IT Virtualization

Technical Diploma

About the IT Virtualization Program

Provides students the skills necessary to support a virtualized data center. The student will be able to manage, configure and troubleshoot common virtualization issues, and install virtual servers, workstations and applications to support the IT data center. This diploma will prepare the student for the VMware Certified Associate – Data Center Virtualization (VCA-DCV) exam.

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Program Outline

Course # Course Title Credits
1015011400 Networking 1 3.00
10150114C01 Differentiate between various networking equipment and how data flow through the network using both the OSI and TCP/IP models 0.50
10150114C02 Explain ethernet and how devices communicate on the network 0.50
10150114C03 Perform basic device configuration to setup and maintain network communication 0.50
10150114C04 Design ip addressing schemes to include classful and classless subnetting 0.75
10150114C05 Explain TCP/IP suite protocols 0.25
10150114C06 Build a small network 0.50
1015014700 Emerging Network Technologies 3.00
10150147C01 Install and Configure vCenter and ESXi servers 0.50
10150147C02 Configure Networking for a virtual infrastructure 0.50
10150147C03 Implement a storage solution for a Virtual infrastructure 0.50
10150147C04 Deploy and Administer virtual machines and vApps 0.50
10150147C05 Manage clusters, fault tolerance, and backup and restore in a virtual infrastructure 0.50
10150147C06 Perform basic troubleshooting in a virtual infrastructure 0.25
10150147C07 Design alarms and triggers to monitor Servers, virtual machines and operations 0.25
1015018000 Server Operating Systems 3.00
10150180C01 Explore server versions, install and configure Servers 0.50
10150180C02 Implement basic virtualization using Hyper-V on a server operating system 0.25
10150180C03 Install and administer Active directory and components 1.00
10150180C04 Implement and manage group policy to control the server environment 0.75
10150180C05 Configure networking and supporting network services to the server operating system 0.50

At A Glance

How You'll Learn


On Campus


Online Classes

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Multiple Start Dates

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Personalized Pace

2020 Start Dates

January 8 May 8 September 2
February 3 June 1 October 5
March 2 July 6 November 2

2021 Start Dates

January 6 March 1 June 7
February 1 May 7 July 5

What is Competency-Based Education?

Competency-Based Education (CBE) is learning at your own pace by mastering competencies through demonstration. Once all competencies for a program have been assessed and mastered, students will earn a certificate, diploma, or degree.

Approximate Cost


*Based on 10-level courses - materials, books, and fees may be additional

What You'll Learn

  • Manage Information technology hardware.
  • Manage software.
  • Support computer networks.
  • Provide end user support.
  • Solve information technology problems.
  • Demonstrate customer service skills as an IT professional.
  • Demonstrate the ability to write interactive programs using a web interface.


Your Potential Careers

  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Help-Desk Technician
  • Network Administrator
  • Systems Administrator

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