Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior
|Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior|
|Type||Private multiple-campus university|
|President||Fernando León García|
|Location||Baja California, Mexico
|Campus||3 in Baja California, Mexico; Urban|
|Affiliations||ANUIES, WASC, FIMPES, CONAHEC, among others|
Centro de Enseñanza Técnica y Superior (CETYS), commonly referred to as CETYS Universidad or CETYS University, is an educational system in the border between Mexico and the United States.
Located in the state of Baja California, México, and with campuses in Mexicali, Tijuana, and Ensenada, CETYS University currently offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Business and Management, Engineering, and Social Sciences and Humanities, as well as a High School offering the International Baccalaureate program. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). It is one of the few universities in the country that have been accredited by international accreditation agencies. It is well known for its internationalization programs, as well as its strong ties with both the industrial sector and the community.
- 1 History
- 2 CETYS education
- 3 Distinguishments and accreditations
- 4 Organizational Structure
- 5 Campuses
- 6 Programs
- 7 Alumni
- 8 References
- 9 External links
Under the support of a group of visionary businessmen, who formed the Instituto Educativo del Noroeste (IENAC), a not-for-profit civil association that supports CETYS. The institution opened its doors on September 20, 1961, in Mexicali. Tijuana began operating in 1970, with the Ensenada campus following in 1975.
Currently, CETYS University is known as one of the top higher education institutions in Mexico, being nationally and internationally accredited. In 2012 it became the first university outside the U.S. to receive WASC accreditation, and its School of Business was granted accreditation in 2014 by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs, also known as ACBSP.
Today, IENAC is led by Juan Ignacio Guajardo Araiza, while Dr. Fernando Leon Garcia is the university President.
For more than 50 years, CETYS University has played a fundamental role in the formation of leaders and entrepreneurs that have impacted the community at a local, national and international level.
CETYS University has a strong humanistic character, and seeks to “contribute in the development of persons with the necessary moral and intellectual capacity to participate in an important way in the economic, social, and cultural improvement of the country.”
The university´s 2020 development plan has four pillars: High Quality, Global Competitiveness, Learning Communities and Sustainability, and six distinctive elements that are included in the curriculum.
Entrepreneurship and innovation
Strong focus on entrepreneurship and innovation through various programs, including its Business incubator, which is one of the seven accredited by the Federal Government.
Partnerships with business and the community
Students work closely with the industrial sector, including some of the most important companies in the region, as well as with various government and non-government organizations. They often participate in activities supporting the community.
Alliances with more than 80 universities around the world, and multiple student mobility programs. Participation in various international education organizations. Almost 40% of students that graduated had an international experience.
Ongoing review of learning outcomes and measurement tools.
In three areas: academic, financial and environmental. CETYS has invested heavily in infrastructure in order to encourage the use of technology. Currently, 8 out of 10 students have a scholarship or financial aid.
Distinguishments and accreditations
Nationally accredited by
Internationally accredited by
- Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
- Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
It has been distinguished as
- The best evaluated High School in the State (Campus Tijuana) according to ENLACE
- The best institution of Higher Education in the State, according to Mexico's Ministry of Education (Secretaría de Educacion Publica)
- One of the best MBAs in the country, according to national business magazine, Expansion
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- Mexicali campus
- Tijuana campus
- Business Administration
- International Business
- International Public Accounting
- Marketing Administration
- Mechanical Engineering
- Mechatronics Engineering
- Computer Science Engineering
- Digital Graphic Design Engineering
- Industrial Engineering
- Cybernetic Electronics Engineering
- Clinical Psychology
- Educational Psychology
- Organizational Psychology
- Child Psychology
- Renewable energy engineering
- Masters in Business Administration
- Ensenada campus
- Francisco Vega de Lamadrid, governor of the state of Baja California & former mayor of Tijuana, Baja California
- Lupita Jones, Miss Universe 1991
- Abe Vazquez, Musician and producer with Vazquez Sounds
- "Datos y cifras" (in Spanish). CETYS Universidad. January 2011. Retrieved 2011-09-25.