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Computer Support for the Cloud

Help Computer Users Find their Way Through the Cloud

Computer careers are literally soaring to the cloud. Don't get left on the ground — our Computer Support for the Cloud microcredential will boost your skills with computer software, operating systems and security.



job growth through 2030, faster than average of all occupations (BLS)


semester of full-time study for most students (earning college credits in high school can save time)


credits (four 3-credit classes) to get you on your way toward your new path

What You'll Study in Our Computer Support for the Cloud Microcredential

Learn to navigate the Cloud through computer support and threat assessment skills. In this 12-credit microcredential, you'll get the skills to effectively provide computer support.

Successfully completing the Computer Support for the Cloud microcredential means you’ll be able to assist users with Microsoft Office and Windows operating system issues. You'll learn how to effectively navigate a cloud environment, define and differentiate OS components, automate processes and be able to identify and protect against security threats.

This microcredential stacks into our Computer Information Systems A.A.S degree by completing just 50 more credits.

Sample Courses

CIS 111: Computer Systems & Applications
Learn the basic terminology and concepts of computer information systems

CIS 106: Cloud Computer Fundamentals
The basics: infrastructure, virtualization, virtual cloud networking, management and security

CIS 124: Computer Operating Systems
A systems-oriented class covering everything from systems control programs to Powershell scripting language

CIS 150: Information Security Management
An intro to managerial and technical aspects of information systems with a focus on cyber security


Contact Us

Office of Admissions

101 Orcutt Student Services Center
Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Phone: (845) 431-8010

53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601