Converged Technology Advanced Technical Certificate
- One year program
- Enter the workforce quickly
- Full program offered at LSC-University Park
- Computer Information Technology Department
The advanced technical certificate (ATC) in converged technology prepares students for working with the cloud, virtualization, backup systems, and storage management.
The shift of enterprise computing to the software defined data center has triggered a need for IT staff that can harness these emerging technologies. This program provides students experience with leading technology providers such as EMC, VMware and RedHat. Since this is an advanced certificate, students in this program should have some computing experience or certification such as CCNA, MCSA or Network+.
This ATC is for students who have already completed a degree in the computer information technology field and who seek additional training in advanced networking concepts, hardware, operating systems, virtualization and storage. Students should speak with the CIT department chair for more information and to determine eligibility.
Please contact Bruce Caraway at Bruce.E.Caraway@LoneStar.edu or call 281.401.5394 for more information.
|First Semester Courses||9 Credits|
|ITSC 1316||Linux Installation and Configuration||3|
|ITSC 1391||Information Storage and Management||3|
|ITSE 1302||Computer Programming||3|
|Second Semester Courses||10 Credits|
|ITSC 2325||Advanced Linux||3|
|ITSE 2333||Impl Database on MS SQL Server||3|
|ITNW 2454||Internet/Intranet Server||4|
|Third Semester Courses||9 Credits|
|ITNW 1391||ST: Backup Recovery Systems and Architecture||3|
|ITNW 1392||Cloud Infrastructure and Services||3|
|ITSC 2386||Internship - Computer and Information Sciences, General1||3|
|Converged Technology Advanced Technical Certificate Program Total||28 Credits|
Median wage: $78,4361
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
- IT Manager2
- IT Project Manager2
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