CompTIA Certifications in the Classroom

Several high schools, community colleges and universities touted their tech career curricula during October, highlighting the incorporation of CompTIA certification exams into their programs.

Villanova University launched a new program in information security management targeted at government workers. The master certificate program incorporates skill areas contained in the latest CompTIA Security+ exam. (Villanova University Unveils New Online Government IS Security Program, Reuters, Oct. 1, 2009)

Owensboro (Ky.) Community & Technical College's Workforce Solutions announced last month it is providing CompTIA testing for (IT) professionals and companies. (Education Briefs, Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer, Oct. 27, 2009).

At Brockton, Mass. High School, two sophomores passed the CompTIA A+ exams, a first in the school’s history (Another First at Brockton, Brockton Enterprise, Oct. 21, 2009)