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Online Undergraduate Certificate in Cloud Computing

Many businesses are prioritizing the adoption of cloud computing solutions in an effort to streamline their operations, better support their customers and remain agile in an ever-changing world. As organizations migrate resources to the cloud,  IT professionals with strong technical knowledge to help implement these cloud-based solutions will become a critical component to their future success. This cloud computing certificate was designed to help you build the technical knowledge and skills you need.

DeVry’s online Cloud Computing certificate helps prepare you with the skills needed to build a career in Cloud Computing. This program is designed to help you learn cloud computing skills needed to help improve business productivity by learning how to design, deploy and manage cloud solutions.

Through cloud computing courses in this program, you will:

  • Evaluate business needs for physical vs. virtualized data centers
  • Examine data center infrastructures
  • Configure, deploy and manage a cloud-based system
  • Evaluate network and internet security issues to provide security solutions

As part of this undergraduate cloud computing certificate, you will be equipped with DeVry’s Internet of Things (IoT) Kit1, which provides hands-on learning to help you develop the skills needed for today’s IoT economy.

Stackable Credentials that Build with Your IT Career

The 40 credits you earn when you complete a cloud computing certificate from DeVry can be applied to a Bachelor’s in Information Technology and Networking when you pursue the Cloud Based Networking and Virtualization specialization. This means if you choose to continue your education with DeVry, your certificate will account for 1/3 of your bachelor’s degree.

Classes Start Every 8 Weeks

Earn your Undergraduate Certificate in Cloud Computing in as little as 1 year + 4 months*—or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits.

*Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.


What You'll Learn

The online cloud computing certificate program covers the following skills through our tech-empowered learning approach, which is designed to help drive your success:

  • wired optical and wireless technologies icon
    Wired, Optical and Wireless Technologies
    Understand the operation, regulation and trends related to wired, optical, and wireless technologies.
  • cloud computing icon
    Cloud Computing
    Deploy cloud environments and services.
  • data center visualization icon
    Data Center Visualization
    Execute datacenter operations and virtualization configurations.
  • problem solving icon
    Problem Solving
    Use business and management principles to problem-solve a variety of workplace challenges.
  • network design icon
    Network Design
    Develop enterprise and cloud-based systems.
  • networking and security icon
    Networking and Security
    Produce, secure, operate and troubleshoot small enterprise networks.
  • digital literacy icon
    Digital Literacy
    Apply appropriate technologies.
  • operating systems icon
    Operating Systems
    Install and configure operating systems using Command Line Interface (CLI).

IT Certification Prep

Elements of our technology curriculum and cloud computing courses within this program are aligned to real-world industry exam standards. They may help prepare you for such certification opportunities that help validate your knowledge and skills as:

  • Comp TIA IT Fundamentals   
  • Comp TIA Linux+
  • Comp TIA Network+
  • Comp TIA Cloud+
  • Comp TIA Security+
  • MTA-Python

Career Opportunities

Graduates of DeVry’s online Cloud Computing Certificate program may consider the following careers:

  • Cloud Support Specialist

  • Cloud Services Associate

  • Computer Network Support Specialist

  • Entry Level Network System Administrator

  • Network Technician

Program Courses

The cloud computing courses and other skills-focused courses that make up this program cover such topics as fundamentals of cloud computing, information systems security and more. Some core coursework to help you learn cloud computing skills includes learning about data center virtualization, converged networks with lab and wired, optical and wireless communications with lab to name a few.


MATH114 Algebra for College Students

Tech Core

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

Career Preparation

CEIS299 Careers and Technology
CEIS499 Preparation for the Profession

Build Skills with Stackable Degrees

Earn a Credential at Every Step

You don’t have to wait four years to show a credential on your resume.  At DeVry, several programs are designed to stack. 

  • Start with a shorter credential that takes less time so it’s more affordable
  • Flexible online and on-site classes build your professional skills right away
  • Every course counts toward the next degree level2

How Do Credentials Stack?

This Cloud Computing certificate can serve as a building block to our Information Technology and Networking bachelor’s degree when you specialize in Cloud Based Networking and Virtualization. If you choose to continue with your education at DeVry upon earning your Cloud Computing certificate, all credits will apply to your bachelor’s degree noted above.

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1The IoT Kit is a required expense and is not complimentary.
2The 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.