Computer Systems Networking - Linux Administrator Certificate Level 2

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Computer Systems Networking - Linux Administrator - Certificate Level 2

A Linux system administrator is responsible for maintaining the continued operational status of the Linux-based computers or networks. In some organizations, Linux powers the company's web and file servers.


Semester 1
EDUC 1300 Learning Framework 3
ITSC 1425 Personal Computer Hardware 4
ITSC 1307 UNIX Operating System I 3
ITSC 1316 Linux Installation and Configuration 3
Semester 2
ITSC 1458 UNIX System Administration I 4
ITNW 1358 Network+ OR 3
ITNW 1425 Fundamentals of Networking Technologies OR
ITCC 1414 CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks
Semester 3
ITSC 1447 UNIX System Administration II 4
ITSC 1319 Internet/Web Page Development 3


Semester 1
ITSC 2339 Personal Computer Help Desk Support 3
ITSC 2425 Advanced Linux (Capstone) 4
ITNW 1313 Computer Virtualization 3
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 37

**Capstone Statement
A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

Gainful Employment

Program Duration

This program is designed to be completed in 60 weeks.

Program Cost

This program will cost $3,954* if completed within normal time. There may be additional costs for living expenses. These costs were accurate at the time of posting, but may have changed.
*Includes estimates for books, supplies, and equipment.


Fewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. Typical debt total has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.

Licensure Info

The State of Texas does not have licensure requirements for this profession.


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Last updated June 2019.