Online Bachelor of Science in Cloud Computing and Solutions

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Program at a Glance
  • Gain relevant, practical skills through hands-on learning and virtual IT labs.
  • Apply classroom concepts to real-world cloud computing challenges.
  • Be prepared to help organizations develop, innovate, and complete their cloud transformation.
COURSE EFFORT 15–18 Hours per Week
COURSE LENGTH 10 Weeks
CREDITS REQUIRED 180
COST PER CREDIT $371
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We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your education, life, and work schedules.

Bachelor of Science in Cloud Computing and Solutions Overview

Cloud computing enables disruptive new business technologies every day, from chatbots to artificial intelligence (AI) to applied machine learning and blockchain. With an online bachelor’s degree in cloud computing and solutions, you’ll be prepared to provide more of what organizations need to develop, innovate, and complete their cloud transformation.

As cloud computing evolves, organizations must move from the experimentation phase to full-scale implementation. To do so, they need skilled professionals capable of migrating and creating solutions in the cloud, ensuring data security, and conducting ongoing maintenance of cloud systems and storage. Purdue Global’s online cloud computing courses equip you with technical, strategic, and business acumen to lead companies in this fast-evolving field.

Program outcomes include:

  • Technology skills: Apply current technical tools and methodologies to create cloud solutions.
  • Client specifications: Analyze users' cloud requirements.
  • System specifications: Design secure cloud information systems.
  • Technology analysis: Evaluate cloud computing trends, practices, and products.
  • Cloud analysis: Evaluate the potential impact of cloud-based information systems and technology on business processes.
  • Project management: Apply project management practices, tools, and methods to cloud solutions.
  • Professional development: Recognize the ethical considerations for IT professionals locally and globally as they develop in their careers.

Note: Program is not available to residents of Florida.

Admissions Requirements

To enroll in the cloud computing bachelor’s degree, you must be a high school graduate or possess a General Education Development (GED) certificate or other equivalency diploma.


Refer to the University Catalog or speak to an Advisor to learn more.

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This accreditation covers all academic programs, all regional locations, and all programs provided via distance education. For more information, please visit HLCommission.org or call 800-621-7440.

Career Opportunities

Whether you’re preparing for an entry-level management position or want to advance your current career, the Bachelor of Science in Cloud Computing and Solutions may help you qualify for positions such as*:

  • Computer and information systems manager
  • Information security analyst
  • Network and computer systems administrator
  • Computer network architect/support specialist
  • Network administrator
  • Software developer
  • Computer programmer
  • Web developer
  • Database administrator

Prepare to Sit for Industry Certifications

Our cloud computing bachelor’s degree program provides a foundation for critical industry certifications, including:

  • CompTIA Cloud Essentials and Cloud+
  • Microsoft MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure
  • Microsoft MCSA: Linux on Azure
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional
  • AWS Certified Developer – Associate
  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional
  • (ISC)² Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Cloud
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Cloud

If you’ve already completed certification exams, you may be eligible for credit toward your degree. Learn more about eligible IT certification exams.

Some certifications may require work experience and/or additional coursework beyond the Purdue Global program.

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Earn Credit for Prior Certifications

If you’ve already completed certification exams, you may be eligible for credit toward your degree.

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Coursework helps you develop a working knowledge of cloud computing concepts, tools, and methods as well as the leading-edge technologies needed to design information systems.

All courses are updated by our dedicated curriculum department and advisory board to ensure they reflect the most recent developments in the field.

Sample Courses
  • Application Development and Scripting in the Cloud
  • Advanced Cloud Security
  • Cloud Services Management
  • Security Testing for Cloud Applications
  • Migrating Data and Applications to the Cloud
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Credit Breakdown
  • Core Credits33
  • Major Credits135
  • Elective Credits12
  • Total Credits180

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Get to Know Our Faculty

Purdue Global faculty members are real-world practitioners who bring knowledge gained through the powerful combination of higher learning and industry experience.

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97% Faculty members who have advanced degrees
45% Faculty members who hold a doctorate
218 Faculty publications in 2017–2018
Nearly 87,000 Professional development hours logged by faculty in 2017–2018

Statistics include all Purdue Global faculty members and are not school or program-specific calculations. Purdue Global Office of Reporting and Analysis and Center for Teaching and Learning. 2017–2018 academic year. Note: all figures include data prior to the March 2018 purchase of Kaplan University by Purdue University and subsequent creation of Purdue University Global.

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