Congratulations Honor Roll & President’s List Students!


CIAT is pleased to announce that we have quite a few Honor Roll students for our last term, and one of them is also a President's List student! These students have all gone above and beyond in their studies. This is particularly impressive when you consider that so many of our students are enrolled full time, while still working at their jobs and taking care of their families. To maintain a stellar GPA while under pressure, in a challenging program,…

CIAT Welcomes Students from Ingenuity Charter School


Ingenuity Charter is a unique independent study school for San Diego students grades 6-12. CIAT was pleased to welcome their class of 2018 when the students came to our new National City campus! The education provided by Ingenuity Charter parallels some of what CIAT offers. They offer a laptop take home program, for example, and 100% online curriculum, just like we do. The visit began with a tour of the campus, and then a Microsoft HoloLens demonstration. We told the…

CIAT National City Open House a Success!


On Friday, November 3rd, we celebrated our new CIAT National City campus with an Open House & Networking event. We were honored to welcome Ron Morrison, Mayor of National City, as well as Vice Mayor Albert Mendivil. Mr. Morrison gave a speech about the many opportunities for students and job seekers in the area, and officially welcomed CIAT to the neighborhood. After the mayor's speech, we heard from our President and CEO, Jamie Doyle, and other staff and students. The…

Best Online Cybersecurity Programs


It can be hard to determine who offers the best online cybersecurity programs, but there are some websites that can help narrow down the search. CIAT is pleased and honored to have ranked on two different lists of best online cybersecurity programs in 2017 and 2o18! BestCollegeReviews.org ranked us on their Top 25 list. They note that "The online cybersecurity associates degree offering from the California Institute of Arts and Technology is an Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information…

2017 Tech Salaries


Have you ever wondered about 2017 tech salaries? Computerworld has released the results of their 2017 I.T. Salary Survey, and average total compensation in the industry grew 3% this year. One of the most interesting takeaways is that tech employees and employers share the same number one concern: "keeping skills up to date/being valuable to employer". Employees worry that they can't stay on top of the trends and top skills needed in the ever-changing world of I.T. Employers are equally…