Information Systems Specialist

This program is designed for students wishing to pursue a career in administering and supporting users on networked systems.  Graduates may successfully compete for positions such as Network Administrator, Technical Support Specialist and Help-Desk Troubleshooter.

Keyin’s 83-week ISS program focuses on networks and associated certifications as well as, hardware installation and configuration, operating systems, peer-to-peer networking, Office 2010, internet explorer, Windows configuration, Windows server and WINS, RAS and DHCP.

This program helps students prepare for certification examinations in computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+ and Network+ Certifications, Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert:  Server Infrastructure (MCSE), Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) and, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).


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 Specialist Courses View
  • Computer Fundamentals / Keyboarding
  • Operating System Fundamentals
  • IT Software Fundamentals
  • A+
  • Network+
  • Security+
  • Installing & Configuring Windows Server
  • Administering Windows Server
  • Designing & Implementing a Server Infrastructure
  • Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure
  • Configuring Advanced Windows Server Services
  • Introduction to CISCO
  • Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 2
  • Introduction to Exchange Server
  • Introduction to SQL Server
  • UNIX/Linux
  • Strategies for Student Success
  • Professional Skills
  • Career Planning & Preparation
  • Work Term

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