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.

The certificate in information technology (IT) administration is open to anyone with an associate or bachelor’s degree in IT. UNO students enrolled in the Division of Continuing Studies’ Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies degree program with an IT-related concentration and students in any of the College of IS&T undergraduate degree programs are also eligible to enroll in this certificate program.

Students are responsible for completing the prerequisites for all courses taken for the IT administration certificate.

Prerequisite Courses
Two semesters of programming or equivalent work experience
One semester of database management:3
MANAGING THE DATABASE ENVIRONMENT
or IS 201
Data Modeling and Database Systems
Requirements
Core Courses
IS 212 (UiA)It Resource Operations3
ISQA 4300DATABASE ADMINISTRATION 13
ISQA 4380DISTRIBUTED TECHNOLOGIES AND SYSTEMS3
CYBR 3350SECURITY ADMINISTRATION - LINUX 13
or CYBR 3370 SECURITY ADMINISTRATION - WINDOWS
Total Credits12