Solve real problems, build a great career
Harness this powerful operating system
Learn to configure, monitor and support systems running Linux. These range from servers and mainframes to netbooks, smart phones and highly specialized devices. You gain a working knowledge of Linux kernel modules, server side, command line, device management, networking and firewalls.
As you learn to solve real-world problems in a variety of Linux environments, you are building a career that is:
- always in demand
- filled with diverse challenges
- capable of paying you well
What can you do with a Linux Administrator Certificate?
This certificate prepares you to work in Network Administration, Cybersecurity, IT or related fields.
You can take certification exams for Linux+ after you earn the certificate.
Expand your skillset with stackable certificates
The six college credits you earn with your certificate in Linux administration can all apply to an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) (63-65 credits). This certificate can also be earned along the way as you complete your A.A.S. with the specialty option of Network Administration and Cybersecurity. That’s one way to stack this certificate toward another credential.
You can also earn a second certificate, upgrading or expanding your skillset. Choose a certificate combination that matches your interests and career goals. Choose from these other certificates:
100% OnlineCan be completed 100% online.
Career CertificateEarn a career certificate in 1 year or less to refine your skills into an in-demand career.
Program Length: 4 MonthsFull-time students finish in 4 months.
A College & Career Navigator (CCN) is ready to answer your questions and assist with your application, academic program selection, class enrollment and connecting you with resources as needed, making your journey at CLC smoother.
This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.
- Credit for prior learning available
- Dual credit options available
- Global citizenship
- Online/Virtual options available
Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights CIT 132 3 CIT 139 3
Course Code CIT 132 Course Title Credits 3 Course Highlights
Course Code CIT 139 Course Title Credits 3 Course Highlights
Total Credit Hours6
Computer Information Technology at CLC
Get the bigger picture
This certificate is just one possible way to study Computer Information Technology. Get the bigger picture—degrees, credentials and extra options.
Frequently asked questions
Take the next step...
Be debt-free at CLC
CLC has some of the lowest tuition around. Financial aid and scholarships are available—even for working adults.
Discover majors and career paths to complement and extend your intuitive interests and abilities.
Your education is a big investment of your time, money and attention. Gather all the info you need.
Start your application today—it’s free and easy to complete. When you’re ready, we’re ready to help you take the next step.