Online Bachelor of Science in Cloud Computing and Solutions
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.
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.
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Purdue University Global Is Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
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You must be a high school graduate or possess a General Education 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.
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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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Ways to Save
Earn credit for prior coursework completed at eligible institutions, including community colleges.
Prior Work Experience
You could earn undergraduate credit for your life and professional career experiences.
Title IV federal financial aid is available for many of our degree programs.
Learn about federal financial 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
55% reduction per credit for current servicemembers, 38% per credit for veterans for undergraduate programs.
Prior Military Experience
We offer credit for ACE-evaluated training and CLEP and DANTES examinations.
International Tuition Reduction
International students living outside of the United States are eligible for a 25% tuition reduction.
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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.
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.See All IT 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
- Core Credits45
- Major Credits116
- Elective Credits19
- Total Credits180
Choosing a Bachelor’s Degree in Cloud Computing and Solutions
Propel your career in a disruptive and evolving field. Find additional resources on the value of pursuing a bachelor’s degree in cloud computing and solutions.
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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:
- Critical Thinking
- Active Listening
- Judgement and Decision Making
- Systems Analysis
- Complex Problem-Solving
Top Jobs With This Degree
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Purdue Global faculty members are real-world practitioners who bring knowledge gained through the powerful combination of higher learning and industry experience.View Information Technology Faculty Directory
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, September 2021. 2020–2021 academic year.
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Prepare yourself for success with a bachelor's degree in cloud computing and solutions.
*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.