May 28, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog (DRAFT) 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog (DRAFT)

Computer Information Systems: Cloud Computing Certificate (CISC-CC)

Location(s): Gateway, Housatonic, Naugatuck Valley, Northwestern Connecticut

DRAFT CT State Community College Catalog 2023-2024

  • New students enrolling for the first time in Fall 2023 will begin as students of Connecticut State Community College under this draft catalog. 
  • Continuing students from one of the 12 community colleges will be transitioned into a CT State program in this draft catalog as of the start of the Fall 2023 term.
  • This catalog is a draft to be finalized in the Spring of 2023. The policies, courses and programs described are not applicable until the Fall 2023 term and may be updated as circumstances require.

The Cloud Computing certificate educates students in areas of cloud computing technologies. Students will learn more about how organizations evaluate and implement cloud-based technology solutions. The program will cover several aspects of the Cloud including hardware, software, and infrastructure. Students will develop foundational and practical knowledge of developing and deploying cloud-based solutions in modern day integrated business environments. Aspects of computing virtualization and vendor management will also be covered.

Certificate Learning Outcomes:

  • Describe the concepts, characteristics, delivery models and benefits of cloud computing
  • Describe the key security and compliance challenges of cloud computing
  • Demonstrate understanding of key technical and organizational challenges with a focus on business integration
  • Analyze business requirements for implementation to map the distinctive characteristics of public, private and hybrid cloud models