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Computer Information Systems: Server Administrator

(B28) Certificate

This Server Support Specialist certificate is available for students who are interested in entry level employment in Windows OS administration or support. It is also for those already working as a systems administrator who want to validate their work experience with a certificate. Completing this sequence will also prepare students to sit for industry certifications sponsored through Microsoft Corporation.

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 Sleger, Professor of Computer Information Systems, 815/835-6388. 

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Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on 2017-18 tuition and fee rates and the course fees in the Class Schedule for the required number 30 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition $3,690.00 $9,960.00 $11,460.00
Fees $350.00 $350.00 $350.00
Course Fees * $85.00 * $85.00 * $85.00
Total Tuition and Fees $4,125.00 $10,395.00 $11,895.00

* Note: Course fees may vary depending upon the classes that a student completes within an academic program. The course fee above is only an estimation and represents the maximum course fees possible; it is likely that course fees will be lower than the estimation above.