Systems Administration Degree - Online and Campus Programs

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Train for the real-world skills that help you launch a successful technology or healthcare career with a degree, or diploma from Florida Career College.

Locations:  Hialeah, FL Hollywood, FL Miami, FL More...

Programs:
  • Computer and Network Technician (11-month diploma program)
  • Information Technology - AS

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Fortis Institute can give you the skills you need to train for a career in the healthcare field.

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Locations:  Cuyahoga Falls, OH

Programs:
  • Computer Information Services

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As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

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Programs:
  • Information Systems (MS)
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Get Started in Technology with a Systems Administration Degree

If you have an analytical mind and like to solve problems, consider a career in systems administration. Systems administrators keep office technology operating at peak efficiency and troubleshoot computer problems. You might find work at a corporation, small firm, or government office. In today's high tech marketplace, good system administrators are essential to companies' technological health--and bottom lines.

What to Know about Systems Administration Programs

You'll find a variety of paths to a career in systems administrations. Most systems administrators earn degrees in areas such as computer science at the bachelor's or associate's level or complete a system administration certification. Classes can take a matter of months for system administration certification to four years for a bachelor's degree. Expect coursework in: computer science, computer engineering, mathematics and statistics. Once you begin your career, continue your education with system administrations certification programs covering current technology. Doing so can help you stay up to date on the latest developments. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the job outlook for systems administrations is excellent. Those with system administration degrees can anticipate much faster than average job growth in their field. The BLS also predicts more opportunities for working remotely from home. The BLS reports a median 2008 income of $66,310 for system administrators.