AAS AWS Cloud Administration

A.A.S. AWS Cloud Administration - Associate Degree

Build a Career in the Cloud with Online AWS Training and Certification

Campus, formerly MTI College, in Sacramento prepares online students to take on the world’s leading cloud platform, Amazon Web Services. Learn about our AWS Academy training, related CompTIA certifications (A+, Network+, Security+), and Amazon AWS certifications that will put you on the path to a rewarding Information Technology Career.

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Program Format

Online. This program is completed entirely online, without the need to come to campus. Learn more.

Online AWS Cloud Administration Associate Degree Program at Campus, formerly MTI College

Our Amazon Web Service (AWS) Cloud Administration program gives you hands-on experience with fundamental cloud-based technology and services. Use networking tools and the Amazon AWS console to build virtual server-based network infrastructures from the ground up!

Campus, formerly MTI College, is proud to be the first official AWS Academy in the Sacramento region and one of the first colleges to offer a full Associate Degree in cloud technology.

Review our course and industry information to see if the AWS Cloud Administration training program at Campus is right for you. Fill out a Request Information form to get started today!

What do AWS Cloud Administration classes cover?

Our students learn to plan, implement, and maintain computing environments. When you enroll in our AWS cloud training class, you will use cloud networks, virtual machine instances, and other services to create cloud-based solutions to real-world problems. Read more for an overview of course topics.

  • Amazon Web Services
  • Network types, connections, and security protocols
  • Hardware, software, and technical troubleshooting
  • Windows 10, Mac, Linux, and mobile operating systems (OS)
  • How to create and configure effective networks
  • And much more

For more information about online AWS training at Campus, fill out the easy Request Information form today!

Next Start Dates:

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What is AWS?

AWS, Amazon Web Services, is the world's leading cloud computing platform. With over 160 different services available, here are some common uses:

  • Run day-to-day business applications
  • Store valuable files and information
  • Connect distant company offices and communications
  • Send bulk emails and data using a Content Delivery Network (CDN)
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The cloud computing suite in Amazon Web Services provides everything you need for on-demand computing. There are four core feature sets in AWS – Compute, Storage and Content Delivery, Databases and Networking.

AWS data centers offer secure cloud services with locations throughout the world to provide fast, low-latency access to information. Campus cloud administration students learn how to harness AWS Cloud data centers in Tokyo, London, and right here in Northern California.

Demand for AWS Cloud Administrators

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects jobs in the Computer and Information Technology industry will grow about 13% between 2020 and 2030. This is much faster growth than average.

Note: The data provided above are from a source unaffiliated with Campus, are for informational purposes only and represent the employment field as a whole. They are not solely specific to Campus graduates and, by providing the above information, Campus makes no representation, direct or implied, or opinion regarding employability.

What drives the demand for AWS cloud and IT experts?

Three major factors contributing to this growth are:

  • Increased collection and large-scale storage of data
  • A greater demand for information security
  • The growing need of cloud computing

Over a million companies and customers rely on Amazon Web Services to give them an edge in the global economy. AWS is the trusted provider of cloud computing services to companies such as Airbnb, Lyft, Netflix, General Electric, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Many enterprise companies run their software environments on AWS, with more undergoing that digital transformation each month.

If this sounds like a stable and exciting career, give Campus a call today to learn about our exciting Cloud Administration courses!


Why choose the AWS Cloud Administration program at Campus?

Campus has partnered with Amazon Web Services as an AWS Academy. This partnership provides Campus students with curriculum prepared by AWS. Students learn with AWS-authored lectures, labs, projects, assessments and more. These custom resources prepare students for careers in cloud computing with exclusive insights from AWS to achieve AWS certification.

Campus is an official Pearson VUE testing center. That means that when you’re ready to take your Microsoft certification exams, you can take them on the familiar campus. We’ll also give you the practice and tutoring you need to pass your exams.

Did you know that year after year, most students who participate in our Test-Pass Assurance Program pass their certification exams?

We will prepare you for important industry certifications that you can add to your professional resume:

  • CompTIA A+ Exams 220-1101 and 220-1102
  • CompTIA Network+ Exam N10-008
  • CompTIA Security+ Exam SY0-601
  • Amazon AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
  • Amazon AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

Not only do we want our students to earn career propelling certificates and experience, our instructors get the training they need to teach you to succeed. Campus in Sacramento has the honor of being:

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Plus, you get access to exclusive tools for training like AWS developed curriculum and custom learning labs set within the AWS console. You also get these student perks:

  • Access to Microsoft’s Azure Dev Tools store
  • A collection of full-version Microsoft software for students to download, learn, and practice the most important IT skills.
  • All Campus technology students get the inside track to the CompTIA
  • And information about Microsoft and Amazon communities and events

At Campus, every student matters. Our small class sizes let every student interact one-on-one with instructors and get their questions answered.

More on the Certifications

Here is more information on the certifications our degree program prepares you for.

Amazon AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner

The AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner is designed to validate one’s understanding of the Amazon Web Services Cloud. It is recommended not only for technicians, but also those who work in a non-technical role, who need to communicate about AWS to clients, like those in finance, management, or business positions.

You will learn about these foundational AWS services and use cases:

  • Basic AWS architectural principles
  • Business use cases and AWS value proposition
  • Key AWS services and common use cases
  • AWS security and compliance, including shared responsibility model for security
  • Deployment and operating principles
  • AWS billing, support, and pricing

Amazon AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Associate)

This certification verifies that you know how to design, build, manage, and deploy systems in the AWS cloud. This exam is suited for candidates with experience in designing distributed applications. You should be familiar with AWS security and compliance guidelines before taking this exam.

Some of the areas that will be covered in the certification exam:

  • Network technologies in AWS Cloud, including configuration and management
  • Designing and deploying AWS-based applications, how client interfaces connect to AWS
  • Building secure applications on AWS
  • Deploying systems with on-premises data and AWS components (hybrid)
  • Disaster recovery and data security
  • AWS infrastructure and concepts

CompTIA A+ Certification

The CompTIA A+ certification validates core information technology skills and in-demand abilities. The Core 1 and Core 2 exams cover a variety of skills, including:

  • Installation and configuration of operating systems
  • Security and vulnerability troubleshooting
  • Hardware and device setup, including mobile devices
  • Network configuration
  • Virtualization and cloud computing
  • Operational procedures and best practices

CompTIA Network+ Certification

The CompTIA Network+ certification will help you pursue a career in troubleshooting, configuring, and managing networks. This is an extremely useful certification to have for information technology professionals. Some areas that are covered include:

  • Designing, implementing, and configuring functional networks
  • Managing and configuring devices in a network
  • Using hardware like switches and routers to segment network traffic, creating robust networks
  • Managing networks, determining policies, maintaining business continuity
  • Implementing network security, using best practices, standards and protocols
  • Understand physical security and common security attacks, securing wired and wireless network
  • Troubleshooting networking issues
  • Support the creation of virtualized networks
  • Maintain and support connectivity and optimal performance

CompTIA Security+ Certification

The CompTIA Security+ is the initial security certification information technology pros should earn. The Security+ certification means that IT professionals can both diagnose security issues and provide solutions. This certification is the first step to a career in cybersecurity. Some of the skills this certification validates are:

  • Identifying threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities. Understanding of penetration testing
  • Installation, configuration, and deployment of network components while providing security best practices
  • Design and implementation of secure network architecture
  • Identity and network access management, minimizing security risks
  • Identify and access services, and management controls
  • Risk management best practices
  • Cryptography and public key infrastructure

Security+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the US Department of Defense to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M r equirements.

Learn More About Our AWS Cloud Administration Program

If you have questions, we have answers. Call at (916) 339-1500 or use the Request Information form today.

Complete the online application and an admissions advisor will walk you through the application process.

We look forward to helping you grow your IT career.

Next Steps

Program Length

Estimated Length: 96 weeks

*Estimated program length assumes a student does not have prior transferable course credit and successfully completes a full course load each term. Actual program length may be longer or shorter depending on factors including, but not limited to, prior academic credit, class availability, academic performance, and attendance.

Program Courses

TS115 - IT Fundamentals
TS137 - A+ Core 1: Computing Infrastructure
TS146 - A+ Core 2: Operating Systems and Security
TS155 - A+ Certification Strategies
IT201 - Fundamentals of Networking Concepts
IT251 - Certification Preparation Strategies
IT296 - Network Security Concepts
ITC210 - Server Management
ITC220 - AWS Cloud Foundations
ITC250 - AWS Certification Preparation Strategies

Program Costs

Grants and other forms of tuition assistance are available to those who qualify. To find out what you’re eligible for, contact an admissions advisor today!

Tuition and Fees

Admissions Registration Fee: $50

Year One
Tuition: $18,638
Books and Supplies: $1,505
Total: $20,193

Year Two
Tuition: $17,535
Books and Supplies: $1,272
Total: $18,857

Additional Expenses (Monthly)

Living with Parent
Housing: $0
Food: $817
Personal/Misc: $451
Transportation: $199

Not Living with Parent
Housing: $1,637
Food: $1,277
Personal/Misc: $552
Transportation: $218

Admissions Process

For admission to Campus, formerly MTI College, applicants must –

  • Interview with an admissions advisor
  • Provide proof of graduation from high school or GED equivalent
  • Complete an application for admission
  • Take a placement assessment

The first part of the application process may be completed online.