Online CompTIA Cloud+ Certification Course

Prepare for the CompTIA Cloud+ certification exam!

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This Towson University CompTIA course will train you for a career in the fastest growing domains in the IT industry: cloud computing. You will build a solid foundation in cloud concepts, models, and computing skills as you prepare for the CompTIA Cloud+ certification exam.

Total Hours: 75-hour course 

Tuition: $1,999 includes all instructional materials and a voucher for the certification exam

Location: Online

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The rapid growth of cloud computing has created excellent opportunities for those with advanced skills in cloud-related computing. Recognizing this opportunity, CompTIA created the Cloud+ Certification, an exam and certification that validates cloud-specific competencies. This 100% online course will teach you key concepts and skills required to build, maintain and optimize cloud infrastructure services. Topics include virtualization, infrastructure, troubleshooting, resource management, security, systems management and business continuity.

Cloud Concepts and Models

Contrasting cloud services and delivery models; object storage concepts


Install, configure, and manage virtual machines and devices; benefits of virtualization in a cloud environment


Storage technologies, configuration concepts and provisioning; network configuration, optimization and troubleshooting basic connectivity issues

Resource Management

Resource monitoring techniques; best practices for allocating physical host resources and virtual guest resources


Network security concepts, tools and best practices; identifying access control methods and implementing guest and host hardening techniques

Business Continuity in the Cloud

Disaster recovery methods and concepts; deploying solutions to meet availability requirements

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There are no prerequisites to take the course. However, CompTIA recommends holding the CompTIA A+ and CompTIA Network+ certifications, or equivalent experience, before taking the Cloud+ certification exam.

By course completion, you will be fully prepared to take and pass the CompTIA Cloud+ certification exam. Cloud+ integrates cloud computing skills across multi-vendor platforms, especially the movement of databases, systems and applications to the various cloud platforms. The exam focuses on system administration tasks not limited by specific vendor functions or features.

Hardware Requirements

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.
  • Webcams are strongly recommended.

Software Requirements

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word (not included in enrollment).
  • Windows Media Player.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

*NOTE: WIOA, G.I. Bill®, and other specialized workforce assistance programs are not eligible for discounts.

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Towson University is an CompTIA Authorized Academy and Authorized Partner.

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