Overview

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 Indeed.com listed over 35 Linux administrators and similar jobs open in the state. National median salaries are $88,704 (salary.com, September 2015). Job growth in this field is projected at 7.4% in New Hampshire through 2022.

Linux Certificate

Course NumberCourse TitleCLLABCR
IST 108CPersonal Computer Hardware and Software223
IST 151CIntroduction to Networks223
IST 170CIntroduction to Linux223
IST 270CAdvanced Linux223
TOTAL CREDITS12
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

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55-60%

of students qualify for financial aid