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Network Systems Administration

Fox Valley Technical College
Program overview
Full time/part time
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
Spring 2021

Summer 2021

Spring 2021

Summer 2021

Program description

Network Systems Administration

Looking for a great career in the information technology field? Today’s organizations demand advanced, secure information sharing technology. Get the training you need to be a skilled network systems administrator. You’ll learn how to install, troubleshoot and maintain network operating systems – from a single server to a complex variety of servers. In addition, you’ll learn about virtualization technologies, desktop repair and maintenance, scripting, and more. Your hands-on training also includes system administration, project management and operating system security. This degree is the ticket to a promising career.

Admission requirements

Skills Assessment

An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program or the following: High School GPA of 2.75 or higher (last 10 years) OR provide completion of associate’s or higher degree OR; 165 or higher on your 2014 series GED tests OR; ACT OR SAT OR Accuplacer OR Companion OR Compass (last 3 years) to waive to the general education level; The cost of the Accuplacer assessment is $15.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.

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Program content

Technical Studies

  • Information Assurance
  • Network Essentials
  • College Success: On Course
  • Device Repair and Maintenance
  • Enterprise Client
  • Network Infrastructure 1
  • Ethical Hacking
  • Windows PowerShell Scripting
  • Linux Essentials - Just Enough Linux
  • Windows Server
  • IT Career Experience
  • Virtualization Technologies
  • IT Project Management
  • Operating Systems Security
  • Linux
  • Server Applications
  • Virtualization Infrastructure
  • Linux Administration
  • System Administration Capstone

General Studies

  • Math & Logic
  • Written Communication
  • Oral/Interpersonal Comm
  • Intro to Ethics: Theory & App
  • Psychology of Human Relations

Suggested Electives

  • Network Infrastructure 2
  • IP (Internet Protocol) Telephony
  • Wireless Networking
  • Security Monitoring and Operations

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Tuition fees

Estimated program cost: $10,030.95


Degree: Associate Degree (AAS)

Credit Points: 63 Credits

Program Outcomes

  • Implement computer networks.
  • Implement client systems.
  • Implement server operating systems.
  • Implement network security components.
  • Develop technical documentation.
  • Troubleshoot network systems.
  • Maintain the network infrastructure.

Career opportunities

  • Email Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Analyst
  • Linux/UNIX System Administrator
  • Windows System Administrator

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About this institute

Fox Valley Technical College

Want to prepare for a career that is cutting edge? At Fox Valley Technical College you get a hands on, high-tech education that prepares you for the workplace of tomorrow. Fox Valley Technical College has been the college of choice...

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Why study at Fox Valley Technical College

Fox Valley Technical College focuses on high-tech education.

Contact info

Fox Valley Technical College

1825 N. Bluemound Drive
54912 Appleton Wisconsin
United States of America (USA)

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