Certificate, diploma and undergraduate degree programs in Computer Science, Engineering, or others with a cloud computing interest
Post-graduate degree programs
Extension and Professional Development courses
Vocational education courses
Additionally, applicants should be authorized to act as the Central Point of Contact (CPOC) for the educational institution they represent, or be able to provide the name and contact information of someone who can act in this capacity.
The AWS Academy application process starts with submitting an institution application which is reviewed by the AWS Academy team. If the institution meets basic program eligibility criteria, the application process proceeds, and the institution:
Accepts program Terms & Conditions
Nominates two educators for instructor accreditation
Educators that are accepted into the program are provided resources to ensure they have the knowledge and tools they need to successfully deliver the curriculum to their students. Following is a an outline of the instructor accreditation process:
• 2 to 6 months to complete (subject to educator availability) • Approximately 60 hours of AWS Training (instructor-led or online), including lab work and knowledge assessments • Pass AWS Certification exam aligned to the curriculum • Final presentation of selected curriculum concepts to AWS Academy technical assessor
Students who enroll in the AWS curriculum offered through their educational institution receive:
• Up-to-date learning content on cloud technology, developed by AWS • Access to resources to help them prepare for in-demand, industry-recognized AWS Certification • A free practice exam and a 50% discount on the AWS Certification exam
If you would like to see AWS Academy curriculum offered at your educational institution, ask your educator or course representative (E.g., Department Chair, School Dean, etc.) to visit this web page for information about the program.
The AWS Academy curriculum is aligned to in-demand and industry-recognized AWS Certification. Learn more about the value of AWS Certification and explore helpful resources to prepare for your certification exam.
Students and educators can join AWS Educate to gain access to resources needed to accelerate cloud-related learning endeavors, including AWS Promotional Credits for hands-on experience with AWS technology, training, content, career pathways, and job board. Learn more