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2024-2025 Course Catalog 
2024-2025 Course Catalog

Advanced Computer Technology Certificate

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Total Credits: 22

Major Number: 5949
CIP Code: 11.1006

Program Description

In this program, students study the management and maintenance of complex enterprise computing environments of companies that use Microsoft operating system technologies. Additionally, students prepare for certifications in advanced computer technology support and configuration. This certificate is designed for students with experience in the industry seeking career advancement.

Program Prerequisites

This advanced certificate requires proficiency in the knowledge and skills related to the fundamentals of computer hardware and software installation and configuration or professional certification.

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Program Requirements

Total Credits: 19

Total Credits: 3

MnTC/General Education Requirements


MnTC Elective Requirements


Additional Elective Requirements


Additional Requirements


Program Information

General Requirements for Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates

See Century College Policy

Program Note


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:

  • Demonstrate factual, conceptual, and procedural, knowledge related to the administration and maintenance of enterprise computing systems
  • Apply IT project planning techniques, and IT design process techniques
  • Demonstrate self-learning and use of critical thinking/problem solving skills
  • Administer, install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot the Windows desktop, Windows Server, and Linux operating systems

Program Contact Information

Paul Theisen 651.779.5770 Room 1745 East

Michelle Schoenecker 651.779.5833 Room 1742 East

Sample Plan

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.


This information is subject to change. Changes and updates are posted on century.edu

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