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Program Code: CC511
Credential: Ontario Graduate Certificate
Program Length: 2 semesters
Start Dates: January, September

Program Overview

Humber’s Cloud Computing Ontario Graduate Certificate provides you with the knowledge, skills and practices to become an integral part of cloud development and delivery in a variety of industrial settings. Utilizing a case methodology approach, students are exposed to everyday business challenges in order to develop experience in areas such as containerization, virtualization, data storage and security, and automation. 

Six courses in the first semester are designed to provide foundational knowledge and skills in cloud computing to students who may have a wide range of backgrounds. In the second semester, courses offer more advanced topics such as cloud solution architecture, cloud security, automation, big data and DevOps in cloud computing. 

Upon completion of the program, graduates will have demonstrated the ability to apply cloud computing principles, methodology and techniques to design and implement enterprise level applications hosted in virtual platforms in effective, secure and resilient infrastructure. 

The online delivery offering of this program is not available to international students.

Courses Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:

  1. Create secure solutions that support highly available micro-services that meet client needs.
  2. Implement enterprise level applications in hosted cloud environments that respond to client needs and business practices.
  3. Architect and deploy fault tolerant solutions within cloud computing platforms to solve identified business requirements.
  4. Automate security and resources for applications by using cloud computing tools to mitigate risk for organizations and protect assets.
  5. Design and test code based solutions to cloud computing problems that ensure security in depth.
  6. Assess the viability of developing, deploying, maintaining and securing cloud computing solutions using a variety of resiliency testing tools.
  7. Create and defend cloud-computing strategies used to solve identified business needs on behalf of a client.


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Work Placement

In the final semester, learners participate in a capstone industry project supervised by one of Humber’s industrial partners. Additionally, through a range of capstone showcasing events and employer engagement workshops, learners will have a chance to showcase their portfolios and capstone project to employers.

Learners have access to job search assistance including a course on developing career goals, resumes, cover letters and a LinkedIn profile, preparing for interviews, and developing practical strategies to find career-related employment. Students can access job leads in Humber’s online job board.  

 

Your Career

Cloud computing is everywhere, and it is experiencing tremendous growth. Graduates of this program will be able to work in all types of cloud environments - public, private and hybrid clouds, and in all sectors of industry including cloud service providers, government, banking, commerce, enterprise, telecommunications, as well as small- and medium-size industries. 

Graduates of the program will have the ability to: 

  • design and deploy new cloud-computing architecture and systems 
  • design and implement applications that support web services, databases, automation and security processes 
  • develop test methods to analyze effectiveness of enterprise cloud solutions to provide recommendations for improvement 
  • recommend optimal strategies to migrate legacy systems into the cloud environment 

Some specific career options include, but are not limited to, cloud solution architectcloud security architect, cloud solution consultant, software architect, software engineer, development operations engineer, cloud engineer, data engineer, cloud system engineer and cloud system administrator. 

The graduates of this program will also be able to take cloud-computing certifications offered by various vendors and organizations such as AWS, Microsoft and Google. 

Program Availability

Start dates between Sept 2023 - Aug 2024
START DATE LOCATION STATUS
September 2023 North Open
September 2023 Online Open
January 2024 North Open
Start dates between Sept 2023 - Aug 2024
START DATE LOCATION STATUS
September 2023 North Waitlisted
September 2023 Online Not Available
January 2024 North Opening Soon

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Admissions Questions

General Enquiries

Call 416-675-3111 or email enquiry@humber.ca. If you have already applied, be sure to check your application status on myhumber.ca.

Domestic Applicants Enquiries

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International Applicants Enquiries

Contact the International Centre for information about full-time programs (including the International Graduate School), how to apply and to follow up on your submitted application.

Program-Specific Questions

Speak to the Program Co-ordinator about the course curriculum, projects and career options.

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Becoming an Apprentice

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Work with your employer approximately one year before attending Humber.

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How to Apply

Domestic Students

Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program.

To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber’s program pages, search by availability, or ontariocolleges.ca.

To see where you are in the admissions process, visit the Admissions Road Map.

International Students

If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

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Get help narrowing down your program options or book a one-on-one pre-enrolment advising appointment with one of our Recruitment Officers.

Transfer & Pathway Advising

Book a virtual appointment with a Student Mobility Advisor learn more about getting Transfer Credit(s) for previous post-secondary experience, Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR), and Pathways options.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following three requirements:

  • Academic

    To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    • A bachelor’s degree, advanced diploma, diploma or equivalent, in InformationTechnology 

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet all listed course requirements.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

  • English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

  • International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

International Academic Equivalency

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Post-Admission Requirements

Once you have been accepted, and have confirmed your offer, you may need to complete a further set of requirements related to your program (Post-Admission Requirements).

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

All students who are enrolled in this graduate certificate program are required to have access to mobile computing device with the following specifications: 

  • Intel i7 (Quad core or higher) 

  • Operating System: Window 10 

  • Minimum 16 GB of RAM expandable to 32 GB 

  • Minimum 250 GB storage space (SSD preferable) 

  • Wireless 802.11 b/g/n/ac 

  • Built-in Ethernet port (strongly recommended) 

  • Long battery life (strongly recommended) 

  • Minimum 1TB portable external hard drive (USB 3.0)

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Fees & Financial Aid

The 2022-2023 fee for two semesters was:

  • domestic: $7,139.18
  • international: $20,567.00

Fees are subject to change.

Fees by Semester

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Financial Aid, Scholarships and Bursaries

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Scholarships

Humber Scholarships

Find out more about scholarships and bursaries that you may be eligible for, visit Student Scholarships. International students can visit International Student Scholarships.

Humber Bursaries

Bursaries are available for Certificate, Diploma and Degree programs primarily based on financial need, visit Humber Bursaries.

External Awards, Bursaries & Scholarships

Find out more information about external scholarships and bursaries, visit External Awards.

Indigenous Student Awards, Bursaries & Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of bursaries and scholarships for Indigenous students, visit Indigenous Student Awards.

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Humber Pathways include:

  • Opportunities to build on your college education and complete your diploma or degree at Humber.
  • Degree and graduate study opportunities at other institutions in Ontario, Canada and abroad.
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