University of Advancing Technology (UAT) is a for-profit institution of higher education located in Tempe, Arizona. Founded in 1983, UAT is a university with multiple areas of study in technology disciplines. Sometimes misunderstood to be a vocational school due to the history of their offerings in a vocational context, UAT is an accredited university, with specific emphasis on how its specialized mission integrates technology into its general education requirements. The institution offers core classes (e.g., Legal Issues in Technology, Technology and Society, Ethics in Technology), as well as deep sets of courses in each major.
UAT offers Associate's, Bachelor's and Master's degrees, on campus and online. The school has an enrollment of approximately 850 students. UAT also participates in a student exchange with DeMontfort University, UK.
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