This program emphasizes leadership in the design, implementation and deployment of services in the cloud by utilizing cloud computing, privacy and legal principles and methodology to meet system requirements and align with business goals and objectives.
Graduates can address back-end and front-end configuration, as well as develop administration and troubleshooting techniques to manage a cloud environment. Graduates are prepared to address the demand for strategies in cloud computing and infrastructure deployment.
Upon completion of this program, graduates will be prepared to write industry standard cloud technology certifications from three of the largest public cloud service providers: Amazon (AWS), Microsoft (Azure) and Google (GCP) cloud.
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
- Create secure micro-service solutions to support the virtual infrastructure and application development needs of the client.
- Adopt hybrid cloud environments that respond to changing business requirements.
- Architect and deploy fault tolerant solutions within cloud computing platforms to maximize the availability and reliability of services.
- Automate security and resources for applications by using cloud computing tools to mitigate risk for organizations and protect assets.
- Design and test code-based solutions to cloud computing problems that ensure security in depth.
- Assess the viability of developing, deploying, maintaining and securing cloud computing solutions using a variety of resiliency testing tools.
- Create and defend cloud-computing strategies used to solve identified business needs on behalf of a client.
- Install, monitor, and maintain a database management system on the cloud in response to specified requirements.
- Assess business processes that impact cloud computing systems to ensure current, relevant, secure and responsive practices are implemented.
- Ontario College Diploma, Advanced Diploma or Degree, or equivalent
- Recommended: Courses in mathematics, statistics, computer software, computer programming, and enterprise systems.
- Proof of English Language Proficiency required
The courses listed below are for incoming students. If you are a current student, please refer to your program of study for the year you began your program. Your program of study can be found on MyDC.
- Cloud Computing Careers and Digital Portfolio Development
- Cloud Implementation
- Ethics, Risk Management and Governance
- Introduction to Cloud Computing
- Operating Systems and Network Infrastructure
- Cloud DevOps Solution Architect
- Cloud Infrastructure
- Cloud Security
- Cloud Security Administration
- Deploying Cloud Infrastructure
- Implementing DevOps Solutions
- Work term (Optional)
Durham College is awaiting tuition approval from the Ministry of Colleges and Universities. Until that approval is granted, we can only provide estimated tuition.
- Domestic students should plan for an annual (2 semester) fee of $6,082
- Annual (2 semester) International tuition fee is to be confirmed.
WHAT YOU COULD BE
- Cloud systems administrator
- Cloud systems developer
- Cloud systems solution architect
- Cloud systems security professional
- Cloud systems engineer
- Development operations engineer
- Data engineer
- Data analyst
- DevOps architect
WHERE YOU COULD WORK
Graduates can work at any organization utilizing a cloud platform, including those utilizing Amazon (AWS), Microsoft (Azure) and Google (GCP) cloud.
Optional work term
Participating in the optional work term semester is an excellent way to build your professional network, explore career paths and apply in-class teachings to real work situations.
Students in the Cloud Computing graduate certificate program will be invited to apply to the optional work term semester during their first academic semester. Entrance to the optional work term semester is limited and the processes for securing a work term are competitive. Students who qualify for the optional work term semester will be eligible to complete a four-month, paid work term after academic semester 2.
Supports are available through Experiential Learning to assist students with securing their work terms. In addition, Experiential Learning is in contact with work term students and their employers during the work terms to help with any questions.