Cloud Computing

University of Maryland University College

The Course

Gain an understanding of cloud technologies such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, OpenStack, and vSphere and how to leverage them to increase business productivity and effectiveness. In this Cloud Computing MicroMasters® program, you will learn about Infrastructure As A Service (IaaS), Platform As A Service (PaaS), Software As A Service (SaaS), and other ""X as a service"" platforms. You will receive key foundational knowledge about legal and compliance issues, security and risk mitigation and how to follow industry standards and best practices. You will also gain hands-on experience in implementing, configuring and managing cloud technologies.

This applied, graduate-level program is designed for learners who want to enter or advance their careers in this exciting and well-paying field. IT professionals not already working with cloud technologies will gain a solid foundation while those with some cloud experience will gain a more in-depth understanding of other cloud technologies and other knowledge such as security, policy, and legal and compliance issues.

At a Glance




Boston University

Study Mode


Delivery Mode

Online Learning

Course Duration

8 - 10 Months




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Career Outcomes

  • Job titles include cloud engineer, cloud architect, cloud analyst, network architect, and network administrator.

Key Topics

  • Cloud Computing for Enterprises
  • Cloud Computing Management
  • Cloud Computing Infrastructure
  • Cloud Computing Security


  • Science, Information Technology, or related field
  • Basic understanding of computer networking

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University of Maryland University College

The University System of Maryland (USM) is the state of Maryland’s public higher education system. It offers expansive access to affordable, high-quality educational opportunities, performs ground-breaking research and instils a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. The vision of USM is to be a preeminent system of public higher education, admired around the world for its leadership in promoting and supporting education at all levels.

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