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Our recent graduates of this program reported an average starting salary of $72,468.

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IT-Cloud DevOps Specialist
Program Number: 101571
Your Degree:
Associate Degree
Area of Study:
Information Technology
Delivery Method:
100% In Person
Some Online / Some In Person
Estimated Time to Complete:
63 Credits | Finish in 2 years (full-time attendance)
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  • Program Overview

    With an associate degree from Madison College in IT-Cloud DevOps Specialist, you'll have the fundamentals of architecture, deployment, management and operations on leading cloud computing platforms.

    Valuable skills sought by employers including cloud-based identity management, networking, infrastructure migration and management, application deployment and automation, as well as security and cost controls are at the core of this program. The IT-Cloud DevOps Specialist focuses on the Amazon AWS and Microsoft Azure cloud environments. The virtual computing capability and cloud services offered by these two industry leaders are revolutionizing the way business of all sizes approach their information technology needs.

    Program Details

    Students in the IT-Cloud DevOps Specialist program can attend full or part time.

    The core classes unique to the IT-Cloud DevOps Specialist program are offered only online or during the day.

    IT-Cloud DevOps Specialist classes are offered at our Madison Truax campus.

    ** note that if starting in Spring term, it may take 5 semesters to complete program. Courses core to the IT-Cloud DevOps Specialist program will only be offered during the daytime for students accepted in the Spring term.

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    Careers

    Madison College associate degree graduates are ready for a range of professional positions in the field of cloud support including:

    • Cloud System Administrator 
    • Cloud Support Associate
    • Cloud Support Engineer

    With additional work experience you may be qualified for employment as a Cloud Solutions Architect. 

    Resources

    Get in-demand skills
    Meet the growing need for IT professionals with experience in cloud computing and virtualization technologies.
  • Curriculum and Experience

    Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2021-2022 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

    Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:

    • Progress toward your specific requirements
    • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

    If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement report), please see Advising Services.

    First Semester
    10-150-121
    3 credits
    10-151-102
    1 credit
    10-154-184
    3 credits
    10-156-124
    3 credits
    10-801-195
    3 credits
    10-809-199
    3 credits
    Second Semester
    10-152-109
    3 credits
    10-154-171
    3 credits
    10-154-190
    3 credits
    10-157-101
    3 credits
    10-801-196
    3 credits
    Third Semester
    10-107-175
    1 credit
    10-157-123
    3 credits
    10-157-141
    3 credits
    10-804-144
    3 credits
    Recommended Elective or General Elective
    3 credits
    Fourth Semester
    10-157-130
    3 credits
    10-157-155
    3 credits
    10-157-196
    3 credits
    10-809-197
    3 credits
    Recommended Elective or General Elective
    3 credits
    List of Recommended Electives
    10-152-120
    3 credits
    10-154-172
    3 credits
    10-151-114
    3 credits
    10-154-118
    3 credits
  • Admission

    To Apply

    Earning a degree is a great way to advance your career development opportunities, so apply today!

    International students who wish to apply for, maintain, or transfer their F-1 student visa status to Madison College are required to complete the International Admission Process.

    Fall 2022 Application Dates

    • Application open
    • Application completion deadline is August 31, 2022

    Admission Requirements

    All materials must be submitted by the application deadline.

    1. Admission Application

    The online application allows you to save your work as you complete it and ensures fast, secure delivery to our office.

    2. Education Completion
    Graduation from high school, completion of GED/HSED/GED02, or completion of an associate degree or higher is required; submit official transcripts for one of the following:

    • High school or charter school transcript (current high school seniors may submit an in-progress transcript) or GED02 transcript
    • GED/HSED score report
    • College transcript showing an associate degree or higher
       

    3. Residency Requirement
    Per Wisconsin Statute TCS-10, because this program has limited capacity and the application deadline is after January 1 for fall:

    Out-of-state residents

    • May only be considered after January 1 for the upcoming fall term
    • Will not be considered if a waitlist forms

    Non-district state residents

    • May only be considered after January 1 for the upcoming fall term
    • Will be considered if a waitlist forms
    • Minnesota residents are considered non-district state residents for admission purposes

    Learn more about residency determination and program availability.

    Additional Notes

    Course prerequisites differ from admission requirements; admission into a program does not guarantee eligibility to enroll in courses or success in the program. Refer to the program curriculum for details.

    After Acceptance

    Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at Madison College.

    Questions?

    Contact the Enrollment Center at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or 608.246.6210.

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  • Career Outcomes

    After completing the IT-Cloud DevOps Specialist program at Madison Area Technical College, you will be able to:

    • Install, configure and support industry standard client/server operating systems.
    • Install, configure and support network devices.
    • Solve problems individually and in a team environment.
    • Develop scripting for IT automation.
    • Deploy, configure and support services in a cloud environment.
    • Use DevOps methodology to deploy IT applications.
    • Develop and deploy software defined IT infrastructure.
    • Architect and implement virtualized computing platforms.
    • Graduate Summary

      Graduate Report Summary Overview

      2019 2020
      Number of Program Graduates 5 3
      Number of Surveys Sent 5 3
      Number of Surveys Returned 5 2
      Percent of Surveys Returned
      Available for Employment 5 2
      Percent Available for Employment 100.0% 100.0%
      Not in Labor Market 0 0
      Percent Not in Labor Market 0.0% 0.0%
      Available for Employment

      2019 2020
      Graduates Employed 3 2
      Percent of Graduates Employed 60.0% 100.0%
      Employed in Related Occupation 3 1
      Percent Employed in Related Occupation 100.0% 50.0%
      Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0 1
      Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation 0.0% 50.0%
      Employed - No Response 0 0
      Percent Employed - No Response 0.0% 0.0%
      Seeking Employment 2 0
      Percent Seeking Employment 40.0% 0.0%
      Reaction To Training at Madison College

      2019 2020
      Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4) 3.6 3
      Number of Satisfaction Responses 5 2
      Very Satisfied (4) 3 0
      Percent Very Satisfied 60.0% 0.0%
      Satisfied (3) 2 2
      Percent Satisfied 40.0% 100.0%
      Unsatisfied (2) 0 0
      Percent Unsatisfied 0.0% 0.0%
      Very Unsatisfed (1) 0 0
      Percent Very Unsatisfied 0.0% 0.0%
      Primary Reason for Attending Madison College

      2019 2020
      Number of Primary Reason Responses 5 2
      Preparation for Getting a Job 4 2
      Percent Preparation for Getting a Job 80.0% 100.0%
      Career Change 0 0
      Percent Career Change 0.0% 0.0%
      Improvement of Existing Skills 1 0
      Percent Improvement of Existing Skills 20.0% 0.0%
      Preparation for Further Education 0 0
      Percent Preparation for Further Education 0.0% 0.0%
      Personal Interest 0 0
      Percent Personal Interest 0.0% 0.0%
      Other 0 0
      Percent Other 0.0% 0.0%
      When Employment was Obtained

      2019 2020
      Number of When Employment Obtained Responses 3 2
      Before Enrollment 0 0
      Percent Before Enrollment 0.0% 0.0%
      While Attending the College 1 2
      Percent While Attending the College 33.3% 100.0%
      After Training at the College 2 0
      Percent After Training at the College 66.7% 0.0%
      Location of Employment (related and unrelated)

      2019 2020
      Number of Employment Location Responses 3 2
      In College District 3 1
      Percent In College District 100.0% 50.0%
      In Wisconsin, Not in District 0 1
      Percent of In Wisconsin 0.0% 50.0%
      Outside of Wisconsin 0 0
      Percent Outside Wisconsin 0.0% 0.0%
      Employer Location Unknown 0 0
      Percent Location Unknown 0.0% 0.0%
      Salary Trend
      Salary Trend 2019 2020
      Full Time Employment (Related Job) Full Time Salary Count 2 1
      Average Monthly Wage $4,730 $6,039
      Average Hourly Wage $27.50 $35.11
      Average Work Hours per Week 40.0 43.0
      Part Time Employment (Related Job) Part Time Salary Count
      Average Hourly Wage
      Average Work Hours per Week
    • Graduate Employers

      Graduate Employers for academic year: 2020
      Employer(s) Job Title City* State** Positions
      American Family Insurance Cloud Platform Engineer Developer

      * - Only cities outside of Madison will display.

      ** - Only states outside of Wisconsin will display.

      *** - If you have a position to post, please contact Career and Employment Services at jobpostings@madisoncollege.edu

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