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
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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.

See the University Catalog for policy and degree plan information specific to this program.

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.

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.

Military Transfer Credit

Servicemembers and veterans can earn a degree faster with our PME2Degree® program. Many occupations across each branch have been evaluated for credit toward a Purdue Global degree. Use our Military Transfer Credit Estimator to see how much of your training counts as credit.

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Purdue University Global Is Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

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

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.

Top 5 Skills Employers Are Looking for:

  1. Critical Thinking
  2. Active Listening
  3. Judgement and Decision Making
  4. Systems Analysis
  5. Complex Problem Solving

Top Jobs With This Degree

Labor market, salary, and projected growth information are supplied by Emsi. Average salary range is based on national data. Projected growth represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2018–2030) at the state level and is based on your geographic location. Actual outcomes vary by geographic area, previous work experience, and opportunities for employment. Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment placement, salary level, or career advancement.

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

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. 

Learn more about eligible IT certification exams

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 Credits45
  • Major Credits116
  • Elective Credits19
  • 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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grad hat icon 98% Faculty members who have advanced degrees
diploma icon 48% Faculty members who hold a doctorate
tablet icon 264 Faculty publications in 2019–2020
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Statistics include all Purdue Global faculty members and are not school or program-specific calculations. Source: Purdue Global Office of Reporting and Analysis, July 2020. 2019–2020 academic year.

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*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.