Linux Administration Certificate

Earn your Linux certificate online at Champlain College and enter this career field with a credential employers will respect.

Graduates of our online Linux certificate will:

  • Compare and contrast several Linux scripting languages (BASH, PERL and TCL) and associated techniques and documentation. You will be required to write successful scripts in each language for real-world tasks.
  • You will build useable, enterprise-level solutions utilizing:
    • Apache Web Server
    • SAMBA
    • NFS
    • Scripting
    • Secure Implementations
    • DNS
    • DHCP
    • User administration
    • ...plus more
  • You will receive an introduction to installing, configuring and maintaining Linux server systems from a security perspective.

Note: Some courses in this certificate program may have prerequisites. Please click on the course name for a description and prerequisite information. If prerequisites are listed that are not currently part of the certificate program please call a CPS Counselor at 888-545-3459 for more information.

Curriculum

Course #TitleCredits
NETW 215TCP/IP3
NETW 260Linux/Unix Systems Administration I3
NETW 360Linux/Unix Systems Administration II3
NETW 365Implementing Linux Security3
NETW 460Linux Shell Scripting3
NETW 240Computer & Network Security3
 Total 18

Gainful Employment Information

The U.S. government's Gainful Employment Program regulations provide students with the information they need to make informed educational choices including total program costs, loan repayment rates, and career outlooks. As part of the recent regulations on information disclosure for Gainful Employment (GE, 2011), eligible institutions must make available a standard group of information for all programs defined by the GE regulation. For Champlain College, a private, not-for-profit post-secondary institution, all certificate programs fall under the GE definition.

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