The CIAT Experience

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Enrollment Deadline: August 24th!

Questions about whether this program is right for you? We’ll help match you with the best program to meet your career goals.

Graduate With More Than Just a Degree

Have a job, but want a career? It’s time to rethink your approach to education, beyond the traditional four year or community college experience. CIAT graduates complete their programs with a portfolio of innovative IT experience, and are uniquely positioned to compete for in-demand technology jobs.

CIAT offers a combination of practical and theoretical training resulting in job-ready graduates. With flexible class schedules that start every five weeks and the ability to take classes on campus, online, or a combination of both, our programs are designed for the working student. Our personalized attention and job placement services ensure students get the support they need to succeed in school and in their career. Scroll down to explore a week in the life at our San Diego tech school.

Our Mission

California Institute of Arts & Technology prepares students for professional and individual success through innovative high-quality vocational and career advancement programs which provide the competencies and credentials for a rewarding career.

California Institute of Arts & Technology has served over 2,000 students since opening our doors. We keep our class sizes small so that each of our students get the personalized attention they need to succeed in our programs. At CIAT you’re more than just a number. Our team supports you through your entire journey from your first day of class to landing your dream job and beyond. Each year, we continue to hit new milestones, expanding our innovative programs and student services.

Are You Ready?

We care about your success, which is why we want you consider whether you’re truly ready to make this commitment. Earning your degree will take dedication, not to mention countless hours of homework, projects, and studying. We know it can be overwhelming, but we’re here to help you navigate through all your options to make sure that you’re set up for success. Here are some ways CIAT is here to support you:

Course Schedules

Everyone at CIAT understands how busy you are. That’s why we provide a robust and malleable course catalog that adapts to your schedule. Available on-campus or online, a new term starts every five weeks. Pick the time you’re ready to join.

Tools & Technology

See all the state-of-the-art tools and technology CIAT has at its disposal to assist you in your quest for a higher education. We provide comprehensive training, hands-on virtual labs and instructor-led online programs so you’ll never feel alone on your journey to a better future.

Military-Friendly

We’re committed to helping service members and veterans take their education to the next level. We currently offer nine different programs for active duty members and veterans along with multiple certifications and trainings. Whether you’re transitioning back into civilian life or are advancing your career in the armed forces, you’ll graduate from CIAT feeling empowered.

The CIAT Community

Stay up-to-date with the latest CIAT news and events and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.

Questions?

Reach out today and one of our knowledgeable Admissions Advisors will be happy to answer any questions you have about CIAT.

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 August 24th, 2021!

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