Feb 26, 2024
Total Credits: 17
Major Number: 5805
CIP Code: 11.0901
This certificate is designed to prepare students to enter or advance into the Storage Area Networking (SAN) field. Students will develop knowledge, understanding, and technical operational skills relating to SAN best practices. This program is designed around developing Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Storage Area Networks (SAN). Focus on deployment of NAS and SAN and managing those networks in a data-centric enterprise environment. Students will gain valuable skills maintaining and managing SAN business requirements and standards. This certificate is designed to advance students/professionals into the SAN field by building on technical information technology, computing, networking, and telecommunication knowledge. Additionally, this certificate will prepare students to take the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) examination.
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification, Cisco Certified Entry Level Network Technician (CCENT) certification, or completion of ITT 1032 and ECT 1030 with a grade of “C” or higher or demonstrated, relevant work experience, or instructor consent.
Career/Occupational Elective Requirements
MnTC/General Education Requirements
MnTC Elective Requirements
Additional Elective Requirements
General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates
See Century College Policy 188.8.131.52
Transfer, Articulation Agreements, and Partnerships
See the Century College website for information regarding transfer.
This program is intended primarily for employment preparation rather than transfer to a four-year institution. Some courses may not transfer to a number of four-year colleges. If you are considering the possibility of transfer, you may wish to talk with your advisor, counselor, or program instructor before registering to discuss your goals, look at programs designed for transfer, and develop a plan.
Program Learning Outcomes
At the end of this program students will be able to:
- Understand, implement, and maintain storage network solutions
- Understand, implement, and maintain network services such as DNS, email, and internet
- Demonstrate the ability to extrapolate and apply knowledge to new situation in storing network data
Program Contact Information
Luke Andresen 651.779.5813 Room 1744 East
Please note that this is a sample course sequence. Individual schedules will vary depending upon student needs, goals, and availability. Students are recommended to meet with their advisor, counselor, or faculty program instructors to create an individualized plan that includes prerequisites and application requirements. For detailed program information see the Century College website. This information is subject to change.
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