What you need to know about studying IT specializations at Marymount

What you need to know about studying IT specializations at Marymount

  Information technology, also commonly referred to as IT, is a rapidly evolving and expanding field that is changing the way every individual — and every industry for that matter — interacts with computers, their systems and their components. The information technology boom is nowhere near over — in fact, many believe it is just […]

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MU professor, alumnus team up to present at cyberwarfare conference

Marymount IT professor and Cybersecurity alumnus team up to present at international cyberwarfare conference

  Last month, an acclaimed Marymount University professor and a recent alumnus partnered together to bring their extensive knowledge of cyberwarfare tactics into the global spotlight. Dr. Donna Schaeffer, Professor of Information Technology in Marymount’s School of Technology and Innovation, and Dr. Steve Defibaugh, a 2021 graduate of the University’s Cybersecurity doctorate program, participated in […]

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7 crucial questions to ask when considering an information technology degree

7 crucial questions to ask when considering an Information Technology degree

  The college application and decision process comes with a whole set of challenging questions and choices, one of the most important being — what will you study? Making that determination can seem overwhelming, but it does not need to be if you’re considering an information technology degree. To help, we have put together several […]

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An inside look at Marymount’s Cloud Computing specialization

Cloud Computing specialization at Marymount University

  Technology degrees are considered some of the most sought-after and useful college degrees of the 21st century. As long as technology continues to become increasingly integrated into our modern lifestyle, so will the need for experts who can meet the evolving technological needs of every sector — especially in health care, the sciences, engineering, […]

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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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