Cloud Security Certified Professional: Azure and AWS

Programs Keywords

Amazon AWS Microsoft Azure Cloud Security Professional Intermediate


AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate AWS Certified Developer Associate Microsoft Certified Azure Security Engineer Associate Microsoft Certified Azure Developer Associate Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert Microsoft Certified Azure Database Administrator Associate AWS Certified Data Analytics Specialty

The Cloud Security Certified Professional: Azure and AWS program is designed to prepare students to implement, monitor, and maintain Microsoft Azure solutions, including major services related to compute, storage, network, and security. Students will also learn to conduct big data analysis with practical, real-world examples; covering the fundamentals of building IT infrastructure on Amazon Web Services (AWS), and optimizing the use of AWS Cloud by understanding AWS services and how they fit into cloud-based solutions. Completers will be prepared to pursue DevOps, support, and cloud operations roles.

Courses include preparation for industry standard certifications AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate, Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals, Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate, AWS Certified Developer – Associate, Microsoft Certified Azure Security Engineer Associate, Microsoft Certified Azure Developer Associate, Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert, Microsoft Certified Azure Database Administrator Associate, and AWS Certified Data Analytics – Specialty.

Competency Goals

  • Describe cloud concepts; core Azure services; core solutions and management tools on Azure; general security and network security features; identity, governance, privacy, and compliance features; and Azure cost management and Service Level Agreements
  • Manage Azure identities and governance
  • Implement and manage storage
  • Deploy and manage Azure compute resources
  • Configure and manage virtual networking
  • Monitor and back up Azure resources
  • Implement an identity management solution; an authentication and access management solution; and access management for apps
  • Plan and implement an identity governance strategy
  • Implement and manage identity and access, threat protection, and information protection
  • Manage governance and compliance features in Microsoft 365
  • Define the AWS Cloud and explain the AWS pricing philosophy
  • Identify the global infrastructure components of AWS
  • Describe the security and compliance measures of the AWS Cloud, including AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)
  • Create a virtual private cloud (VPC) by using Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC)
  • Demonstrate when to use Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), AWS Lambda, and AWS Elastic Beanstalk
  • Differentiate between Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS), Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS), and Amazon Simple Storage Service Glacier (Amazon S3 Glacier)
  • Demonstrate when to use AWS database services, including Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Redshift, and Amazon Aurora
  • Explain the architectural principles of the AWS Cloud
  • Explore key concepts related to Elastic Load Balancing, Amazon CloudWatch, and Amazon EC2 Auto Scaling
  • Make architectural decisions based on AWS architectural principles and best practices
  • Use AWS services to make your infrastructure scalable, reliable, and highly available
  • Use AWS managed services to enable greater flexibility and resiliency in an infrastructure
  • Indicate how to increase the performance efficiency and reduce costs of infrastructures

This program is 720 total contact hours over 24-30 weeks. Classes are offered in the daytime Monday through Thursday from 9:30am until 2:30pm; or in the evening Monday through Thursday from 5:30pm until 10:30pm. In order to complete the Cloud Security Certified Professional: Azure and AWS program, students must complete all six of the courses listed below:

Required Courses
Contact (Clock) Hours
Lecture Lab Total Hours
Cloud I
48 72 120
Cloud II
48 72 120
Cloud Security I
48 72 120
Cloud Security II
48 72 120
Cloud Data I
48 72 120
Cloud Data II
48 72 120
48 72 120

Sample Job Titles

Information Security Analyst, Information Security Administrator, Network Administrator, Network Operation Technician, Network Support, Network Support Technician, Network Technician, Computer Support Specialist, Helpdesk Support, Desktop Support, or other similar jobs.

Learning Methodology: Blended

Credential Awarded: Certificate of Completion

Length of Program: 720 Clock Hours (7.5 Months)

Lecture/Lab Hours: 288/432

Maximum Student/Teacher Ratio: 25:1

Withdrawal Fee: $100.00

Prerequisites: Either 1 year relevant work experience, 1 year postsecondary education at an accredited institution in a related field, or 1 industry certification in a related field

Tuition for Program: $18,750.00

Course Materials Fee (nonrefundable): $2,850.00

Tuition and Fees Breakdown by Course:

Course Name Tuition Course Materials
Cloud I $3,125.00 $475.00
Cloud II $3,125.00 $475.00
Cloud Security I $3,125.00 $475.00
Cloud Security II $3,125.00 $475.00
Cloud Data I $3,125.00 $475.00
Cloud Data II $3,125.00 $475.00
TOTAL $18,750.00 $2,850.00

Included in Course Materials Fee (nonrefundable)

Course Name Digital Course Content Virtual Labs Practice Tests eBooks
Cloud I $150.00 $200.00 $100.00 $25.00
Cloud II $150.00 $200.00 $100.00 $25.00
Cloud Security I $150.00 $200.00 $100.00 $25.00
Cloud Security II $150.00 $200.00 $100.00 $25.00
Cloud Data I $150.00 $200.00 $100.00 $25.00
Cloud Data II $150.00 $200.00 $100.00 $25.00