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Associate of Applied Science
Cloud Computing (A.A.S.)
Want to gain some valuable skills in technology, computing, and cloud-based products? An associates in Cloud computing can launch you into jobs in the cloud, allowing you to quickly build on-demand applications and work in this exciting and fast-growing field.
Cyber Security- Jan 2018
Why Choose BYU-Idaho for Cloud Computing?
  • Build the Future of IT: Cloud computing is the backbone of modern technology. As a BYU-Idaho Cloud Computing graduate, you’ll be at the forefront of innovation, driving change and creating solutions.
  • High Demand, High Reward: Cloud professionals are in high demand across industries. Whether you’re interested in cloud architecture, data management, or application development, this degree opens doors to exciting career paths.
  • Industry Connections: We collaborate with leading tech companies, ensuring you have access to networking opportunities, guest speakers, and potential employers.
“The degree I earned from the BYU-Idaho CSE department provided me with marketable skills for internships and full-time employment. I am especially thankful to the faculty for creating a rigorous yet safe learning environment. There was always a helping hand at the ready to offer assistance."

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Cloud Computing have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Cloud Engineer
A Cloud Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, and managing cloud-based infrastructure and services to support an organization's IT needs. They work with cloud providers such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform to deploy and maintain scalable, reliable, and secure cloud environments. Cloud Engineers configure cloud resources, such as virtual machines, storage, and networking, according to the organization's requirements and best practices.
DevOps Engineer
A DevOps Engineer bridges the gap between software development and IT operations by advocating for a culture of collaboration, automation, and continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD). They streamline the software deployment by implementing automation tools and practices using infrastructure as code (IaC) with tools like Terraform and AWS CloudFormation to automate the provisioning and configuration of infrastructure resources.
Solutions Architect
A Solutions Architect designs and implements solutions that solve complex technical or business challenges by aligning technology with organizational goals. They analyze requirements, create designs, guide development, manage risks, and collaborate with stakeholders to build scalable, efficient, and reliable solutions.

Getting Started in this Degree

If you are interested in Cloud Computing, start with one of the following major-specific courses.