Cloud Computing Systems Certificate

Curriculum CIS.CLD.CERT (C407U)

The certificate in Cloud Computing Systems prepares students for employment as systems administrators, solution architects, and operations managers for enterprise cloud computing platforms.


At the successful completion of the Cloud Computing Systems Certificate, the graduate will be able to:

  • design scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems in cloud environments;
  • deploy systems in cloud environments;
  • manage operations and automation on cloud platforms;
  • migrate existing on premise systems to cloud platforms; and
  • identify operational best practices, cost control, appropriate use, and security on cloud platforms, as it relates to business use cases.

Expected Background/Prerequisite Coursework:

CIS 101Computer Systems & Business Applications

3 credits

or equivalent work experience

Required Courses

CIS 107 #Cloud Systems and Operations

3 credits

CIS 120 #Introduction to Big Data

3 credits

CIS 174Windows Client-Server Systems Administration

3 credits

CIS 177Introduction to Linux

3 credits

CIS 207 #Cloud Computing Architecture and Projects

3 credits

CIS 277 #Command Processing and Scripting

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:18

Total Credit Hours: 18

See CIS course descriptions.

Coordinator: David Anderson, Ext. 3968

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