|Canada, Ontario, Markham
|Graduate Certificate, College
|1 year/ 2 semesters, plus 1 Optional Co-op term
|CA$16,011 per year
The fees are for the 2022–2023 academic year and include tuition (CA$14,486), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates only for two semesters and are subject to change.
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible, you must possess:
Note: Applicants with an equivalent combination of partial postsecondary and/or three to five years of related work experience may be considered for admission. A relevant resumé and references must be provided.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If you are not coming from a country where English is the primary language, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
The Cloud Architecture & Administration graduate certificate program will provide you with knowledge and skills to become an essential part of a modern information technology (IT) team. You will learn how to effectively and securely integrate IT infrastructure, including cloud services, internet of things devices and traditional on-premises equipment. You will also develop an understanding of potential issues with privacy and the law and how to mitigate those risks. During the program, you will gain essential leadership and management skills, providing opportunities for you to advance in your career.
An optional work-integrated learning experience will offer an opportunity to expand your learning and apply skills to real-life work settings. You will also work on a capstone project that integrates knowledge and skills obtained throughout the program.
Throughout this program, you will develop the following skills:
- support cloud computing infrastructure
- data storage and management solutions
- integrating cloud services and on-premises systems
- understanding best practices for security protocols
- design and implement comprehensive information security architecture
- project planning and management
- leadership and communication skills
Students meeting all academic requirements may have the opportunity to complete an optional work term(s) in a formal work environment. The work term(s) is similar in length to an academic semester and typically involves full-time work hours that may be paid or unpaid. In programs with limited work term opportunities, additional academic requirements and a passing grade on a communication assessment may be required for eligibility.
Eligibility for participation does not guarantee a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the optional work term stream regardless of success in securing a work position.
When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:
- desktop and application support technician
- computer technician
- help desk technician
- cloud administrator
- computer and systems manager
- IT analyst
- IT consultant
- IT administrator