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Put your passion for technology towards a rewarding cybersecurity career.

Win a $10,000 certification scholarship and get started in cybersecurity now

Are you a hands-on problem solver looking for constant change and growth?

If you are a Maryland resident with a high interest in computers, technology and security, a career in cybersecurity might be an excellent choice for you and your future.

The Maryland Cyber Skills Alliance (MCSA) is offering a comprehensive CompTIA Cybersecurity training and certification program FREE to a select number of students who are passionate about technology.

Put your passion for technology towards a rewarding cybersecurity career

Win a $10,000 certification scholarship and get started in cybersecurity now

Are you a hands-on problem solver looking for constant change and growth?

If you are a Maryland resident with a high interest in computers, technology and security, a career in cybersecurity might be an excellent choice for you and your future.

The Maryland Cyber Skills Alliance (MCSA) is offering a comprehensive CompTIA Cybersecurity training and certification program FREE to a select number of students who are passionate about technology. 

A cybersecurity career could be for you if:

  • You took your toys apart as a child to figure out how they worked.
  • You’re analytical, creative and detail oriented.
  • ​You’re tech savvy and like working with computers.
  • ​You’re looking for long-term job security with great compensation.
  • You like taking action and want to make a difference in the world.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

APPLY TODAY for the chance to receive a FREE (fully subsidized) $10,000 Cybersecurity Certification Scholarship

No experience necessary!

5 reasons to act today… and get started in cybersecurity

The Cybersecurity industry is booming with high-wage jobs waiting to be filled –– and if you’re looking for a tech job, you now have the opportunity to get the training you need for these positions!

  • ​The industry is hiring: there are currently 465,000 unfilled cybersecurity jobs in the U.S.
  • A career that pays well: the average salary for a Cybersecurity Analyst is $72,000.
  • No experience necessary: if you’re tech savvy and committed, you can succeed.
  • Endless opportunities: work with big companies, create innovative products, and grow.
  • You get to make an impact: help people solve everyday problems with technology for a highly rewarding, meaningful career.

Tired of doing the same thing every day?

If technology is a passion for you, the time is now to get into this rapidly growing field.

Having CompTIA credentials on your resume immediately makes you an attractive candidate to employers. Qualified applicants receive:

  • Fully subsidized Certification training (worth $10,000) awarded to qualified applicants.
  • Virtual Online CompTIA A+ Certification Training.
  • ​A+ and Security+ exam preparation.
  • Certification vouchers.
  • ​Job placement support.

Our graduates find great jobs, fast

"Before Transmosis, I was working at Jamba Juice trying to figure out what I wanted to do with my life. I had heard about the IT program and couldn't help but inquire. I couldn't have been happier I did. Thanks to the hands-on experience, and mentorship. I am now employed full-time"

- Zen Mori - IT Technician @ Full Spectrum Laser

"Before Transmosis, I was working at Jamba Juice trying to figure out what I wanted to do with my life. I had heard about the IT program and couldn't help but inquire. I couldn't have been happier I did. Thanks to the hands-on experience, and mentorship. I am now employed full-time"

- Zen Mori - IT Technician @ Full Spectrum Laser

“I wanted to share that I got a job! It wasn't easy, life was crazy, and I had a ton of obstacles. But I passed. After I finished the program, I had a couple of interviews and had two offers at two different companies, and I accepted the one that best suited my needs.

–– Melissa Ortiz, 2021 Graduate

“I wanted to share that I got a job! It wasn't easy, life was crazy, and I had a ton of obstacles. But I passed. After I finished the program, I had a couple of interviews and had two offers at two different companies, and I accepted the one that best suited my needs.

–– Melissa Ortiz, 2021 Graduate

The City of Tucson’s Information Technology Skills Alliance is now accepting applications for full scholarships

Fully subsidized IT Training Scholarships worth $5,000 to qualified applicants will be awarded.

Qualified applicants will receive free online CompTIA A+ training, mentoring by an IT industry expert, certification vouchers, and job placement assistance. 

About the Maryland Cyber Skills Alliance

The Maryland Cyber Skills Alliance (MCSA) is seeking to address Maryland’s shortage of skilled cyber security workers by providing training that leads to industry-recognized certifications and maps directly to IT job roles. The MCSA will provide essential training for both incumbent workers and hard-to-reach unemployed populations in Montgomery, Frederick and Prince Georges counties.

“The partnerships funded under this recent solicitation exemplify the capacity of collaboration and partnership to effect great change in people’s lives. The work of these industry partners will lead to a more highly trained, highly skilled workforce.” Maryland Labor Secretary Kelly M. Schulz.

Click the button below to apply for a scholarship!

About the Cybersecurity Training and Certification Grant Program

  • NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.
  • ​$10,000/student total value of the Certification training and certification education.
  • ​High-quality CompTIA instructors will teach the classes using virtual online training.
  • ​After training, instructors will help prepare each student to take the A+ and Security+ exams.
  • ​The program will include: Official CompTIA courseware, CertMaster Learn, faculty instruction, two certification exam vouchers and job placement assistance. 
  • ​The consecutive 5-week Cybersecurity Program Training will teach directly to the A+, Security+ exam objectives and touch on Network+ foundations.
  • ​Job Placement Support. Direct support from our Transmosis® Job Placement and Program Management Team. Local job interviews through the Maryland Cyber Skills Alliance (MCSA).

Who May Apply

  • NO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.
  • This is an exclusive grant opportunity for qualified Tucson residents only.
  • Particular focus on the unemployed, under-served, minorities, veterans, and low-wage career changers.

Who May Apply

  • This is an exclusive grant opportunity for qualified Maryland residents.
  • You do not need any prior IT training to apply for this program.

Students will be Required to Supply

  • Headphones and a microphone.
  • Computer laptops with Windows or Mac OS.
  • Browser.
  • ​High-speed internet upload and download.

Students will be Required to Supply

  • Headphones and a microphone.
  • Computer laptops with Windows or Mac OS.
  • Browser.
  • ​High-speed internet upload and download.

*A part-time commitment of ~15 hrs. per week, mostly on-demand, online remote is expected to be successful in this program. Most training hours can be scheduled on your own time, including weekends.

Click on the button below to apply for a Grant.

Read Our Success Stories

Joel Vengo was unemployed when he enrolled in the EARN Maryland Transmosis Virtual Security Operations Center training. He earned a CompTIA Security+ certification along with successful hands-on vSOC externship instruction with our transmosisONE company division. He was hired out of our program with a full-time position with Deloitte as a Cloud Engineer Consultant with a starting wage of $53 per hour.
Totti Nsobundu was a part-time college student and unemployed when he enrolled in the EARN Maryland Transmosis Virtual Security Operations Center training. He earned a CompTIA Security+ certification and was hired full-time before he even began our phase 2 transmosisONE hands-on vSOC externship instruction. He now works in Maryland in an IT-Cybersecurity position with a starting wage of $52 per hour.

"I was unemployed and now enjoy a full time position in entry-level cybersecurity. Through the Transmosis program, I received the opportunity to attend an IT/Cybersecurity training online from home and got certified."


- Bzu Fikadu - Tier II End User Support @ Maryland IT Co.

"I was unemployed and now enjoy a full time position in entry-level cybersecurity. Through the Transmosis program, I received the opportunity to attend an IT/Cybersecurity training online from home and got certified."


- Bzu Fikadu - Tier II End User Support @ Maryland IT Co.

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