MCO Academy Enrichment Package


Call for Corporate and Individual Sponsors – Give the Gift of Education to a Student!

Cleveland Community College (CCC), in partnership with Mission Critical Global Alliance (MCGA), is soliciting sponsors for the next generation of data center operators! The online Mission Critical Operations (MCO) Academy course through CCC is designed specifically to teach the fundamentals of mission critical operations and is mapped to the Certified Mission Critical Operator (CMCO) exam blueprint. The student would receive access to a 10-week instructor-guided online course. Plus, a voucher to take the CMCO certification exam is included!

Who Should Take the Academy Course and CMCO Exam?

  • Students studying:
    • Electrical engineering
    • IT
    • Mission critical operations
    • Data center operations
    • Mechanical engineering
    • Other related disciplines
  • New employees onboarding into:
    • Any mission critical operation
    • Design firms with mission critical projects
    • Contractors with mission critical projects
    • Vendors working within mission critical environments

About the Academy

  • It is 100% online – Take it from anywhere
  • Instructor guidance is provided weekly
  • Duration: approx. 10 weeks long
  • Repeatable quizzes at the end of each module
  • Non-repeatable mid-term and final tests with an essay at the end
  • Expect to spend 8 to 10 hours a week on the coursework
  • Credit towards a degree or certificate

About the CMCO Certification

The Certified Mission Critical Operator (CMCO) certification is a vendor-neutral, industry-developed and maintained, and globally trusted program that serves as a validation of best fundamental industry practices for professionals who operate, secure, and maintain data center systems.

CMCO defines and establishes the standard for knowledge and skills required for anyone operating in a data center environment.

CMCO confirms achievement and helps data center operators establish professional credibility against an industry standard.

Terms & Conditions

Sponsorship packages are non-refundable and non-returnable.

Recipients of any sponsored student enrichment package that includes an exam voucher should contact for instructions on how to redeem a voucher and schedule a test online or at a U.S. or non-U.S. Pearson VUE testing center.

All exam vouchers are valid for 12 months from the time of purchase. Exams must be taken prior to the voucher expiration date. Certification exam retirement dates supersede voucher expiration dates. Mission Critical Global Alliance (MCGA) may retire certifications and corresponding exams prior to voucher expiration dates.