Linux Certificate

Course Number Course Title CL LAB CR
IST 108C Personal Computer Hardware and Software 2 2 3
IST 151C Introduction to Networks 2 2 3
IST 170C Introduction to Linux 2 2 3
IST 270C Advanced Linux 2 2 3
CL - Number of lecture/classroom hours per week for the course
LAB - Number of simulation laboratory, laboratory or clinical hours per week for the course
CR - Number of credit hours for the course

Curriculum for students entering program in 2019-20.

This certificate prepares students to earn their CompTIA Linux+, Linux Professional Institute LPIC-1 Linux Server Professional and the SUSE Certified Linux Administrator certifications.  Students will have the skills for jobs in Linux/Unix administration, server administration, and network support.This program is not Financial Aid eligible.

There is a growing demand for Linux administrators in New Hampshire.  In September 2015, the job search site listed over 35 Linux administrators and similar jobs open in the state.  National median salaries are $88,704 (, September 2015).  Job growth in this field is projected at 7.4% in New Hampshire through 2022 (

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Aaron Conn
Information Technology
Department Chair

(603) 271-6484 x4143

31 College Drive
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 230-4011

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