Advanced Desktop & Server Administrator

This continuing education program provides an advanced certificate that takes the desktop and server administrator certificate to the next level by adding additional credentials in infrastructure, security and network configuration. With a greater understanding of how to configure and protect sophisticated networks, you will have the skills to work with the largest and most complex corporate networks. The CompTIA, Microsoft and Cisco certifications help validate that an individual has the comprehensive set of skills necessary to perform a particular job, such as server administrator. Our courses teach students the skills needed to perform in that job role and to successfully complete required exams for certification. For further information, contact David Pfaehler at pfaehlerd@midlandstech.edu or call 803.691.3878. *To receive the discounted price of $11,999 for the full certificate program please call (803) 732-0432 to register.

Only taking one month to complete, A+ IT Technician can further your career success while maximizing your organizational impact.

Click here to see all classes associated with this program and an estimated program cost.

This program has the Coursepower designation. The Coursepower program is a broad-based consortium of organizations, companies and schools around a single mission of establishing a powerful pipeline of tech-savvy talent with local educational institutions as the primary engine. It includes foundational courses, which are the same at all participating schools. See the foundational courses for this Coursepower program. 


Take the following courses in order starting with A+ IT Technician

A+ IT Technician

ID: CEDST-528

The perfect course for those who are or want to be entry-level computer service technicians. Learn to install, remove, upgrade, maintain, and troubleshoot computer hardware while building you own computer, to take home after class, from a kit provided. Prepare for the A+ exams 901 and 902.

  • Total Hours: 60.00
  • CEUs: 6.00
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Network+

ID: CENET-724

Acquire the fundamental skills and concepts that are used on the job in any type of networking career. You will be able to work with the major networking technologies and systems in use in modern PC-based computer networks as you also prepare for the Network+ certification exam.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

ID: CEMCS-713

Learn to implement a core Windows Server 2012 infrastructure in an existing enterprise environment. This course is part one of a three-part series and focuses on the initial implementation and configuration of core services including Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), networking services, and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 configuration.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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Administering Windows Server 2012

ID: CEMCS-714

Learn to administer and maintain Windows Server 2012 infrastructure such as implementing server images, user and group management with active directory domain services (AD DS) and group policy, remote access and network policies, data security, monitoring, and update management.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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Cloud+

ID: CEMCS-718

Learn about cloud concept and models, virtualization, infrastructure, resource management, security, and business continuity in the cloud. Acquire the knowledge and best practices required of IT practitioners working in cloud computing environments as you prepare for the Cloud+ CompTIA certification.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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Security+

ID: CESEC-664

Theft and destruction of intellectual property takes place despite the presence of firewalls, encryption, and corporate edicts. Prepare to implement and monitor security on networks, applications, and operating systems, and respond to security breaches, as you also prepare for the Security+ exam.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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Cisco ICND Part 1

ID: CECIS-671

This class prepares you to take the Cisco 100-101 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices exam. Learn to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small branch office network. Other topics include Operation of IP Data Networks; LAN Switching Technologies; IP Addressing (IPv4 & IPv6); IP Routing Technologies; IP Services (DHCP, NAT, ACLs); Network Device Security; Basic Troubleshooting.

  • Total Hours: 60.00
  • CEUs: 6.00
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Linux+

ID: CENET-746

Through hands-on practice, students will learn system administration skills for the Linux operating system and prepare for CompTIA Linux+ certification.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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