Information Systems Technology: Cloud Computing, C.S.C.

Career Studies Certificate
Campuses: Alexandria, Annandale, Loudoun, Manassas, NOVA Online, Woodbridge

Purpose: This curriculum is designed for those who seek employment in the field of cloud computing, for those who are presently in that field and who desire to increase their knowledge and update their skills, and for those who must augment their abilities in other fields with knowledge and skills in cloud computing.  

Credit for Prior Learning: Students in this program may be eligible for credit for prior learning. See an academic advisor or counselor for further information.

Recommended Preparation Information

 The student should possess a proficiency in high school English, familiarity with computer functions and hardware, and possess computer keyboarding skills. It is recommended that students be placed into MTH 154 or higher although this program includes no math courses.

Course Curriculum

Below is a table that shows the courses needed to satisfy this program. Please speak with an advisor to ensure you meet your program requirements.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
ITD 256 Advanced Database Management 3
ITE 152 Introduction to Digital and Information Literacy and Computer Applications 3
ITN 101 Introduction to Network Concepts 3
ITN 257 Cloud Computing: Infrastructure and Services 3
Choose One
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1
SDV 101 Orientation to Information Technology
Total 13
2nd Semester
ITN 170 Linux System Administration 3
ITN 213 Information Storage and Management 3
ITN 254 Virtual Infrastructure: Installation and Configuration 4
ITN 260 Network Security Basics 3
Total 13
Total credits for the Career Studies Certificate = 26
One Year Credits
1st Semester
ITD
256
3
Introduction to Digital and Information Literacy and Computer Applications
ITE
152
3
ITN
101
3
ITN
257
3
Choose One
SDV
100
1
Orientation to Information Technology
SDV
101
Total 13
2nd Semester
ITN
170
3
ITN
213
3
ITN
254
4
ITN
260
3
Total 13
Total credits for the Career Studies Certificate = 26

A total of 26 credits is required for graduation with the Cloud Computing Career Studies Certificate. Individuals who believe they might qualify for credit for prior learning must submit their requests for credit prior to applying for graduation.

Students with active industry certifications may qualify for credit for prior learning. Please contact an advisor or review section 2 of the credit for prior learning manual to see if you qualify.

IT courses used for this certificate may not be more than 10 years old, unless approved by the IET academic dean.