Gateway offers AWS Academy courses to Equip Students with In-Demand Cloud Computing Skills
Published on Jan 27, 2021
Gateway Community & Technical College offers students Amazon Web Services (AWS) Academy courses. The AWS Academy program provides higher education institutions with a ready-to-teach cloud computing curriculum.
Gateway first offered AWS Academy courses in the Fall 2020 semester.
“The courses prepare students so they can pursue careers in the fast-growing cloud computing space and industry-recognized AWS Certifications,” said George Hampton, Gateway assistant professor. “Our current students in the program are excited to have this opportunity locally and honestly I’m excited to teach it!”
The AWS Academy curriculum is developed and maintained by AWS subject matter experts, ensuring that it reflects current services and up-to-date best practices. Courses are taught by AWS Academy-accredited educators who are trained by AWS to help students become proficient in AWS technology.
“We are proud to make the AWS Academy curriculum available to our students,” said Dr. Fernando Figueroa, Gateway president. “The rapid rise of computing is creating a growing number of high-quality jobs at organizations around the world, and the technical skills that students develop through this program will position them well for their careers today and in the future.”
To find out more about this program and other exciting programs at Gateway go to, gateway.kctcs.edu.