Cloud Computing Architecture, Master | Part time online | University of Maryland Global Campus | United States
12 months
659 USD/credit 23724 USD/year
659 USD/credit 23724 USD/year
514 USD/credit 18504 USD/year
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Gain the skills and knowledge you need to design and operate the cloud computing platforms that will dominate the future. Learn more in the Cloud Computing Architecture programme at University of Maryland University College.


The graduate program in Cloud Computing Architecture at University of Maryland University College is designed to equip you with the technical and management skills to effectively design, operate, and maintain cloud computing systems and help organizations transition to cloud-based solutions. You will learn to strategically transform an organization's current infrastructure to one that efficiently delivers valuable services via the cloud.

Through a broad understanding of business processes—including financial management, procurement, and communications—you will be able to design effective cloud environments and, ultimately, become a strong asset in any organization.

Through your coursework, you will learn how to

  • Explain cloud computing concepts and applicable benefits to business stakeholders
  • Evaluate and assess the impact of cloud computing on service management
  • Design effective cloud computing solutions that take into account an organization's structure, communications, and operational business processes, including financial management and cost model implications
  • Manage the process of migrating and transitioning to a cloud environment
  • Implement cloud computing architecture solutions that address cloud security and compliance fundamentals, deployment automation and elastic sizing of environments, and multi-tenant implications

Career Preparation

This Cloud Computing Architecture program from University of Maryland University College is designed to help prepare you for positions in cloud computing, computer network architecture, network and computer systems administration, information technology project management, and computer systems analysis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Decisive Thinking, Communicating, and Leading 
  • Cloud Services and Technologies 
  • Cloud Management 
  • Cloud Infrastructure Planning, Design, and Configurations
  • Cloud Computing Migrations and Implementations 
  • Capstone: Cloud Computing Orchestration 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official documentation indicating successful completion of the equivalent of a U.S. baccalaureate degree: If you were educated in a country other than the United States, you must have your official transcripts evaluated by an independent credit evaluation service. The evaluation company will send a copy of the evaluation to both you and UMUC. However, providing your transcript does not ensure admission to the Graduate School.
  • English language proficiency: If you were educated outside of the U.S., you need to demonstrate college-level proficiency in written English to UMUC.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    23724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 659 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18504 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 514 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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