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Network Server Administration, A.S. Certificate

Program Information

A.S. Certificate - Code 090400 - Catalog 2019/2020

Anindya Paul, Chair, 386-506-4155, Anindya.Paul@daytonastate.edu

Timothy Pintello, Assistant Chair, 386-506-4126, Timothy.Pintello@daytonastate.edu

Program Mission, Description, and Outcomes

Mission:

The certificate program prepares the student to plan, install, configure, troubleshoot and monitor computer networks. Students will also be able to understand, plan, manage and implement security in a networked environment. This program incorporates innovative teaching methods, uses the latest technology, thus encouraging student success.

Description:

The certificate program in Network Server Administration prepares the students to plan, install, configure, and monitor computer networks in a LAN/WAN environment. Students will have a good background in networking fundamentals and capable of maintaining and supporting a small network. Program courses transfer directly into Associate of Science Network Systems Technology and other Associate degree programs including Computer Information Technology, Computer Engineering Technology and Electronics Engineering Technology.

Outcomes:

Graduates of the program will be able to:

  1. Design, create, and test a network environment.

  2. Present how data communications protocols and devices interact with each other.

  3. Plan and perform internetworking administration, management, and other activities.

  4. Plan and perform troubleshooting and maintenance on network hardware and software.

Financial Aid

This program is eligible for federal financial aid and state Bright Futures Scholarship Program.

Financing Options: All students are encouraged to apply for federal and state student financial assistance by completing the FAFSA at http://www.fafsa.gov. For more information on grant, loans and work programs, please see the Office of Financial Aid webpage at http://www.daytonastate.edu/finaid. Students are also encouraged to apply for one of the many Daytona State College Foundation scholarships offered each semester. For more information see: http://www.daytonastate.edu/scholarships.

Approximate Additional Costs

Program Tuition and Fees*: $2,457

Access Fee: $26.88 ($1.12 per credit)

Assessment Fee: $34

Lab Fees: $15

Textbook Estimate: Varies depending on new, used, renting, or e-books

*In-state tuition only; out-of-state tuition will be higher.

Additional Admission Requirements

  • Prior to enrollment in college-level English or math courses, some students may be advised to complete college preparatory/developmental course work. See an Academic Advisor to determine developmental course requirements.

Careers

The following information is required by federal regulations to be provided to students for all vocational and certificate programs. Additional information on the any career, job, or salary potential can be found at http://www.onetonline.org.  For additional career information, please see: 

11-3021.00 Computer and Information Systems Managers http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/11-3021.00

15-1021.00 Computer Programmers http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1021.00

15-1041.00 Computer Support Specialists http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/15-1041.00

Program Length: The typical length of this program is two (2) semesters (30 weeks) for a full-time student.  The Florida Education and Training Placement Information Program (FETPIP) lists the placement rate (2016-17) for this field at 91%.

For additional Information on wages, trends and career videos:

http://www.careerinfonet.org/occ_rep.asp?optstatus=011000000&soccode=113021&id=1&nodeid=2&stfips=12&search=Go

Note: Need help preparing for your job search? Login to Daytona State's Career Services Online (CSO) to create your personal career account, or email your Daytona State College Career Advisor.

Program Specific Courses

CTS2306Microsoft Windows Professional

3

CIS2350Principles of Information Assurance

3

CET1600Network Plus

3

CTS2320Implementing, Managing and Maintaining a Windows Network Infrastructure

3

EGS1000Professional Performance for Technicians

3

CTS2328Managing and Maintaining a Windows Network Environment

3

Computer Elective (Choose 6 credit hours)

CTS2370Virtualization Infrastructure: Installation and Configuration

3

CET2660Fundamentals of Network Security

3

CIS2381Foundations of Digital Forensics

3

CNT2402Certified Ethical Hacker

3

CTS2310Designing Windows Network Security

3

CTS2321Linux Fundamentals

3

Sample Program of Study

1st Semester

CIS2350Principles of Information Assurance

3

EGS1000Professional Performance for Technicians

3

CTS2306Microsoft Windows Professional

3

CET1600Network Plus

3

2nd Semester

CTS2320Implementing, Managing and Maintaining a Windows Network Infrastructure

3

CTS2328Managing and Maintaining a Windows Network Environment

3

Elective

3

Elective

3

Note: Sequence of courses may vary. Check catalog course descriptions for requisite requirements.

Total Credit Hours: 24