Microsoft Networking Technology

Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP) Administrator - CCL

Effective term: 
2018 Spring
Final term: 
2019 Fall
Total credits required: 

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 suffixed courses.

CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
Permission of Department or Division 0-3
CIS121ABMicrosoft Command Line Operations (1) OR
CIS221ABMicrosoft Power Shell (1) 1
BPC170A+ Exam Prep: Computer Hardware Configuration and Support 3
BPC270A+ Exam Prep: Operating System Configuration and Support 3
CIS190Introduction to Networking (3) OR
CNT140AAIntroduction to Networks (4) OR
MST140Microsoft Networking Essentials (3) 3-4
MST150++Any Microsoft Windows Operating System course 3
MST155++Any Windows Network Infrastructure course 3-4
MST157++Any Active Directory Windows Server Configuration course 3-4
MST158++Any Windows Server Administration course 4
MST244Microsoft SQL Server Administration 3
MST259Designing Windows Network Security 3
  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++, MST158++)
  6. Monitor network resources and events. (MST155++, MST158++)
  7. Implement and troubleshoot network printers. (MST150++)
  8. Secure network resources with share permissions and New Technology File System (NTFS) permissions. (MST150++)
  9. Install, configure, and optimize a Windows network operating system. (MST158++)
  10. Establish trusts between domains. (MST155++)
  11. Install and configure Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Dynamic Name System (DNS) in a Microsoft Windows network infrastructure. (MST155++)
  12. Install and configure Microsoft Windows Active Directory services. (MST155++, 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++)
  15. Analyze business requirements and processes to design a security solution for a Microsoft Windows network. (MST259)