2022-2023 College Catalog

Linux/Unix System Administrator TCC

Linux/Unix System Administrator TCC (Major Code: LA31)

Program Description

The Linux/Unix System Administrator program is designed to train students in the skills needed to design, build, and maintain Unix/Linux networks.

Career Information


Network and Computer Systems Administrators

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 12.4% nationally and 17.4% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $50,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Peter Ejindu

Program Coordinator, Computer Information Systems

Academic Building C2310A



Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 1 Term
Credit Hours: 16
Estimated Program Cost: $2,638

Required Courses

Occupational Courses (16 Credits)

CIST 2431UNIX/Linux Introduction


CIST 2432UNIX/Linux Server


CIST 2433UNIX/Linux Advanced Server


CIST 2434UNIX/Linux Scripting


Total Credit Hours: 16


Program Outcomes

1. Graduates will have computer literacy with development skills in Visual Basic.
2. Graduates will develop code, test and debug.
3. Graduates will have the ability to prioritize tasks and work cooperative within a team.
4. Graduates will have highly developed written and verbal and online communication skills.
5. Graduates will have good judgment, problem solving and analytical skills.