Server Administrator Certificate and Degree Program
IT Server Administrator Career Training in as Little as 42 Weeks*
The IT Server Administrator Program at Asher College provides the hands-on training, practical experience and industry support it takes to pursue a rewarding IT career. We’ve designed our IT Server Administrator certification program to work with your schedule — that’s why we offer day, evening and weekend classes, and certifications that you earn along the way as you progress.
If you’re detail-oriented, technical-minded and are interested in getting established in a professional IT career, you could be well-suited to succeed as an IT Server Administrator.
“Great school to start or re-start your education. Asher provided me with the tools, resources, certifications, and degree I needed to move forward with my career.”
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- Feb 3rdIT Server Administrator Asher College (Dallas) 9330 Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway Dallas TX US 75243
- Feb 3rdIT Server Administrator Asher College (Las Vegas) W. Charleston Blvd Las Vegas NV USA 89146
- Feb 3rdIT Server Administrator Asher College (Sacramento) 1215 Howe Ave Suite 101 Sacramento CA US 95825
Becoming an IT Server Administrator
When you train as an IT Server Administrator, you’ll gain the fundamental skills needed to pursue your new IT career. Upon graduation, you’ll enter the professional world with hands-on training in the following 3 core areas:
1. Microsoft Server Basics, Administration, and Design
Progress through the Microsoft Windows Server certification pipeline and get the skills to configure, repair, and administer Windows Server 2012 deployments. You’ll have the chance to gain certifications as you advance, and you’ll also learn how to design your own Windows Server 2012 network infrastructures.
2. PC and Network Security
Learn the essentials of network and cybersecurity. You’ll get trained in the essential principles for network security and risk management. You’ll also be able to perform network threat analysis, configure network systems to secure applications, and understand the policies and regulations around network security.
3. Linux Operating System
Linux is one of the world’s most popular operating systems for IT infrastructure. You’ll get trained on the fundamentals of the Linux OS, including how to use the Linux command line and perform basic maintenance. You’ll also get the skills to install and configure workstations in addition to setting up networking within the OS.
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Get Certified and Start Applying for Your New Career as You Train
Take courses you know will lead to industry-recognized certifications. Asher College offers you training in courses that give you the chance to get certified by the likes of CompTIA and Microsoft.
- CompTIA Security+ or Introduction to Coding**
- CompTIA Linux+
- Microsoft Operating System
- Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA Windows Server 2012)
**Pre-Requisites: Due to employer demands this program has a pre-requisite of the CompTIA A+ and Network+ or relevant industry experience signed off by our Director of Career Services.
**No certification granted for Introduction to Coding
We have an advisory board that helps shape our curriculum. This allows us to alter the curriculum based on recommendations from employers who hire our graduates.
Classes Start Every Two Weeks
Don’t wait around to enroll — our courses begin every second week so you can start your program as soon as you’re ready. Begin your path to a new career quickly with Asher College.
We’re a small college, which makes Asher feel like an extended family. Each instructor and faculty member will get to know you by name and help you along the way.
Associate Degree Option Available
Want to take your education to the next level? Take these six additional classes (4 weeks each) and earn your Associate of Applied Science Degree in IT Server Administration:
- Critical Thinking
- Business Communication
- Business Math
- Introduction to Business
- Principles of Management
- American Government
- Nevada Constitution (Nevada students only)
By completing an Associate Degree, you’ll demonstrate to employers that you’re ready for supervisory or management responsibilities based on the additional investment that you’ve made in your education. We’re also willing to accept transfer credits from other institutions on a case by case basis.
As a graduate of the IT Server Administrator program, you may start your career applying to work as a:
- Computer or Information Technology Services Administrator
- Computer Support Technician
- Network Support Technician
- Windows Server Administrator
- Linux Server Administrator
- Tier 1/Tier 2 Support Technician
Career Success Class
Career Service courses and activities are on-going throughout the program at Asher College.
An instructor works with you one-on-one to teach you about the soft skills that employers look for when hiring. Learn about the communication skills, resume preparation, cover letter writing, and interview tactics that will help prepare you for your new career.
|Windows OS – Vendor Exam #70-698 Installing and Configuring a Microsoft Operating System|
|Career Success – Skill development|
|Server Basics – Microsoft Vendor Exam #70-410 – Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012|
|Server Administration – Microsoft Vendor Exam #70-411 – Administering Windows Server 2012|
|Server Design – Microsoft Exam # 70-412 – Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services|
|Successfully passing Microsoft Vendor exams: 70-410, 70-411 and 70-412 will earn you your Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA: Windows Server 2012)|
|Intro to VM Ware – Skill development|
|Cloud Fundamentals – Skill development|
|Administering Linux Level 1 & 2 – Vendor Exams: LX0-103 and LX0-104 – CompTIA Linux+ Certification & LPIC-1: System Administrator from the Linux Professional Institute|
|Advanced Career Development – Skill development|
|Network & Operational Security – Vendor Exam #SY0-401 – CompTIA Security+ Certification or Intro to Coding (HTML/Programming skill development)(HTML)|
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Get Real-World Experience – PC Repair Clinic
Get first-hand practice and job-preparation with our PC clinics. Asher College hosts a PC clinic every week onsite, where free repairs are offered to the community. This gives you a chance to see how you would deal with various situations while on the job. You’ll feel confident and capable when you’re able to successfully make PC repairs by yourself.
Financial Aid: Funding Your Career Training
We offer Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Veteran training benefits. Our Financial Aid administrators and School Certifying Officials will work with you to find the best financial solution to fit your needs. Financial Aid is available for those who qualify.To learn more, visit our Financial Aid page.
Veterans Education Benefits: Asher College is rated as Gold Level Top 10 Military Friendly® schools. For over 15 years, Victory Media’s ranking of Military Friendly® schools has helped veterans take their education into their own hands when choosing which schools afford them the best opportunities. Military Benefits Accepted at Asher College include Chapter, 31, 33 and 35. To learn more, visit our Veterans Education benefits page.
Is a Rewarding Career as an IT Server Administrator Right for You? Get More Info…
If you’re interested in learning more about careers in IT Server Administration and exploring whether this is the right career path for you, fill out the form on this page to receive more information.
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*Program length when completed in normal time.