Awards

Awards & Recognition

Here at CIAT we strive for excellence. In doing so, we routinely submit our institution, personnel, processes and procedures for external review and evaluation from reputable publication sources. Here are some of the prominent awards our institution has received:

Top Workplaces 2022 - San Diego Union Tribune

San Diego Union Tribune

San Diego’s Top Workplaces are chosen not by the Tribune, but by company employees themselves. A survey is issued to all employees at an array of companies, and the workplaces with the best overall response from their team earn a spot on the list. Companies are ranked on a number of key survey metrics, including alignment, coaching, connection, engagement, leadership, pay, benefits and work/life balance.

Best Trade Schools in San Diego 2023

Expertise.com

Most Military-Supportive Colleges in the VA Pacific District

Militarysupportivecolleges.com

Military-Friendly Gold Award 2022

Militaryfriendly.com

The Military Friendly®  Employer with Gold distinction is an employer who scored within 10% of the 10th ranking Employer in their category.  These employers are setting the example with their programs and initiatives based on criteria such as academic policies & compliance, admissions & orientation, culture & commitment, financial aid & assistance, graduation & career, military student support & retention.

Military-Friendly Award 2022

Militaryfriendly.com

The Military Friendly® Designation is awarded to companies who meet the requirements in the Methodology section above. They are committed to being Better for Veterans and are an example to American companies. These employers are setting the example with their programs and initiatives based on criteria such as academic policies & compliance, admissions & orientation, culture & commitment, financial aid & assistance, graduation & career, military student support & retention.

Best Computer Programming Degree Programs - 2022

Intelligent.com

Intelligent.com ranks accredited institutions (public or private) with a high standard of academic quality for post-secondary institutions, assessed by quality, and overall effectiveness of colleges and universities. Each school’s programs are evaluated on tuition costs, admission, retention and graduation rates, faculty, and reputation as well as the student resources provided for online students. CIAT has been awarded top ranking status in Intelligent.com’s Best Computer Programming Degrees review, highlighted as “Best in the West”. Evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment.

Best Cybersecurity Degree Programs -2022

Intelligent.com

Intelligent.com, a trusted resource for online/on-campus program rankings and higher education planning, has included California Institute of Arts and Technology to its list of programs assessed for 2022. 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.

EC-Council Circle of Excellence

EC-Council

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.

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.

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

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.

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Enrollment Deadline - March 6th, 2023

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