Welcome to CALMAT


Announcing CALMAT iDegree Programs

As a university of innovation, CALMAT is constantly looking for ways to provide the most effective education to help our students achieving their learning and career goals.  CALMAT joins other trend setters such is MBA of University of Illinois and Coursera, Udacity to create the next generation of higher-ed programs - a socially-connected, internet-enhanced, challenge-based degrees in business administration, computer science and information technology.
While the iDegree program official learning are conducted mostly online, there are optional bi-weekly face-to-face workshops offered in CALMAT Silicon Valley campus.  There are also a bi-annual iDegree conferences that students will meet with advisors and faculty in classrooms. Visit http://calmat.us/iDegrees for details


Mission

CALMAT’s mission is to offer high-quality, flexible, innovative, industry-connected programs that integrate advanced technology with proven management strategies to enable students to apply their knowledge and skills in the global high-tech industry.

Vision

Our vision is to be a global leader in flexible, affordable, industry-connected educational programs.

Objectives

CALMAT is committed to achieving the following objectives:

  • Educate students to be better communicators, collaborators and leaders.
  • Enable students to solve real-world problems with innovative approaches.
  • Connect students to industry experts, executive and career mentors.
  • Infuse technology, management and innovation into all programs.
  • Integrate classroom instruction and online instruction to provide the best learning experience from both methodologies.

Focus

CALMAT programs and courses have been designed to support both full-time and part-time students. The courses are systematic, competency-based, and utilize innovative instructional methods. Proficiency in public speaking and technical writing is an integral part of degree requirements. The curriculum emphasizes concern for issues pertaining to environmental protection and special attention is given to practical engineering research problems. An Advisory Board of Silicon Valley industry leaders actively shapes the nature and content of our programs.

Quality Faculty

CALMAT is founded by professionals with strong backgrounds in education and in business. Our faculty is committed to offering a high-quality education that connects theory with practical experience and high-tech industry best practices and trends. Our founders have extensive educational and industry experience with most of the faculty holding a PhD from a prestigious university. Additionally, over half of the faculty are accomplished managers in Silicon Valley companies each with more than 10 years of industry experience.

Educational Model

Student learning outcomes:

  • Collaboration and effective communication
  • Innovation and technology integration
  • Ethical behavior
  • Global perspective

CALMAT helps students to achieve these outcomes by:

  • Learning through practical problem solving.
  • Applying advanced technology in teaching and learning.
  • Leveraging an outcome-based educational model.
  • Providing individual coaching and advising.

As a learning organization, CALMAT values:

  • Student satisfaction and achievement.
  • Leadership at every level - we treat everyone with respect and believe each individual can be a leader regardless of their position.
  • Evidence-based continuous improvement is a way of life.
  • Efficient operations and effective collaboration.


The CALMAT culture is built upon a foundation of academic excellence and
outstanding support services. Our unique strengths and achievements
include: