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Linux/Unix

This certificate introduces students to the Linux/UNIX operating system. The certificate is an immersive, hands-on program that includes lab courses covering the main features of the Linux/Unix operating system with an emphasis on local and network system administration functions.

This Program is perfect for...

  • Those who want to specialize in Linux/UNIX
  • Aspiring system administrators

What you can learn.

  • Become familiar with the Red Hat Linux family
  • Compile simple programs as a method to install open-source applications
  • Learn to administer user accounts, processes, and filesystems
  • Learn recurrent task scheduling, local and remote logging, trans-network backup and filesystem synchronization, and network time control
  • Explore flow control, argument handling, user interactivity, input validation, error handling, and debugging

What our certificates have done for our students.

85%

feel a certificate helped them enhance their careers

1 out of 4

received a salary increase after starting a certificate program

50%

switched careers after completing a certificate program

85%

recommend a certificate program to others

Courses

Click below to view the required and elective courses, if applicable, for this program.

Required
Electives
In addition to the core coursework, students must successfully complete 8 units of elective coursework. Any course in the COM SCI discipline numbered X 400 - 499 may be applied as an elective toward this program.
COM SCI X 418.106
COM SCI XLC M268
COM SCI X 418.85A
COM SCI X 418.85C
COM SCI X 418.88B
COM SCI X 451.100
COM SCI X 451.101
COM SCI X 417.29F
COM SCI X 417.31
COM SCI X 417.39A
COM SCI X 418.100
COM SCI X 418.102AB
COM SCI X 418.104B
COM SCI X 418.104F
COM SCI X 418.113
COM SCI X 414.61
COM SCI XLC 143
COM SCI XLC 172
COM SCI XLC 188
COM SCI XLC 236
COM SCI XLC 249
COM SCI X 450.4
COM SCI X 450.6
COM SCI X 450.7
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Estimated Cost Breakdown

All courses in this program are paid for individually. An application form is required to establish candidacy in this program. From the 'Apply Now' button, complete the online application and pay the application fee if applicable.

Application & Candidacy Fee

150.00

Estimated Program Tuition

4975.00

Estimated program textbook/materials

400.00

*The Application & Candidacy Fee establishes your candidacy in the program for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and may allow you to access a variety of program benefits.

Internships Available
No
Visa Requirement Applicable
No
VA Benefit Eligible
Yes
Financial Aid
No
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