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Major: 5030N
Effective Term: 2020 Fall   

Award: CCL  
Total Credits: 3
CIP Code: 11.1001

Instructional Council: Computer Information Systems (12)

GPA: 2.0
SOC Code: Upon completion of this certificate, students may pursue a career in the following job fields:
15-1151 Computer User Support Specialists

Upon completion of an associate`s degree, students may pursue a career in the following job fields:
15-1121 Computer Systems Analysts
15-1122 Information Security Analysts
15-1142 Network and Computer Systems Administrators
15-1152 Computer Network Support Specialists

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Microsoft Desktop Associate program is designed to provide students with background knowledge and skills required for learning the specific tasks and industry recognized standards associated with how to effectively install and configure Windows operating systems. The course includes basic features of the Windows operating system, virtualization improvements, network connectivity, access to resources, monitor and maintain Windows clients and backup and recovery. It is designed to prepare students for the Microsoft 365 Certified: Modern Desktop Administrator Associate certification exam. Students who complete this program may seek employment in a variety of environments. Students can also pursue additional Certificates of Completion (CCL) in a variety of specializations within the information technology field to deepen their knowledge and skills and to help prepare them for multiple industry certification exams. An Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Network and Systems Administration is also available at select colleges. Please check with your local college for program availability.

Required Courses
MST150WT Installing and Configuring Microsoft Windows 10 3
Credits: 3

Program Competencies
1. Install, configure, and manage a Microsoft operating system. (MST150WT)
2. Configure and manage resource security with permissions based access control including file system permissions. (MST150WT)
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.
++ indicates that any suffixed course may be selected.
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: November 26, 2019

All information published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.