Microsoft Server Administration (CCL)

Program Information

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Microsoft Server Administration program is designed to provide training for professionals who implement, manage, and troubleshoot existing network and system environments based on current Microsoft Server operating systems. The courses in the program are also designed to help prepare for Microsoft Certified Product Specialist (MCP).

Typical tasks of a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) are implementing, managing, and troubleshooting networks containing messaging services, file and print servers, and firewalls. In addition a MCSA may be responsible for configuring Internet access, to enabling remote access for users, and to managing client computers. 

This program requires students to complete prerequisites. Download the Course Check Sheet or see a program advisor for details.

Sequence Notes:

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses within the program.

Name SID


Recommended Course Sequence

Semester I 7-11 Credits Grade Sem/Year
CIS105 requirement may be waived by Program Director based on student`s background and experience. Such students should enroll in BPC170 in Semester 1 to even their credits between semesters. 
Prerequisite for CIS221AB may also be waived for students with appropriate background. 
CIS190 is alternate option to CNT140AA and MST140 to meet Networking requirement; CIS190 is not currently offered at GCC but may be available at another MCCCD college. Students interested in choosing this option will need to wait until Semester 2 to take it because of its CIS105 prerequisite. 
MST140 and MST150XP will be scheduled at GCC so that both may completed in the same semester.
CIS105 Survey Computer Info Systems OR

Permission of Department or Division 0-3

CIS 121AB Microsoft Command Line Operations OR 1    
CIS 221AB Microsoft Power Shell 1    
CNT 140AA Introduction to Networks OR 4    
MST140 Microsoft Networking Essentials 3    
MST 150 Microsoft Windows Professional OR 3    
MST 150EI Configuring Windows 8 OR

MST150SV Microsoft Windows 7 Configuration


MST150VI Microsoft Windows Vista Administration


MST150XP Microsoft Windows XP Professional

Semester II 13-15 Credits Grade Sem/Year

MST155/155++, MST157/157++ and MST158++ are scheduled at GCC such that all may be completed in the same semester.

BPC170 Computer Maintenance: A+ Exam Prep Level I 3    
MST 158DA Windows Server Administration OR

MST158DB Installing and Configuring Windows Server 3

MST 155 Implementing Windows Network Infrastructure OR 3    
MST 155DA Windows Server Network Infrastructure Configuration OR

MST158DB Installing and Configuring Windows Server 3

MST 157 Implementing Windows Directory Services OR 3    
MST 157DA Active Directory Windows Server Configuration OR

MST157DB Administering Windows Server 3


Course Check Sheets


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