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Leverage your technical experience and gain necessary knowledge and skills to enhance your career trajectory in an organization that leverages cloud computing.

The wide range use of cloud computing in today’s business, government and academic environments requires a broad range of competencies and understanding.

This certificate is designed to provide a common framework for cloud computing, as well as allow for specialization in specific areas, such as, cyber security, cloud infrastructure and applications in cloud.

Certificates have a streamlined application process and courses may also be used to satisfy degree requirements.

Why pursue a graduate certificate in Cloud Computing?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projected that employment of computer and information technology occupations would grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Demand for workers stems from greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, and information security.

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Certificate-at-a-Glance

Program Start

  • Spring (Mid-January)
  • Summer (Late-May)
  • Fall (Late-August)

Program Requirements

  • Approved application form
  • Official transcripts for new students
  • 12 credit hours

Course Delivery Options

  • Classroom and online

Tuition and Fees

Employers Hiring for Cloud Computing Roles
  • Amazon
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Capital One
  • Deloitte
  • IBM
  • KPMG
  • Microsoft
  • Oracle
  • Raytheon Corporation
  • VMWare
Course Options
  • Entry Course: Cloud Computing for Business
  • Two courses from one of the available tracks: Applications, Security or Infrastructure
  • Capstone Project: Independent Study in the field of Cloud Computing

Graduate Catalog

How to Apply

New Students Applying to the Cloud Computing Certificate

The application process for the Cloud Computing Certification Program is streamlined and does not require standardized test scores.

  1. Complete the online Graduate Application:
    • Select your application term
    • For classification, select “Master’s – Special Graduate”
    • For your program, select “Cloud Computing/Business, Graduate Certificate”
    • Choose the term for which you would like to apply
    • Complete the rest of the online application form, pay your application fee and submit
  2. If admitted as a special graduate student, contact Laurie Noriega (laurie.delapaz-noriega@utsa.edu) for more information, or visit the Open Cloud Institute website to access the Cloud Computing Certificate application form and process details.

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Current Graduate Students Requesting Enrollment into the Cloud Computing Certificate

  1. Contact Laurie Noriega (laurie.delapaz-noriega@utsa.edu) for more information, or visit the Open Cloud Institute website to access the Cloud Computing Certificate application form and process details.

The form will be signed by the Certificate Program Advisor and the Dean of the College or Director of the Center in which the certificate program is housed. A copy of this form will be sent to the Graduate School.

Institute Information

Phone: 210.458.4005
Open Cloud Institute

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