Advance Your Career with an LSU Certificate
Number of Courses
Total Contact Hours
100 hours (10.0 CEUs)
The structure of the world of business is changing rapidly, and one change many companies and organizations are making is the move to cloud-based technologies. An in-depth understanding of cloud processes is a valuable resource needed to help businesses grow in these increasingly technology-centric times. Learn the principles taught through Amazon Web Services (AWS) with the Amazon-certified AWS Cloud Computing Specialist Certificate Program from LSU Online & Continuing Education.
Learn the characteristics, types, services, architectures, and applications of cloud computing, and learn how to contextualize and apply cloud principles in a wide range of industry settings. Students will leave this program with the skills necessary to understand cloud computing problems, architect solutions to those problems, and communicate those solutions effectively to clients, vendors, and others.
Through this program, students will be prepared for AWS certification exams and will gain a professional development certificate and a digital badge that can be used to expand their résumé and display subject matter expertise.
This certificate program is made up of the AWS Cloud Practitioner and the AWS Solutions Architect programs. Courses in this certificate can be purchased separately or bundled together.
MicroCred® instructor Melinda Stallings explains the importance of being able to show off your skills in a digital format when looking for a job.
Total cost: $3,480
Includes 30% bundle fee discount
Courses can also be individually purchased for $995 each. Payment is due prior to beginning the course.
Note: Prices are subject to change. Cost does not include the price of textbooks. Contact an Enrollment Coach to see what savings you may qualify for.
Online format with nine months to complete the entire program. Each individual course must be completed in 6 weeks.
Courses require access to high-speed Internet, email, web browser (Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox recommended), MS PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Successful completion of all courses within the program earns you an official LSU digital badge to show off your skill sets. This badge can be used to bulk up your online résumé and showcase your expertise in the topic. Badges are distributed through Badgr. For more information on digital badges, visit the LSU digital badge page. If you have completed this program, request your badge.
Cloud computing skills are becoming more beneficial for all business professionals across all industries. Typical job titles with a cloud computing background are:
Principles of Cloud Computing I
Applications of Cloud Computing I
Principles of Cloud Computing II
Applied Cloud Computing II
Applied Cloud Computing III