CIS Professional in Windows Operating System Administration (Certificate E0720)

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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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Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, a student will be able to:

  • Configure and install Windows Active Directory.
  • Implement Windows file system security.

Review Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for this program.

Looking for guidance? A counselor can help.This Guided Pathways for Success (GPS) is a suggested sequence of coursework needed for program completion. It is not an official educational plan. Schedule an appointment with a counselor or advisor as soon as possible to create an individualized Mountie Academic Plan (MAP) specific to your goals and needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall TermUnits
CISN 21 Windows Operating System 3
Certificate:CIS Prof. (Wind. Operat. Systems Adm) Certificate:CIS Prof. (Wind. Operat. Systems Adm)
E0720 0
Submit petition to Admissions Records Submit petition to Admissions Records
(CISN 24 AND CISN 24L) 3.5
 Total Units3
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