AWS Solutions Architect
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Advance Your Career with an LSU MicroCred®
Number of Courses
Total Contact Hours
60 Hours (6.0 CEUs)
Learners will gain the skills needed to find and create solutions to various cloud computing problems and be able to communicate cloud-related information from the perspective of both the client and the vendor. This program equips learners with a high-level understanding of cloud computing needed to sit for the AWS Solutions Architect certification exam, as well as earns students a unique digital badge upon completion. This MicroCred® program can also stack up toward the LSU online AWS Cloud Computing Certificate program.
This MicroCred® is part of the AWS Cloud Computing Certificate program. 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.
MicroCred® instructor Melinda Stallings explains the importance of being able to show off your skills in a digital format when looking for a job.
If courses in each MicroCred® are purchased individually, the cost is $995 each for a total cost of $2,985.
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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.
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.
Courses require access to high-speed Internet, email, web browser (Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox recommended), MS PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Each MicroCred® program is made up of two to six individual courses. 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 Badger. If you have completed this MicroCred® program, request your badge.
Principles of Cloud Computing II
Applied Cloud Computing II
Applied Cloud Computing III