Microsoft Networking Technology

Microsoft Server Administration - CCL

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

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 suffixed courses.

CIS105Survey of Computer Information Systems (3) OR
Permission of Department or Division 0-3
CIS121ABMicrosoft Command Line Operations 1
BPC170A+ Exam Prep: Computer Hardware 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
  1. Implement DOS commands and functions. (CIS121AB)
  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++, MST158++)
  6. Install, configure, and optimize Windows network operating system. (MST150++, MST158++)
  7. Secure network resources with share permissions and NT New Technology File System (NTFS) permissions. (MST150++, MST158++)
  8. Implement system policies and user profiles. (MST158++)
  9. Monitor network resources and events. (MST150++, MST155++, MST158++)
  10. Manage shared network resources. (MST155++, MST158++)
  11. Install and configure Microsoft Windows Active Directory services. (MST157++, MST158++)
  12. Install and configure Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Dynamic Name System (DNS) in a Microsoft Windows network infrastructure. (MST155++)
  13. Manage network security. (MST155++, MST158++)
  14. Configure and support remote access. (MST155++, MST158++)
  15. Manage a Domain Name Server (DNS). (MST155++)