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Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) Administrator - CCL

Gainful Employment Information
Major: 5843
Effective Term: 2015 Fall Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 29-35

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) Administrator program is designed to help prepare students towards an intermediate- to supervisory-level position working with Windows networks. It is designed to develop the skills needed to install, configure, customize, optimize, and troubleshoot Windows servers, Windows client workstations and Microsoft Office products. The courses in the program also help to prepare for Microsoft Certified Product Specialist (MCP), and Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) examinations.
Typical tasks of a Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) are developing a local area network, installing and configuring software, creating and managing user and group accounts, analyzing and optimizing system performance, troubleshooting system and printing problems, training end users, and working as a system administrator.

Program Notes:

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

++ indicates any module/suffixed courses.

Admission Criteria: None
Program Prerequisites
CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
Permission of Department or Division0-3
Required Courses
CIS121AB Microsoft Command Line Operations (1) OR
CIS221AB Microsoft Power Shell (1) 1
BPC170 Computer Maintenance: A+ Exam Prep Level I3
BPC270 Computer Maintenance: A+ Exam Prep Level II3
CIS190 Introduction to Local Area Networks (3) OR
CNT140AA Introduction to Networks (4) OR
MST140 Microsoft Networking Essentials (3)3-4
MST150 Microsoft Windows Professional (3) OR
MST150 ++Any Microsoft Windows (any module)(3) 3
MST155 Implementing Windows Network Infrastructure (3) OR
MST155 ++Any Windows Network Infrastructure (any module)(3-4) 3-4
MST157 Implementing Windows Directory Services (3) OR
MST157 ++Any Active Directory Windows Server Configuration (any module)(3-4) 3-4
MST158 ++Any Windows Server Administration (any module)4
MST244 Microsoft SQL Server Administration3
MST259 Designing Windows Network Security 3

Program Competencies

  1. Implement DOS commands and functions. (CIS121AB, CIS221AB)
  2. Identify basic personal computer architecture and components. (BPC170, BPC270)
  3. Troubleshoot problems with various common hardware and software configurations. (BPC170, BPC270)
  4. Analyze local area network (LAN) topologies and communication standards. (CIS190, CNT140AA, MST140)
  5. Create and manage user and group accounts. (MST150, MST150++, MST158++)
  6. Monitor network resources and events. (MST155, MST155++, MST158++)
  7. Implement and troubleshoot network printers. (MST150, MST150++)
  8. Secure network resources with share permissions and New Technology File System (NTFS) permissions. (MST150, MST150++)
  9. Install, configure, and optimize a Windows network operating system. (MST158++)
  10. Establish trusts between domains. (MST155, MST155++)
  11. Install and configure Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Dynamic Name System (DNS) in a Microsoft Windows network infrastructure. (MST155, MST155++)
  12. Install and configure Microsoft Windows Active Directory services. (MST155, MST155++, MST157, MST157++, MST158++)
  13. Install and configure Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server. (MST244)
  14. Plan and implement an Active Directory namespace for an enterprise environment. (MST157, MST157++)
  15. Analyze business requirements and processes to design a security solution for a Microsoft Windows network. (MST259)

Complete program information is available here.

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change.

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