Cloud Computing - Amazon Web Services

Prepare or Advance Your Career in an Exciting Future in IT!

Want to learn more about the Cloud and how it can enhance your IT knowledge and career? We've partnered with the AWS (Amazon Web Services) Academy to be the first in the country to offer students an opportunity to gain a real-world understanding of AWS Cloud practices by accredited instructors. Seats are limited and our classes will fill quickly, so register today to secure your spot! Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Amazon Web Services.

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Why Attend?

  • Job Prospect: 215,000 unfilled IT support jobs across the U.S.
  • Course Timeframe: 5 months
  • Certificate of Completion: Students will receive a Certificate of Completion upon fulfillment of the program
  • Accredited Instructors: Participants will be assigned an accredited instructor who is dedicated to helping you achieve success every step of the way

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Course Descriptions

Amazon Web Services: Academy Cloud Foundations (CLD110)
Provides a detailed overview of cloud concepts, Amazon Web Services (AWS) core services, security, architecture, pricing, and support. Intended for students who seek an overall understanding of cloud computing concepts, independent of specific technical roles. Helps to prepare students for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam. Prerequisites: None. CIS105 suggested but not required.

Amazon Web Services: Cloud Architecting (CLD120)
Fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Focus on how to optimize use of the AWS Cloud by understanding AWS services and best practices for the AWS Cloud and how they fit into cloud-based solutions. Covers design patterns for architecting optimal IT solutions on AWS, as well as strategies and services implemented on AWS. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CLD110 or permission of Instructor.

Amazon Web Services Cloud Developing (CLD130)
Designed to provide technical knowledge and skills in cloud technology that can be developed with Amazon Web Services (AWS) software development kit (SDK). Focus on best practices for building and deploying secure applications in the AWS Cloud. Helps to prepare students for the AWS Certified Developer - Associate examination. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CLD120 or equivalent AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate certification. CLD110 and CNT140AB recommended.


$97 per credit hour, plus a one-time $15 registration fee

Total cost: *$597 (6 credits including the initial registration fee)

*Tuition does not include fees for materials, textbooks or certification exam.

Course Location

This program provides courses through various modalities, including Hybrid and Live Online formats. Hybrid courses conducted are scheduled to be held at the Mesa Community College Southern and Dobson Campus, for more information regarding Hybrid and Live Online course modalities, please view the statement below.

Hybrid Course Modality Location:

Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session.

Mesa Community College Southern and Dobson Campus

1833 West Southern Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85202

Live Online Course Modality:

  • Live Online: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the students own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required.

Before enrolling within their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on


Dennis Kibbe

Residential Faculty