Originally Posted by PSUSMU
I will continue to recommend going the IT "Engineering" route (Engineering title without the math). I have 3 years experience with a M.S. in Systems Engineering and TS clearance. I'm contacted weekly, if not daily, by job recruiters coming after me. I'm fairly confident I could have at least one job offer in <2 weeks if I lost my job today.
that's also stuff that can be done without actually going back to college (e.g. java certification, oracle dba certification etc). study at home or take a class and then pass the exam.