Enhance Your Skills and get a Cloud Computing Certificate Entirely Online!

Cañada College is the best choice for preparing yourself for a new career in Cloud Computing. Cañada College offers an Online Certificate of Achievement in Cloud Computing that is flexible and convenient. A shortage of Clout Computing workers is forecast for the Bay Area, so now is the perfect time to start preparing for this career. Enroll today in our courses!


Interested in Completing a Cloud Computing Certificate of Achievement? 

In Spring 2020 we will be offering the introductory course in Cloud Computing, Introduction to Cloud Computing. The course will be offered in a hybrid format on Monday evenings. More information can be found here.


Career Opportunities in Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Architect
  • Cloud Project Coordinator
  • Cloud Security Associate
  • Cloud Support Associate
  • Network Operations Engineer
  • Network Analyst

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Cloud Computing Courses
Explore the courses that will get you ahead in the cloud

Explore how cloud computing systems are built using a common set of core technologies, algorithms, and design principles centered around distributed systems. Students will use various cloud platforms to provision, load-balance and scale their applications. The course discusses, from a developer perspective, the most important reasons for using cloud computing and examines the underlying design principles of scalable cloud applications.

Protection of the confidentiality, integrity and availability of computing systems and data. Uses of redundant and layered controls, continuous validation and testing, and automation to ensure that the cloud infrastructure is continuously monitored and protected. Examination of shared responsibility models.

Introduction to programming and software engineering for computer science majors and computer professionals. A systematic approach to the design, implementation, and management of robust Java computer programs. Course emphasizes object oriented programming design, programming documentation, testing and debugging techniques. This course conforms to the ACM CS1 standards.
An introduction to cloud computing, which shifts information systems from on-premises computing infrastructure to highly scalable internet architectures. Provides a solid foundation of cloud computing technologies, and the understanding required to effectively evaluate and assess the business and technical benefits of cloud computing and cloud applications. Includes an analysis of a variety of cloud services (storage, servers and software applications) and cloud providers. Examines various industry cloud practices and applications. Also surveys cloud careers and discusses industry demand for cloud skills.
Cloud database management, which supports a number of different approaches for storing data. Definitions, operations and scaling of both SQL (Structured Query Language) and noSQL data storage solutions. Considers factors that should be balanced during the design of a data storage solution. Principles are applied by performing exercises using both relational and non-relational database approaches.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Any student who would like to learn more about the Cloud Computing industry. Additionally, this program is a great way for you to prepare for your AWS Certification.

Students who complete a cloud computing certification can be prepare to be a Junior System Administrator, Data Science Consultant, Cloud Sales, Junior Computer Vision Engineer

A Good starting salary is $60,000 with just an Associate’s degree. Then, if you are adding this certification to a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science the starting salary is $90,000+

It will take 2-3 semesters for you to complete the certification.



Course Taught by

Kirk Tramble (Adjunct Faculty)

Science and Technology - Computer Science
(650) 378-7412 x3095

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