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Enrollment Deadline: December 20th!

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Michael Ledgister, M.S.

Certifications

CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Linux+, Cisco CCNA, CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker

About Me:

Michael Ledgister received his master’s in Computer Science and bachelor’s in Information System Security. He currently is pursuing his doctoral degree in Educational Leadership where the focus will be in understanding education and leadership at the community college level with an emphasis on how how to make meaningful improvements.
Industry Experience: Before coming to CIAT, Ledgister has worked at various industries, such as, a System Administrator in Windows 10, RedHat Linux7, and Server. He currently works for General Dynamics in Information Technology where he implement STIG requirements and maintains STIG checklists, HBSS and ACAS compliance on all network security infrastructure devices (Windows and Linux). His involvement in Koam Engineering Systems (KES) as a System Analyst II is where he supported deployment and management of network security assets with the use of tools such as Ansible, Python, Bash, etc. Ledgister is certified in EC-Council Instructor EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker, CompTIA Security+ Certification, CompTIA Linux+ certification, CompTIA Network+ Certification, CompTIA A+ Certification, Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).
“Advice I give to students – ‘The root of education is bitter, but the fruit is sweet.’- Aristotle. The journey to a successful education is a life long one that comes with many challenges. When you have a hundred reasons to quit, find one reason not to.”

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2021 BEST CYBERSECURITY PROGRAMS

CIAT has been awarded top ranking status in Intelligent.com’s Best Cybersecurity Program review, highlighted as “Best For Industry Certifications”. Evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment.

CIRCLE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

EC Council, the world's largest cybersecurity technical certification organization, awarded CIAT the Circle of Excellence Award two years in a row for our Certified Ethical Hacker certification training courses and career-ready curriculum.

MILITARY-FRIENDLY

We believe you deserve an education worthy of your service. CIAT welcomes military veterans, active duty service members, and spouses using the Post 9/11 GI Bill®, Veteran Readiness & Employment (VR&E), Active Duty Tuition Assistance, and MyCAA.

FULLY ACCREDITED

We have high standards and we believe you should too. CIAT has proudly earned accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

2021 BEST CYBERSECURITY PROGRAMS

CIAT has been awarded top ranking status in Intelligent.com’s Best Cybersecurity Program review, highlighted as “Best For Industry Certifications”. Evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment.

CIRCLE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

EC Council, the world's largest cybersecurity technical certification organization, awarded CIAT the Circle of Excellence Award two years in a row for our Certified Ethical Hacker certification training courses and career-ready curriculum.

MILITARY-FRIENDLY

We believe you deserve an education worthy of your service. CIAT welcomes military veterans, active duty service members, and spouses using the Post 9/11 GI Bill®, Veteran Readiness & Employment (VR&E), Active Duty Tuition Assistance, and MyCAA.

FULLY ACCREDITED

We have high standards and we believe you should too. CIAT has proudly earned accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET) listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

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Request an appointment with one of our IT expert Admissions Advisors for personalized guidance on building your education plan. You’ll be able to book an appointment instantly for a time that fits your schedule. 

Next Enrollment Deadline is December 20th, 2021!

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