8 Courses Required

The Operating System Administration certificate is an 8-course (32-unit) program designed for professionals who would like to specialize in network operating system administration. The program is based on Linux/Unix OS and Microsoft OS and covers all aspects of network requirements analysis, design, installation, operation, support, security and management. To learn more, click here

For a full list of elective options, please click here.

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Estimated Cost
Application & Candidacy Fee: $150.00*
Estimated Program Tuition: $7,600.00
Estimated Program Textbook/Materials: $800.00
Estimated Total Cost: $8,550.00

Costs are approximate and subject to change without notice. Estimates are based on candidacy fee, course fees, and estimated cost of textbooks and course supplies, but do not include online classes or additional expenses such as parking.

*This program is open admission. The Application & Candidacy fee establishes your candidacy in the certificate for a period of time covering normal progress toward completion and allows you to access a variety of program benefits.

Internship Available: No

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Certificate in Operating System Administration


Minimum Required

In addition to required 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.