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Course Description

Are you interested in a career as a Linux Administrator, Network Administrator, Technical Support Specialist, Web Administrator or a System Administrator? The national median salary for this job title is $84K, and $100K regionally, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In Maryland, Industry issued certifications validate your skills and prove mastery of specific knowledge to employers. The Linux+ Certification prep course covers the exam objectives tested on the industry certification Linux+, awarded by CompTIA. The goal of this course is to prepare you to pass the CompTIA Linux+ certification exam. CompTIA Linux+ is an intermediate level certification, meant for the IT professional who will use Linux to manage everything from cars and smartphones to servers and supercomputers, as a vast number of enterprises use Linux in cloud, cybersecurity, mobile and web administration applications. Prior experience in IT, a degree in another field, or an aptitude for technology concepts is strongly encouraged before enrolling. This course updates every three years in keeping with the current exam being offered by CompTIA. This certification exam offers nationally recognized credentials. The exam is not included in the course and must be scheduled independently. All labs for this course are conducted in a virtual environment. Senior adult and disabled retiree course fee waivers apply. Transcript available.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Linux+ Certification
Type
Lecture
Dates
Apr 04, 2024 to May 16, 2024
Type
Lecture
Dates
Apr 04, 2024 to May 16, 2024
Contact Hours
54.0
Delivery Options
Online (Variable Meetings)  
Course Fee(s)
Course Cost non-credit $1,540.00
Service charge(s)
Section Notes

Course Cost: Tuition: $1,400 / Fee: $140
Class located in Joppa Hall, room 10
Textbook required.
This is a hybrid course.  This course meets in person on April 4 and April 25 only.  Other sessions will meet online through Cengage and MS Teams.

An additional 3.5 hours of independent work per week is required.

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