The Companies all around us are migrating from localization to virtualization.  The virtualization of systems and networks makes way for emerging technologies to handle and deliver media-rich data streams to people all around the world.  Students that enroll in this program gain an understanding of virtualization through a hands-on approach of learning computer architecture, big data storage, and server-side operations.  Students will design and build platforms focusing on grid computing to solve big data problems. A diploma will be awarded upon successful completion of this program.

Students who successfully complete this program are eligible to sit for a variety of certifications, including the A+, Network+, Linux+, Security+, Microsoft MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate), Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching (CCNA R/S) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certified Cloud Practitioner.


This program is designed to provide the student with the knowledge to manage a modern computer network. The program will provide the student with an understanding of operating systems and network infrastructure for both single and multi-user environments. In addition, students will be introduced to technologies rapidly emerging in the information technology field. Students will be prepared for entry-level technical positions in the areas of network administration, server and client administration, big-data administration, and information security. A diploma will provide the competitive edge and career opportunity useful in this growing field.

Admission Requirements

  • Have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Pass the entrance examination
  • Background check where applicable

Cloud and Information Technologies Diploma

Campus Information
Method of Delivery
  • On Campus
Course Outline

To receive a Diploma in Cloud Information and Technologies, students must complete 36.0 credit hours in their major for a total of 36.0 credit hours (900 instructional clock hours). This diploma program can be completed in 12 months for full-time students or in 24 months for part-time students.

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Core Courses: 36.0 credit hours

Credit Hours
CET 1201C: IT Essentials 3.0
CET 1203C: Network Essentials 3.0
CTS 1204C: Cisco Internetworking Technologies 3.0
CTS 1205C: Linux 3.0
CTS 1206C: Implementing Directory Services 3.0
CTS 1207C: Server Operating Systems 3.0
CTS 1208C: Security Fundamentals 3.0
CTS 1209C: Implementing a Network Infrastructure 3.0
CGS 1210C: Big Data Management 3.0
COP 1212C: Web Systems 3.0
CTS 1213C: Cloud Systems 3.0
CTS 1215C: Cisco Advanced Routing Technology 3.0