Online Linux Administration, Security & Support Certificate

Earn your Linux Administration, Security & Support 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
  • Write successful scripts in each language for real-world tasks
  • Build useable, enterprise-level solutions utilizing:
    • Apache web server
    • SAMBA
    • NFS
    • Scripting
    • Secure implementations
    • DNS
    • DHCP
    • User administration
  • Receive an introduction to installing, configuring and maintaining Linux server systems from a security perspective

Note: Federal financial aid is only available for associate, bachelor's and master's degree programs. Stand-alone certificate programs are ineligible for financial aid.


 Course # Course TitleCredits
NETW 260 Linux Systems Administration I 3
NETW 360 Linux Systems Administration II 3
NETW 365 Implementing Linux Security 3
NETW 460 Linux Shell Scripting 3
CYBR 210 Foundations of Cybersecurity 3
 Total Credits to Earn This Degree: 18

* 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 an admissions representative at 888-545-3459 for more information