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LCCC Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jul 21, 2024  
LCCC Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Virtualization & Cloud Administrator, CD

The Virtualization and Cloud Administrator Credit Diploma is designed to prepare students with the core skills set and experience to deploy, administer, and manage modern enterprise IT services on virtualized and cloud platforms. Students can earn four (4) industry certifications, and gain experience on the most prevalent platforms. Prerequisite of Datacenter Specialist Credit Diploma or a minimum of (3) years industry experience and the CompTIA A+ and Server+ certifications to be held. 

Contact Information

Contact information is available on the Virtualization & Cloud Administrator website.

Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.

If students choose to transition to another program within the Information Technology pathway, they should be particularly aware of the choice points that indicate when a decision to branch off into another program must be made to ensure credits and time are not lost.

Coursework common to all degrees within this pathway is indicated by CAC, Common Academic Coursework, in the program map.


Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Describe key services on the Cloud provider platform and their common use cases (for example, compute and analytics)
  2. Articulate Cloud provider service characteristics, including concepts, services, workloads, security and privacy, pricing and support.
  3. Apply virtualization and the related concepts as they relate to data center technology and the troubleshooting processes.
  4. Demonstrate ability to implement virtual infrastructure, using best practices for the defined vendor.
  5. Demonstrate ability to manage virtual infrastructure, using best practices for the defined vendor.
  6. Demonstrate ability to troubleshoot virtual infrastructure, using best practices for the defined vendor.

First Semester

Semester Total: 16 Credits

Program Credit Hour Total: 16 Credits

Program Comments

The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program. The potential jobs listed below may require some work experience after graduation. The Virtualization & Cloud Administrator program is intended to give students the academic coursework helpful in obtaining potential jobs. Possible careers in or related to Virtualization & Cloud Administrators include Information Technology Project Managers, Computer Network Support Specialists, and Computer Systems Engineers/Architects.

Additional information on careers in Information Technology is available through Career Coach.

Transfer Information

LCCC courses may transfer to institutions in addition to those with formal articulation agreements. Students are strongly encouraged to determine the degree requirements and transfer policy of the specific college/university and program to which they plan to transfer.