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Red Hat Linux (Red Hat Certified Technician) Certificate

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Department Chair/Program Coordinator:
CCBC Essex, Noell Damron
443-840-2811 or

Program Requirements and Electives - 17 Credits

Total Credits Required for Certificate: 17*

*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed college coursework at other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101  in the first semester at CCBC. This is a 1-credit class, and it does not count towards the number of credits required for a degree or certificate. Students are required to provide an official transcript(s) to document successful completion of college coursework at another institution(s) for this requirement to be waived.


Program Description

Students learn the concepts and skills needed to use and administer the popular Red Hat Linux Enterprise operating system in a networked environment. Students will learn the foundational philosophies, file systems, and user commands of the Linux, X-Window system, KDE, and GNOME desktop environments. In addition, students will also administer systems, install, setup, and configuration the Red Hat operating system. This program incorporates Red Hat Academy courses that prepare students for the Red Hat Certified Technician (RHCT) certification exam.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. complete the Red Hat certification exams for the Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA);
  2. complete the Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE);
  3. setup and maintain workstation and server environments in a physical and virtual environment; and
  4. administer Red Hat Enterprise Linux systems and servers in a networked environment.

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