Microsoft Certified IT Professional - Option

Technical Studies, Associate in Applied Science

The Microsoft Certified IT Professional credential serves as the premier certification for network professionals. The graduate will analyze the business requirements and design and implement the infrastructure for business solutions based on the Windows platform and Microsoft server software. Implementation responsibilities including installing, configuring and troubleshooting network systems.

Offered in partnership with Atlantic Cape's Continuing Education Program, this program provides a comprehensive analysis of Microsoft Professional and Server technology. Students acquire key skills to understand server infrastructure, application support, network administration, directory services, security and SQL server administration. This option supplements the technical certification with conceptual skills in analysis, decision making and problem solving.

For additional program information, please contact faculty advisor, Richard Kalman, at (609) 463-3525/kalman@atlantic.edu or contact area coordinator, Svetlana Marzelli, at (609)343-5017/smarzell@atlantic.edu.

For information about the Continuing Education program, MCITP, contact Susan DeCicco at (609) 343-4829.

Upon Completion of this program students will be able to:

  • Setup, diagnose and maintain network systems;
  • Setup, diagnose and maintain workstations and personal computers;
  • Succeed in the examination process for the various certifications needed in the field;
  • Work in a structured team environment within the field of computer networking and support.
Courses Credits
GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES  
When a General Education course is not specified, refer to the list of approved General Education courses
ENGL101-Composition I
3
ENGL102-Composition II
3
MATH121-Applications of Mathematics or higher General Education Mathematics course

4

 

General Education Science course
4
General Education Social Science course
3

Choose HIST101 or HIST102

3
TOTAL GENERAL EDUCATION CREDITS

20

 

Technical Core - Atlantic Cape's Continuing Education MCITP program and evidence of having passed Microsoft's MCSE certification examination.

25
PROGRAM COURSES  
CISM154-ComputerProgramming-Java
4
CISM160-Systems Analysis and Design
3
CISM167-Programming in Oracle SQL
3
CISM222-Issues in Computer Security
3
CISM247-Management Information Systems
3
TCOM125-Technical Communication
3
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS
19

Computer Literacy: 0-3 credits

Is fulfilled with CISM125-Introduction to Computers, testing out or reviewed departmental portfolio.

 
TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE:
64
(MCSE) EFFECTIVE FALL 2011