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Discover Your Path to Success With CIAT

At CIAT, you can elevate your skills and advance your career in the dynamic field of IT. Our fully accredited technical college offers cutting-edge degree programs in cybersecurity, IT administration, software development, networking, cloud administration, and data analytics, all tailored for working adults like you. With stackable programs and unlimited support, you'll gain the skills and certifications needed to achieve your career goals.

There's no better time than now to take the next step. You can save up to 50% off tuition** when using your employer tuition assistance to earn your IT degree and gain career-ready skills.

**Limited time offer - tuition discounts available for students completing their enrollment through June 30, 2024.

Flexible, 100% Online Programs

You don't have to choose between your job and your degree. Earn your degree on your own time, wherever you are, with online courses that work for your schedule.

Accelerated Courses

Accelerate your career growth with an education plan that mirrors your professional ambition. Our rapid, 5 week programs allow students to learn and earn skills that will help them reach new heights.

Personalized Guidance

We're with you every step of the way. We provide our students with dedicated one-on-one support and personalized career services to ensure they are successful academically and professionally.

Explore Program Paths

Build a strong foundation of hardware, software, networking, server and cloud administration skills to launch your IT career, then learn what it takes to detect, manage, and prevent cyber-attacks with advanced-level courses to specialize your career in the growing field of cybersecurity. Earn up to 16 industry certifications, including the most in-demand cybersecurity certifications, such as CompTIA Security+, CISSP, Certified Ethical Hacker, and more. Build your confidence and learn career-ready, hands-on skills, with our unique at-home Build Your Own Computer and networking kits to complement your virtual class instruction and virtual labs.

Data collection and usage are on the rise, creating a growing demand for businesses to store, extract, and analyze information to run daily operations and stay ahead of their competition. In this 2-step career-focused degree path, learn how to manage data-centric project lifecycles, land the industry certifications to boost your resume, and receive personalized career support to help you transition into the field of data analytics. Build a competitive resume showcasing a strong foundation of technical skills, including Python, SQL, Tableau, and Power BI. 

Rewarding careers in web, software, and mobile app development are experiencing a rise in job growth and earning potential. Choose between 3 concentration tracks - Data Analytics, Web Development, or Mobile App Development - to kickstart your tech career. Learn to design and build web, software, and mobile applications using the languages and platforms that serve as the backbone for small, midsize, and enterprise organizations. 

Build a strong foundation of hardware, software, networking, and security skills to launch your IT career, then learn what it takes to deploy, maintain, and secure enterprise-level cloud based environments to specialize your career in the growing field of IT cloud administration. Earn up to 18 industry certifications, including the most in-demand cloud certifications, such as AWS Cloud Practitioner, Azure Security Engineer, and Google Cloud Engineer. 

Whether you are new to the IT field or have been in it for a while, there’s plenty to love about being part of the networking world, from job growth opportunities to flexible working arrangements to the chance to help people solve problems every day. CIAT offers three different Certificate pathways for Networking – designed to fit the needs of students with a range of technical skillsets, prior academic background, and career goals. With stackable IT programs, students can start with a Certificate program and seamlessly transfer completed courses to earn credit towards an Associate or Bachelor’s degree. 

One of a kind unlimited certification exam policy.

With no exam fees and unlimited attempts on most exams*, we don’t rest until you’re certified. With every CIAT certification training course, everything you need to succeed is included in the cost of your tuition.

Build Your Dream Career With a Degree & Technical Skills

CIAT offers a unique spin on what has been traditionally expected of a four-year degree. CIAT students earn in-demand industry IT certifications with each set of technical courses and graduates complete their programs positioned to compete for in-demand technology jobs in cybersecurity, software development, cloud administration, networking, data analytics, and more. 

Eligibility

No experience needed. Beginners welcome.

Already Have a Degree?

Bypass the general education requirements and enroll in an accelerated program and earn all the skills and certifications you need to advance in your career.

Interactive live classes from certified instructors with expertise in the IT field. Learn from the best and push skills to new limits.

We brought the best of our on-campus experience to students nationwide, online, hands-on training opportunities from the comfort of your home.

Learn about our one-of-a-kind unlimited industry certification exam attempt policy – the only way to fail is to quit.

When it comes to preparing for your dream job, CIAT will be there to help you every step of the way. 

Financial Support to Help You Achieve Your Goals

Maximize Your Employer's Tuition Assistance to Boost Your Career

Both training and hands-on learning are essential for career growth. And to help employees across the nation access professional development opportunities, CIAT offers a 50% tuition discount for all degree programs*.

Our tuition discount stacks on top of any employer tuition assistance, allowing students to incur minimal to zero out-of-pocket expenses while earning their degree. Connect with one of our expert Admissions Advisors today to learn how you can leverage employer tuition assistance, CIAT tuition discounts, and exclusive scholarships to create a flexible, personalized path to career advancement.

*Limited time offer: discount for students enrolled by June 30, 2024. To qualify, your employer tuition assistance must be used first. Flexible payment plans available.

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.


Hear from our grads.

"If you're looking for a school that will help you achieve a dream job in IT, this is it! Their programs are awesome and the amount of certifications you obtain are unbelievable. Not only has this school help achieve more knowledge in the IT field but has put me in the right path for success in this type of industry. I thank you CIAT."

David S

Student, Class of 2021

Award-Winning IT Programs

CIAT has been awarded top ranking status two years running in Intelligent.com’s Best Cybersecurity Degree Programs, highlighted as “Best For Industry Certifications”, evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment, and amongst "Best Trade Schools in San Diego" for 2023 by Expertise.com.

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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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GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill. CIAT is approved to offer VA benefits. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. *Students are encouraged to take certification exams while actively enrolled in their Certificate or Degree program. Unlimited certification exam attempts expire 180 days after graduation. The following are single attempt exams and are not eligible for a retake voucher: CEH, CISSP, and CCNP Enterprise. See certification exam policy for more details. Certifications or courses may change to address industry trends or improve quality. **Limited time offer: discount for students enrolled by June 30, 2024. To qualify, your employer tuition assistance must be used first. Flexible payment plans available.

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