Information Technology Administration Certificate

The undergraduate certificate in Information Technology (IT) Administration is designed for students who are interested in managing the complex technical infrastructure of today’s organizations; the certificate is offered in partnership with the University of Agder in Norway (UiA), a sister university to UNO. The certificate consists of 12.75 credit hours of hands-on courses, covering such areas as systems administration, network administration, database administration, security administration, and distributed systems. All courses will be offered online. Students will take courses taught by both UNO and UiA instructors and will have the opportunity to work with students residing in a country other than their own.

Prerequisite Courses
1 semester of database management:3
MANAGING THE DATABASE ENVIRONMENT
or IS 201
1 semester of data or file structures:3
DATA STRUCTURES
or IS 110
1 semester of data communications:3
BUSINESS DATA COMMUNICATIONS
or IS 105
2 semesters of programming
Requirements
Core Courses
IS 212 (UiA)It Resource Operations3.75
ISQA 4300DATABASE ADMINISTRATION 13
ISQA 4380DISTRIBUTED TECHNOLOGIES AND SYSTEMS3
CYBR 3350SECURITY ADMINISTRATION - LINUX 13
or CYBR 3370 SECURITY ADMINISTRATION - WINDOWS
Total Credits12.75
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NOTE: Provided the total number of credits is 12.75 hours or greater, the following substitutions will be accepted:
 IS 309 (UiA) Advanced Database Systems (5 hours) can substitute for ISQA 4300;
 IS 213 (UiA) Systems Administration with Free Software (2 hours) can substitute for CYBR 3350