Online Undergraduate Certificate in Cloud Computing
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100% Online Cloud Computing Certificate classes start August 30, 2021.
How long is the Cloud Computing Program?
- 14 Courses
- 40 credit hours
- You can complete in as little as 1 year and 4 months—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.1
Job Opportunities in the Cloud Computing Field
Graduates of DeVry’s online Cloud Computing certificate program may consider the following careers:
- Cloud Support Specialist
Offer cloud support and serve as the initial contact for customers, whether via chat, email or phone. Manage intake queue to provide rapid response.
- Cloud Services Associate
Help individuals and businesses take their computing infrastructures and applications into the Cloud.
- Computer Network Support Specialist
Also called technical support specialists, they analyze, troubleshoot and evaluate computer network problems.
- Entry Level Network System Administrator
Design, deploy and administer wireless infrastructure and supporting network systems.
- Network Technician
Troubleshoot software and hardware issues to determine where repairs need to be made and then plan those repairs.
|MATH114||Algebra for College Students|
|CEIS101C||Introduction to Technology and Information Systems|
|CEIS106||Introduction to Operating Systems|
|CEIS110||Introduction to Programming|
|NETW191||Fundamentals of Information Technology & Networking|
|NETW211||Fundamentals of Cloud Computing|
|SEC285||Fundamentals of Information Systems Security|
Network Systems Administration
|NETW310||Wired, Optical and Wireless Communications with Lab|
|NETW320||Converged Networks with Lab|
Cloud Based Virtualization
|NETW404||Data Center Virtualization|
|NETW414||Cloud Computing Architecture|
|WEB375||Web Architecture with Lab|
|CEIS299||Careers and Technology|
|CEIS499||Preparation for the Profession|
Cloud Computing Certificate FAQs
What is cloud computing?
Cloud computing is the on-demand delivery of computer resources such as email, data storage, natural language processing, databases and software. Before cloud computing, organizations had to purchase, maintain and house a stack of servers somewhere in the office. Nowadays, cloud servers are in data centers all over the world and can provide a variety of services to businesses and individuals via the Internet.
Why is cloud computing important?
With cloud computing, businesses don't have to deal with the logistics or cost of owning physical servers or running software applications on their own machines. They can pay a provider — such as Google, Microsoft, Amazon, etc. — for what they use when they use it. This makes cloud services more secure, sustainable, agile and cost-effective.
What are the benefits of cloud computing?
For businesses, cloud computing reduces IT costs and allows for more flexibility, not only when increasing or decreasing their needs for cloud services but with collaboration among employees. Cloud services can also provide a level of security and mitigation of data loss.
What is a cloud computing certificate?
A certificate shows that you’ve completed a program of study and met professional standards in a particular topic area. Adding this credential to your resume can demonstrate to future employers that you have the knowledge and skills needed to perform critical job tasks in cloud computing. An undergraduate certificate in Cloud Computing from DeVry can help prepare you for a career in the cloud computing field.
What can a cloud computing certificate can get you?
An undergraduate certificate in Cloud Computing from DeVry can help prepare you for job opportunities by teaching you necessary skills and giving you hands-on experience. A certificate can also help you pursue further education: Credits earned in your cloud computing certificate at DeVry can be applied toward a Bachelor’s in Information Technology and Networking when you pursue the Cloud Based Networking and Virtualization specialization.
What type of job might I get with a cloud computing certificate?
With a cloud computing certificate, graduates may be eligible to apply for jobs such as cloud support specialist, cloud services associate, computer network support specialist, entry level network system administrator or network technician. Of course, different employers may have different requirements, so be sure to read the full job description to determine if the role is the right fit for you.
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1Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.
2Transitional studies coursework may affect program length and cost.
3Data includes all partner tuition savings, institutional scholarships and grants for the period from July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020.
4The figures displayed represent the minimum credit hours required for graduation. At the time of application to the next credential level, an evaluation of qualifying transfer credit will occur and the most beneficial outcome will be applied.
**The figures displayed represent the minimum credit hours required for graduation. Additional coursework may be necessary to complete program requirements.