NOVA Collaborates with Amazon Web Services to Create Associates Degree

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is pleased to announce an innovative degree offering designed to address one of the most pressing skill-demands in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area and the nation. As part of a collaboration between Amazon Web Services’ AWS Educate program and NOVA, the College will offer a Cloud Computing specialization as part of its Information Systems Technology (IST) associate of applied science degree starting in Fall 2018. The degree program will be one of the first cloud computing programs in the nation offered by a community college. Cloud and distributed computing has been highlighted by LinkedIn as the #1 in-demand global skill for the past three years in a row, with Northern Virginia housing one of the largest concentrations of IT jobs in the nation.