Information Technology and Applied Systems – Systems Administration and Networking Diploma

VIU International, Canada

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 16,037

Course Accredited By

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  • 2 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Diploma

The ITAS - Systems Administration and Networking program prepares students for careers in the design, installation, operation, and administration of network and Internet-based information systems. 

  • The program combines rigorous theoretical and technical education with hands-on, project-based learning. Using the most up-to-date curriculum, the ITAS program develops a student's technical skills, as well as teamwork, communications, and project management skills that align with VIU's graduation attributes, to satisfy industry demands for well-rounded, highly employable technology graduates. 
  • The program will cover modern IT systems administration skill sets and set up students for careers in the implementation and management of Information Technology hardware, networks, operating systems, cybersecurity and virtualized cloud computing.
  • The program will cover modern IT systems administration skill sets and set up students for careers in the implementation and management of Information Technology hardware, networks, operating systems, cybersecurity and virtualized cloud computing. 
  • ITAS - Systems Administration and Networking is offered as a two-year diploma program. The program consists of two 4-month terms per year, plus a one month practicum work experience session at the end of the first academic year. 
  • The first year of the program provides students with a solid foundation in Information Technology hardware, Windows and Linux client and server operating systems, wired and wireless networking and project management. 
  • In the second year of the program, students will install, configure, and administer a wide variety of Information Technology services such as Active Directory, E-mail, web site servers, cloud and virtualized systems, network routing and switching, and cybersecurity best practices, in a mix of Linux, VMware and Windows Server environments. Second year graduates receive a diploma in Information Technology and Applied Systems - Systems Administration and Networking.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022

General admission requirements apply.

  • Letter of application describing reasons for wanting to take the program (500 - 1,000 words). Include name and contact information, including email. A handout is available outlining the required content of application letter – see the Admissions Department, or email the Department Chair (see below).
  • Interview.

Year 1

  • (Windows Server Management I)
  • (Information Technology Project Management Essentials)
  • (Virtualization and Cloud Computing I)
  • (Applied Operating Systems)
  • (Network Infrastructure Fundamentals)
  • (Linux Server Management I)
  • (Introduction to Programming Concepts)
  • (Introduction to Web Design)
  • (Practicum)

Year 2

  • (Information Technology Cybersecurity)
  • (Windows Server Management II)
  • (Windows Server Management III)
  • (Virtualization and Cloud Computing II)
  • (Linux Server Management II)
  • (Database Administration and Design)
  • (Network Routing and Switching Essentials I)
  • (Network Routing and Switching Essentials II)
     
  • Year 1 - 36 credits Amount Tuition (36 credits x $156.80 per credit) 5,644.80
  •  Lab fee 112.62 
  • Student Activity fee (4% of tuition and lab fee) 230.30 
  • Student Services fee (36 credits x $6.93 per credit) 249.48 
  • VIU Students' Union fee (9 months x $20.90 per month) 188.10 
  • Health and Dental Plan fee ($275.00 per year) 275.00 
  • Approximate yearly cost for books and supplies 700.00 
  • Total 7,400.30 
  • Year 2 - 32 credits Amount Tuition (32 credits x $156.80 per credit) 5,017.60 
  • Student Activity fee (4% of tuition and lab fee) 200.70
  •  Student Services fee (32 credits x $6.93 per credit) 221.76 
  • VIU Students' Union fee (8 months x $20.90 per month) 167.20 
  • Health and Dental Plan fee ($275.00 per year) 275.00 
  • Approximate yearly cost for books and supplies 700.00 
  • Total 6,582.26

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