ITU pioneers a modern, industry-focused educational model to deliver education globally. ITU closes the employment skills gap and empowers people to lead successful, enriching lives as meaningful contributors to the global community.

The purpose of ITU is to foster excellence in education for students particularly interested in the high-tech entrepreneurial field. All our programs have an applied nature, with an emphasis on specialty areas tailored to the market needs of Silicon Valley companies. Students are actively encouraged to affiliate or intern with relevant local industry firms from the very beginning of their academic studies as an integral part of ITU’s academic pedagogy.

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Hallmark One

A special focus on practical engineering, business, biotech, and media arts research projects.

Hallmark Two

Relevant internships integrated into academic programs from the beginning of a student’s tenure.

Hallmark Three

Multicultural awareness through the international exchange of scholars and students from locations around the globe.

Hallmark Four

Systemically designed, competency-based courses that utilize innovative instructional methods.

Hallmark Five

Cross-disciplinary curriculum that encourages students to look beyond their own fields and generate new possibilities.

Hallmark Six

Programs that meet the high standards of both the ITU Advisory Board, which consists of prominent Silicon Valley industry leaders, and the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)*.

On October 18, 2019 ITU received an Order of Show Cause from WSCUC. ITU Response.

Learning Outcomes

Problem Solving

Construct, interpret, analyze, and evaluate information and ideas derived from a multitude of sources in order to reach reasoned solutions or alternative strategies to solve problems.

Critical Thinking

Analyze facts and information from multiple sources in order to assess the relevance and synthesize that information in order to formulate meaningful arguments and conclusions.


Interact clearly and effectively in written and oral forms with personal and professional constituencies.

Team Work

Operate collaboratively and respectfully as members and leaders of diverse teams and organizations.

Technical Literacy

Work responsibly, appropriately and effectively, using technology tools to access, manage, integrate, evaluate, create and communicate information and innovation.


Identify and implement systematic methodologies for discovering, understanding, analyzing and interpreting materials, information and behaviors.


Practice sound, ethical, and social responsibility in professional and personal endeavors and decision-making.