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AWS Solutions Architect Certificate

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Type

Non-Credit

Format

Self-Paced

Modality

Online

Number of Courses

3

Total Credit Hours

60 Hours (6.0 CEUs)

Total Cost

$2,090

Build Cloud-Based Solutions

This program can stack up toward the AWS Cloud Computing Specialist Certificate program. To enroll in the AWS Solutions Architect program, you must have either: (a) completed the AWS Cloud Practitioner Certificate or (b) have an AWS Cloud Practitioner certification earned elsewhere. The Solutions Architect certification is the second certification in the AWS Learning Path.


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Explore This Program

Course Listing
  • Principles of Cloud Computing II
  • Applied Cloud Computing II
  • Applied Cloud Computing III
Cost

If courses in each MicroCred® are purchased individually, the cost is $995 each for a total cost of $2,985.

Bundle and save!

  • If purchased as MicroCred® program, there is a 30% bundle discount for each course for a total cost of $2,090
  • If purchased as the certificate program, there is a 30% bundle discount for each course for a total program cost of $3,480.

Payment is due prior to beginning the course.

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Note: Prices are subject to change. Contact our enrollment specialist team to see what savings you may qualify for.

Format

If courses are purchased individually, you will have six weeks to complete the single course. If the program is purchased as a bundle, you will have five months to complete the program.

Extensions for individual courses is $95 for an additional week.

Extensions for the entire program is $195 for an additional month.

Requirements

Courses require access to high-speed Internet, email, web browser (Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox recommended), MS PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Digital Badge Details

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. If you have completed this program, request your badge.

Refund & Cancellation Policy

Our refund and cancellation policies vary and are subject to change.

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Potential Career Outlook
Solutions Architect
Learning Outcomes

Principles of Cloud Computing II

  • Differentiate between cloud computing architectures for different organizational objectives
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of various computing architectural choices to meet a variety of organizational objectives
  • Identify a cloud computing architecture for an organization to meet a variety of organizational objectives
  • Explain various cloud architectures from the perspective of both the client and the vendor

Applied Cloud Computing II

  • Make architectural decisions based on the AWS-recommended architectural principles and best practices
  • Create an AWS infrastructure that is scalable, reliable, and highly available
  • Leverage AWS managed services to enable greater flexibility and resiliency in an infrastructure

Applied Cloud Computing III

  • Make an AWS-based infrastructure more efficient in order to increase performance and reduce costs
  • Use the Well-Architected Framework to improve architectures with AWS solutions
Prerequisite
To enroll in the AWS Solutions Architect program, you must have either: (a) completed the AWS Cloud Practitioner MicroCred or (b) have an AWS Cloud Practitioner certification earned elsewhere. The Solutions Architect certification is the second certification in the AWS Learning Path.