Systems Administration Certificate

Curriculum CIS.SYA.CERT (C407Y)

The certificate in Systems Administration prepares students for employment as system administrators, system analysts, support personnel and Information Technology (IT) technicians. Prepares students for industry certification exams in IT infrastructure, including Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) in IT infrastructure, Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) in Windows Server and MCSA in Linux on Azure.

Upon successful completion of the Systems Administration Certificate program, the graduate will be able to:

  • deploy, manage, and troubleshoot information technology infrastructure;
  • configure and manage client-server protocols and systems;
  • configure and manage infrastructure access controls, permissions, security and identity;
  • plan and execute infrastructure migrations, upgrades, backup, and recovery; and
  • manage software, services, and network interfaces for common business scenarios and infrastructure.

Expected Background/Prerequisite Coursework: CIS 101◊ or equivalent work experience.

Last Update Effective: 8/20/17

Required Courses

Credit Hours

 

CIS 174

Windows Client-Server Administration

3

 

CIS 176

LAN Administration: Windows Server

3

 

CIS 177

Introduction to Linux

3

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CIS 222

Administering Network Infrastructure

3

#

CIS 224

Managing a Network Environment

3

#

CIS 228

Administering Directory Services

3

 

 

 

18

 

 

Total credits required for graduation

18

See CIS course descriptions.

Coordinator: David Anderson, Ext. 3968