Increase Employability and Leverage your Career with these Certifications

Increase Employability and Leverage your Career with these Certifications

Finding a job can be a challenge but throw a pandemic into the mix and it feels downright impossible. Indeed.com acknowledged this truth in their recent article, “The 20 Most-Requested Certifications by Employers in 2020,” giving professionals ideas on how to level up their employability through certifications. Select programs at the University of Fairfax lend themselves to preparing students to take some of these certification exams, making themselves more employable and competitive in this tough job market.

  1. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) | Indeed.com deemed CISSP as “arguably the most popular network security certification” due to its’ international recognition. The University of Fairfax offers a CISSP prep class for those who already meet the experiential requirements to take the certification exam, allowing you to “boost… your resume for managerial roles in the cybersecurity industry.”
  2. Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) | An internationally acknowledged certification, the PMP certification gives the applicant leverage “as it gives employers confidence in your knowledge and project management skills.” The University of Fairfax’s Project Management and Quality Assurance Certificate prepares students for this exam – no prior higher education experience required.

See the UF website for further information on the courses offered or speak with an admissions representative today to find out how you can begin the courses that can help to leverage your career.