School of Applied Technology

Network Administrator - MCITP:SA (KMNA)

Certificate of Proficiency
675 Hours

The program provides the latest courses required by Microsoft for the MCTS and MCITP:SA certification titles.

Students receive guidance from certified instructors throughout this intensive “hands-on” training program as they learn to install, configure, manage, secure and troubleshoot the latest Windows client and server operating systems and services in a Windows domain environment. The training can also be used as a step in preparation to take industry exams to earn Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) and Windows 2008 Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional: Server Administrator (MCITP:SA) titles.

A broad range of client, server, and network management topics are covered in this program including: file and print services, directory services, user and group account management, automation of tasks through scripts, remote management and administration, domain controller management, software distribution and updates, Terminal Services, audit policies, etc.

Occupations in this Area

For state and national occupation information, visit http://online.onetcenter.org/find/ and enter the following O*Net code(s):

  • 15-1041.00 Computer Support Specialist
  • 15-1071.00 Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Tuition and Fees

  • Application Fee: $40.00
  • Tuition: $1,458.00
  • Student Fees: $101.25
  • Lab Fees: $140.00
  • Books/Supplies: $550.10 - Books and Supplies Required for the first day of class (ask your advisor for details)

Total Estimated Cost: $2,249.35
(subject to change without notice)

Financial Aid

VA, PELL

Course/Program Delivery Model

This program is offered in a Competency Based Education (CBE) format. Students will be expected to invest a minimum of 15 hours per week on coursework and will enroll in one course at a time according to the established sequence with tuition and fees assessed for each course individually.  Students receiving Federal Financial Aid or VA funding please contact your academic advisor for specific information regarding eligibility.

Requirements

  • Reading: 10
  • Math: 9

It is strongly recommended that students have CompTIA A+ equivalent knowledge to enter this program (A+ certification is not required). Those with limited or no previous computer network experience should consider enrolling in the Computer Support Specialist program prior to seeking enrollment in the Network Administrator program. Students who are unsure if they meet the minimum requirements should contact the instructor prior to enrolling.

Other

Students need a USB Flash Drive and headphones for the first day of class.

Instructor approval required for individual courses:
Doug Miller
801-957-4974
Taylorsville Redwood Campus, TB 524
doug.miller@slcc.edu

Available Class Schedules

Taylorsville Redwood Campus

4600 South Redwood Road, TB 517
Salt Lake City, Utah 84130

Mon - Thu 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Fri 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Acquire Substantive Knowledge
  2. Communicate Effectively
  3. Develop Quantitative Literacy
  4. Think Critically and Creatively
  5. Civic Engagement
  6. Work Professionally and Constructively
  7. Develop Computer and Information Literacy

Demonstrate proficiency and knowledge required to implement, troubleshoot, and manage Windows client operating systems in a network environment.

1, 3, 4, 6, 7

Demonstrate proficiency and knowledge required to implement, manage, and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows Active Directory, Directory Services including user, group, and computer account management, Group Policy design and implementation, Trust Relationships, Replication, and Domain Controller configuration. 

1, 3, 4, 6, 7

Demonstrate proficiency and knowledge to implement, manage, and troubleshoot core infrastructure services including DNS, TCP/IP, DHCP, Routing, Remote Access, Network Protection, Patch Management, Firewall Configuration, and IPSec.

1, 3, 4, 6, 7

Demonstrate proficiency and knowledge to implement, manage, and troubleshoot core server roles and management tasks including server deployment and installation, file and print services, data management, data protection, application deployment, server virtualization, high availability, and performance optimization.

1, 3, 4, 6, 7

 

Required Courses: (375 Clock Hours)

Course

Title

Clock Hours

Semester

Prerequisite

KAOS 0170

Computer Concepts

30

A

KNWE 0680

Configuring Windows Clients

75

A

KNWE 0780

Maintaining Windows Clients

75

A

 

KNWE 0642

Server Installation and Configuration 1

90

A

KNWE 0742

Server Installation and Configuration 2

90

A

KWRK 0515

Job-seeking Skills

15

A

Elective Courses: (Select at least 300 Clock hours from the following)

Course

Title

Clock Hours

Semester

Prerequisite

KNWE 0640

Server Administration 1

75

A

KNWE 0740

Server Administration 2

75

A

 

KNWE 0646

Advanced Server Services 1

75

A

 

KNWE 0746

Advanced Server Services 2

75

A

 

KNIT 0800

Information Storage and Management

75

A

 

KCMS 0240

Intro to Networking Technology

75

A

 

KCMS 0250

Advanced Network Technology 

75

A

 

KCMS 0440

Intro to Security Principles

75

A

 

KCMS 0450

Advanced Security Principles

75

A

 

KCMS 0415

Linux Administration

75

A

Additional Program Notes

Courses offered in this program reflect current requirements to prepare for certification in the following areas:

  • MTA: The Microsoft Technology Associate certification validates candidate’s knowledge of fundamental server and client operating system administration concepts.
  • MCP: The Microsoft Certified Professional title is earned by passing specific Microsoft exams.
  • MCTS: The Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist certification validates a candidate’s knowledge and ability to operate in enterprise environments that use Microsoft Windows 7 as a desktop operating system.
  • MCSA: The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate title confirms that a candidate has the skills and knowledge necessary for implementing, managing, maintaining, and provisioning services and infrastructure in a Windows Server 2012 environment. Candidates must pass the three following certification exams to earn the MCSA title: 1) Exam 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012; 2) Exam 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012; and 3) Exam 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services.
Course Information

Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Technology Building, TB 517

General Information
801-957-7522

Program Information
801-957-3354
SAT@slcc.edu

Academic Advisor
Liliana Rodriguez
801-957-4178

Program Faculty

Associate Professors
Douglas Miller

Assistant Professors
Steven Fogg