• Admission Date Announcing Soon
  • Program Duration 8 months
  • Learning Format Self-Paced Learning

Why Join this Program

Promising Cloud Expert career

Promising Cloud Expert career

Develop a lucrative career in the cloud domain, which boasts some of the highest-paying IT job roles

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Caltech Campus Visit Event

Get invited to an exclusive Campus Visit to connect with peers & Caltech leadership

Caltech's Academic Excellence

Caltech's Academic Excellence

Earn a Bootcamp certificate, CTME Circle membership and up to 15 CEUs from Caltech CTME

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Full-Spectrum Career Services

1 to 1 mentoring & resume writing | Access to 3M+ jobs via our network of 1500+ recruiters


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Program Overview

This Caltech Cloud Computing Bootcamp, helps you become an expert in designing, planning, and scaling cloud implementations. Our Cloud Computing course helps you master the core skill sets required to design and deploy dynamically scalable and reliable applications on Microsoft Azure, and AWS.

Key Features

  • 40+ Hands-On Projects and Integrated Labs
  • Online Convocation by Caltech CTME Program Director
  • Capstone Project in 4 Domains
  • Simplilearn Career Service helps you get noticed by top hiring companies
  • Caltech CTME Bootcamp Certificate
  • Receive up to 15 CEUs from Caltech CTME
  • Masterclasses taught by Caltech CTME instructor
  • Live virtual classes led by industry experts, hands-on projects and integrated labs
  • Earn a Caltech CTME Circle Membership

Post Graduate Program Advantage

With an outcome-oriented learning approach, this Cloud Computing Bootcamp helps develop practical skills and delves deep into Cloud Computing and DevOps tools and best practices.

  • Cloud Bootcamp Certification

    Caltech CTME

    • Develop proficiency in industry-leading cloud platforms, AWS & Azure
    • Develop expertise in cloud architecture, deployment, and optimization
    • Learn DevOps services for enhanced scalability and automation
  • Microsoft Training Certificate

    Partnership with Microsoft:

    • Get an official course completion badge/certificate hosted on the Microsoft Learn portal
    • Acquire an official Microsoft course completion transcript

Program Details

This Caltech Cloud Computing Bootcamp, helps you become an expert in designing, planning, and scaling cloud implementations. Our Cloud Computing course helps you master the core skill sets required to design and deploy dynamically scalable and reliable applications on Microsoft Azure, and AWS.

Learning Path

    • Introduction to Amazon Web Services
    • AWS Compute Overview
    • Understanding AWS Networking Basics
    • Exploring AWS Storage Options
    • Overview of Databases in AWS
    • Introduction to Deployment and Monitoring
    • Basics of Optimization and Serverless Concepts
    • Fundamentals of Security and Account Management in AWS
    • Deep Dive into AWS Compute Services (EC2, Amazon EBS, ELB, Auto Scaling, Lambda, Amazon WorkSpaces)
    • Advanced AWS Networking (Security Group, NACL, VPC, NAT, Internet Gateway, VPN, CloudFront, Route 53)
    • In-Depth Exploration of AWS Storage Solutions (S3, Storage Gateway, S3 Encryption, EFS, Glue, Athena)
    • Understanding Databases in AWS (RDS, DynamoDB, ElastiCache, Redshift)
    • Advanced Security & Account Management (IAM, Cloud Security, Config, Secrets Manager, Systems Manager, Cognito, Cloud Tower, WAF, GuardDuty, Macie)
    • Deployment & Monitoring (CloudWatch, CloudFormation)
    • Optimization & Serverless Architectures (Lambda, API Gateway, SQS, SNS, EventBridge, Kinesis)
    • Container Services (Fargate, ECS)
    • Manage Subscriptions and Governance (Cloud Shell, PowerShell, Azure Tags, Cost Management, Resource Manager, ARM Templates)
    • Manage Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) (Group Creation, Azure policy)
    • Administer Identity (Azure Directory, Administrative Unit)
    • Implement & Manage Storage Accounts (Azure Storage Services, Blob, Encryption, Azure Files)
    • Deploy and Manage Azure Compute Resources (Azure App Service, Azure Containers, Azure Kubernetes)
    • Configure and Manage Virtual Networking (Azure Firewall, VNET Peering, Gateway, network traffic, Azure Application Gateway, Load Balancer)
    • Monitor and Backup Azure Resources (Data Protection, Azure Backup, Log Analytics Usage, Network watcher)
    • Governance and Resource Management
    • Authentication and Authorization (Azure AD)
    • Logging and Monitoring (Azure Workbooks, Insights, Monitor)
    • High Availability (Traffic Manager, Geo-Replication)
    • Backup and Recovery (Azure Backup, Site Recovery, and Data Archiving)
    • Relational and Non-Relational Data (Azure Storage Account, Blob, Cosmos DB)
    • Data Integration (Azure Data Factory, Data Lake)
    • Automating Compute and Provisioning
    • Application Architecture (Microservices, Serverless, API Integration)
    • Network (Azure Virtual Network, DNS, Firewall, Network Watcher, Load Balancer, Application Gateway)
    • Migrations (Azure Migrate, Azure App Service, Database Migration Service)
    • Cost Optimization
    • Fundamentals of DevOps
    • Version Control Systems (Git and AWS CodeCommit)
    • Infrastructure as Code Tools (AWS CloudFormation and AWS CDK)
    • Containerization and Orchestration Tools (Docker, Amazon Elastic Container Service, and AWS EKS)
    • Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery Tools (AWS CodeBuild, AWS CodeDeploy, and AWS CodePipeline)
    • Configuration Management Tools (Ansible, Chef, and AWS OpsWorks)
    • Monitoring and Optimization of Your DevOps Pipeline (AWS CloudWatch, AWS X-Ray, and AWS CloudFormation Designer)
  • This Cloud Computing capstone project will give you an opportunity to implement the skills you learned throughout this Cloud Computing bootcamp. Through dedicated mentoring sessions, you’ll learn how to solve a real-world, industry-aligned Cloud problem.

  • Attend this foundation course at your own pace to dive deep into the basics of AWS and Azure. This optional course will help you establish a strong foundation in AWS and Azure Cloud, which will serve as a benchmark for your upcoming courses.

  • Attend online interactive Cloud Computing training classes conducted by the instructor from the Caltech CTME and get insights about advancements in the Cloud domain and understand why it has become important for any organization to understand and implement Cloud Computing skills to scale up.

  • Experts will respond to any questions or concerns you may have regarding the course material in this module.

  • The purpose of project hours is to help you clarify any questions or concerns you may have about projects you've completed thus far.

  • Simplilearn's Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Architect certification program will empower you with the skills needed to advance your career in cloud architecture. The course covers IAM, Networking, cloud storage, and much more.

  • With Data Engineering certification course you will become familiar with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform, including Kinesis Analytics, and AWS big data storage, processing, analysis, visualization, and security services.

  • Gain advanced technical skills and knowledge to design, manage and secure data, applications and infrastructure in the cloud using best practices, policies and procedures.

  • The DevOps on Azure course will help you become a master of DevOps and Azure with expertise in several topics, including SRE and instrumentation strategy, security and compliance planning, Azure Service Fabric configuration, Azure Pipelines integration, and more. You will become proficient in both domains and ready for the certification exam upon completion.

  • The Developing Solutions for Microsoft Azure course equips you with the skills to design, develop, and implement cloud-based solutions on the Microsoft Azure platform. You will learn how to leverage Azure services, apply best practices for application development, and integrate security and scalability into their solutions.

  • This Cloud Computing Course includes AWS Developer Associate training that will teach you how to write code and design scalable applications, implement application security and testing, and develop expertise with key AWS components such as S3, DynamoDB, Elastic Beanstalk, and Cloud Formation.

  • This AWS SysOps training is a prerequisite to the DevOps Engineer certification. You will learn how to migrate on-premise applications to AWS, control the flow of data to and from AWS, master the AWS management console, implement operational cost controls, and enhance your ability to leverage AWS resources and services efficiently with this Cloud Computing course.

  • Gain data migration skills on AWS with this course. Learn how to migrate data efficiently using AWS Database Migration Service (DMS), AWS Glue, and AWS Snowball. Acquire hands-on experience in planning, executing, and managing data migration projects. Prepare for the AWS Data Migration certification and excel in data migration on AWS.

Skills Covered

  • VPC Design and Implementation
  • Serverless Computing
  • Infrastructure as Code
  • Containerization and Orchestration
  • Monitoring and Diagnostics
  • Multi Cloud Deployment
  • High Availability and Fault Tolerance
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Continuous Integration
  • Continuous Delivery
  • Cloud cost optimization
  • Disaster Recovery

Tools Covered

amazon ec2amazon ecsapp servicesaws lambdaazure container serviceazure functionselastic beanstalkvirtual machinesamazon dynamo dbamazon rdsazure cosmos dbazure SQL databaseaws cloud formationaws cloudwatchazure visual studio team serveramazon inspectoraws IAMazure key vaultazure security centeramazon elbazure dnsAzure MonitorAzure Front Door

Industry Projects

  • Project 1

    Multi Cloud Connection Architecture

    For a Fintech firm, architect a multi-cloud strategy to ensure uninterrupted service availability, confidentiality, and security. Skills: VPC, Load Balancers, VPN

  • Project 2

    Deployment of Multi Cloud Application

    For a logistics firm, deploy a multi-cloud application using AWS and Azure platforms to maintain high availability and resiliency. Skills: Load Balancer, VM, AWS EC2, AWS RDS

  • Project 3

    MultiTimer Web Application

    For a healthcare firm, set up a decoupling of a multi-timer web application deployed on Azure using services offered by AWS. Skills: AWS SQS, AWS RDS, Azure Monitor VM

  • Project 4

    Infrastructure Deployment for Realtime Data Management

    Optimize your organization's networking with AWS-based NoSQL data warehousing for real-time data analysis and growth. Skills: AWS Management Console, Amazon Kinesis, AWS Lambda

  • Project 5

    Automating Workloads

    Adopt networking architecture using ARM templates to automate infrastructure deployment, enhancing security and efficiency. Skills: IAC, ARM Template, Network Architecture

  • Project 6

    Configure and Connect Database Instance with a Web Server

    Deploy a multi-tier app on AWS setting up a scalable web server and securely storing employee inputs in a MySQL database. Skills: AWS Management Console, Apache Web Server

  • Project 7

    Deploying Azure protected GeoRedundant Solution

    Build a secure, globally distributed app with path-based routing to optimize user experience. Skills: Load Balancing, Azure Traffic Manager, Application Gateway

  • Project 8

    WordPress Instance

    Set up WordPress for a blogging company: live publishing, development/testing, timed availability, monitoring instance health. Skills: AWS CloudFormation, AWS EC2

  • Project 9

    Workloads and Assigning Custom Roles

    Set up virtual networks with Azure with a custom RBAC role assigned to an employee for network/VM management with strict access control. Skills: Azure AD, VNet peering, RBAC

  • Project 10

    Realtime Data Management

    Build a AWS-based NoSQL data warehousing architecture to optimize networking in underserved markets, leveraging real-time data processing. Skills: Kinesis streams, DynamoDB

  • Project 11

    Highly Available Architecture

    Deploy a highly available web app using Azure public load balancing to avoid VM exposure. They prioritize automation for future deployments. Skills: Azure CLI

  • Project 12

    VPC with Database and EC2 Instances

    Deploy a web application with a secure and scalable database by setting up a secure VPC with public and private subnets. Skills: VPC architecture, AWS EC2, AWS RDS

Disclaimer - The projects have been built leveraging real publicly available data-sets of the mentioned organizations.


Program Advisors

  • John R. Wetsch

    John R. Wetsch

    Program Director

    John Wetsch, Ph.D., PMP, has over 30 years of experience working in the industry, government, and higher education. He has served in various technical capacities, including Program Director for Cloud Computing and senior roles as a Project Manager.

  • Rick Hefner

    Rick Hefner

    Caltech CTME, Executive Director

    Dr. Rick Hefner serves as the Executive Director for Caltech’s CTME, where he develops customized training programs for technology-driven organizations. He has over 40 years of experience in systems development and has served in academic, industrial, and research positions. 


Career Support

Simplilearn Career Assistance

Simplilearn’s Career Assist program, offered in partnership with Talent Inc, is a service to help you to be career ready for the workforce and land your dream job in U.S. markets.
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Complete Candidate Confidentiality Assured

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Why Become A Cloud Computing Pro?

The demand for people with Cloud Computing skills is growing rapidly with a 23.1% year-over-year increase over the past 12 months. The typical turnover rate for employees with these skills is at 42%, suggesting robust hiring demand in Cloud Domain.

Job Icon19.1% CAGR

between 2021 and 2028

Source: Business Wire
Job Icon$500 billion

market growth by 2023

Source: Market Research
Job Icon$130K

Average Annual Salary

Source: Glassdoor

Batch Profile

This Cloud certification caters to working professionals from a variety of industries and backgrounds; the diversity of our students adds richness to class discussions.

  • The class consists of learners from excellent organizations and diverse industries
    Information Technology - 35%Software Product - 29%BFSI - 15%E Commerce - 9%Others - 12%
    Cloud Computing course learners from Dell, San Diego
    Cloud Computing course learners from Microsoft, San Diego
    Cloud Computing course learners from Oracle, San Diego
    Cloud Computing course learners from IBM, San Diego
    Cloud Computing course learners from Deloitte, San Diego
    Cloud Computing course learners from Abbott, San Diego
    Cloud Computing course learners from Amazon, San Diego
    Cloud Computing course learners from Infosys, San Diego
    Cloud Computing course learners from Wells Fargo, San Diego
    Cloud Computing course learners from Barclays, San Diego

Admission Details

Application Process

The application process consists of three simple steps. An offer of admission will be made to the selected candidates and accepted by the candidates by paying the admission fee.


Submit Application

Tell us a bit about yourself and why you want to do this program


Application Review

An admission panel will shortlist candidates based on their application



Selected candidates can begin the program within 1-2 weeks

Eligibility Criteria

For admission to this Caltech Cloud Computing Bootcamp, candidates:

Preferred to have an Associate, Bachelors or Masters degree
May have a non-programming background
Prior work experience is recommended, but not mandatory

Admission Fee & Financing

The admission fee for this program is $ 8,000

Financing Options

We are dedicated to making our programs accessible. We are committed to helping you find a way to budget for this program and offer a variety of financing options to make it more economical.

Pay in Installments

You can pay monthly installments for Post Graduate Programs using Splitit, ClimbCredit or Klarna payment option with low APR and no hidden fees.


Other Payment Options

We provide the following options for one-time payment

  • Credit Card
  • Paypal

$ 8,000

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Program Benefits

  • Complete this Cloud Computing course while you work
  • Rigorous curriculum designed by industry experts
  • Caltech CTME Circle Membership
  • Receive up to 15 CEUs from Caltech CTME
  • Active recruiters include: Amazon, Google, Microsoft & more

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  • What are the advantages of a cloud computing bootcamp?

    A cloud computing bootcamp teaches you everything from scratch. Even if you are a beginner or don’t have related experience, a cloud computing certification course helps you get started and gain relevant skills.  You will be taught by industry experts who have rich experience in cloud computing and know the latest trends and best practices associated with it. Moreover, with an online cloud computing training course, you don’t need to quit your job or take extra time off your busy schedule. You can learn right from the comfort of your home and learn at a suitable pace. The video modules are of short duration and can easily be squeezed into one’s routine.

  • Is it good to do a cloud computing course?

    Indeed, cloud computing is a promising career domain and you should step into it after you have gained the right skills that employers seek. Even if you have some experience in this domain, it is better to improvise your knowledge so that you are credible enough to handle the responsibilities of a cloud practitioner. Our cloud computing training will equip you with the right skills and get you prepared for cloud job roles.

  • What is cloud computing Certification?

    A cloud computing Certification is a validation of your cloud skills and demonstrates that you have an in-depth knowledge of the subject. There are two kinds of cloud computing certification, one that you achieve after completing a cloud computing training course, and the other that you achieve after passing an exam conducted by renowned cloud computing certification bodies. Our cloud technology professional certification is offered after you successfully complete this Caltech Cloud Computing Bootcamp. Exam-based certifications include that offered by AWS, Microsoft Azure, GCP, and other organizations.

  • Where to start learning cloud computing?

    As cloud computing is a popular career choice, you will find many resources to dive deep into its concepts. There are online tutorials, books, self-paced online courses as well as instructor-led virtual classes that can help you learn cloud computing basics. Our cloud Bootcamp is also a good way to get started.

  • Is cloud computing easy to learn?

    Cloud computing is a broad field and is not easy for everyone to grasp, even if one has a technical background. However, with a training course, like our cloud computing training, it will be easier for individuals to comprehend the basics of cloud computing.

  • What is the best way to learn cloud computing?

    The best way to learn cloud computing depends on one’s individual preferences. Some may find books and online text tutorials helpful while other may prefer learning from a trainer. These days, enrolling in an online cloud computing Bootcamp is a popular learning mode where one can learn from subject matter experts anytime anywhere.

  • What skills are needed to pass cloud computing certification?

    Cloud computing involves many concepts and one needs to go ahead step-by-step and cover each of them. Some of the important skills required to achieve a cloud computing certification are an understanding of operating systems, networking, virtualization, storage in the cloud, cloud security, programming languages like Python or Java, knowledge of popular cloud service providers, and serverless computing. 

  • Is cloud computing certification worth it?

    In this competitive job market, you need to do something unique to stand out from the crowd and grab the attention of hiring managers. With a cloud computing certification in your resume, you can demonstrate your seriousness towards this career. Moreover, you will be more confident talking about your skills during an interview. So, a cloud computing certification is worth your time and effort.

  • Which organization offers certification training on cloud computing standards?

    All the major cloud computing platforms like AWS, Azure, and GCP offer in-depth training programs and other study materials to learn the subject. There are resources dedicated to certification exam preparation as well. Simplilearn is another reputed organization that teaches you cloud computing from scratch.

  • Which cloud certification is the best for beginners?

    Beginners can explore the following cloud computing certifications:

    • AWS Cloud Practitioner
    • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate 
    • Microsoft Azure Fundamentals Exam AZ-900
    • GCP Associate Cloud Engineer
    • CompTIA Cloud+

  • What certificate will I receive?

    When you complete this cloud computing bootcamp, you will be awarded a Bootcamp Certificate in Cloud Computing by Caltech CTME. Additionally, you will be awarded an industry-recognized certificate from Simplilearn for all the courses mentioned on the learning path.

  • What jobs are available in cloud computing?

    Cloud computing offers a number of job roles like a cloud engineer, cloud developer, cloud administrator, cloud consultant, cloud solutions architect, and so on. You may not find these exact terms on job portals as cloud jobs are also mentioned based on the vendor like AWS certified solutions architect, Google associate cloud engineer, or Azure administrator.

  • Does cloud computing require coding experience?

    Well, a coding experience is beneficial if you want to learn cloud computing. However, our cloud computing training course is suitable for even those professionals who do not have any prior coding knowledge.

  • How can I learn cloud computing?

    There are generally two modes of learning these days - offline and online. Offline learning may include physical classes at a local institute, books, and journals. Online means of learning include ebooks, text tutorials, self-paced online training, and instructor-led live virtual classroom training. You can opt for any of these modes to learn cloud computing.

  • Can I get a sealed transcript for World Education Services (WES) at the end of the program?

    Post Graduate Programs are certification programs and do not include any transcripts for WES, this is reserved only for degree programs. We do not offer sealed transcripts and hence, our PG programs are not applicable for WES or similar services.

  • Which is the best certification for the cloud?

    Cloud certifications are quite popular among professionals these days, thanks to their several career benefits. You can opt for both vendor-neutral and vendor-specific cloud certifications. Some of the top ones include:

    • Cloud Architect
    • AWS Solutions Architect
    • Azure DevOps Solutions Expert
    • Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate 
    • AWS Developer Associate
    • Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

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