Take the first step to getting certified

Kickstart your new IT career today and master new IT skills from PC hardware repair to server management and advanced cybersecurity.

  • Career focused IT programs from 4 months to 2 years

  • Earn up to 12 industry certifications

  • Exam fees included with unlimited attempts* at no extra cost

  • Hands-on training with certified instructors

  • Job placement & end-to-end career services

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Click on a video to learn more about each certification:

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On Campus or Online

We design our programs with flexibility in mind. Join us at our two San Diego campus locations or take advantage of our 100% online programs. Whether you are returning from military service, balancing two part-time jobs with your coursework, or heading back into the workforce after time off, we support you.

"The testing was here, the certifications I desired were here - everything was in one spot."

CIAT Graduate

“With just 5 weeks it’s a lot of information to get through! The instructors are able to compact all that information and make it understandable.”

CIAT Graduate

"You're not only learning the certification material, but you're also learning how to be an IT professional."

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A Path to a New Career

At CIAT, our commitment to you goes beyond the classroom. Our team of academic advisors and career services coordinators support you through your entire journey from your first day of class to landing your dream job and beyond.

  • Specialty technology workshops
  • Personalized career coaching
  • Resume building
  • Job placement
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Rethink your approach to education

CIAT focuses on the real-world technical skills demanded in today’s workforce often left out of traditional four-year degrees. With small class sizes and expert instructors, we ensure you graduate career-ready. Our unique curriculum approach delivers the ideal blend of personalized instruction, hands-on training, and industry certification preparation. With small class sizes, expert instructors, and state of the art technology platforms, CIAT ensures you graduate confident in your new skills and prepared to excel in the workforce.

Get help investing in your IT career with these financial aid options! See if you qualify:

  • Sallie Mae
  • Post 9/11 GI Bill® Benefits* & Yellow Ribbon Program
  • Active Duty Tuition Assistance
  • Military Spouse Funding (MyCAA)
  • Vocational Rehab & Employment
  • Merit-based & Financial Need Scholarships
  • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
  • Flexible, no-interest monthly payment plans
  • Employer-sponsored tuition packages
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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.

**Students are encouraged to take certification exams while actively enrolled in the degree program. Unlimited certification exam attempts expire 90 days after graduation. The following are single attempt exams and are not eligible for a retake voucher: CEH, CASP, CISSP, CCNP-Route, CCNP-Switch, and CCNP-TShoot. See certification exam policy for more details. *GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill. Financial aid is available for those who qualify. CIAT is approved to offer VA benefits. Certifications or courses may change to address industry trends or improve quality.