Lenexa, Kan. September 17, 2018 – Two schools, forged from the need for technology education, formed a corporate partnership to better serve students seeking degrees and certifications in technology related fields.

Grantham University and California Institute of Arts & Technology recently signed an articulation agreement, which facilitates a seamless transfer of courses and credits between the two schools, allowing CIAT students the opportunity to pursue technology-based degree programs through Grantham University.

“This agreement brings together two outstanding institutions that strive to prepare students to perform on the cutting edge of their fields,” said Grantham University President Scott Andrews. “We are thrilled to be able to partner with California Institute of Arts & Technology and allow sharp, driven minds to continue to pursue their technology education.”

“Our students are motivated to learn and move forward with careers in the I.T. industry,” said Claire Park, Vice President of Compliance, CIAT. “We recognize that partnerships like these are key to the success of our students. We believe this agreement will be mutually beneficial for not only CIAT and Grantham, but our students as well.”

Enrollment is now available to qualified students or graduates. To learn more about Grantham’s 100 percent online degree and certificate programs, visit: grantham.edu/online-degrees.

About California Institute of Arts & Technology
California Institute of Arts & Technology (CIAT) was founded in 2008 to fill a void in the IT Education sector. President and CEO, Jamie Doyle, recognizes that today’s students need options for hands-on classes that lead to IT certifications and degrees. The school grew from modest beginnings, with about 50 students to now over 600 students attending two state-of-the-art campuses in Mission Valley, and National City.

CIAT is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET), approved to offer Federal Student Aid, VA Educational Benefits, and Active Duty Tuition Assistance. The school is veteran and military friendly that offers certificate and degree programs in Networking, Software Development, Application Development, Microsoft Office, Cisco Networking, Graphic Design, Web Design, and more.  Students can enroll at either of the two San Diego area campuses or complete their coursework 100% online.

About Grantham University
Grantham University was founded in 1951 by Donald Grantham, a World War II veteran with a vision to make education achievable for military service members and veterans. Today, Grantham’s commitment to providing affordable, accessible higher education has evolved into a culture of service that extends to all adult learners. The university proudly helps students achieve their dreams through quality education that is enabled by a unique approach to comprehensive student support, consistently low tuition, and continual advancement in line with changing technologies.

Accredited since 1961 by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), Grantham University has earned a distinguished record as a respected distance learning university. The 100 percent online university offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate certificates and degree programs.

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About The Author

Brandon Swenson, communications manager, is on Grantham University’s editorial board. A veteran and college graduate himself, he understands the benefits and intricacies of government education programs, such as the post-9/11 GI Bill. Brandon earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City toward the end of his nearly two-decade tour in the United States Marine Corps.