San Diego Ranks High in 2017 Digital Counties Survey


San Diego was recognized in the Digital Counties 2017 Survey, ranking 6th in the Top 10 list of winners for the “1,000,000 or More Population” Category. The Digital Counties Survey is conducted in partnership with the National Association of Counties (NACo) each year. All United States counties are invited to participate in the survey, which examines the overall technology programs and plans of the county. They assess how our nation's jurisdictions are applying technologies to better serve their constituents. San…

Tech Sector Jobs Up for June 2017


The economy added 222,000 jobs in June, which is a significant increase from the 152,000 new jobs in May. The unemployment rate is holding steady month to month, but has decreased .4% since January. These are both excellent signs that job growth has rebounded and will continue to increase throughout 2017. The U.S. Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that “employment in professional and business services continued to trend up in June (+35,000) and has grown by…

Staff Spotlight: Alison


If you’ve been to the CIAT campus recently, you’ve probably encountered Alison. She’s our receptionist, and the smiling face that greets students, staff, and visitors every day. She’s one of our Pearson-Vue test proctors, so she helps students register and take their exams. She’s also the first person to congratulate them when they slay another certification! Ali is a crucial member of the CIAT team, so we sat down with her to learn more about her life. Alison grew up…

CIAT Fan Favorite Videos


We've shared a lot of videos recently on our Facebook page, and some of them have been big hits with our fans! We put the best of the best here so you can enjoy them all in one place. See our favorite CIAT creations, plus the most informative and enjoyable videos we've found online.... Wondering where the place to be is? Here's a hint - it's at CIAT! Watch this video to see what sets us apart from other tech…

New Student Email


Dear Staff, Faculty and Students, This morning the CIAT IT Department and CIAT Team executed a mass migration from Gmail to Office 365. This project has been announced for some time and has taken our team a great deal of effort and coordination with the other departments, vendors, and service providers to ensure maximum success of the project. We have worked with several students, staff, and faculty to test this migration with great success. As a result, we completed this…