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2017-2018 Catalog Year
Computer Technology : System Administration Technician
Certificate of Achievement

Salary: $35,200–$57,190 / year (Nevada)

Career Outlook: Faster than average growth

Good To Know: Administrators design, install and support networks. Major employers include systems design firms, business management companies, colleges/universities, and government agencies.


The purpose of the System Administration Technician certificate is to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in their chosen careers.

A minimum of 33–35 total credits chosen from the following categories:

Program Requirements26 Units (Credits)

CIT 161Essentials of Information Security3
CIT 211Microsoft Networking I4
CIT 212Microsoft Networking II4
CIT 213Microsoft Networking III4
CIT 214Microsoft Networking IV4
CIT 215 Microsoft Networking V3-4
or CIT 165 Introduction to Convergence
or ET 155Home Technology Convergence
CIT 263Introduction to IT Project Management3

General Education Requirements7-9 Units (Credits)

English/Communications Requirements
Must include a writing course
Human Relations Requirement1-3
Mathematics Requirement3

Suggested Course Sequence

Program Requirements: 33–35 Credits. Please see a counselor or academic advisor for more information.

1st Year

First Semester: 17 Credits

CIT 211 4
CIT 212 4
CIT 263 3
English Course 3
Mathematics Course 3

Second Semester: 16–18 Credits

CIT 161 3
CIT 213 4
CIT 214 4
CIT 215 4
Human Relations Course 1–3


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