20 Credits    CERT3298, Academic Catalog 2022-2023

Degree Description

This certificate provides a complete introduction to Cloud Computing, virtualization, legacy hardware and software considerations and approaches to transitioning information technology from legacy systems to a shared managed service model.  Through practical, hands-on activities, learners will explore the technical infrastructure and administrative requirements of server-based computing utilizing both open source and proprietary virtualization software.  Prior to entry into this program, it is strongly recommend that learners should complete the Computer Assistant Certificate of have advanced computer literacy and/or IT related industry experience.

Campus: North Mankato
Program Start Date: Spring Semester

Estimate for 20 credit program

Tuition is paid on a semester by semester basis and will vary depending on the courses and total credits you take.

Tuition and Fees: $4,100
Tools and Equipment: $ n/a
Total Estimated Cost: $4,100 *

Compare the costs and you'll see that tuition at South Central College is much more affordable than other institutions.

*Based on 2022-23 tuition rates. Does not include extra expenses for online delivery, course fees, or course differental. Books, transportation, and living expenses also not included.

The course requirements listed below are specific to the current school year (noted above). If you need to view the program from previous years view our Catalog Archive.

Required Technical Courses (3 Courses)

Complete the following courses:

Technical Electives (8 Credits)

Select two of the following courses:

PLEASE NOTE: All program plans are preliminary and curriculum may change without notice. Your catalog of record may have different requirements.