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Contact: Barry AndrewsTitle: Department ChairContact: bandrews@mtsac.edu
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Business Division
Certificate M0816

The CIS Certificate in Linux prepares students to install, manage, program and troubleshoot Linux operating systems. The certificate offers a balanced set of classes that prepares students to create and operate Linux workstations, servers and networks used by industry. Emphasis is placed on configuring a Linux distribution to create workstations with client applications; email, file, FTP, DNS and other servers; and routers, firewalls and other network services. Special attention is given to security concepts and tools and their implementation in a Linux system. Students will also learn to configure and install an Apache web server in a Linux system to access a MySQL database using PHP programs. Opportunities available after the completion of this certificate include system or network administration, web server, and database programmers. The certificate covers the major topics of an industry standard certification exam for Linux.

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    • CIS Professional Certificate in LINUX

      Business Division
      Certificate M0816

      The CIS Certificate in Linux prepares students to install, manage, program and troubleshoot Linux operating systems. The certificate offers a balanced set of classes that prepares students to create and operate Linux workstations, servers and networks used by industry. Emphasis is placed on configuring a Linux distribution to create workstations with client applications; email, file, FTP, DNS and other servers; and routers, firewalls and other network services. Special attention is given to security concepts and tools and their implementation in a Linux system. Students will also learn to configure and install an Apache web server in a Linux system to access a MySQL database using PHP programs. Opportunities available after the completion of this certificate include system or network administration, web server, and database programmers. The certificate covers the major topics of an industry standard certification exam for Linux.

      Required Courses

      Course Prefix Course Name Units
      CISN 31Linux Operating System3
      CISN 31LLinux Operating System Laboratory0.5
      CISN 34Linux Networking and Security3
      CISN 34LLinux Networking and Security Laboratory0.5
      CISW 31Secure Web Server Programming in PHP3
      CISW 31LSecure Web Server Programming in PHP Laboratory0.5
      Total Units10.5

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    Contact: Barry AndrewsTitle: Department ChairContact: bandrews@mtsac.edu

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