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.

General Information

Career Advisor: Dan Eberle
253-680-7010 |

Location: Central / Mohler Campus
Hours: 7:30AM - 4:00PM

Program Length: Six Quarters

  • National Median Salary$63,460
  • National Potential Annual Job Openings14,800

This information is base on data from June 2021.

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.

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Associate of Applied Science
Cloud Computing and Networking Technology

CIP: 15.1202 EPC: 608  

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.  



Bates instructors are industry experts who enjoy working with and teaching students.


  • Dave Skeen

    253.680.7352 | Email

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