3 need-to-know tech skills for future leaders in information technology

3 need-to-know tech skills for future leaders in information technology

  The field of information technology is growing rapidly, and now is the ideal time to pursue a lucrative, rewarding career in it. So what are IT employers looking for in future employees? And how can you ensure that the skills you’re gaining in school will remain relevant years from now in this dynamic field? […]

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Marymount students meet Netflix Pathways team to learn more about innovative program

Marymount students attend an information session about the Netflix Pathways Boot Camp program

  Marymount University welcomed representatives from the world’s leading streaming entertainment service, Netflix, and education technology leader 2U, Inc. this month to speak directly with students about an upcoming opportunity for greater access and opportunity into the tech industry – the Netflix Pathways Bootcamp. In June, Marymount announced the partnership to offer students three semester-long, […]

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What is unique about Marymount’s accelerated Cybersecurity degree?

Marymount's accelerated Cybersecurity degree program

  As technology becomes increasingly integrated into our everyday lives, additional security measures must be implemented to protect our data from cyber attacks. In fact, the International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC2) estimates that the skill gap is growing and could leave as many as 1.8 million cybersecurity jobs unfilled by 2022 nationally — […]

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9 college majors for students unsure of their future career

9 college majors for students unsure of their future career

  Deciding your career path as a teenager can seem pretty daunting. What if you don’t know exactly what you want to do right now? Maybe you have a vague idea of an area you want to work in, but you aren’t sure about the specifics? That’s where we come in. The team at Marymount […]

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What are the top technology degrees to pursue in 2021?

What are the top technology degrees to pursue in 2021?

  Are you a college-bound student passionate about STEM education? Have you narrowed down your interests to pursuing a technology degree? Do you find yourself wondering which tech degree is right for you? If this sounds like you and if you want to pursue a technology degree that will prepare you for a successful career, you’re in luck — […]

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College of BILT staff is looking to boost cybersecurity startups in Commonwealth Cyber Initiative

Dr. Diane Murphy with a group of Marymount University Cybersecurity students

  The Director of Marymount University’s School of Technology and Innovation and the Associate Dean of the College of Business, Innovation, Leadership and Technology (BILT) have both been appointed to bolster the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative (CCI) and foster cybersecurity growth and talent in Northern Virginia. The initiative, which is funding $1 million in experiential learning […]

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Special Education program graduate at MU overcomes challenges to reach finish line

Faith Allen at Marymount University's 2021 Commencement Ceremonies

  Faith Allen didn’t know much about Marymount University when she arrived on campus for the first time during a tour nearly four years ago. But what the Special Education major did know was the unmistakable sense of belonging she felt on that visit. “I fell in love!” Allen recalls. “It felt like a community […]

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Marymount announced as new member of Greater Washington Partnership’s Capital CoLAB

  Today, the Greater Washington Partnership announced that it has added new university and business partners to the Capital CoLAB (Collaborative of Leaders in Academia and Business). Marymount University was officially welcomed into the group on the academic side, while Deloitte US joined on the business side. The Capital CoLAB, Greater Washington Partnership’s talent and […]

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Doctoral students and faculty represent Marymount in federal working group on cyber education

Federal Working Group Photo

  Aiming to use their talents to support cyber education, training and workforce development, a Marymount University professor and two doctoral students are now members of a federal working group for cybersecurity education solutions. Dr. Donna Schaeffer, Professor of IT, Data Science and Cybersecurity at Marymount, and doctoral student Shenita Freeman have joined fellow doctoral […]

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