Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2015 (505)
The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2015 (505), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.
Holly Hoopes, Professor, 727-341-3373Dr. James Stewart, Dean of Technology
This certificate is designed to produce Microsoft administrators by providing students a comprehensive set of skills necessary to perform as a server administrator. A server administrator is responsible for the operations and day-to-day management of an infrastructure of servers for an enterprise organization. Windows server administrators manage the infrastructure, Web, and IT application servers. This certificate will also prepare students for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) and CompTIA Network+ industry certifications.
The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
o the recommended order in which to take the program courses
o suggested course when more than one option exists
o which semester each course is typically offered
o if the course has a prerequisite
o courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)
If you are starting the program this term, click here to access the recommended Academic Pathway.
If you have already started the program, click here for the archived Academic Pathways.
Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.
Florida CIP Code
0511100112: Network Server Administration
Federal CIP Code
11.1001: Network and System Administration/Administrator.
Job Related Opportunities
MAJOR CORE COURSES(18 Credits) Grade of "C"or higher required.
This certificate gives you a solid background in Windows Server and prepares you to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification exam. The MCSA is recognized in the computer industry as one who maintains and administers Windows/NET operating systems. The cost of the exam is not included in tuition and fees.
This certificate prepares you to take the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification exam and transfers to the network administrator subplan of our A.S. degree in Computer Networking. This A.S. transfers to our bachelor's degree in Technology Management.
Networking specialists have become invaluable team members as businesses expand their use of networking to share resources and reduce expenses. Employment of network and computer systems administrators is expected to grow 28 percent through 2020, as organizations switch to newer, faster and more mobile networks.
Our program prepares you for entry-level work as:
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