Cloud Computing

Quick Facts

  • Program: Information Technology
  • Pathway: STEM
  • Campus: Northeast

Get the specialized training you need to become a Cloud Architect. Cloud Architects are IT specialists who have the skills and knowledge to navigate complex cloud environments, lead teams, develop and implement cloud strategies, and ensure cloud systems stay up to date and run smoothly.

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Our Program

Why Choose Cloud Computing?

  • Enter a growing, high-demand information technology sector with the industry’s highest paying certifications
  • Prepare for industry certifications, such as:

Prepare for What You Will Do at Work

  • Architect cloud-native, hybrid, or multi-cloud solutions to meet the client’s needs
  • Develop and coordinate cloud architecture across diverse areas, including:
    • Application development
    • Identity and access management
    • Network and data management
    • Security
  • Regularly evaluate cloud applications, hardware, and software
  • Advise clients on leading cloud practices and architectural approaches
  • Identify the top cloud architecture solutions to successfully meet the strategic needs of the company

Marketable Skills You Will Learn

  • Critical thinking
  • Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Personal & social responsibility
  • Teamwork
  • Computer literacy

Before You Enroll, Think About:

  • Many of our courses will prepare you, but you are responsible for earning industry certifications.
  • Being a lifelong learner will help you advance in your career because you will always need to keep up-to-date on cloud technologies and be able to apply new knowledge to your work.
  • An important part of your work will be understanding how systems work and visualizing how changes will affect those systems.
  • 3 skills or work style traits that will help you succeed in this field:
    • Innovation
    • Problem-solving skills
    • Analytical thinking

Need a boost to get ready for college?

Talk to your advisor about Developmental Studies if your TSI scores say you need some help in math or reading and writing.

Degrees & Certificates



Level 1

Continuing Education Programs

How Much Time & Money to Finish?

2024–2025 Academic Year

Degree or Certificate Program Title Semester Credit Hours Total Tuition & Fees
AAS Information Technology-Cloud Computing 60 $4,140
CRT1 Cloud Computing I 30 $2,070


  • Tuition is based on in-state, in-county rates.
  • Totals do not include textbooks and other materials.

Continuing Education Programs

Time commitments and fees vary depending on the course.

Earn More Choices & More Money

Transfer to a college or university to continue your studies. Earning a bachelor’s degree opens the door to promotion opportunities.

Next steps

Start on Your Pathway!


Northeast Campus

Julie Hester
Department Chair

Call 817-515-6660


Updated November 20, 2023