Earn a degree in Systems Administration while gaining the skills necessary to obtain key industry certifications such as the CompTIA A+, Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) and Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) with the Windows Server specialization. Challenge yourself to learn the technologies valued by area employers including Microsoft Windows system administration for both client and server systems. Learn the fundamentals of data networking, operating systems support and systems integration to prepare for your information technology career. A guided on-the-job internship with an area employer helps students find the jobs they desire.
Typical job duties include: install, configure, administer and operate client and server systems including Microsoft Windows server, Windows client, Linux and Microsoft Exchange. Perform technical troubleshooting of computer systems and networks. Integrate the hardware and software required to support new initiatives. Install, maintain and troubleshoot Internet connectivity for services such as email, web and other Internet applications. Be responsible for critical system backups and plan for the restoration of computing services in the event of disasters. Demonstrate initiative as a member of an information technology team.