Graduate with more than just a degree.

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ENROLLMENT DEADLINE: January 24th

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It's time to rethink your approach to education.

Have a job, but want a career? CIAT is pioneering a new educational approach, beyond the traditional four-year or community college experience. CIAT graduates complete their programs with a portfolio of innovative experience and are uniquely positioned to compete for in-demand technology jobs. Whether you’re just starting out, making a career change, or transitioning back into civilian life, CIAT will prepare you for success.
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Degree + certifications = The best of both paths

Tackle both your short-term and long-term goals together. Build your technical skills, get certified, and start launch your new career quickly, all while working towards your degree. Our extensive IT curriculum covers 24 industry certifications that prove to employers that their skills go beyond the classroom, and open opportunities for career advancement.

We don't rest until you're certified.

We so strongly believe in the power of integrating career preparation into your learning experience, that we’ll stop at nothing to remove roadblocks for your success. All industry exam costs are on us. Plus — you have unlimited attempts* and personalized support from our industry-certified faculty until you are successfully certified. 

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No exam fees

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Unlimited exam attempts*

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Hands-on training through virtual labs

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Build Your Full-Stack Development Portfolio

Master coding skills needed to design and build web, software, and mobile applications. Gain solid exposure to the coding languages, database platforms and mobile app development frameworks most demanded in the industry.

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Start Your IT Career in as Little as 15 Weeks!

Designed for the working professional, CIAT enables students to get started early – before graduation – into entry level tech positions, so they can advance in the workforce as well as in the classroom. 

Imagine yourself as a: Software Engineer Networking Technician Mobile App Developer Cybersecurity Analyst

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Online Learning

For over twelve years, CIAT has been providing innovative online learning environments to help students build technical skills, study for certification exams, and advance their IT career.

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Financial Aid

Take advantage of a wide range of financing options including scholarships, federal aid, military benefits, private loans, and monthly plans to build an achievable education plan.

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Companies That Have Hired our Graduates

As a technical, vocational college, helping students transition into the workforce is our primary mission. Students utilize their new skills to join companies across multiple sectors including government, retail, medical, hospitality, and more.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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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