Bachelor of Science in Cloud & Systems Administration
Western Governors University

Program Details

WGU’s online Bachelor of Science in Cloud and Systems Administration (BSCLSA) prepares students to develop, configure, and manage both hardware and the underlying cloud platforms. Designed in collaboration with IT experts, the BSCLSA degree program focuses on IT fundamentals, network security, scripting and programming, operating systems, web development, data management, and network and security challenges. The curriculum also incorporates multiple industry-standard IT certifications, including the Amazon AWS SysOps Administration–Associate. Graduates of the BSCLSA program will be equipped with the skills, knowledge, and certifications necessary to fill vital IT roles such as systems administrator, cloud administrator, and computer analyst. 

WGU's online programs deliver unparalleled flexibility, allowing students to complete coursework whenever and wherever works best for their schedules. Students also benefit from the competency-based learning model, which lets them complete most courses as quickly as they prove mastery of the material, making it possible to accelerate their progress and potentially graduate faster. Faculty Mentors work one-on-one with WGU students, providing dedicated coaching, guidance, and support from enrollment through graduation and beyond.


  • Possess a high school diploma or its equivalent.

School Accreditation Statement

Western Governors University is the only university to have received simultaneous accreditation by four regional accrediting commissions. Currently, WGU's "home" accrediting commission is the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, the same organization that accredits such leading institutions as the University of Washington, University of Oregon, University of Utah, Brigham Young University, and other public and private colleges.