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Begin Software Development Program
Welcome to a new term full of fresh opportunities to build your exciting future with us here at CIAT! Within the first 6 months of this program, you will learn and understand the fundamentals of design for software, web, mobile applications, giving you a foundation in programming and launchpad to enter the workforce in an entry-level coding position.
You’ve earned your Software Development Certificate!
After roughly 7.5 months, you will have earned your Software Development Certificate! Since our programs are stackable, your first core 6 courses provide the foundational skills needed to begin your software development career, and continue into a higher degree. CIAT encourages entering the workforce and provides flexible schedules so that students can have the opportunity to work and utilize and build their fresh skills on the job.
Potential job title: Entry Level Software Developer
Salary range: $35-55k / yr*
Now that you have your certificate under your belt, you’ve gained experience in the workforce and are well on your way to earning your Associate Degree in Software Development.
Between your first and second year, you will be getting close to earning your degree and will have had the opportunity to learn the skills and develop the portfolio that will help boost you into more advanced programming positions.
Potential job title: Front-End Developer
Salary range: $55-75k / yr*
You’re now accelerating in the workforce and have a competitive edge, having earned your degree.
Congratulations on earning your Associate of Applied Science in Software Development! After earning your degree, you are now in a great position to grow into roles that require advanced knowledge of software design and architecture, programming languages, app development, web development, systems development and administration, client/server architecture, data structures, data modeling, and database management.
Potential job title: Mobile App Developer
Salary range: $75-130k / yr*
Having launched your career with a solid development foundation and having a few years of industry experience behind you, you’ve become established in your software development career.
It doesn’t stop here. Your foundational skills, knowledge and experience will have provided you the opportunity to land your dream job in software development, and open doors for years to come!
Potential job title: Software Architect
Salary range: $87-160k / yr*
Graduate With More Than Just A Degree
Questions About Getting Certified?
Whether you’re just entering the workforce or trying to take your career to the next level, CIAT offers the certifications needed to prove your expertise to current and future employers. Navigating the IT certification landscape by yourself can be challenging. If you’re wondering which certification path is right for you or how to get started, we’re here to help.
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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.
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.
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.