Server Administration & Management


The Server Administration and Management Program provides students with the skills needed to use Windows Server technology to power the next generation of cloud-optimized networks, applications, and web services. Graduates of this program will be able to provide corporate enterprise Information Technology (IT) solutions to businesses ranging from small office to large corporations that need to manage complex day to day operations.

Course Clock Hours Course Name
CIS288 50 Configuring Windows 8
CIS289 50 Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure
CIS295 50 Managing and Maintaining Windows 8
CIS296 50 Installing & Configuring Windows Server 2012
CIS297 50 Administering Server 2012
CIS298 50 Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
CIS299 50 Designing & Implementing a Server Infrastructure
350 Total Clock Hours
Evenings, Program Length 35 weeks

Configuring Windows 8 / 50 clock hours

This course provides students hands-on experience with Windows 8 computers, and prepares them as IT professionals to work with networks configured as a domain-based or peer-to-peer environment with access to the Internet and cloud services. In addition, students will have mastered the skills required to be a consultant, full-time desktop support technician, or IT generalist who administers Windows 8-based computers and devices as a portion of their broader technical responsibilities.

Managing and Maintaining Windows 8/ 50 clock hours

In this course, students learn how to design an installation and application strategy, maintain resource access, maintain windows clients, and manage Windows 8 using cloud services and desktop optimization. Prerequisites: Configuring Windows 8.

Installing & Configuring Windows Server 2012/ 50 clock hours

This course prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary to implement a core Windows Server 2012 Infrastructure into an existing enterprise environment. It focuses on core services required to meet the daily demands of today’s corporate businesses such as implementing local storage, file and print services and implementing sever virtualization with Hyper-V. Prerequisites: Managing Windows 8.

Administering Server 2012/ 50 clock hours

This course focuses on the administration tasks necessary to maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure such as configuring and troubleshooting name resolution, user and group management with Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) and Group Policy, implementing Remote Access solutions such as Direct-Access, VPNs and Web Application Proxy, implementing Network Policies and Network Access Protection, Data Security, deployment and maintenance of server images, as well as update management and monitoring of Windows Server 2012 environments. Prerequisites: Installing & Configuring Windows Server 2012.

Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services / 50 clock hours

This course focuses on advanced configuration of services necessary to deploy, manage and maintain a Windows Server 2012 infrastructure, such as advanced networking services, Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS), Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS), Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS), Network Load Balancing, Failover Clustering, business continuity and disaster recovery services as well as access and information provisioning and protection technologies such as Dynamic Access Control (DAC), and Web Application Proxy integration with Active Directory Federation Services AD FS. Prerequisites: Administering Server 2012.

Designing & Implementing a Server Infrastructure / 50 clock hours

This course covers the knowledge and skills needed to provide an enterprise solution that supports manual and automated server installations in a physical and virtual environment including the supporting file and storage services. You will also learn the skills necessary to provide enterprise networking solutions such as Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), IP Address Management (IPAM), VPN, and Direct-Access. You will also learn the skills necessary to design and implement a forest and domain infrastructure including multi domains/forest and branch office scenarios.

Implementing an Advanced Server Infrastructure / 50 clock hours

This course prepares a student for the process of designing, planning, deploying, securing, monitoring, automating, and virtualizing an enterprise server infrastructure. Prerequisites: Designing & Implementing a Server Infrastructure.

Through the above course, you can obtain a certificate from the university registered with all the data in that session, which can be referred to the university through any institution that inquires about your data and you can join many courses and other programs available through the Berkshire University