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Tech Certification Programs

If you’re interested in a CIAT tech certification program, you might be wondering…
What kind of job can I get?
What kind of salary will I get paid?
Is there growth potential for the career I’m interested in?
These are just some of the questions that might be going through your mind. You want to be sure that the time you are investing will result in a successful future. At CIAT we specialize in media arts and tech certification programs that will allow you to jump right into a fulfilling career after graduation. We have taken the certifications that industry professionals are looking for, and turned them into academic programs. We prepare you for your certification exams and help you get career ready in as little as 6 weeks.
We offer a variety of tech certifications, from A+ and CCNA, to Windows Server and Certified Ethical Hacker. But what can you actually do with these certifications?  Well, there are many perks to having at least one certification in the IT industry. Combining certifications, though, like ComptTIA’s A+, Network +, and Security + combined with a Microsoft certification can be even more beneficial.
CIAT’s Computer Information Systems – Networking Concentration certification includes all of these! This certificate can help you find employment as a Computer Systems Administrator. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in this field is projected to grow 6% from 2016-2026, with a median annual wage of $81,100.
You can also become a Cisco Certified Networking Professional – CCNA Security Specialist by combining certifications like CompTIA Network +, Cisco Certified CCNA, CCNA Security, and CCNP Routing & Switching. This can lead to a position as an Information Security Analyst. That role has a median annual wage of $95,510, and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 28% growth from 2016-2026. This is “much faster than average”, so now is the time to get into this field!
If completing one certification program isn’t enough for you, CIAT offers an Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems –  Networking Concentration program. You can choose from a variety of elective tracks such as Cybersecurity, Operating Systems, and CCNA+Security & CCNP. This degree will prepare you for the careers noted above, plus many other opportunities. Want to learn more? Contact us today!

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