California Institute of Arts & Technology prepares students for professional and individual success through innovative high-quality vocational and career advancement programs which provide the competencies and credentials for a rewarding career.
Our winning combination of technical certification and hands-on training motivates our students to take their careers to the next level.
CIAT offers convenient course schedules on campus and online during the day, evening, weekend or whenever time is most convenient for you.
Our commitment to limited class sizes allows you to receive individualized attention and support to propel your education to new heights.
We prepare you for professional and individual success with the help of our stellar career counseling and job placement services.
CIAT was founded by our CEO and President, Jamie Doyle, to fill the glaring void in the IT education sector.
In 2015, CIAT needed to expand its campus and find larger facilities in order to accommodate its growing enrollment numbers.
CIAT has grown from our humble beginnings to over 900 students now enrolled at our San Diego campuses and online.
Trustworthy National Accreditation
CIAT has proudly earned accreditation from the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET). We’ve earned this validation through an evaluation of our overall mission, quality of education we provide and the reputation of our faculty. Through our accreditation, you can trust us when working to earn a quality and recognized degree.
President, Founder, CEO and COO
Jamie’s goal when founding CIAT was to build a successful business by helping others achieve their educational goals. With more than three decades of experience in the education sector, he is committed to providing students with quality and affordable IT, software development and media arts degrees and certification.
Vice President, Compliance
Formerly our Director of Operations, Claire now acts as our Vice President of Compliance. Sporting a Masters in Counseling and Student Development, Claire has a robust history of various roles in the education space. From researcher to academic counselor, Claire is truly a valuable part of the CIAT team.
Director of Admissions
Joe comes to CIAT with years of experience as a Director of Admissions at universities and institutes across California, Florida and Texas. As Director of Admissions, Joe is responsible for working with prospective students and our staff regarding all matters of recruitment and admissions. He’s also a Navy veteran with over 25 years of service as a Senior Chief Petty Officer.