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System Administrator Certificate (07021.CM)

School of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)

The Computer Technology and Information Systems AS degree prepares student to enter the fields of IT Support Specialist, Cybersecurity, System Administration or Networking Professional. Classes are focused on computer technology used to collect, record, organize and access data. Many career paths are available in this broad field.

A Certificate of Achievement will be awarded upon satisfactory completion of the 12 unit core with a minimum grade of a ā€œCā€ (or P) in each course in the certificate and maintains a 2.0 GPA.

Program Learning Outcomes

A. Demonstrate competency in utilizing Math skills to assist in the solving of complex business, security, and networking problems.

B. Demonstrate competency in working with servers as a system administrator.

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Program Requirements:

Program Core: (6 Units)


CTIS-15 Computer Network Fundamentals


CTIS-17 Systems and Network Administration


System Administration: Plus 3 units from the following:

CTIS-11 Linux System Administration (3)
CTIS-12 Windows Server System Administration (3)


Database Management: Choose 3 units from the following:

CTIS-08 Introduction to Systems Analysis and Design (3)
CTIS-09 Cloud Computing Infrastructure and Services (3)
CTIS-10 Introduction to Database Management Systems (3)


Total: (12 Units)

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Contact Information


Marie Bruley


(209) 384-6293

School Office



(209) 381-6478

Computer Info Systems Tech