Information Systems Administrator

This program is designed for students wishing to pursue a career administering and supporting users on networked systems.

Network consulting, implementation, and operating services are rapidly growing areas in the information technology industry.  This program will help students develop the network administration and user support skills required to meet employers’ needs in these areas.

Industry and vendor certifications have become a benchmark used by employers in the hiring process.  The Information Systems Administrator program helps students prepare for certification examinations in these areas:

  • Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+ and Network + Certifications
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate:  Windows Server 2012 (MCSA)
  • Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)

Program Highlights

The Information Systems Specialist program develops a strong base of knowledge and practical skills prior to focusing on networks and associated certifications:

  • Hardware Installation and Configuration
  • Operating Systems
  • Systems Optimization
  • Peer-to-Peer Networking
  • Office 2010
  • Internet Explorer
  • Windows Configuration
  • Windows Server
Admission and Administration Requirements

Academic Admission Requirements:

  • High school diploma or high school equivalency (Transcript and/or diploma to be forwarded to the College); or
  • Mature students who do not meet the education prerequisites may be considered for admission on an individual basis provided the following conditions are met:
    • Applicants are at least 19 years of age at the time of application;
    • Applicants have been out of school for at least one year;
    • Applicants complete the standardized assessment instrument and obtain the result of high school equivalence on all subtests;
    • Applicants present a certified copy of grades for the highest educational level attained.
Administration Requirements:
  • Completion of Keyin College’s official application form;
  • Application fee of $50 (non-refundable).  It must be noted that this is an additional cost for the processing of your application.
  • International applications are subject to a $250 application processing fee (non-refundable)
Information Systems Administrator Courses View
  • Computer Fundamentals / Keyboarding
  • Operating System Fundamentals
  • IT Software Fundamentals
  • A+
  • Network+
  • Installing & Configuring Windows Server
  • Administering Windows Server
  • Designing & Implementing a Server Infrastructure
  • Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure
  • Configuring Advanced Windows Server Services
  • Strategies for Student Success
  • Professional Skills
  • Career Planning & Preparation
  • Introduction to Cisco Routers

Currently offered at the following locations: