ECPI Announces New Cloud Computing Degree

First Theoretical and Hands-On Cloud Computing

Program to be offered in Hampton Roads

Virginia Beach, Va. – ECPI University is pleased to announce that it is now offering a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer and Information Science with a concentration in Cloud Computing at its Virginia Beach, Newport News and Online campuses.

“The importance of this degree is that it prepares students to help an organization increase information technology agility, flexibility, and security while reducing the cost and complexity of managing legacy network infrastructures,” says ECPI University Dean of Curriculum Development Thomas J. Trevethan. “The demand for these skill sets is great since companies are relying on this technology to improve efficiencies while continuing to offer services that help them maintain their business- driven competitive edge.”

According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of computer network and systems administrators is projected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations and add 286,600 new jobs over the 2008-18 decade.  Graduates in this field are typically employed in such areas as:

  • Network Support and Help Desks
  • Network and Datacenter Administrator
  • Network Infrastructure Support
  • Virtual Server Administrator
  • Storage Technology Manager
  • Information Technology Solution Providers
  • Network Implementation Team

For more information, please contact ECPI Director of Communications David Brandt at 757.213.3613 or dbrandt@ecpi.edu.

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