keep up with the fast-paced workplace changes, whether you’re changing jobs and careers throughout your lifetime or plan to stay in the same job.
Build the skills and knowledge you need for today’s and tomorrow’s career opportunities with a focused information technology (IT) education. Follow a path that builds high-demand IT job skills, based on industry-recognized IT certifications.
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Making a career transition to IT?
Whether wanting to earn a higher salary, looking for increased job security, needing a different work environment, or just looking for a change of pace, NuPaths presents career changers with an opportunity to quickly transition to high-demand information technology (IT) roles.
Pursuing IT career growth?
The pace of change in the world of information technology (IT) is amazing! Whether new to the IT world or a seasoned IT pro, IT professionals need to keep up with the pace of change. NuPaths provides education and training solutions that help IT professionals transition to in-demand technologies, diversify their skill set to increase their career options, or build upon their existing IT skills to take their IT career in a completely new direction.
You Will Build Technology Skills for Career Success
Regardless of your job, your company or the industry you work in, advancing your technical skills can enhance your career. Technical skills like data analysis, graphic design, HTML5, Microsoft Office, project management, Salesforce CRM, security, social media and technical writing are in high demand and can establish you as a key contributor for today’s digital business transformation.
Whether you’re building a career in information technology (IT) or enhancing your technical skills for career advancement in another field, NuPaths offers career development in five (5) IT pathways.
- Tech Support
- Software Testing
- Digital Marketing
You Will be Engaged with Active Learning
NuPaths’ Active Learning RotationsTM creates a learning experience that goes beyond the traditional whole group instruction that you are used to in educational and training settings.
Research shows that, on average, learners forget 70% of what we teach within 24 hours of the training experience.
–Learning Solutions Magazine
Many traditional models of education put the the learner in a passive role, as a recipient of knowledge. No wonder knowledge and skill retention is normally so low! Instead, NuPaths designs learning so that students are active participants. Research shows that active learning increases engagement and leads to much better retention of new knowledge.
Instructors in an active learning classroom spend less time behind the podium and more time consulting and leading group activities.
Students do more than just listen. You’ll read, write, discuss, solve problems and be engaged in your personalized learning.
And, employers will see the benefits of active learning. The nature of work today is more collaborative, technical and global. Organizations need employees who are flexible, collaborative, creative, and technical.
You Will Achieve Meaningful Outcomes
When you successfully complete a role-based NuPaths’ curriculum you will:
- Have technology skills to transition into a career in IT or advance in your current career
- Have industry recognized IT certifications for increased employment and earning power
- Have a project for your portfolio that highlights your technology skills for career success
- Receive a certificate of completion from Harrisburg University of Science & Technology
- Receive college credits that can be applied toward future degree completion