The graduate certificate in cloud computing will prepare students and professionals to understand the fundamentals and advanced skills in information technology and infrastructure.

A graduate certificate can open the doors to advancement in your field by giving you a new or advanced skill set. Some certificates can even cover continuing education requirements for certain fields.

Students in cloud computing will gain relevant and practical skills through a combination of learning techniques from experienced faculty. 


The certificate in cloud computing program gives you a solid foundation to build into a M.S. in Applied Computer Science, while giving you a credential now to help further your career. You’ll build on your knowledge of programming and computing, while getting more familiar with the cloud and its uses.

Cloud Computing Certificate (12 hours)

Required Courses

  • CS500 Fundamentals of Programming (3)
  • CS503 Fundamentals of Computing (3)
  • CS506 Distributed Cloud Computing (3)

Choose one of the following

  • CS533 Mobile Computing (3)
  • CS603 Introduction to Data Analytics (3)

Harrison College of Business & Computing

This program is housed in the Harrison College of Business and Computing. The College prepares students for the global marketplace. Alumni work for some of the world’s largest corporations to some of today’s most innovative startups. The focus is on creating and innovating, data and trends, supported by faculty mentors who themselves are leaders in business and computing.

Accreditations and Designations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET): Computing Accreditation Commission logo
  • National Security Agency logo
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security logo
  • official Centers of academic excellence in cybersecurity community logo

Getting the Job

Your education is just one piece to launching an extraordinary career. Once you’ve mastered the material, you still have to find the job you want, make the right connections, sell your knowledge and experience—and if all this is giving you anxiety, don’t panic. SEMO’s Career Services office is here to help you with the next step. They’ll provide the expertise and support you need, so you’re landing your dream job in no time.

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Graduate Coordinators

Graduate coordinators serve as the contact for graduate programs. The coordinators are most often faculty within the college which houses the program, helping you to get questions answered and first-hand knowledge of the degree requirements and placement opportunities.

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