Certificate of Completion in Network Administration: Microsoft Windows Server

Network Administration: Microsoft Windows Server
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Field of Interest

Field of Interest: Computer and Information Technology

Notice

The base certificate for this pathway map is no longer offered for new students. It is presented only for archival purposes.

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Network Administration: Microsoft Windows Server program provides students with background knowledge and skills required for learning the specific tasks and industry recognized standards associated with computer networks and data communications. This program also prepares students to complete the required certification tests for Microsoft Administrator.

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Field of Interest
Computer and Information Technology
Type
Certificate
Academic Plan
Network Administration: Microsoft Windows Server (CER)
Academic Plan Code
5124
Total Credits Required
18-19
Catalog Year
2020-2021
Program Notes

Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses within the program.
The Network core courses will also prepare students towards certification in Microsoft.

This program will be replaced by: CCL/5031 Microsoft System Administration

What You’ll Learn

This pathway map will help you gain the expertise needed to:

  1. Administer network using Windows Network Operating System.
  2. Evaluate, explain, and apply information and skills necessary to design a Microsoft Windows networking services infrastructure design.
  3. Install, configure, and integrate networks with Microsoft Windows Active Directory service.
  4. Install, configure, manage, troubleshoot, and support an integrated network infrastructure that uses the Microsoft Windows Server.

Career Opportunities

Successful completion of this certificate may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this certificate. Education requirements vary for the occupations listed below, so you may need further education or degrees in order to qualify for some of these jobs and earn the related salaries. Please visit with an academic advisor and/or program director for additional information. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.

* Career and wage information provided by Emsi using data, reports, and forecasts which are generated using government data sources and Emsi’s proprietary analytical processes. Emsi’s data covers multiple classes of workers including QCEW, non-QCEW, and those who are self-employed. Disclaimer

Course Sequence by Term

The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:

  • Students should meet with an academic advisor to develop an individual education plan that meets their academic and career goals. Use the Pathway Planner tool in your Student Center to manage your plan.
  • The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
  • Initial course placement is determined by current district placement measures and/or completion of 100-200 level course and/or program requirements.
  • Degree and transfer seeking students may be required to successfully complete a MCCCD First Year Experience Course (FYE) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. Courses include AAA/CPD150, AAA/CPD150AC, CPD104, and AAA115/CPD115. Course offerings will vary by college. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.

Full-time Sequence

Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.

Term 1

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 1
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MST150++ Any Microsoft Windows MST150 module RC
MST158++ Any Microsoft Windows MST158 module RC
Restricted Electives RE

Term 2

A sequence of suggested courses that should be taken during Term 2
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
MST155++ Any Microsoft Windows MST155 module RC
MST157++ Any Microsoft Windows MST157 module RC

Program Electives

Select 3-4 credits from the following courses to meet the Restricted Elective requirement.

Selected courses will not apply in both the Required Course and Restricted Elective area.

A list of program electives for this pathway map
Course
Number
Course Name Requisites Notes Area Credits
CIS126++ Any CIS126 Linux Operating System Module RE
CIS197 VMware ESXI Server Enterprise RE 3
CIS238++ Any CIS238 UNIX/Linux System Administration Module RE
CNT+++++ Any CNT Cisco Network Technology Model RE
MST+++++ Any MST Microsoft Technology Module RE

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Disclaimer

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.

At Maricopa, we strive to provide you with accurate and current information about our degree and certificate offerings. Due to the dynamic nature of the curriculum process, course and program information is subject to change. As a result, the course list associated with this degree or certificate on this site does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If you are interested in pursuing this degree or certificate, we encourage you to meet with an academic advisor to discuss the requirements at your college for the appropriate catalog year.

View MCCCD’s curriculum website for the Certificate of Completion in Network Administration: Microsoft Windows Server (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=109668).

Other Versions

The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:

A list of the current and previous versions of the pathway map for the Network Administration: Microsoft Windows Server program
Catalog Year Effective Dates
2020-2021 (Current)    5/26/2020 – 5/24/2021
2019-2020 5/28/2019 – 5/25/2020
2018-2019 5/29/2018 – 5/27/2019