Microsoft Desktop Associate

This award is not eligible for Financial Aid

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Microsoft Desktop Associate program is designed to provide students with background knowledge and skills required for learning the specific tasks and industry recognized standards associated with how to effectively install and configure Windows operating systems. The course includes basic features of the Windows operating system, virtualization improvements, network connectivity, access to resources, monitor and maintain Windows clients and backup and recovery. It is designed to prepare students for the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification exam. Students who complete this program may seek employment in a variety of environments. Students can also pursue additional Certificates of Completion (CCL) in a variety of specializations within the information technology field to deepen their knowledge and skills and to help prepare them for multiple industry certification exams. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration is also available.

Details

Major Code: 
5030N
Award: 
Certificate of Completion (CCL)
Total credits required: 
3
Award notes

This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.
Students must earn a grade of C or better for all courses required within the program.
Students are encouraged, but not required, to complete CIS105, or CIS190, or CNT140AB prior to beginning this CCL.

All courses within the Required areas are not applicable if taken more than five (5) years prior to the completion of the program. Consult with an academic advisor or program director for exceptions.

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
Credits:3
MST150WTInstalling and Configuring Microsoft Windows 103
Competencies
  • Install, configure, and manage a Microsoft operating system. (MST150WT)
  • Configure and manage resource security with permissions based access control including file system permissions. (MST150WT)

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