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Cloud Computing for Amazon Web Services Certificate


Take Classes in Person or 100% Online

As a nationally-ranked community college, Mt. SAC offers students the full college experience without the full college debt. The CIS Cloud Computing for Amazon Web Services certificate program prepares students to design solutions for Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) architectures by provisioning computing instances, establishing virtual private networks, managing databases and storage within a secure online environment.

Quality Coursework 

Mt. San Antonio College is ranked No. 1 in the state and No. 7 in the nation among the Best Vocational and Trade Colleges by Real Work Magazine. The college's Cloud Computing for Amazon Web Services Certificate is only 15 units (7 courses). Students produce dynamic solutions responsive to information and computing technology workloads with on-demand pay-as-you-go pricing allowing flexibility for small business, entrepreneurship and enterprise adoption. Industry certifications are embedded to prepare for occupations in Cloud Architect, Cloud Support Associate, Cloud Engineer or Cloud Technicians. Some preparation in information technology or computer programming is recommended. Students can take classes online or in person. Learn more in the Academic Catalog.

Great Career Prospects

The field of Cloud Computing is highly lucrative with projected job growth. According to U.S. Department of Labor data, the average salary of an entry level database administrator is $107,000 a year. Students who go on to earn an associate degree and higher better position themselves for future career advancement and promotions. Explore other CIS programs.

Affordable Cost

Many students think they can't afford college, but we make college a possibility for everyone. At just $46 a unit, Mt. SAC is 1/5 the cost of CSU schools, 1/10 the cost of UC schools, and 1/30 the cost of private universities. Classes are highly affordable at just $46 a unit. Close to 75% of our students receive financial aid and pay close to nothing to attend thanks to the Promise Grant. For a detailed list of the costs to attend Mt. SAC, visit the Fees web page. 

Take the Next Step

We make the application and enrollment process as easy as possible for our students. Students must apply, take the assessment questionnaire and attend an orientation before registering. You can learn more about how to get started by clicking on the links below.