Windows System Administration

245 hours
18 - 36 weeks
7 - 14 hours
per week

Provides the knowledge and skills needed to administer Windows Operating Systems, including installing, configuring, and managing both client and server computers. Learn planning and installation of the appropriate operating systems, configuration of system components and peripherals, and computer virtualization platforms in a variety of Windows environments.

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Receive the Windows System Administration certificate by completing two courses:

  • COMP 640 Windows Operating Systems
  • COMP 642 Server Admin Fundamentals
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Information Technology Orientation

  1. Read the registration instructions & class details. Once Spring 2024 registration opens on Monday, December 4th, please register promptly as some classes fill quickly.
  2. Meet with a Counselor to discuss your Educational Plan, understand the requirements for the courses, and map out your career path. To make an appointment with a counselor, call North City Campus at (619) 388-1800 or email .

Possible Career Paths

Examples of jobs you may be qualified for after completion of this program:

  • Computer Network Support Specialist $21-34/hr.
  • Computer Operator $13-33/hr
  • Database Administrator $27-63/hr.

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