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CIS Professional Certificate in Windows Operating System Administration

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Contact: Barry AndrewsTitle: Department ChairContact: bandrews@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook CIS Professional Certificate in Windows Operating System Administration

Business Division
Certificate E0720

The CIS Professional Certificate in Windows Operating System Administration is designed for returning CIS professionals with several years of experience or current students who have completed several CIS courses. This certificate will prepare students for technical support jobs for companies using Windows operating systems. The certificate will provide students the skills to install, manage/administer and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows workstations and Microsoft server operating systems. The courses in this certificate cover the major topics of industry standard certification exams. Opportunities available upon completion of the certificate program include entry-level and mid-level help desk and Windows Administrative positions.

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    • Information Security Analysts

      Information Security Analysts

      SOC Career Code: 15-1122.00

      Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $82.01

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $112,128.06
      Annual Job Openings
      1,355

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Computer User Support Specialists

      Computer User Support Specialists

      SOC Career Code: 15-1151.00

      Provide technical assistance to computer users. Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, or via telephone or electronically. May provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, installation, word processing, electronic mail, and operating systems.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $52.89

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $65,135.77
      Annual Job Openings
      10,518

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Computer Network Support Specialists

      Computer Network Support Specialists

      SOC Career Code: 15-1152.00

      Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $58.66

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $71,164.92
      Annual Job Openings
      2,173

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

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  • CIS Professional Certificate in Windows Operating System Administration

    Business Division
    Certificate E0720

    The CIS Professional Certificate in Windows Operating System Administration is designed for returning CIS professionals with several years of experience or current students who have completed several CIS courses. This certificate will prepare students for technical support jobs for companies using Windows operating systems. The certificate will provide students the skills to install, manage/administer and troubleshoot Microsoft Windows workstations and Microsoft server operating systems. The courses in this certificate cover the major topics of industry standard certification exams. Opportunities available upon completion of the certificate program include entry-level and mid-level help desk and Windows Administrative positions.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    CISN 21Windows Operating System3
    CISN 24Window Server Network and Security Administration3
    CISN 24LWindow Server Network and Security Administration Laboratory0.5
    Total Units6.5

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