IT 7200

AWS Solutions Architect Associate

Online Certification Training

This AWS Certification training program is recommended for IT Professionals looking to further their career in information technology with a focus on Cloud technology.

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6  Weeks
Program Length
Avg. Starting Salary*
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This program is NOT available to residents of the following states: AR, LA, ND, NV, OK, PA, RI, WI

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AWS Solutions Architect Associate Online Training

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Monthly Payment Options as low as $191 Payment Plans for Every Student

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Total Tuition $2,200 Pay in Full

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What Does an AWS Solutions Architect Associate Do?

These IT professionals are involved in designing the infrastructure of applications and must possess advanced technical skills and experience in designing distributed applications and systems on the Cloud platform. Simply speaking, they are responsible for creating blueprints of application designs. Often, they're responsible for bridging the gaps between complex business problems and solutions in the cloud. Cloud computing is creating new opportunities, both for businesses and people interested in working in the field of computer sciences. It provides the infrastructure, software, and platforms necessary for success in today's business landscape, no matter where they are needed.

Entry Level Jobs in the US
AWS Solutions Architects will see available jobs grow 9.9% over the next ten years.
All available job and salary information is from Burning Glass Labor Insights and is updated annually to reflect industry changes.

What You’ll Learn
IT 7200
AWS Solutions Architect Associate

The IT-7200 AWS Solutions Architect - Associate program is recommended for experienced IT professionals looking to expand in their role, gain more earning power and demonstrate proficiency in cloud computing. As technology continues to evolve, and businesses explore new methods of doing things, it's critical that IT professionals keep pace with this evolution. Cloud computing is not new, but its evolution has accelerated in the last 10 years.

The most recent 2020 reports show 94% of enterprise workloads on a cloud-based solution, with the global public cloud service revenue exceeding $330 billion; it is estimated that by 2026 this number will go over $1,025 billion. These days it's almost impossible to find an organization that doesn't utilize a cloud service or solution.

The AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate certification validates the skills and knowledge required to design and implement a distributed architectural solution based on the needs of the end-user. Students learn about the most important AWS storage, computing, networking, security, database, and application services, and how to use them.

Upon program completion, MedCerts will sponsor the cost of the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate national certification exam.

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  1. Define a solution using architectural design principles based on customer requirements.
  2. Provide implementation guidance based on best practices to an organization throughout the life cycle of a project.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of how to architect and deploy secure and robust applications on AWS technologies.
  4. Learn how service affects the company’s bottom line and increase customer retention.
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Enrollment Requirements

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Web browser with internet connection
  3. Course registration & payment
  4. 2-3 yrs IT networking, network storage, or datacenter administrative work experience recommended

MedCerts-Covered Materials*

  1. Expert-led video based training
  2. Competency assessments
  3. National Certification exam fee

Student Services

  1. Dedicated Student Success Advisors
  2. Tailored support based on performance & behavior
  3. Exam preparation process
  4. 1 yr. post-program access to Career Center & Career Coaches

*The cost of all materials needed for this program are covered by MedCerts. They are not included in the tuition costs and the student is not liable for any costs or fees related to the above materials.

Required Courses
IT 7013

AWS Solutions Architect-Associate

96 hours
6 Weeks

This advanced level course prepares IT professionals to earn the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate exam. Students learn how to optimize the AWS Cloud by understanding how AWS services fit into cloud-based solution. After completing this course, students will be prepared to design, plan and scale AWS implementations. Students learn how to evaluate cloud application requirements and make architectural recommendations for implementation, deployment and provisioning applications on AWS. Students will also prepare to provide best-practices guidance on the architectural design across multiple applications, projects or the enterprise. Additionally, students can expect to gain comprehensive knowledge about leveraging AWS Managed Services to enable better flexibility and resiliency in an infrastructure.  

Code Course Duration
IT 7013 6 Weeks
Total Program Duration 6 Weeks

AWS Solutions Architect Associate

Job Opportunities

Cloud Sales Engineer

$104,000 – $146,000*
Estimated Salary

IT Specialist/Engineer

$55,000 – $86,000*
Estimated Salary
Career Potential

Cloud Architect

$117,000 – $142,000*
Estimated Salary


  1. This program is NOT available to residents of the following states: Arkansas, Louisiana, North Dakota, Nevada, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Wisconsin
  2. While MedCerts training and related target certifications may be accepted and/or approved by your state of residency, employers reserve the right to dictate prerequisite education, experience, or certification/licensure requirements for their positions. We strongly advise students to research target job posts from area employers and relevant state requirements, barriers, or restrictions prior to enrollment to ensure eligibility upon graduation.

AWS Solutions Architect Associate