The Systems Administrator and Network Security certificate prepares students with the knowledge and skills to design, install, implement, monitor, maintain, and manage enterprise and workgroup-level computer systems. Students can obtain an entry-level position as an IT Admin Support Specialist, or as a local, federal or private computer security consultant. The certificate, in combination with the associate degree, has been designed to be completed in two years if you attend full time and have the required entry skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. Alternatively, you can choose to complete the Computer Systems Administration and Network Security pathway as a stand-alone certificate.
In addition to tuition, estimated costs for students who complete the Computer Systems and Network Security certificate courses listed below are books, $1078; class fees, $126; universal fee, $1,406; equipment and supplies, $150 differential fees; $380. Contact the Financial Aid Office at 503.399.5018 to find out if you qualify with these costs.
You may earn a certificate of completion by successfully completing the required 38 hours with a grade of “C” or better in all courses.