Cloud Computing and Networking Technology

Earn a degree with diverse career paths.

Job opportunities in the information technology field remain strong with median wages of $60,000 per year. The Cloud Computing and Networking Technology program is diverse in courses and career paths. This program prepares students for rewarding careers as electronics technicians, computer technicians, computer network technicians and computer network systems administrators.

Students learn hardware, client operating systems, server operating systems, network infrastructure systems, scripting, security, cabling and fiber optics. There are also numerous industry certifications available such as CompTia A+, CompTia Net+, Cisco CCNA, Microsoft MTA, ISCET Certified Electronics Technician. If you love working with computers, this program is for you.

Contact Information:

Bob Traufler, Career Advisor

Central / Mohler Campus

7:30AM - 4:00PM

Program Affiliations:

More about the program:

Cloud computing and networking technicians link the hardware and software that comprise computer data communications networks. They install, configure and maintain network components, work on client workstations, servers, domain controllers, shared printers, cables, and routers. They maintain network equipment, applications, data and user interfaces and workstations as well as troubleshoot local and wide area networks. Desktop, server and network administration positions are needed in all industries due to the ongoing movement towards computer automation. Students are encouraged to obtain Microsoft, Comptia and Cisco certifications, including A+, MCSA, MCITP, MCTS, MCDST and CCNA.  

Degrees & Certificates:

  • AAS: Cloud Computing and Networking Technology
  • AAST: Cloud Computing and Networking Technology
  • Certificate of Competency: Computer Network Support
  • Certificate of Training: IT Technician
  • CIP: 15.1202 EPC: 608  

Program Lengths:

  • AAS and AAST degree program length: 6 Quarters
  • Certificate of Competency: 3 Quarters
  • Certificate of Training: 2 Quarters

Faculty and Other Contact Information:

Dave Skeen


Note: Information is accurate as of its original posting date. The college reserves the right to edit, change, or update information as needed throughout the year. Up-to-date information is available in Student Services.

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Tuition and Fees

At Bates, our tuition is affordable and there are options to help make it even easier to gain an education. Federal aid is available for many of our students. Scholarships are also available through the Bates Foundation.

See if you qualify for other funding through our special funding programs with the Workforce Education office.

  • National Median Salary: $63,460
  • National Potential Annual Job Openings: 14,800

This information is based on data from O*Net, captured on June 2021.

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