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IT System Administration

Information Technology (IT) System Administrators are responsible for implementing and maintaining data infrastructure, and providing IT solutions that deliver value to an organization.

In this area of emphasis, you will learn how to plan, install, upgrade and configure computer operating systems along with essential software applications and services, including:

  • vital data network services (DHCP, DNS and Active Directory Services)
  • virus and patch-management services
  • web, SharePoint, deployment and remote desktop servers

These courses will teach you how to identify requirements for data network infrastructure services based on functionality, resource utilization, capacity and growth, security, ease of use and maintenance activities. You will also learn how to specify, order, install and connect hardware based on those requirements.

You will leave this program with the skills necessary to determine and document software, roles, features, settings and parameters required to maintain a reliable and manageable IT environment.

Careers

Common jobs for IT System Administration grads are:

  • Systems Administrator
  • IT Systems Analyst
  • Technology Analyst
  • IT Specialist
  • IT Coordinator
  • IT Support
  • System Specialist