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Network Administration Microsoft Windows Completion Certificate


This certificate prepares students for positions as IT Specialist, Network Managers, or Systems Administrators. The program is not intended for students enrolled in a network administration, and information technology programs. Learn to install, configure, and test network servers and workstations. Students complete 20 credits, resulting in a Windows Network Administration Certificate.

Estimated Length of Completion

Degree Quarters Credits
Certificate Full Time: NA
Part Time: 4

Program lengths are estimates, not guarantees. For the most current program information, please check with the program contact.

Note: Advanced placement testing, work experience, and transfer of credits may result in course waivers, credit transfer, and advanced placement.

Course Course ID Credits Availability

Course Substitute : Instructor permission

This course provides an introduction to basic computer hardware and operating systems. The focus is A+ Certification and addresses foundational computer hardware to include system boards, microprocessors, bios, hard drives, CDROMs, as well as the basics of the Windows Operating Systems. Troubleshooting from both a hardware and software approach is introduced. The curriculum is produced by Hewlett Packard for Ciso Systems. Computer Fee.

EET 131 5.0

Students are strongly encouraged to meet with an advisor to discuss specific career goals and recommended coursework.

Job tests this program will prepare you for:

  • Microsoft - 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft - 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft - 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
  • Microsoft - 70-698: Installing and Configuring Windows 10

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All costs are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling 206.934.5391. There are additional costs for books and supplies. Each student is responsible for the purchase of certain supplies and required tools before the instruction begins.

Part Time

  • Resident Cost : $2,260.80
  • NonResident Cost : $2,560.00
  • International Student Cost : $5,825.60

Hours may vary based on specific program requirements. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling 206.934.5391.

Worker Friendly

This program is offered at times and in formats that meet the needs of working adults. This includes:

  • Online
  • Coursework is generally completed over the internet, within a quarterly timeframe, contact with instructor via email. Some courses may require limited on-campus visits.

Worker Friendly

This program is offered at times and in formats that meet the needs of working adults. This includes:

  • Hybrid
  • Hybrid courses provide students with the scheduling flexibility of fewer campus visits while covering the same materials as an equivalent class held entirely on campus. Hybrid classes usually have at least one on-campus meeting per week combined with a "virtual classroom" with online content, lessons and activities.


Course Course ID Credits Availability

Provides the knowledge and skills to install and configure Microsoft Windows on stand-alone and client computers that are part of a workgroup or domain. Also provides the prerequisite knowledge and skills required for IT 126, Windows Network Infrastructure. Prerequisites: EET 131 or instructor permission. Computer Fee.

IT 122 5.0

For those new to Microsoft Windows Server and responsible for installing, configuring, securing, managing and supporting a network infrastructure using Microsoft Windows Server. Provides knowledge and skills for installing Windows Servers in host and compute environments, implementing high availability, and maintaining and monitoring server environments. Prereq: IT 122 or permission.

IT 124 5.0

Introduces networking features and functionalities available in Windows Server. Students will learn to implement and manage DNS, DHCP, and IPAM; deploy remote access solutions such as VPN and RADIUS; manage DFS and branch cache solutions; and configure high performance network features. Provides the prerequisite knowledge and skills for IT 128. Prerequisites: IT 124 or instructor permission.

IT 126 5.0

Learn to plan, implement, secure, and manage Microsoft Windows Active Directory Services in an enterprise environment. Topics include: Active Directory Configuration; Group Policy Management; Certificate Management; and Digital Rights Management. Prereq: IT 126 or permission.

IT 128 5.0