Certificate in System Administration

Certificate programs offer working professionals an opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills in the specific areas of information technology. A certificate representing proven academic performance is presented after the required coursework is completed with a GPA of 3.0/4.0. All 500-level courses may be later applied toward the Master of Information Technology and Management, Master of Cyber Forensics and Security, or Master of Science in Applied Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics for those who apply and are accepted to the degree program. Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; the degree need not be in an information technology or a computer-related field. Prerequisites may be required for some courses in certificates; these prerequisites will not be applied to the certificate.

This program is designed for students seeking knowledge that will prepare them for a career as a systems administrator.


Select one of the following:6
Introduction to Open Source Software
and Open Source System Administration
Enterprise End-User System Administration
and Enterprise Server Administration
Select a minimum of two courses from the following:6
Project Manangement for Information Technology Management3
Cloud Computing Technologies3
Operating Systems Virtualization3
Operating Systems Security3
Total Credit Hours12