Network Server Administration, C.C.C.


WOULD you like a career as A SERVER ADMINISTRATOR?

In today's hyper-connected world, people want and need 24-hour, 365-day access to information. Server administrators build, maintain and repair these engines of the cloud. The Network Server Administration College Credit Certificate will teach you to configure, troubleshoot, repair and secure Linux and Microsoft-based servers. This intense and hands-on curriculum prepares you to take highly sought after industry certifications.

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Contact the Advisor

Melanie Boyd
Chair, Business and Technology

Barbara Cline
Assistant Coordinator, Business and Technology


Who is eligible for the Network Server Administration, C.C.C.?

If you are a high school graduate, you can apply to this program.

If you have earned credits from a regionally accredited college or university, you may have a head start at Gulf Coast State College.  


  • You'll get a great education with one of the lowest tuition rates in the state.
  • With small class sizes and professors who care, you'll get the personal attention you deserve.
  • More than 90% of our graduates would recommend Gulf Coast State College to others.

How do I apply to the Network Server Administration, C.C.C.?

To apply, you’ll need to complete the general admission application to Gulf Coast State College.  Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.

Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific program and course information.

How do I register for my classes?

Check out the class registration dates and plan your schedule today.

How do I apply for financial aid and scholarships?

There are many options available to help you pay for college. Find out more about scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.

Program Requirements

Courses CH

Microsoft Server 2012 - MCSA Core 

#*CTS1390, Installing & Configuring Windows Server 2012 3
+#*CTS1391, Administering Windows Server 2012 3
+#*CTS1392, Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 3

Networking Course 

#*CTS1650, Network Fundamentals 3

Security Course 

+*CTS1120, Security+ 3
Electives, choose one (1) of the following:  
#*CNT1510, Wireless Networking 3
#*CTS1111, Linux+ 3
+*CTS1651, Cisco Router Technology/Router Protocols and Concepts 3
+CTS2314, Network Defense and Countermeasures 3
+*CTS2315, Intrusion Detection and Firewalls 3
+*CTS2370, Virtual Infrastructure: Installation and Configuration 3
+CTS1939, Special Topics 3
+CNT2949, Computer Networks Coop 3



• General Education Core.

+ Prerequisites  and/or corequisites required.  See course descriptions.

# Applies only to A.S. degree and certificate programs.

= PSAV course.

* Minimum grade of "C" required.


Department Chair

Melanie Boyd
Chair, Business and Technology