Information Systems Administrator

This program is designed for students wishing to pursue a career administering and supporting users on networked systems. The academic portion of the program is 55 weeks. Upon completion of the academic portion of this program, students complete an 8 week, non-paid work term. The total program length is 63 weeks.

Keyin College, Western Campus, is the only PearsonVUE test centre in Newfoundland and Labrador. Industry and vendor certifications have become a benchmark used by employers in the hiring process. Students completing the ISA program prepare to complete the following industry certifications:

  • Comptia A+ (Core 1 & Core 2)
  • Comptia Network+
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Microsoft Certifications

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
  • Strategies for Student Success
  • Professional Skills
  • Career Planning & Preparation
  • Cisco Routing - Part I
  • Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
  • Microsoft Azure Administrator
  • Microsoft 365 Fundamentals
  • Microsoft 365 Security Administrator
  • Work Term

Currently offered at the following locations: