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Navy Pushing For More IT Education in New Community College and Executive-Level Courses



As the Navy pushes to revitalize its education system, IT training for sailors and marines is at the top of the department’s priorities, acting Secretary Thomas Modly said Friday.

Modly, who was once CIO himself, said that an IT degree will be the first credential offered to enlisted sailors and marines in the soon-to-be Navy Community College. New courses for executive-level officers also will focus on data science and improving technical understanding, he said.

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