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. Designed for the working professional, CIAT students enter the workforce quickly, after 15 weeks (3 courses and 2 industry certifications), and build their career 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. Students can earn up to 17 industry certifications covering IT fundamentals through cybersecurity, networking, or 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.

Networking Concentration

Build a fast-track career in networking with the industry’s most demanded certifications including CompTIA Network+, Cisco CCNA, Cisco DevNet, and CCNP. From fundamental to advanced courses, students build confidence in network communications, with routers, switches, and firewalls, to push their career to the next level. 

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. 

*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.

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.

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. 

Next Enrollment Deadline is November 1st, 2021!

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