Join the growing field of cloud computing!

For companies that rely on this technology, gone are the days of installing and maintaining IT infrastructure on site. Instead, employees access servers, data storage, and other computer resources on demand from cloud services providers.

Coming Fall 2021.


Cloud computing student using a laptop by a bank of servers


Program Information

Offered by Computer Information Technology (CIT), San Jacinto College’s cloud computing program gives you the training, knowledge, and skills to start a rewarding career as a cloud support technician. After finishing the program, you will be able to support and manage infrastructure and workloads on cloud platforms like Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.

The cloud computing program introduces you to:

  • Computer and cloud computing fundamentals
  • Cloud deployment and infrastructure management
  • Cloud database technologies
  • Cloud networking and security
  • Server support concepts
  • Linux
  • Scripting languages like Python and PowerShell

You will not only learn essential cloud, security, and networking technologies but also focus on implementation and support skills.

Career Opportunities

An Associate of Applied Science in cloud computing opens the door to careers like:

  • Cloud technician
  • Application developer
  • Solution architect
  • Cloud engineer
  • Client-facing technical support engineer (cloud security)
Earning Potential

Computer network architects median salary, Gulf Coast region: $118,091 per year*

* Source:, 2019.


 Contact Us

Dr. Roger Watkins
Department Chair