AWS Cloud Solutions Architect

AWS Cloud Solutions Architect - Certificate Program

Build a Career in the Cloud with AWS Training and Certification

Campus, formerly MTI College, prepares students to take on the world’s leading cloud platform, Amazon Web Services (AWS). Learn about our AWS training 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.

AWS Cloud Solutions Architect Certificate Program at Campus, formerly MTI College

Our Amazon Web Service (AWS) Cloud Solutions Architect program gives you hands-on experience with fundamental cloud-based technology and services. Campus, formerly known as MTI College, is proud to host the first official AWS Academy in the Sacramento region. Campus's partnership with AWS Academy provides students with exclusive resources and curriculum to learn about the AWS cloud directly from the AWS team.

Review our course and industry information to see if AWS Cloud Solutions Architect at MTI is right for you. In just 24 weeks, you could earn your AWS certification and begin your career in cloud computing. Fill out a Request Information form to get started today.

As a fast-paced online program, applicants to the AWS Solutions Architect program require the following:

  • An Associate degree or higher degree from an accredited institution
  • Education, certification or work experience in information technology
  • Access to a laptop or desktop with broadband internet access

What do AWS Cloud Solution Architect classes cover?

Our students learn how to plan, implement, and maintain cloud-based applications. When you enroll in the AWS Cloud Solutions Architect program, you will use AWS virtual networks, AWS virtual machine instances, AWS databases, and other AWS services to create cloud-based solutions to real-world problems. Topics include:

  • A hands-on introduction to the AWS Management Console
  • Gain an understanding of the AWS global infrastructure
  • Building awareness of the many benefits cloud computing offers a variety of industries
  • Explore the AWS core services of compute, networking, databases, and storage
  • Build secure applications that follow AWS security best practices
  • Learn how to optimize AWS billing and pricing options
  • Design highly available, cost-effective, fault-tolerant, and scalable distributed systems
  • Examine the basic architectural principles of building within the AWS Cloud
  • Take a deep dive through the best practices offered by the AWS Well-Architected Framework

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

Next Start Dates:

Aug 12, 2024AWS Cloud Solutions Architect
Sep 23, 2024AWS Cloud Solutions Architect
Nov 4, 2024AWS Cloud Solutions Architect

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 Solutions Architects

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 Solutions Architect courses!

Certifications

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 students receive access to custom hands-on labs that allow students to learn within a live AWS Management Console. Set up virtual networks, servers, and databases using the same interface used on the job. Explore AWS services such as EC2, VPC, RDS, S3, EBS, IAM, SQS, DynamoDB, Lambda, CloudFormation, and more.

Campus's Test-Pass Assurance Program has helped student success on their certification exams. Campus stands behind our students by paying for full exam vouchers for dedicated students.

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

  • 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: an official Amazon AWS Academy (View AWS Academy Member Institution List).

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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

Prerequisites for Enrollment

Applicants to the AWS Solutions Architect program require the following:

  • An Associate degree or higher degree from an accredited institution
  • Education, certification or work experience in information technology
  • Access to a laptop or desktop with broadband internet access

Candidates accepted for enrollment will possess familiarity with basic networking, command-line Linux, and computer knowledge equivalent to skills covered on the CompTIA A+ certification (PDF).

The program is 24 weeks long. All courses are held online and are six weeks in length. Each course offers a mix of live meetings with instructors and independent learning activities that can be completed on your own schedule. All students can expect approximately 3-4 hours of live meeting attendance and approximately 10-15 hours of independent study each week. Certified instructors will be available for one-on-one live meetings and online feedback.

If you have an Associate degree or higher, and have some IT education or experience, you are eligible for this fully online program. Course work is completed 100% online. Enrollment is open for eligible students.

Learn More About Our AWS Cloud Solutions Architect 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.

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Program Length

Estimated Length: 24 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.

All courses are held online and are six weeks in length. Each course offers a mix of live meetings with instructors and independent learning activities that can be completed on your own schedule. All students can expect approximately 2-3 hours of live meeting attendance and approximately 10-15 hours of independent study each week. Certified instructors will be available for one-on-one live meetings and online feedback.

Program Courses

ITC220 - AWS Cloud Foundations
ITC230 - AWS Cloud Architecture
ITC240 - AWS Well-Architected Framework
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
Tuition: $6,000
Books and Supplies: $182
Total: $6,232

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
  • Provide proof of receiving an associate or higher level degree
  • Provide proof of education, certification or work experience in information technology
  • Complete an application for admission
  • Take a placement assessment

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