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Computer Information Systems: Server Administrator

(B28) Certificate

 This Server Administrator certificate is available for students who are interested in in entry level employment in the networking field with a specialization as a network server administrator. It is also for those already working as a network administrators who want to validate their work experience with a certificate. 

Work and Employment

 PC Technicians are involved in the maintenance and management of network servers. They may set up the physical computer and peripherals for end users as well as maintain the organizations network. Many network administrators work alone in small to medium sized organizations while others work under the direction of network engineers.

Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Academic Advising, 815/835-6354; Dr. Mary Lou Kidder, Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems, 815/835-6358; Kevin Megill, Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems, 815/835-6251; Valarie Wittman, Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems, 815/835-6388. 

Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on current tuition and fee rates for the required number 25 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition $2,825.00 $8,050.00 $8,725.00
Student Activity Fee $150.00 $150.00 $150.00
Course Fees $100.00 $100.00 $100.00
Total Tuition and Fees $2,925.00 $8,150.00 $8,825.00

Estimated Additional Costs

The following figures are based on the average estimated per-credit-hour cost of attendance for the required number 25 credit hours. Actual costs will vary; check the Class Schedule for actual book costs.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Room and Board $6,750.00
Books and Supplies $1,230.50
Grand Total $10,905.50 $16,130.50 $16,805.50