Launch Your Career in Software Development

A Software Development degree designed to help you succeed in the workforce.

  • Associate to Bachelor’s level stackable programs designed for working adults
  • Gain in-demand industry certifications and build your coding portfolio
  • No certification exam fees and unlimited attempts*
  • Personalized career coaching and job placement support
  • Graduate ready to step into your new career

A Software Development degree designed to help you succeed in the workforce.

Full-Stack Developer AVG Salary:  $66k-105k

Salary range reflects average annual salaries sourced from payscale.com in 2022. Wage is dependent on location, job title, company, and other factors.

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Applied Bachelor's Degree in Software Development + certifications = The best of both paths

Graduate prepared for an in-demand career in software development with CIAT’s new portfolio-building Applied Bachelor’s Degree in Software Development program. You’ll not only cover the fundamental concepts of software development, you’ll build a solid foundation in the tools, programming languages, and database platforms used by data analytics, web and mobile app developers in the IT field today.

Graduate prepared for an in-demand career in software development with CIAT’s new portfolio-building Applied Bachelor’s Degree in Software Development program. You’ll not only cover the fundamental concepts of software development, you’ll build a solid foundation in the tools, programming languages, and database platforms used by data analytics, web and mobile app developers in the IT field today.

CIAT delivers this degree using a 2 + 2 approach to ensure the best possible outcomes, facilitating students to earn an Associate of Applied Science in Software Development or Associate of Applied Science in Business Data Analytics prior to taking upper division courses. This degree offers you a solid foundation to pursue valuable IT certifications. Build your technical skills, get certified, and launch your new career quickly, all while working towards your degree.

Choose between three specilized tracks depending on your program interests:

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Data Analytics

Learn the industry’s most relevant languages along with the latest data analytics tools and technologies that put you right at the center of turning raw data into valuable, usable insights. 

Web Development

Learn to build websites and apps and graduate with an impressive portfolio that demonstrates full-stack front-end web design and back-end server scripting and database skills.

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Mobile App Development

Learn the fundamental concepts of software development and the tools, programming languages, and platforms used by mobile app developers to build amazing mobile apps.

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Have a degree? 

Bypass the general education requirements and enroll in an accelerated program and earn all the skills and certifications to become a professional software developer.

A Software Development Degree That Will Give You The Skills And Certifications Employers Demand

CIAT’s curriculum is designed to support career-oriented individuals and allows for students to begin working in tech positions before graduation. Our career and job support team ensures students are prepared to enter the workforce and practice their skills in real-time. 

Program Eligibility

No experience needed,
Beginners welcome.

Interactive Online Classes

Coding Portfolio Development

Certification Support with Industry Professionals

Career & Job Placement Support

Program Eligibility

No experience needed,
Beginners welcome.

Interactive Online Classes

Coding Portfolio Development

Certification Support with Industry Professionals

Career & Job Placement Support

Up to $15,000 per student Scholarship Award is available for this program.

Maximize your ROI by earning industry certifications while you learn and taking advantage of our many scholarships and financial aid options.

Up to $15,000 per student Scholarship Award is available for this program.

Maximize your ROI by earning industry certifications while you learn and taking advantage of our many scholarships and financial aid options.

Financial support to help you achieve your academic goals.

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Student Success Highlights

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"I want to say that I owe my livelihood to this school. With their mentoring and tireless efforts to not let me give up, they provided me the tools I needed to pass [my certification] exam."
- Mathew M, CIAT Graduate
"I have to be honest [CIAT is] probably one [of] if not [thee] best places to pursue a career in the technology field."
- Jason K, Active CIAT Student
"I was able to land an entry level I.T. position at a super cool tech start-up in San Diego within three months of attending CIAT."
- Anthony J, CIAT Graduate
"Its been a great experience from day 1. They took 95% of my certifications and applied them as credit towards my degree plan."
- Josh O., CIAT Graduate
"One of the best school experiences I’ve had. If you're looking for a school that will help you achieve a dream job in IT, this is it!!!. Their programs are awesome and the amount of certs you obtain are unbelievable."
- David Z., CIAT Student
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2022 BEST COMPUTER PROGRAMMING DEGREES

CIAT has been awarded top ranking status in Intelligent.com’s Best Computer Programming Degrees review, highlighted as “Best in the West”. 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.

2022 Best Computer Programming Degrees - CIAT has been awarded top ranking status in Intelligent.com’s Best Computer Programming Degrees review

2022 BEST COMPUTER PROGRAMMING DEGREES

CIAT has been awarded top ranking status in Intelligent.com’s Best Computer Programming Degrees review, highlighted as “Best in the West”. Evaluated based on curriculum quality, graduation rate, reputation, and post-graduate employment.

2018 Academic Circle of Excellence award badge

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.

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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 School

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 - July 24, 2023!

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