20-Year Study Gap Policy

A Game-Changer in Cybersecurity Education

In a world where digital threats are rising, the demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals has never been greater. Canada alone has approximately 25,000 vacant cybersecurity positions waiting to be filled by capable and qualified individuals. Red Cliff College is stepping up to the challenge by introducing a ground-breaking 20-Year Study Gap Policy. This innovative policy aims to revolutionize cybersecurity education by recognizing and harnessing the wealth of experience many professionals possess, even if they have been away from formal education for an extended period. In this article, we’ll delve into the benefits of this unique policy and highlight the potential it has to transform the cybersecurity landscape in Canada. 

Benefits of the 20-Year Study Gap Policy

1. Inclusivity and Accessibility

By acknowledging the value of work experience in IT and related sectors, Red Cliff College is creating a more inclusive and accessible learning environment for professionals who may have hesitated to re-enter academia. This policy removes the barrier that a study gap often creates, enabling individuals with diverse backgrounds to pursue a world-class cybersecurity education. 

2. Bridging the Skill Gap

The 20-Year Study Gap Policy is vital in addressing Canada’s significant shortage of skilled cybersecurity professionals. By empowering experienced professionals to further their education and training, this policy will help bridge the gap and strengthen Canada’s cybersecurity capabilities. 

3. Leveraging real-world experience

Professionals who have gained valuable experience in the field can bring a unique perspective to the classroom. By incorporating these individuals’ insights into the learning process, Red Cliff College can provide a more practical and well-rounded education tailored to the needs of today’s cybersecurity landscape. 

4. Career advancement opportunities

As many businesses and organizations prioritize digital security, the demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals is only expected to grow. Red Cliff College’s 20-Year Study Gap Policy offers experienced individuals the chance to advance their careers and secure better job opportunities by updating their skills and obtaining relevant qualifications. 

If you’re an experienced IT professional who has taken a break from formal education but wishes to upskill and expand your career opportunities in cybersecurity, Red Cliff College’s 20-Year Study Gap Policy is designed with you in mind. 

Don't let your study gap hold you back from pursuing your passion and making a difference in the ever-evolving digital world.

Join Red Cliff College today and become a part of a new generation of cybersecurity experts equipped to tackle the challenges of the future.  

Visit our website or contact our admissions team to learn more about our cybersecurity programs and the 20-Year Study Gap Policy. Together, we can shape a more secure digital landscape for Canada and beyond.