Microsoft System Administrator

Technical Diploma
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Why choose Microsoft System Administrator?

  • Develop expertise in the newest technologies related to the Windows Server operating system in this growing IT field.
  • Learn what it takes to manage and troubleshoot network environments and oversee this important technology.
  • Enjoy a satisfying career as the one responsible for boosting the productivity and efficiency of an organization.
Increasingly today, server automation offers businesses the chance to conserve resources by letting machines communicate and complete tasks without human intervention. This has created the need for IT professionals who specialize in servicing these network environments, which are largely based on Windows Server operating systems.

Program Locations

Stevens Point Campus
1001 Centerpoint Drive
Stevens Point, WI 54481

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
500 32nd Street North
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494

What You'll Learn

Managing and troubleshooting network environments based on the Windows Server operating system is a growing field of expertise in IT. Mid-State’s Microsoft System Administrator program covers some of the newest and most rapidly expanding technologies in this area.

We seek feedback from local employers to ensure course content is always up to date. As a result, you will have the skills and knowledge employers are looking for. The program consists of four courses, and students who finish can apply those credits directly toward Mid-State’s IT Network Specialist program.

Estimated Entire Program Cost

Cost based on the 2020/2021 academic calendar year.

  • Tuition & Fees: $1,808.76
  • Books: $335.40
  • Supplies, Uniforms, and/or Exams: $0.00
  • Total Estimated Cost: $2,144.16

Financial Aid Eligibility

This program is NOT eligible for Financial Aid.

Curriculum data is currently under maintenance and may be temporarily unavailable.

Term: 1
Catalog# Title Credits
10154102 Hardware Essentials 3.00
(3 Credits)
Term: 2
Catalog# Title Credits
10150120 Server Administration-Beginning 3.00
10150165 Network Server Scripting 3.00
(6 Credits)
Term: 3
Catalog# Title Credits
10150121 Server Administration-Intermediate 3.00
(3 Credits)
(12 Credits)

Instructors

BRIAN KRAUSE, BA

Brian Krause holds a bachelor of arts degree from Lakeland College and brings over 20 years of experience working in the IT industry in central Wisconsin to his teaching at Mid-State. He continues to stay current with modern technology through a variety of volunteer activities, research, and seminars.

“I enjoy being able to pass along knowledge and skills to eager learners and bring in real-world business examples for better understanding of the content beyond book theory and examples. Doing so creates a fun learning environment that adds value to the program.”

Careers

  • BYOD Technician
  • IT Help Desk Specialist
  • Mobile Security Specialist
  • Network Operations Specialist
  • Server Deployment Specialist
  • Technology Support Specialist
  • Telecommunications Technician

“The education I received at Mid-State was outstanding. The courses focus on practical knowledge and honed my troubleshooting ability. I secured my first position in IT right out of college."

KYLE PAVLOSKI
GRADUATE

Choose Your Path

Career pathways help you take your education one step at a time to maximize your investment and make college fit your life. Earn a credential and start using it in the workforce. Continue with another stack of related courses to gain a more advanced diploma or degree.

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Microsoft System Administrator Pathway