IT Systems and Security Administrator
Get on the path to a career in the exciting and growing field of cybersecurity and information technology administration.
About The Program
The IT Systems and Security Administrator diploma program provides hands-on knowledge required to configure, manage, and secure computer systems and networks. The program also includes 10 free certification examination vouchers (including Microsoft, CompTIA, and Cisco) and a 16-week field placement for students to gain valuable hands-on experience
As an IT Systems and Security Administrator graduate, you will qualify for positions such as: Windows Server Administrator, Active Directory Administrator, Windows Network Administrator, Smartphone Administrator, Messaging Administrator, Email Server Administrator, Linux Administrator, Open Source Specialist, and Data Mining Specialist.
Employers Who Have Hired Eastern Grads
- Nova Scotia Power Corporation
- Mobia Technology Innovations
- Innovatia Inc
- Endeavour Solutions Inc.
- ABM Integrated Solutions
*Employment Rate based on 2019 contactable Eastern graduates employed in a related field.
NOC Code: 2281, 2282, 2171 - **Wage data based on NOC Code 2281 and rounded down to the nearest dollar, based on Nova Scotia data. Local (or regional) income may vary. Last updated in July, 2021.
Are you ready to join the exciting world of IT administration and security where the demand for computer, network and cybersecurity professionals remains very high? Now is the time to pursue the IT Systems and Security Administrator diploma program and get into this technology field. Our programs are taught one course at a time, so that you build off of previous learning. Combined with our small class sizes and ready access to hands-on instructors, even those without an IT background can succeed and learn in this field.
Get trained on the technologies used to respond to security breaches and threats, and to secure data access. Learn about operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Windows Server, and Linux. Get first hand practice configuring Cisco routers and switches, Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SQL Server, and how to automate administration using Powershell scripts.
Students enrolled in the program also receive:
- 10 exam vouchers to write the certifications they wish to pursue
- One-on-one assistance from a dedicated employment specialist
Course Listings: Nova Scotia
Installing and Configuring Windows Server
Windows Server Administration
Configuring Advanced Windows Server Services
Career Planning & Preparation - Level I
Career Planning & Preparation - Level II
Enterprise Smartphone Administration
Microsoft Exchange Server Administration
Network, Mobile & Cisco Technologies
Security and Ethical Hacking
Software Lab - Computer Fundamentals
SQL Server Administration
Student Success Strategies
Technology Management for IT Professionals
Windows 10 Administration & PowerShell Scripting
· Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status. If a student does not have Grade 12 or equivalent, he/she must achieve a score of 16 on the Wonderlic Test.
“Such an amazing, friendly team. With everyone dedicated to student success it is no wonder that there are so many students finding their professional footing and securing their place in the workforce. There is nowhere I would rather be.”