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VMware Systems Administrator

This award is not eligible for Financial Aid

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in VMware Systems Administrator program is designed to help students prepare for VMware industry certifications and work in a variety of information technology environments including software defined data centers. The program introduces vSphere and VMware ESXi server in the enterprise and covers many aspects of virtualization for VMware ESXi server administration. It includes advanced skills for configuring and maintaining a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure and is designed to prepare students for the VMware VCA and VCP certification exams. Students can also pursue additional Certificates of Completion (CCLs) in a variety of specializations within the information technology field to deepen their knowledge and skills and to help prepare them for multiple industry certification examinations. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration is also available.

Details

Details iconImportant information you’ll need when applying for admission:
Field of Interest
Computer and Information Technology
Type
Certificate
Academic Plan
VMware Systems Administrator (CER)
Total Credits Required
6
Notes

This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.

Students with the requisite skills may have the CIS105 requirement waived by permission of the Program Director.
Courses within any of the following prefixes must be taken within five (5) years prior to completion of the program to be applied toward this award: AIM, BPC, CIS, CLD, CNT, CSC, ITS, and MST.

What You'll Learn
  • Apply virtualization concepts to hardware hierarchies. (CIS197)
  • Design, install, configure, and manage VMware environments including basic network functions. (CIS197)
  • Optimize and scale vSphere. (CIS198)
  • Troubleshoot and document virtual networks. (CIS197, CIS198)
  • Build an enterprise level virtual network infrastructure using industry best practices. (CIS197, CIS198)
Career Opportunities
Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:6
CIS197VMware ESXI Server Enterprise3
CIS198VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale3

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