August 20, 2019 – Today, MTI College announced participation in AWS Academy, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) program designed to help students acquire the skills and credentials needed to successfully join the cloud IT workforce. Beginning in Fall 2019, students can enroll in courses that will prepare them for careers in the rapidly growing cloud computing space and help them pursue industry-recognized AWS Certifications.
MTI College’s Cloud Administration program is among the first cloud computing Associate Degree programs in the country. The AWS Academy curriculum is designed to help students develop technical expertise in cloud computing and help prepare them for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner and AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate exams. MTI students are also working with AWS Educate to gain access to AWS console credits, training content, and the AWS Educate Job Board.
AWS Academy curriculum is developed and maintained by AWS subject matter experts, ensuring it is up to date and reflects current services and 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 be the first institution in Sacramento to offer AWS Academy curriculum,” said Michael Zimmerman, President, MTI College. “Cloud computing is rapidly replacing traditional IT infrastructure and we are pleased to be working with Amazon Web Services, who is a recognizable leader in the industry for this technology.”
About MTI College
MTI College is a community-based institution serving the Sacramento area since 1965. MTI offers vocational training that is respected and produces graduates who are in demand by industry professionals. MTI College’s mission is to prepare students with the knowledge, skills, and confidence necessary for pursuing successful careers in the fields of information technology, law, business, healthcare, and cosmetology. Our graduates will attest that our mission is fulfilled continually through our extensive technical programs, equipping our students with the problem-solving, verbal communication, and written communication skills for success in the workplace.