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Sauk Academic programs

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

Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on 2016-17 tuition and fee rates and the course fees in the Class Schedule for the required number 26 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition $2,886.00 $8,320.00 $9,022.00
Fees $306.00 $306.00 $306.00
Course Fees * $130.00 * $130.00 * $130.00
Total Tuition and Fees $3,322.00 $8,756.00 $9,458.00

* 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.