Cloud Based Networking and Virtualization Specialization

Cloud Based Networking and Virtualization Degree Specialization

Interested in a career in information technology (IT) and helping businesses improve and expand computing power to become more profitable? Then this specialization may be the right fit for you. In our Cloud Based Networking and Virtualization specialization, you’ll gain exposure to cloud computer, information storage and enterprise network design and management. You’ll also prepare to design and implement systems that transmit, store and analyze data and information passing through shared resources, to help businesses operate economically.


Classes Start

on campus, online

Program Available

On Campus/Online

Program Cost

$497/Credit Hour

Program Coursework

This program is built with our Tech Core curriculum and a focus on hands-on learning, to prepare you with the foundation in technology and refined tech skills you can put to work tomorrow. When you specialize your Information Technology and Networking bachelor's degree in Cloud Based Networking and Virtualization, your coursework at DeVry University may include these courses:

Data Center Virtualization

Cloud Computing Fundamentals

Information Storage and Management

Enterprise Network Design and Management

Data Center Virtualization

This course introduces data center operations, network virtualization configuration, addressing schemes, troubleshooting and configuration skills. A foundational exploration of data center concepts, including unified, or fabric, computing, is also included.

Cloud Computing Fundamentals

This course provides an overview of the cloud environment and services. Coursework examines operating systems; container technologies; development platforms powering the cloud; software-defined networking; and data center infrastructures. Also addressed are Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).

Information Storage and Management

Students in this course use traditional and cloud-based databases. Coursework examines large distributed enterprise and cloud systems, as well as relational and non-relational databases.

Enterprise Network Design and Management

Students in this course apply knowledge of cloud services and network technologies and services – as well as network security and cost consideration – to develop solutions that meet business requirements. In addition, they develop skills related to ongoing network management addressing issues relating to wireless; traffic analysis; troubleshooting/problem-solving; and improving network performance, reliability and security. Coursework integrates business management considerations with network management to support business goals.

1 As part of this program, one complimentary laptop is provided to students enrolled in the Associate of Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s of Information Technology and Networking, Bachelor’s of Software Development, Bachelor’s of Electronics Engineering Technology/Engineering Technology – Electronics and Bachelor’s of Computer Information Systems. The laptop is issued during the student’s second session. Certain restrictions apply.

All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.