Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. To help realize this mission for transitioning military service members, Microsoft works side by side with education leaders to help service members advance from the military to a career in IT. Our MSSA education partners provide a wide range of educational assets and value-added programs including instructor-led classroom training, comprehensive hands-on laboratories, in-depth online courses, industry-recognized and highly valued certifications, and, at some bases, financial support for tuition and materials.
Saint Martin’s University (SMU)
SMU is the MSSA Academic Partner at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, helping service members prepare for long-term high-paying careers in the technology industry.
(ISC)² is an international nonprofit membership association with over 150K members focused on inspiring a safe and secure cyberworld. Best known for the acclaimed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) certification, (ISC)² offers a portfolio of credentials that is part of a holistic, programmatic approach to security.
With more than 2,000 members, 3,000 academic and training partners, and tens of thousands of registered users spanning the entire information communications and technology (ICT) industry, CompTIA has become a leading voice for the technology ecosystem. CompTIA focuses its initiatives on supporting the success of businesses across the full IT channel, from the largest vendors on one end to smaller businesses providing IT hardware, software and services on the other, as well as the ICT professionals who make the digital economy run.
Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security (CIAS)
The Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security (CIAS) is an operationally focused, multidisciplinary research and development center at The University of Texas at San Antonio. The CIAS focal areas are training, infrastructure assurance programs, information sharing and cybercompetitions. As an MSSA Academic Partner, the CIAS provides cybercompetitions and hands-on training to help service members prepare for careers in the technology industry.
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