SysAdmin Turns Hobby into IT Career with CompTIA Certs and WGU

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In 2013, Alan Killingsworth started in a tech support role at medical records firm Medicity. He knew that to move forward in the space he would need some formal training and education. He searched the web and discovered that WGU was highly regarded for its online, competency-based degrees, with flexibility that appeals to working professionals. In conjunction with CompTIA’s Academy Partner Program, WGU has built many CompTIA certifications right into its curriculum. Having some tech background, he already knew the CompTIA name well.

Alan Killingsworth

“The fact that I would get five or six CompTIA certifications out of my degree sealed the deal for me,” Killingsworth said.


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