Applied Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems – Cybersecurity Concentration

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IT CIS Level: Beginner/Intermediate - CIAT

IT Level:
Beginner/Intermediate

Computer Information Systems Program Length

Program Length:
3.5 yrs

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# Of Courses:
35

Number of CIAT CIS Certifications

# Of Certifications:
16

Explore Our Applied Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems - Cybersecurity Concentration Track

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. CIAT’s custom designed curriculum positions certification exam preparation from CompTIA, Microsoft, Cisco, Amazon, EC Council and IC2 at the core of the learning experience to ensure students are well prepared to meet employer demands. Click below to pursue a Computer Information Systems Cybersecurity Bachelor’s Degree.

Program Eligibility

To ensure the best completion outcomes, CIAT delivers this degree using a 2 + 2 approach, facilitating students to earn an Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems (or equivalent transferable Associates level degree) prior to taking upper-division courses.

  • Prior industry experience needed: None – beginners welcome!
  • Prior industry certifications recommended: N/A – transfer credit may be applied if prior certifications have been earned

Campus Options

  • National City, California (Online & Hybrid)
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Immersive, Hands-On Learning With At-Home Lab Kits

CIAT’s IT and networking foundational courses combine live, interactive lectures with Build-Your-Own-Computer kits where students learn to build their own computers at home to provide an immersive, hands-on learning experience.

Other Track Selections

*ACCET has initiated a pilot to begin accrediting applied bachelor’s degree programs. Full accreditation for bachelor’s track is pending approval from Department of Education; all other programs are approved and accredited by ACCET.

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2022 Best Cybersecurity Programs

CIAT has been awarded top ranking status two years running in Intelligent.com’s Best Cybersecurity Program review, highlighted as “Best For Industry Certifications”. Evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment.

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Fully Accredited School

2022 BEST CYBERSECURITY PROGRAMS

CIAT has been awarded top ranking status two years running in Intelligent.com’s Best Cybersecurity Program review, highlighted as “Best For Industry Certifications”. Evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment.

CIRCLE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

EC Council, the world's largest cybersecurity technical certification organization, awarded CIAT the Circle of Excellence Award two years in a row for our Certified Ethical Hacker certification training courses and career-ready curriculum.

MILITARY-FRIENDLY

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.

FULLY ACCREDITED

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.

2021 Best Cybersecurity Programs

2021 BEST CYBERSECURITY PROGRAMS

CIAT has been awarded top ranking status in Intelligent.com’s Best Cybersecurity Program review, highlighted as “Best For Industry Certifications”. Evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment.

2018 Academic Circle of Excellence award badge

CIRCLE OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

EC Council, the world's largest cybersecurity technical certification organization, awarded CIAT the Circle of Excellence Award two years in a row for our Certified Ethical Hacker certification training courses and career-ready curriculum.

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MILITARY-FRIENDLY

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.

Fully Accredited School

FULLY ACCREDITED

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.

Talk to an Advisor

Request an appointment with one of our IT expert Admissions Advisors for personalized guidance on building your education plan. You’ll be able to book an appointment instantly for a time that fits your schedule. 

Enrollment Deadline - July 24, 2023!

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