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Network Server Administration CCC

Network Server Administration Overview (6136)

Type of Award

CCC - College Credit Certificate

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-stem/default.aspx

Program Description

This college credit certificate program prepares individuals to plan, install, configure, monitor, troubleshoot and manage computer networks in a LAN/WAN environment. Students will be prepared to apply conceptual and theoretical knowledge to the workplace utilizing technical skills learned during the program. This certificate covers the core competencies for networking but does not contain General Education requirements.

Course content includes computer hardware concepts, networking terminology, Microsoft Windows Server and Active Directory implementation and administration, Linux implementation and administration, and network security. These courses cover competencies for several certifications: A+, Network+, MCP and MCSA.

Admission Requirements

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.

Program Length

Approximate program length: one year.

Location

The program is offered at the Lake Worth and Boca Raton campuses.

For More Information

Professor Virginia Carneiro de Paula, Department Chair, carneirv@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3367 (Lake Worth)

 

Professor John Hadley, Department Chair, hadleyj@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 862-4437 (Boca Raton)

Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities include information technology specialists, network technicians, network specialists, network managers, network systems analysts, network systems technicians, network support specialists, network administrators, network troubleshooters, help desk specialists, LAN/WAN managers, or systems administrators.

Career Path Notes

Credits earned in this certificate will transfer directly into the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Networking Administrator.

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

Required Courses (Credits: 24)

CGS1100Microcomputer Applications (AA)

3 Credits

CTS1110Microcomputer Operating Systems (AS)

3 Credits

CNT2000Network Technologies (AA)

3 Credits

CTS1150Computer Maintenance and Repair (AS)

3 Credits

CTS2120Security Essentials (AS)

3 Credits

CET2792Installing and Configuring Windows Server (AA)

3 Credits

CET2793Windows Network Infrastructure (AA)

3 Credits

CET2794Microsoft Network Administration (AA)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 24

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Credits: 9)

CGS1100Microcomputer Applications (AA)

3 Credits

CTS2120Security Essentials (AS)

3 Credits

CNT2000Network Technologies (AA)

3 Credits

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Credits: 9)

CET2792Installing and Configuring Windows Server (AA)

3 Credits

CTS1150Computer Maintenance and Repair (AS)

3 Credits

CTS1110Microcomputer Operating Systems (AS)

3 Credits

Term Three - Summer (Year One) (Credits: 6)

CET2793Windows Network Infrastructure (AA)

3 Credits

CET2794Microsoft Network Administration (AA)

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours: 24