Online Bachelor's Degree in Cloud Computing and Solutions

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34
Total Courses
$371
Cost per Credit
4 years
Average Completion*
15–18 Hours/Week
Course Effort

Bachelor’s in Cloud Computing and Solutions Overview

Come back and move your IT career forward. Gain the technical, strategic, and business skills to lead companies in this fast-evolving, fast-growing field.

  • Earn your cloud computing degree 100% online while meeting the demands of your career.
  • Build expertise in top, in-demand areas such as artificial intelligence (AI), cloud security, and blockchain.
  • Gain practical skills through hands-on learning and virtual IT labs and learn to apply classroom concepts to real-world cloud computing challenges.
  • Prepare for valuable IT industry certifications.
  • Develop well-rounded knowledge in areas ranging from technical analysis to project management to client and systems specifications to communication and professionalism.
  • Be ready to help organizations develop, innovate, and complete their cloud transformation.
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Military Transfer Credits

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Purdue Global Is Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

The HLC (HLCommission.org) is an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

Admissions Requirements

You must be a high school graduate or possess a General Educational Development (GED) certificate or other equivalency diploma. You are also encouraged to complete orientation before you start classes. Refer to the University Catalog or speak to an Advisor to learn more.

What Courses Will I Take?

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

Program Requirements

45
Core Credits
89
Major Credits
46
Elective Credits
180
Total Credits

Upcoming Start Dates

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your education, life, and work schedules.

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

See Notes and Conditions below for important information.

Earn Credit for Prior Certifications

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

Reach Your Career Goals Sooner

Get a Head Start on Your Master’s Degree

Earning a minimum course grade in select bachelor's degree courses can gain you entry into a shortened version of Purdue Global's master’s degree in information technology or cybersecurity management.

Complete both your bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in less time and at a lower cost than completing both programs separately. For details and eligibility requirements, speak to an Advisor.

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Earn Credit for Prior Coursework and Experience

The average bachelor's degree student pays $15k and takes 2 years to complete their degree.

Get the Credit You Deserve

Ways to Save on Time and Tuition

Purdue Global works with students to find ways to reduce costs and make education more accessible. Contact us to learn about opportunities to save on your educational costs.

Transfer Credits

Earn credit for prior coursework completed at eligible institutions, including community colleges.

Prior Work Experience Reduction

You could earn undergraduate credit for your life and professional career experiences.

Financial Aid

Learn about federal financial aid programs available for many of our degree programs.

Grants and Loans

Learn about federal and state grants and loan programs that may be available.

Corporate Partner Benefits

Employees of Purdue Global partner organizations may be eligible for special tuition reductions.

Military Tuition Reduction

Undergraduate tuition savings for military include a 55% reduction per credit for current servicemembers and 38% per credit for veterans.

Prior Military Experience

Earn credit for your military training. The average Purdue Global military student is awarded 54% of the credits needed for an associate's and 45% of the credits needed for a bachelor's.

International Tuition Reduction

International students living outside of the United States are eligible for a 25% international student tuition reduction.

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Calculate Your Time and Cost

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Tuition Case Study: International Student

See how one student maximized credits from their bachelor’s degree in China toward a Purdue Global IT program.

After years of coursework at a Chinese institution, one student expected that their education wouldn’t count in the United States. But, at Purdue Global, they got the credit they deserved — using a combination of credits from their international education, information technology certificates, and open-access courses in the U.S. to apply toward more than 70% of their bachelor’s degree.

Estimated Remaining Classes: 8

Estimated Remaining Terms to Graduation: 4

Tuition Quarter Credits
BS Cloud Computing and Solutions
$66,780 180
 World Education Services Credits -$7,791 -21
 Sophia Learning Credits -$5,565 -15
 ISC2 Certification Credits -$7,791 -21
 Microsoft Certification Credits -$15,582 -42
 Linux Professional Institute Certification Credits -$1,855 -5
 Amazon Web Services Certification Credits -$7,420 -20
 EC-Council Certification Credits -$2,226 -6
 Project Management Institute Certification Credits -$1,484 -4
Total Savings/Credits Awarded $49,714 134
Remaining Tuition/Credits $17,066 46

See Notes and Conditions below for important information.

Free Credit Evaluation

You could be closer to your degree than you think. Contact an Advisor for a free evaluation of your prior learning, work experience, military training, and other life experiences.

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 a variety of positions.

Average Salary

Low

General labor market and salary data are provided by Lightcast and may not represent the outcomes experienced by Purdue Global graduates in these programs. Purdue Global graduates in these programs may earn salaries substantially different or less than the amounts listed above. Salary and employment outcomes vary by geographic area, previous work experience, education, and opportunities for employment that are outside of Purdue Global's control.

Lightcast average salary ranges can be explored further using Lightcast’s SkillsMatch tool. Purdue Global does not guarantee employment placement, salary level, or career advancement. Additional training or certification may be required.

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Choosing a Bachelor’s Degree in Cloud Computing and Solutions

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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.

100%

IT faculty members who have advanced degrees

36%

IT faculty members who hold a doctorate

395

Faculty publications in 2021–2022

More Than 38,000

Professional development hours logged by faculty in 2021–2022

Advanced and Doctoral Degrees: Statistics include all Purdue Global IT faculty members. Source: Purdue Global Office of Reporting and Analysis, May 2022.
Publications and Development Hours: Statistics include all Purdue Global faculty members and are not school- or program-specific calculations. Source: Purdue Global Office of Reporting and Analysis, July 2022. 2021–2022 academic year.

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NOTES AND CONDITIONS

*Estimated Graduation Date and Average Completion: Estimated graduation date is based on the assumption that you will enroll in time to begin classes on the next upcoming start date, will remain enrolled for each consecutive term, and will maintain satisfactory academic standing in each term to progress toward completion of your program. Completion time is based on a full-time schedule. Programs will take longer for part-time students to complete.

Bachelor's Completion Time and Average Net Price: The average completion time for Purdue Global online bachelor’s degree students who graduated in the 2022–2023 academic year was 2.3 years. Average net price reflects charges for all graduates, including those who transferred to Purdue Global, after application of scholarships, tuition reductions, grants (including federal Pell grants for undergraduate students), employer tuition assistance, and/or military tuition assistance. Source: Purdue Global Office of Reporting and Analysis, July 2023.

Certification Exams: Students are responsible for understanding the requirements of optional certification exams. The University cannot guarantee students will be eligible to sit for or pass exams. In some cases, work experience, additional coursework beyond the Purdue Global program, fieldwork, and/or background checks may be necessary to be eligible to take or to successfully pass the exams.

Tuition Case Study: Source: Purdue Global Office of the Registrar, September 2023. Totals paid to Purdue Global for the degree do not include amounts paid to other institutions. Individual experiences and savings will vary. Purdue Global does not guarantee transferability of credit. See the University Catalog for the Prior Learning policy.