Campus Location: Calmar, Peosta
Program Entry: Enrollment may occur during any term. Fall term is the start of the program course sequence.
Description: The Data Center Technician certificate provides the training needed for future employment with data centers. The coursework meshes the skills of programming, networking, servers, storage and virtualization to create a complete picture of modern virtualized data center infrastructure. Information security is integrated and emphasized throughout the curriculum. Remote monitoring and management of devices is also implemented for performance graphing and alarming.
Note: Computer Technology, Networking and Programming graduates can obtain this certificate by taking two courses: NET 282 and NET 285 .
Program Admission: In addition to the College enrollment process outlined under the Enrollment Process , program applicants must have successfully completed 12 credits of the following courses or equivalent transfer credits:
CIS 125 or CIS 122 or CIS 197 ; and
CIS 142 or CIS 161 ; and
NET 266 or NET 725 ; and
NET 267 or NET 684
Academic Requirements: To earn a certificate, students must complete all required coursework with a “C-” grade or above and earn a minimum 2.0 grade point average.
Minimum Credits: 22 including admission requirements