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Career Area: Information Technology
Associate Degree
Program Number: 10-154-7
Approximately 2 Years to Complete
Credit Program
Average Annual Tuition: $4230

IT - Systems Administration Specialist Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Computer Operator
Lead Technician
Technical Support
Production Installation Specialist
Intermediate Operator
Service Technician

Average Median Wage


IT - Systems Administration Specialist Programs

The first year of the IT - Systems Administration Specialist program provides students with a foundation in computer systems along with strong LAN networking skills. These skills will allow students to support and manage computer systems and the networks connecting them. The first year of the curriculum is similar to the IT - Network Specialist program.

The second year of the program focuses on server administration, virtualization, and cloud computing concepts. Students learn how to install, configure and manage servers in a virtualized environment. The curriculum offers the technologies necessary to pass the Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS), Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP), and VMware Certified Professional (VCP) certifications. 


IT - Systems Administration Specialist Part of a Career Pathway Program Transfers Offered completely online Shared Program
Madison College Systems Administration Specialist (IT) at Madison College
Northwood Tech Systems Administration Specialist (IT) at Northwood Tech