CIAT Course List

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At CIAT, we take pride in offering a diverse range of academic programs designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills required to excel in their chosen fields. Whether you’re pursuing a bachelor’s degree, an associate’s degree, or a specialized certificate, our curriculum is carefully crafted to provide you with a solid foundation and practical training.

Timeframe of Certification vs Associate Vs Bachelor online degrees

Applied Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems

It’s time to rethink your approach to education, beyond the traditional four year or community college experience. Our online IT Bachelor Degree programs are designed for the working professional. CIAT students enter the workforce quickly, after 20 weeks (4 courses and 2 industry certifications), and build their careers while finishing their degree.

*Apply for up to $15k in scholarships towards the completion of your Applied Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems

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Cybersecurity Concentration

Build a promising career in cybersecurity with specialized cybersecurity certifications including CompTIA Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker, CISSP, AWS Security Specialty, Azure Security Engineer, and 12 more certifications across hardware, software, networking and cloud fundamentals.

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Cloud Concentration

Meet the industry’s growing needs for cloud administration experts with specialized cloud certifications from Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. Students develop confidence in cloud in server administration, access control, user management, and virtualization configuration to land potential roles in cloud and IT administration. 

Applied Bachelor's Degree in Software Development

Rewarding careers in web, software, and mobile app development are experiencing a rise in job growth and earning potential. With the Applied Bachelor’s Degree in Software Development, students will 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.
*Apply for up to $15k in scholarships towards the completion of your Applied Bachelor’s Degree in Software Development
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Data Analytics Concentration

Build a competitive resume showcasing a strong foundation of technical skills, including Python, SQL, Tableau, and Power BI. This program prepares you for a variety of positions including Business Analyst, Data Analyst, Data Visualization Analyst, Insights Analyst, Program Analyst, and more.

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Web Development Concentration

IT professionals with expertise in web development are growing in demand. In this 2-step career-focused degree path learn the skills you’ll need on the job, build a coding portfolio that will boost your resume, and receive personalized career support to help you transition into the exciting field of web development.

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Mobile App Development Concentration

Become a full-stack mobile application developer by building coding portfolio using the industry’s most in-demand languages and platforms. Build a strong foundation of full stack development skills including  HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React Native, Python, MySQL, iOS & Android platforms, and more.

Associate of Applied Science Degrees

CIAT’s unique curriculum approach delivers the power of vocational training with the value of a higher education degree. Our online IT Associate Degree programs provide the ideal blend of personalized instruction, hands-on training and career preparation through industry certification exams or coding portfolio development. With small class sizes, expert instructors, and innovative online and on campus classes, CIAT ensures you graduate confident in your new skills and prepared to excel in the workforce.
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Computer Information Systems

Length: <2 years
Best Fit If You Are: New to IT and no prior degree

Master new IT skills from PC hardware repair to server management, cloud administration, and advanced network security. Employers demand more than just a degree, and so should you. Earn up to 10 industry certifications from CompTIA, Microsoft and Amazon AWS throughout the program that help you showcase your expertise to kickstart your entry into the IT field. Seamlessly transfer all Associate’s degree courses into a truly one of a kind industry certification-based Bachelor’s degree

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Software Development

Length: <2 years
Best Fit If You Are: New to developing coding and no prior degree

Join the ranks of some of the most in-demand technology positions in the world of  programming. With this degree at CIAT, you get hands-on training and personalized instruction to master coding skills needed to design and build web, software, and mobile  applications. Successful graduates will gain solid exposure to coding languages, database platforms and mobile app development frameworks used by independent freelancers, small businesses and enterprise corporations. 

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Business Data Analysis

Length: <2 years
Best Fit If You Are: New to data analysis and no prior degree

Learn the tools you need to collect, format, and analyze large amounts of data, and derive valuable insights. Students will learn the latest programming languages and software methodologies, and at the same time gain crucial IT certifications that will make you stand out from the crowd in this competitive field.

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Project Management

Length: <2 years
Best Fit If You Are: New to project management and no prior degree

Develop the competencies and capabilities needed for a successful career in project management. Aligned with industry standards, it emphasizes practical application and understanding of project management principles across various settings. Students gain expertise in initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and closing projects, setting them up for entry-level roles like Project Manager or Coordinator, with potential for certifications like CompTIA Project+ and ITIL Foundations.

Business Administration

Length: <2 years
Best Fit If You Are: New to business administration and no prior degree

Develop critical-thinking, decision-making, communication, and business skills through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical experience. Students gain a strong skill set for entry-level management roles and are eligible for Microsoft Office Specialist Certification.

Digital Marketing

Length: <2 years
Best Fit If You Are: New to digital marketing and no prior degree

Develop the essential skills and knowledge required for a successful career in the field of digital marketing. This program is specifically aligned with industry-standard methodologies and practices, ensuring that students are well-prepared to meet the demands of the marketing field in the digital age. This program offers students hands-on experience and a profound understanding of key principles and practices. 

Human Resources Management

Length: <2 years
Best Fit If You Are: New to human resources management and no prior degree

Develop essential skills such as communication, problem-solving, and critical thinking to tackle HR challenges. The program emphasizes a strategic perspective, aligning HR strategies with organizational goals. Graduates are qualified for entry-level HR positions and may pursue certifications like HRCI aPHR.

Healthcare Management

Length: <2 years
Best Fit If You Are: New to healthcare management and no prior degree

Develop foundational skills in medical coding and auditing, legal and ethical aspects of health information management, communication, and technology. Learn how to handle sensitive patient data, maintain compliance with regulations like HIPAA, and improve the financial performance of healthcare organizations through accurate coding and billing processes. The curriculum emphasizes communication, teamwork, decision-making, and leadership skills tailored to the healthcare industry. 

IT Certificate Programs

California Institute of Arts & Technology offers six Certificate programs ranging from 10 weeks to 10 months, 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.

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Computer Information Systems Certificate Program

Length: 10 months
Best Fit If You Are: New to tech or an early stage IT professional who has a prior degree but need industry certifications 
Number of Certifications: 5

Earning our CIS Certificate is a definitive way to show potential employers that you have specialized expertise in hardware and software support, networking, cybersecurity, and cloud administration. This program prepares students to earn up to 5 industry certifications to support a variety of successful IT career paths. 

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Computer Technician Certificate Program

Length: 15 weeks
Best Fit If You Are: New to tech taking the first steps to build your career
Number of Certifications: 2

Our Computer Technician Certificate program provides the foundational skills required to install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain computer systems in business environments. This program prepares students to earn up to 2 industry certifications for entry-level positions, such as Technical Support Specialist, Help Desk Technician or PC Technician. 

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Cloud Administration Certificate Program

Length: 20 weeks
Best Fit If You Are: An IT professional with 12-months+ experience or prior IT certifications
Number of Certifications: 4

Our Cloud Administration Certificate program teaches you the fundamentals skills to  manage a Windows Server Operating System and to operate Microsoft Azure / Amazon AWS cloud based infrastructure environments. This program prepares students for mid-level IT positions specializing in IT and cloud administration with 4 in-demand certifications.

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Networking Technician Certificate Program

Length: 20 weeks
Best Fit If You Are: An IT professional with 12-months+ experience or prior IT certifications
Number of Certifications: 2

Our Networking Technician program focuses on helping students earn 2 in-demand industry certifications: CompTIA Network+ and Cisco CCNA. This program is ideal for students building a specialized IT networking career but needs skill building on both beginner and advanced networking topics.

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Cisco CCNA Certificate Program

Length: 10 weeks
Best Fit If You Are: An IT professional with 24-months+ experience or prior IT certifications
Number of Certifications: 1

Our shortest, most accelerated Certificate program is designed for IT professionals with a prior background in IT network administration and wants to advance their career with the successful completion of the newest Cisco CCNA exam.

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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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