CIAT Bachelor’s Degrees

Applied Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems

It’s time to rethink your approach to education, beyond the traditional four year or community college experience. Our online IT Bachelor Degree programs are designed for the working professional. CIAT students enter the workforce quickly, after 15 weeks (3 courses and 2 industry certifications), and build their careers while finishing their degree.

CIAT offers a unique spin on what has been traditionally expected of a four-year degree. CIAT students earn in-demand industry IT certifications with each set of technical courses and graduates complete their programs positioned to compete for in-demand technology jobs. Upon earning the Applied Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems, students can also earn up to 18 industry certifications covering IT fundamentals through cybersecurity or IT & cloud administration concentrations paths. CIAT’s custom designed curriculum positions certification exam preparation from CompTIA, Microsoft, Cisco, Amazon, Google at the core of the learning experience to ensure students are well prepared meet employer demands. To ensure the best completion outcomes, CIAT delivers this degree using a 2 + 2 approach, facilitating students to earn an Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems (or equivalent transferable Associates level degree) prior to taking upper-division courses.

*Apply for up to $15k in scholarships towards the completion of your Applied Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems

Cybersecurity Concentration

Build a promising career in cybersecurity with specialized cybersecurity certifications including CompTIA Security+, Certified Ethical Hacker, CISSP, AWS Security Specialty, Azure Security Engineer, and 12 more certifications across hardware, software, networking and cloud fundamentals.

Cloud Concentration

Meet the industry’s growing needs for cloud administration experts with specialized cloud certifications from Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud. Students develop confidence in cloud in server administration, access control, user management, and virtualization configuration to land potential roles in cloud and IT administration. 

Applied Bachelor's Degree in Software Development

Rewarding careers in web, software, and mobile app development are experiencing a rise in job growth and earning potential. With the Applied Bachelor’s Degree in Software Development, students will choose between 3 concentration tracks – Data Analytics, Web Development, or Mobile App Development – to kickstart your tech career. Learn to design and build web, software, and mobile applications using the languages and platforms that serve as the backbone for small, midsize, and enterprise organizations. Build a strong foundation of data analytics using industry standard tools including Python, SQL, Tableau, and Power BI to manage data-centric project lifecycles. Learn the skills you’ll need on the job and land the industry certifications to boost your resume to break into this competitive field.
 
Our 2 + 2 Associate to Bachelor degree path gives you key milestones to transition into the workforce early, while completing your degree. Gain exposure to tools, languages, and database platforms used by data analysts in the IT field in your lower division Associate level courses and deep dive into advanced topics with your upper division Bachelor level courses. Our Career Services team will support you with personalized career coaching, resume building, and job placement assistance, so you can learn how to present your skills effectively to employers and break into the field. Industry certifications from CompTIA, Microsoft, and Tableau will help validate your skills to employers and help you stay one step ahead of your competition.
 
*Apply for up to $15k in scholarships towards the completion of your Applied Bachelor’s Degree in Software Development

Data Analytics Concentration

Build a competitive resume showcasing a strong foundation of technical skills, including Python, SQL, Tableau, and Power BI. This program prepares you for a variety of positions including Business Analyst, Data Analyst, Data Visualization Analyst, Insights Analyst, Program Analyst, and more.

Web Development Concentration

IT professionals with expertise in web development are growing in demand. In this 2-step career-focused degree path learn the skills you’ll need on the job, build a coding portfolio that will boost your resume, and receive personalized career support to help you transition into the exciting field of web development.

Mobile App Development Concentration

Become a full-stack mobile application developer by building coding portfolio using the industry’s most in-demand languages and platforms. Build a strong foundation of full stack development skills including  HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React Native, Python, MySQL, iOS & Android platforms, and more.

*ACCET has initiated a pilot to begin accrediting applied bachelor’s degree programs. Full accreditation for bachelor’s track is pending approval from Department of Education; all other programs are approved and accredited by ACCET.

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.

Talk to an Advisor

Request an appointment with one of our IT expert Admissions Advisors for personalized guidance on building your education plan. You’ll be able to book an appointment instantly for a time that fits your schedule. 

Enrollment Deadline - Registration Ends September 26th, 2022!

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