The Cloud Technology CIS Concentration is designed to introduce students to virtualization and cloud technologies and provide students with the technical skills required to install, configure and manage all facets of a “cloud” infrastructure. The concentration is designed for students who wish to acquire the skills necessary to work in the field of information technology. The courses in the Cloud Technology Concentration are designed to prepare students with the necessary skills in virtualization technologies to obtain VMware certifications as well as Microsoft certifications. It enhances students’ experiences by providing students access to:
Optional costs for certification exam fees are approximately $200 each for the VMware certification exams.
Career and Educational Opportunities
Many of the courses in this program are transferable and some may be applied to four-year degree programs at other institutions. CNM currently has transfer agreements with many colleges and universities in New Mexico and elsewhere.
Graduates that successfully complete the curriculum of this program will be eligible to sit for several industry certification exams including:
Information Technology is a horizontal industry where employment is available in many different businesses and industries both regionally and nationwide.
Program Proficiencies and/or Prerequisites
Students may demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by Diploma/GPA, placement exam scores, or specific course work.