IT-Cloud Support Associate



100% of our recent graduates got a job in the industry.


Student Satisfaction

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Annual Salary

Our recent graduates of this program reported an average starting salary of $56,760.

Associate Degree

Program Number: 101571

Credits: 63

Area of Study: Information Technology

Delivery Method:
100% In Person*
Some Online / Some In Person*

Financial Aid Available

Estimated Program Cost:

Tuition - $8,750.70
Materials/Supplemental Costs
Other Costs
Total Estimated Program Costs*:

There is a growing need for IT professionals with experience in cloud computing and virtualization technologies. With an associate degree from Madison College in IT-Cloud Support Associate, you will learn 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 Support Associate 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 Support Associate program can attend full or part time.

The core classes unique to the IT-Cloud Support Associate program are offered only during the day.

IT-Cloud Support Associate classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

  • Madison - Truax

Explore financial aid eligibility for this program. 

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

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To Apply

After Acceptance

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


Contact Enrollment Services at or (608) 246-6210.


Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2020-2021 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

Current program students (including newly admitted), go directly to your Degree Progress Report (also referred to as an Advising Report or Academic Requirements) to view:

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

If you have questions after reviewing your report, please see Advising Services.


There are currently no Transfer Partnerships for this program. Review our Transfer Opportunities page for information on all Madison College transfer options.


After completing the IT-Cloud Support Associate 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.

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. 

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  • Graduate Summary
    Graduate Report Summary Overview

    Number of Program Graduates5
    Number of Surveys Sent5
    Number of Surveys Returned5
    Percent of Surveys Returned100.00%
    Available for Employment5
    Percent Available for Employment100.00%
    Not in Labor Market0
    Percent Not in Labor Market0.00%
    Available for Employment

    Graduates Employed3
    Percent of Graduates Employed60.00%
    Employed in Related Occupation3
    Percent Employed in Related Occupation100.00%
    Employed in Unrelated Occupation0
    Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation0.00%
    Employed - No Response0
    Percent Employed - No Response0.00%
    Seeking Employment2
    Percent Seeking Employment40.00%
    Reaction To Training at Madison College

    Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4)3.6
    Number of Satisfaction Responses5
    Very Satisfied (4)3
    Percent Very Satisfied60.00%
    Satisfied (3)2
    Percent Satisfied40.00%
    Unsatisfied (2)0
    Percent Unsatisfied0.00%
    Very Unsatisfed (1)0
    Percent Very Unsatisfied0.00%
    Primary Reason for Attending Madison College

    Number of Primary Reason Responses5
    Preparation for Getting a Job4
    Percent Preparation for Getting a Job80.00%
    Career Change0
    Percent Career Change0.00%
    Improvement of Existing Skills1
    Percent Improvement of Existing Skills20.00%
    Preparation for Further Education0
    Percent Preparation for Further Education0.00%
    Personal Interest0
    Percent Personal Interest0.00%
    Percent Other0.00%
    When Employment was Obtained

    Number of When Employment Obtained Responses3
    Before Enrollment0
    Percent Before Enrollment0.00%
    While Attending the College1
    Percent While Attending the College33.30%
    After Training at the College2
    Percent After Training at the College66.70%
    Location of Employment (related and unrelated)

    Number of Employment Location Responses3
    In College District3
    Percent In College District100.00%
    In Wisconsin, Not in District0
    Percent of In Wisconsin0.00%
    Outside of Wisconsin0
    Percent Outside Wisconsin0.00%
    Employer Location Unknown0
    Percent Location Unknown0.00%
    Salary Trend
    Salary Trend2019
    Full Time Employment (Related Job)Full Time Salary Count2
    Average Monthly Wage$4,730
    Average Hourly Wage$27.50
    Average Work Hours per Week40
    Part Time Employment (Related Job)Part Time Salary Count
    Average Hourly Wage
    Average Work Hours per Week
  • Graduate Employers
    Graduate Employers for academic year: 2019
    Employer(s) Job Title City* State** Positions
    Accuray Information Systems Engineer
    Forte Research Systems Technical Support Specialist

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