Start Your Cloud Career Today!

Belhaven University has joined AWS Academy, a program built by experts at Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Are you looking to break into the exciting and rapidly growing field of cloud computing? Belhaven University is thrilled to announce that, as an approved member of the AWS Academy, we can provide you with the curriculum that will give you a valuable set of new skills and will prepare you to sit for one of many AWS certification exams.  These certifications can jumpstart your career in the cloud.

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Why Consider AWS Academy?

Career Advancement

Cloud computing certifications can open up new career opportunities and pathways for advancement. Many employers prioritize candidates with relevant certifications when hiring for cloud-related roles, making certification holders more competitive in the job market and increasing their chances of career progression.

High Demand

Cloud computing is experiencing rapid adoption across industries, resulting in significant demand for professionals with cloud computing expertise. By acquiring cloud computing skills, you position yourself as a valuable asset in the job market.

Industry Recognition

Earning certifications from AWS not only demonstrates proficiency in specific cloud platforms but also signals to employers that you are up-to-date with the latest technologies and best practices.

Top Hard Skill

According to LinkedIn, Cloud Computing is one of the top hard skills that employers are looking for most.

AWS $10 Billion

AWS is initiating a project in MS, which is anticipated to generate numerous data science-related jobs

Jobs High Paying

Secure a well paying position in one of the most rapidly expanding industries

Top Skills

Acquire skills highly sought after by hiring managers

Why AWS Certifications Matter

As more businesses migrate to the cloud, the demand for skilled professionals with AWS certifications is skyrocketing. By earning an AWS certification, you demonstrate your expertise and commitment to best practices in real-world cloud projects. This not only enhances your credibility but also opens doors to a wide range of rewarding career opportunities.

What you need to know about AWS Certification

Take the first step with the Cloud Practitioner course, which contains everything you need to sit for the Cloud Practitioner certification exam given by Amazon.  With this on your resume, you'll be well-positioned to take advantage of the numerous exciting career paths.  Once you've obtained the Cloud Practitioner certification, which takes approximately 20 hours, you can take other courses to prepare you for many different career paths, such as:

  • Cloud Practitioner
  • Solutions Architect
  • Cloud Engineer
  • Software Development Engineer
  • DevOps Engineer
  • And many more!

At Belhaven University, we believe that everyone should have the chance to succeed in the cloud computing industry. That's why the AWS Academy introductory course, Cloud Foundations, is designed to accommodate learners from all backgrounds. Whether you're new to IT or looking to transition from a different field, the self-paced curriculum will guide you through the fundamentals and help you build a strong foundation in AWS services.

We understand that many of our students have busy schedules and competing priorities. To accommodate your needs, we offer flexible learning options and you can complete courses at your own pace. You can enroll in our AWS Academy courses without committing to a full degree program, allowing you to focus on gaining the specific skills and certifications you need to advance your career.

Investing in your education is one of the best decisions you can make for your future. At Belhaven University, we strive to make our AWS Academy courses accessible and affordable. Each course is priced at just $299, providing you with a cost-effective way to gain valuable certifications and enhance your marketability in the job market.

Perhaps you are ready for a masters degree in Data Science? Our program is designed to transform you into a proficient analyst and modeler, equipping you to comprehend intricate data, extract valuable insights, and develop predictive models. With our flexible learning structure, you can advance at your own pace, ensuring thorough comprehension of the nuances of data science.

Take the First Step Today

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to launch your career in the cloud. Join our AWS Academy today and unlock a world of possibilities in the cloud computing industry.

Register now to Belhaven University's AWS Academy courses and embark on your certification journey.

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FAQs about AWS Academy Courses


The first course, Cloud Foundations, is open year-round.  You can join anytime.

Once you pay your fee, the Belhaven team will enroll you in the course—usually within 1 business day.  Once enrolled, you'll immediately receive an email from the AWS Academy telling you how to join the class.

No.  These courses are self-paced and contain everything you need to succeed.

Please ask!  We are here to help.

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