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Accreditation & Student Certifications


The East Valley Institute of Technology is accredited by Cognia.

EVIT Adult Education is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education.

Student Certifications

The career-training programs at EVIT prepare students to test for the following certifications:

EVIT Program Certifications
Digital Animation • Autodesk Certified User (Maya)
Aesthetics • Arizona State Board of Cosmetology Aesthetics License
Automotive • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Student Certifications:
  • Automatic Transmission & Transaxle
  • Brakes
  • Electronic/Electrical Systems
  • Engine Performance
  • Engine Repair
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Maintenance & Light Repair
  • Manual Drive Train & Axle
  • Suspension & Steering
Aviation • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • FAA Ground School
  • FAA Private Pilot
  • FAA UAS Remote Pilot
Barbering • Arizona Board of Barbers Barbering License
Mental and Social Health Sciences • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
• Mental Health First Aid
• Mental Health Technician
Network Security • Cisco Certified Network Architect (CCNA)
• Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Security +
• Cyber Security Certification 
Software & App Design • Certified Internet Web Professional (CIW) JavaScript Specialist
• Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Certification
Collision Repair • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certifications
• National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (NATEF) Certifications
• Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) Credit Hours
Commercial Baking & Pastry Arts • American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACF) Certification
• ServSafe Manager
Construction Technologies • National Center for Construction Education & Reserch (NCCER) Construction Technology
• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
• First Aid
• Hilti Fire Stop
• Hilti Powder Actuated Tools
• Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) 10 (required by all contractors for employment)
• Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Fall Protection
Cosmetology • Arizona Board of Cosmetology Hairstylist License
Criminal Justice • Arizona Unarmed Guard Card
• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
• Department of Justice
• Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Incident Command System
• First Aid
• Homeland Security Certification
• National Institute of Justice
Culinary Arts • American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACF) Certification: Certified Fundamentals Cook
• ServSafe Management
Dental Assistant • National Dental X-Ray Certification
(Dental Assisting National Board Radiation Health & Safety (RHS) Exam)
Diesel Technologies • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Student Certifications:
  • Brakes
  • Diesel Engines
  • Electrical/Electronic Systems
  • Steering & Suspension
Technology Device Maintenance • Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+(Plus) Certification
Early Childhood Education • Child Development Associate (CDA) National Certification
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) • Certified Emergency Medical Technician
• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
• National Incident Management System (NIMS) 100
Fashion Design & Merchandising • None available at this time
Fire Science Academy (Fire Fighting) • Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting (ARFF)
• Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
• National Wildland Fire Fighter Certification
Future Engineers • Robotics Education & Competition Foundation (REC) Pre-Engineers Certification
Graphic/Web Design • Adobe Certified Associate Certification
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVACR) • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Section 608 Technician Certification
• National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) HVAC Level 1 & 2
Hospitality Management • ServSafe Manager
Interior Design & Merchandising • None available at this time
Massage Therapy • Arizona State Board of Massage Therapy License
Medical Assistant • Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA)
Nursing Assistant • Arizona State Board of Nursing Nursing Assistant Certification
• Caregiver
Pharmacy Technician • Arizona State Board of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Technician Certification
Physical Therapy Technician • Chiropractor Assistant
Radio/Audio Production • The Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) Certification
Veterinary Assistant • National Association of Veterinary Technicians of America (NAVTA)
Video Production • Adobe Certified Associate Certification
Welding • American Welding Society (AWS) Certification