Tools & Technology

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Your Student Portal

Your CIAT student portal will help you keep up with your academic schedule, obtain documents, and ensure that you’re on the right track toward graduating soon. Here’s what you can find in your student portal:

  • Grades
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Class schedules
  • Registration information
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Real-World Preparation at CIAT

CIAT delivers a combination of practical, hands-on, and theoretical training for a comprehensive education that leaves you empowered and ready to take on the world. Here are some of the resources we offer to get you there:

  • Hands-on & virtual labs
  • Accessible software for training
  • Theoretical presentations
  • Test preparation
  • On-site certification testing

In-Person & Virtual Labs

Regardless of whether you’re taking classes on campus or online, CIAT gets you ahead of the game with our state-of-the-art computer laboratories to apply your classroom knowledge. See what you can access in our labs:

  • Hands-on practice
  • Industry simulations
  • Exam preparation
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Best-In-Class Online Instruction

Our interactive online programs are designed with your success in mind. We offer numerous online courses for anyone that lives outside of San Diego County or for those who find online learning to be a better fit.

  • Virtual labs
  • High-quality lecture videos
  • Video conferencing with instructors
  • Watch real-time and recorded presentations
  • Easily download and upload course materials

Video Conferencing With Instructors

Even if you’re taking a class online, it’s easy to connect with your instructor on a personal level. Our experienced instructors are always willing to answer any questions about assignments, academic progress, and study topics.

  • High-quality videos
  • Desktop sharing with instructors
  • Convenient virtual office hours
  • Prompt instructor responses
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Exam Prep

At CIAT, we succeed when you succeed. We want you to ace your exams. We offer several test-taking resources to ensure that you pass your exams with flying colors. Here are some of the services available:

  • Tutoring
  • Practice tests
  • Study guides
  • Exam prep software
  • No-cost exam prep boot camps

Pearson VUE Test Center

Need to set up an appointment for a Pearson VUE exam? Take advantage of our on-site testing center. Here are some of the exams available on our campus:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate certification
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (Security) certification
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certification
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Success Stories

Your accomplishments are our accomplishments. At California Institute of Arts & Technology, our mission is to prepare you for professional and individual growth with innovative, cutting-edge vocational and career advancement programs. How do we do all that? Read honest feedback from our students below to find out.

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Talk to an Advisor

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

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