Cloud Solutions AWS-Associate

110-142 hours
18 weeks
6-8 hours
per week

The Cloud Solutions AWS-Associate program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to function as a cloud computing architect. Emphasis is placed on the ability to effectively demonstrate knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on a cloud computing platform.

Focus will be on the ability to define a solution using cloud computing architectural design principles and provide implementation guidance based on best practices throughout the lifecycle of the project. Topics include key cloud concepts, the core cloud services, security, architecture, pricing, and support.

Students who successfully complete the program can use the skills learned in a variety of industries and jobs, including network and computer systems administrator, computer user support specialist and computer operator. This program also serves as a foundation for additional training in information technology.

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Receive the Cloud Solutions AWS-Associate certificate by completing two courses:

  • COMP 671 AWS Academy Cloud Foundations
  • COMP 672 AWS Academy Cloud Architecture
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Information Technology Orientation

  1. Read the registration instructions & class details. Once Spring 2024 registration opens on Monday, December 4th, please register promptly as some classes fill quickly.
  2. Meet with a Counselor to discuss your Educational Plan, understand the requirements for the courses, and map out your career path. To make an appointment with a counselor, call North City Campus at (619) 388-1800 or email .

Possible Career Paths

Examples of jobs you may be qualified for after completion of this program:

  • Computer Support Specialist $18-41/hr.
  • Computer Operator $13-33/hr.
  • Web Developer $13-56/hr.
  • Database Administrator $27-63/hr.

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