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Cloud Computing

Why This Degree?

Industry projections indicate that the cloud services is poised to become a $300 billion business by 2021. There are over 50,000 cloud computing jobs available today, with a median salary of $146,000. Washington, DC and Arlington/Alexandria are in the top 5 cities where cloud computing jobs are located. (Forbes). George Mason University is perfectly positioned to contribute to this workforce.

The Cloud Computing concentration in the Bachelor of Applied Science program will prepare students to embark on a career in Cloud Computing sector. Our faculty and staff worked in unison with AWS Educate curriculum designers to create a path that will help students pursue  careers in cloud architecture, cybersecurity, software development and DevOps, a system of software development and delivery. Read our press release here!

Admissions Requirements

Please refer to the Admission Requirements page for full information.

The Cloud Computing concentration is part of ADVANCE! Requirements for admission via ADVANCE can be found on NOVA’s website.


Please refer to the University Catalog to view the curriculum for this concentration.