2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    
    May 25, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)

Computing and Information Technology: Networking-Cloud Systems Administration, CA


CODE: CITNCAH-CT     |     TOTAL CREDITS: 31     |     FINANCIAL AID ELIGIBILITY: NOT eligible at this time
Financial Aid Note: This certificate is being submitted for financial aid eligibility.  Check back regularly for updated eligibility information.

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION
Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program are located at www.csn.edu/gainful-employment.

DESCRIPTION
This program is designed to provide an opportunity to establish a technical foundation in creating scalable, highly available cloud computing solutions. Students will deploy and maintain multi-cloud services that are responsive to information and computing technology workload needs following best practices in cloud security, cost, and reliability. Graduates are prepared for positions as entry-level Systems Administrator, Cloud Support Specialist, Cloud Technician or Cloud Solutions Architect Associate.   In this course of study students are prepared to take industry-recognized certifications from CompTIA, Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services.

This Certificate of Achievement prepares students to take the following industry certification exams:
  • CompTIA Network+
  • CompTIA Security+
  • AWS Cloud Practitioner
  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate
  • Microsoft Modern Desktop Associate
  • Azure Administrator Associate

COMPUTATION & HUMAN RELATIONS COMPONENTS
  • Computation: CIT 129
  • Human Relations: ALS 101 or COM 102

ACADEMIC MAP

CSN CA Computing and Information Technology: Networking-Cloud Systems Administration Map    


 

Student Learning Outcomes


  1. Describe cloud services offered by major cloud service providers to include IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, Public, Hybrid and Private Cloud. 
  2. Implement cloud business solutions by provisioning computing instances, establishing virtual private networks, managing databases, and storage within a secure cloud environment.  
  3. Analyze performance metrics of cloud architecture to respond dynamically to information and computing technology workloads and optimize service costs. 

General Education Requirements


TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS: 6


 

Major Requirements


TOTAL MAJOR REQUIREMENTS CREDITS: 25


Grades of D+, D, and D- in the major requirements (occupational) area in a Certificate of Achievement program will not count toward graduation requirements.