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Microsoft Server Administration - CCL

Gainful Employment Information
Major: 5852
Effective Term: 2015 Spring Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 20-23

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Microsoft Server Administration program is designed to provide training for professionals who implement, manage, and troubleshoot existing network and system environments based on current Microsoft Server operating systems. The courses in the program are also designed to help prepare for Microsoft Certified Product Specialist (MCP), and Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) examinations.
Typical tasks of a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) are implementing, managing, and troubleshooting networks containing messaging services, file and print servers, and firewalls. In addition a MCSA may be responsible for configuring Internet access, to enabling remote access for users, and to managing client computers.

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 Division 0-3
Required Courses
CIS121AB Microsoft Command Line Operations (1) OR
CIS221AB Microsoft Power Shell (1) 1
BPC170 Computer Maintenance: A+ Exam Prep Level I 3
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

Program Competencies

  1. Implement DOS commands and functions. (CIS121AB, CIS221AB)
  2. Troubleshoot problems with various common hardware and software configurations. (BPC170)
  3. Identify the hardware and software components of a local area network. (CIS190, CNT140AA, MST140)
  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. Install, configure, and optimize Windows network operating system. (MST150, MST150++, MST158++)
  7. Secure network resources with share permissions and NT New Technology File System (NTFS) permissions. (MST150, MST150++, MST158++)
  8. Implement system policies and user profiles. (MST158++)
  9. Monitor network resources and events. (MST150, MST150++, MST155, MST155++, MST158++)
  10. Manage shared network resources. (MST155, MST155++, MST158++)
  11. Install and configure Microsoft Windows Active Directory services. (MST157, MST157++, MST158++)
  12. Install and configure Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Dynamic Name System (DNS) in a Microsoft Windows network infrastructure. (MST155, MST155++)
  13. Manage network security. (MST155, MST155++, MST158++)
  14. Configure and support remote access. (MST155, MST155++, MST158++)
  15. Manage a Domain Name Server (DNS). (MST155, MST155++)

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.

Please refer to the Official MCCCD CCTA website for official programs information.