Certificate in Network Administration / Microsoft Server
Portland Community College

Program Details

The Certificate in Network Administration: Microsoft Server from Portland Community College is an online network administration degree for those with experience in information technology.  This program prepares students for entry-level systems administrator positions that utilize Microsoft server operating systems, including installation, configuration, and management.  The curriculum also covers basic data communications and networking concepts while emphasizing the TCP/IP protocol suite.  You will learn to design, install, configure, and administer networks using Microsoft Windows Server products and the Microsoft Active Directory.  Plus, students will be prepared to work as IT security professionals, implementing authorization and authentication strategies, using certificates and Encrypting File Systems, enhancing data transmission security, and more. 

Courses in this online network administration degree include:

  • Operating Systems I: Microsoft
  • Data Communication Concepts I
  • Managing a Windows Server Environment
  • Microsoft Server Security

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Portland Community College is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score