Windows System Administration Certificate

San Diego Continuing Education
Online - Scheduled
Feb 1, 2021 - Jun 11, 2021
00:00 to 00:00 GMT (GMT +00:00)


Windows Operating Systems is the first course in the Windows System Administration certificate program, which also includes Server Admin Fundamentals. Subject matter for the course includes the installation, configuration, and management of the Microsoft Windows 10 operating system. You will also learn about managing applications, files and folders, devices, and the use of administrative tools and the control panel. Practical topics include user interfaces, user account management, operating system security, and basic network configuration. To that end, the course uses VMware Workstation hypervisors in the lab to create software-based guest computers, called virtual machines.

The Server Admin Fundamentals course includes the installation, configuration, and management of the Windows Server Operating System. Students will learn about server administration tools, Active Directory, account management and security, and server performance troubleshooting. Students will be introduced to network services, web servers, and DNS servers.

Course Benefits:
  • Live face-to-face classes
  • Collaborative project-based learning
  • 24-hour tutoring
  • Live counseling available
  • 24-hr library services
  • Career Counseling
  • Professional development
  • High quality professionally designed courses
  • No textbook fees
Eligibility Criteria

Required Skills: 

  • Possess a 10th grade reading level
  • Ability to communicate effectively in the English language
  • Knowledge of math concepts at the 8th grade level
  • Basic computer literacy

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