Non-traditional student here graduating next spring (2023) with Computer Forensics. Been in IT full time for 4 years. Just lost my job due to cuts in the company. Only cert I have is A+.

Should I look for another entry level IT job because I don't have my degree yet? Or should I be trying for forensic/IR jobs?

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Assuming your end-goal is forensic/IR jobs, then that's what I'd focus on. If you have to get an entry-level IT job in the interim to make ends meet, fine, but I would put most of my effort toward what you want as a career.

Your assumption is correct. End goal is forensics/IR.

I know I can get an entry level IT job easily, but I know I'm capable of more. I psych myself out when applying for positions that require a degree when I don't have one yet.

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