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Cloud Computing
Award type: Certificate of Proficiency
Whatcom Community College

Program Details
Program Overview for Cloud Computing
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Whatcom Community College
Program website
Program contact
Entry & Advising
(360) 383-3080
Program description
Students will learn to design and implement a cloud infrastructure and manage storage services. Topics include: cloud based storage, virtualization, service oriented architecture (SOA), high availability, scaling, mobile devices, and the role of open source cloud software such as Hadoop and OpenStack.
Financial Information
Average $1,250/qtr (WA resident), including tuition, fees, books, supplies, etc.
Tuition per credit
$221.11 (1-10 credits) $10.78 (11-18 credits) $203.78 (19+ credits) (WA Resident)
Total program tuition
$2,500 (WA resident), including tuition, fees, books, supplies, etc.
$50 (application fee), $30/lab class (lab fee), $20/qtr (bus pass), $6.32/credit (rec fee)
Books and materials
Average $25/qtr
Supplies, tools, uniform
$50 (general academic supplies)
Program Information
Length of training
6 months (part-time)
Award type
Certificate of Proficiency
Locations offered
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Public transportation service: Whatcom Transportation Authority

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Offered evenings/weekends
Offered onlineno
Entrance requirements
Admittance into WCCs BAS in IT networking program or special approval of the IT networking program coordinator
Certification/license required to work in this field
Certification/license obtained as part of training program
Certification/license test preparation provided