Jul 19, 2024  
2022-2023 SLCC General Catalog 

Windows Server Administration: CA (SLTC)(CTE)

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Certificate of Achievement | 330 clock hours 

Program Website
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Program Description
Building upon a foundation of prior knowledge and skills developed through work experience or prior education, students enrolling in the Windows Server Administration hands-on training program will continue to expand their knowledge, abilities and skills to support Microsoft server and desktop systems and services in small, medium, and large network environments.

A broad range of client, server, and network management topics are covered in this program including in-depth coverage of Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) topics, user, group and computer account management, Group Policy implementation, remote management and administration, domain controller management, Certificate Services, rights management, Distributed File System (DFS), Software Defined Networking (SDN), network access policies and solutions, high performance network solutions, Domain Name Services (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), IPv4 and IPv6 addressing, IP Address Management (IPAM), routing, Virtual Private Networks (VPN), RADIUS, Distributed File System (DFS), Software Defined Networking (SDN), and more.

Training within this program can be used as a step to gaining valuable industry recognized certification titles including Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA), and Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA).

Career Opportunities
According to jobs.utah.gov this is a 5 Stars Occupation and one of the fastest growing fields between now and 2024. Network and Computer Systems Administrators will see an increase of 6% per year.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees: http://www.slcc.edu/satts/cost-financial-aid.aspx.
Please visit the program website for up-to-date cost information.

Program Entry Requirements
Students must demonstrate basic education skills as assessed by the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE):

  • Math 9
  • Reading 10

Program Requirements

Time to Completion

  • Time to completion is 16.5 weeks based on the SLTC standard of 20 hours per week. Less than 20 hours per week will increase time to completion.

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcome alignment with Student Learning Outcomes  in brackets.

  • Implement network connectivity and remote access solutions. [1,3,4,9]
  • Install, configure, manage, and maintain active directory domain services (AD DS). [1,4,7,9]
  • Implement networking protocols and services (DNS, DHCP, IPAM, etc.) [1,3,7,9]
  • Create and manage group policies. [1,4,5,7,8,9]
  • Implement an advanced network infrastructure. [1,8,9]

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