Networking Programs

Explore Our IT Networking Programs

CIAT offers three levels of cybersecurity programs – Certificate, Associate’s and Bachelor’s Degree – designed to fit the needs of students with a range of technical skillsets, prior academic background, and career goals. With stackable IT programs, students can start with a Certificate program and seamlessly transfer completed courses to earn credit towards an Associate or Bachelor’s degree. 

Cisco CCNA Certificate Program

Length: 10 weeks
Best Fit If You Are: An IT professional with 24-months+ experience or prior IT certifications
Number of Certifications: 1

Our shortest, most accelerated Certificate program is designed for IT professionals with a prior background in IT network administration and wants to advance their career with the successful completion of the newest Cisco CCNA exam.

Networking Technician Certificate Program

Length: 20 weeks
Best Fit If You Are: An IT professional with 12-months+ experience or prior IT certifications
Number of Certifications: 2

Our Networking Technician program focuses on helping students earn 2 in-demand industry certifications: CompTIA Network+ and Cisco CCNA. This program is ideal for students building a specialized IT networking career but needs skill building on both beginner and advanced networking topics.

Cisco CCNA & CCNP Certificate Program

Length: 1 year
Best Fit If You Are: An IT professional with 12-months+ experience or prior IT certifications
Number of Certifications: 5

Our most comprehensive Cisco networking Certificate path helps IT professionals advance their career by mastering networking fundamentals and continuing through Cisco’s newest CCNA, DevNet, and CCNP Enterprise certifications.

Computer Information Systems Certificate Program

Length: 10 months
Best Fit If You Are: New to tech or an early stage IT professional who has a prior degree but need industry certifications 
Number of Certifications: 5

Earning our CIS Certificate is a definitive way to show potential employers that you have specialized expertise in hardware and software support, networking, cybersecurity, and cloud administration. This program prepares students to earn up to 5 industry certifications to support a variety of successful IT career paths. 

Associate of Applied Science in Computer Information Systems

Length: <2 years
Best Fit If You Are: New to tech or an early stage IT professional with no prior degree or industry certifications
Number of Certifications: 10

Master new IT skills from PC hardware repair to server management, cloud administration, and advanced network security. Employers demand more than just a degree, and so should you. Earn up to 10 industry certifications from CompTIA, Microsoft and Amazon AWS that help you showcase your expertise to kickstart your entry into the IT field.

Applied Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems - Networking Concentration

Length: 3.5 years
Best Fit If You Are: New to tech or an early stage IT professional with no prior degree or industry certifications
Number of Certifications: 16

Students interested in pursuing an advanced degree in networking can opt to enroll in the dedicated networking concentration path, focusing on specialized certifications including Cisco CCNA, DevNet and CCNP Enterprise.

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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