Cloud Computing (In Development)

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 forthcoming 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!

Offered in partnership with Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) and Amazon Web Services (AWS), the new Cloud Computing concentration  in BAS will offer a seamless transfer pathway from NOVA’s AAS in Information Systems Technology with a Cloud Computing Specialization.

Details about the curriculum and admissions requirements will be available in late 2019/early 2020.

Questions about this forthcoming concentration should be directed to


This concentration is still under development and pending approval. The targeted launch is Fall 2020.

This concentration will be included as part of the ADVANCE Program.