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Computer Server Administration

Certificate of Applied Science Degree

Program Director: Steve Robinett

Gainful Employment Programs Information

The Computer Server Administration program prepares individuals for employment in the computer networking field, specifically focusing on server management, maintenance, and administration. Students in this program gain hands-on experience with computer hardware, software, and networks. Upon successful completion of the program, the student will have the needed skills to sit for the CompTIA Network+, Linux+ and Microsoft MCSA/MCSE certifications.

Graduates are prepared to:

  • Demonstrate an advanced level of understanding of Microsoft 2003 server configuration.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of network infrastructure design and configuration.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the Linux server operating system.
  • Pass the MCSA / MCSE industry standard certification exam battery with at least an 70%.
  • Obtain and keep a computer server professional position within the workforce.

Estimated Resident Program Cost*

Tuition and Fees$3,190
Application Fee$30
Lab Fees$70

Fall 2016 MUS Student Health Insurance Premiums will be changing. Please check the Health Insurance website and/or Student Central for confirmed premium rates. Students will be charged an additional fee of $21 per credit for online/hybrid courses.

Many students need preliminary math and writing courses before enrolling in the program requirements. These courses may increase the total number of program credits. Students should review their math and writing placement before planning out their full program schedules.

GFC MSU Additional Graduation Requirement

COLS 103Becoming a Successful Student +1
First Year
CAPP 120Introduction to Computers +3
NTS 104CCNA 1: Intro to Networks *,+3
NTS 105CCNA 2: Routing Switching *,+3
ITS 215Network OS -Dir /Infrastructre *,+4
Select one of the following:  
M 095Intermediate Algebra **,+4
M 121College Algebra **,+3
M 151Precalculus **,+4
M 171Calculus I **,+4
Term Credits13
COMX 115Intro to Interpersonal Communc +3
ITS 210Network OS - Desktop *,+3
ITS 217Network OS - Server Admin/Apps *,+4
ITS 224Introduction To Linux *,+4
Select one of the following:  
WRIT 101College Writing I **,+3
WRIT 122Intro to Business Writing **,+3
Term Credits17
Total Credits30

Indicates prerequisite needed.


Placement in course(s) is determined by placement assessment.


A grade of C- or above is required for graduation.