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UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN CLOUD COMPUTING

Total Credit Hours: 12

Program Length: As little as 8 months

The Cloud Computing certificate is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in the rapidly evolving field of cloud computing. This comprehensive program offers a blend of theoretical concepts and practical hands-on experience, enabling students to understand the fundamental principles of cloud computing and apply them in real-world scenarios.

  • Complete in as little as 8 months
  • No prerequisites
  • Transfer credits toward any bachelor’s degree at SC

Recently ranked as one of the Top Accredited Online Colleges, Southwestern College offers quality online degrees to adult learners. With courses taught by expert faculty and access to a variety of student resources, SC learners are provided with the tools and flexibility needed to succeed in their education while preparing for professional advancement.

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Anyone interested in completing the Certificate in Cloud Computing may complete a Southwestern College Professional Studies Application for Admission. The four courses comprising the Cloud Computing Certificate can be completed in eight months or less and there are no prerequisites.

Individuals completing the Cloud Computing Certificate at Southwestern College may apply these 12 multi-discipline credit hours toward any bachelor’s degree offered by Southwestern College Professional Studies as either a major requirement or an elective.

The Cloud Computing Certificate is offered in an online format. Courses are delivered in six-week sessions to allow maximum flexibility for busy professionals.


CORE MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

DASC250 Cloud Computing Foundations

Cloud computing fundamentals introduces important concepts in the practice of cloud computing and data storage. Students explore the need to remotely store, manage, and process data, rather than a local server or a personal computer. Additional topics will include cloud computing platforms, cloud scalability, cloud analytics and business applications. Credit 3 hours.

DASC340 Networking and Software Development

This course explores the basics of computer networking and software development. Learners will explore the application of networks to communicate and share information and resources. Additionally, the course introduces the basics of software development. Topics in software development will introduce computer science activities dedicated to the process of creating and supporting software. Credit 3 hours.

DASC350 Cloud Infrastructure

Cloud infrastructure will introduce learners to main component of this field of study and its business applications and services. Topics will include networking, equipment, servers and data storage and hosted services (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS). Credit 3 hours.

DASC360 Cloud Security

This course is an intermediate study on security concepts and how they apply to cloud computing. It in intended for learners with basic programming skills and cloud computing knowledge. Topics will include techniques for securing cloud services and environments to protect and access data. Credit 3 hours.

*Please note there is limited financial aid eligibility for this certificate program, consult your admissions representative or academic success coach for further information.


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