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In information technology, UNIX systems administration skills are vital to have, and a professional certificate demonstrates an individual's mastery of the system. New Yorkers who are seeking such a course have two options for continuing education that will grant them the training they need. Both New York University and CUNY Bernard M. Baruch College offer UNIX system administration programs.

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New York University (NYU) is a private school comprising 14 schools, departments and colleges divided into five campuses located throughout Manhattan. NYU's School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS), designed for adult learners, is based at the main campus at Washington Square Center in Greenwich Village. Classes are held at the Washington Square campus, as well as at the downtown and midtown locations. The SCPS offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree programs, in addition to nearly 4, 000 continuing education courses, professional certificate programs, seminars and conferences. Among them is a UNIX certificate.

Certificate in UNIX Systems Administration

The SCPS Management and Information Technology Department offers a non-credit UNIX systems administration certificate course. Graduates will be able to competently manage a UNIX system, including installation and configuration. Storage, backup systems, and restoration procedures are covered, as is shell scripting and execution. Students who complete the course will earn the NYU-SCPS professional credentialing in UNIX systems administration.

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  • Address: 70 Washington Sq. S., New York, NY 10012
  • Phone Number: (212) 998-1212

CUNY Bernard M. Baruch College's UNIX Systems Administration Course

The City University of New York (CUNY) is an urban public university serving more than 480, 000 students at 23 colleges and institutions in New York City. In 1978, CUNY established the Baruch College Division of Continuing and Professional Studies (CAPS) to better serve New York with high-quality professional education and training. The CAPS Division offers courses, certificates and training programs in diverse subjects, including UNIX.

UNIX Systems Administration Course

In this non-credit UNIX systems administration course, students master the skills necessary to effectively manage a UNIX system. Topics covered include script authoring, file system management, security configuration, user support, troubleshooting and vendor liaison expectations. Students who complete this class will be well-equipped to function as administrators in a modern information technology environment.

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