For any questions contact PACE at or 518-255-5528.

Amazon Web Services Academy:

AWS Architecture Certification Course

AWS Computer Lab

Course cost: $600

An AWS Certified Solutions Architect can expect to earn well over $100,000 a year. Get certified this semester — without leaving campus. Sign up for this twelve week course to become proficient and certified in Amazon Web Services technology.

The authorized AWS curriculum is taught by SUNY Cobleskill instructors in a modular structure, combining instructor-led content, hands-on online labs, knowledge assessments, e-Learning and project work. This course also helps prepare participants to take the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification exam.

Participants wishing to take the class should have foundational knowledge of various application development, computing, and IT concepts and skills.


What to Expect

  • Develop in-demand cloud computing skills to help accelerate
    their professional careers
  • Get practical hands-on experience solving real-world cloud
    computing problems with AWS
  • Receive free access to all learning content and labs to be
    used in class
  • Take a free practice exam for the AWS Certified Solutions
    Architect – Associate certification
  • Receive a 50% discount on the certification exam

Curriculum Overview

AWS Business Essentials

  • Online content and knowledge assessments

AWS Technical Essentials

  • Lecture content
  • Hands-on labs
  • Online knowledge assessments

Architecting on AWS

  • Lecture content
  • Hands-on labs
  • Online knowledge assessments

AWS Certification Exam Readiness Workshop

  • Lecture content & practice exam

Final Project

  • Scenario-based lab project to consolidate learning from
    the full curriculum

The Value of AWS Certifications

Mean Salaries based on Certification Level

AWS Certified Developer
        Associate $137,825

AWS Certified Solutions Architect
        Professional $117,434
        Associate $114,935

AWS Certified SysOps Administrator
        Associate $108,046

Register Now

Get more details and register by contacting the Office of Professional and Continuing Education at 518.255.5528 or

ITS at SUNY Cobleskill

Class Dates

Choose to start class in September or October. The course runs for 12 consecutive weeks, with one week off for Thanksgiving Break (week of November 20).

Wednesdays - February 7 - April 18, 2018