Online System Administration Certificate

Earn your System Administration Certificate online at Champlain College Online and enter this career field with a credential employers will respect.

Our 18-credit certificate:

  • Is excellent for individuals with a background in networking who are looking to expand into system administration
  • Teaches the administration of both Linux and Windows servers

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 250 Windows Server Administration I 3
NETW 260 Linux Systems Administration I 3
NETW 350 Windows Server Administration II 3
NETW 360 Linux Systems Administration II 3

Plus 1 of the following:

NETW 460 Linux Shell Scripting 3
NETW 355 Routers (on-campus only) 3
 Total Credits to Earn This Certificate: 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 888-269-6523 for more information.