IT - Systems Administration Specialist Career Outlook

Percent Employed

86%

Employed

 

WITC IT-Systems Administration Specialist Graduate Survey Responses 2016-2017

Employed in Related Field

67%

Employed in a Related Field

 

WITC IT-Systems Administration Specialist Graduate Survey Responses 2016-2017

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$35,000 - $54,719

Range of Yearly Salary

 

 

 


Careers

Typical positions available after graduation include:

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Systems Administrator

Systems Administrators manage an organization’s servers and desktop and mobile equipment. They ensure that email and data storage networks work properly. They also make sure that employees’ workstations are working efficiently and stay connected to the central computer network. Some administrators manage telecommunication networks.

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Database Administrator

Database Administrators use specialized software to store and organize data, such as financial information and customer shipping records. They make sure that data are available to users and secure from unauthorized access.

Additional opportunities include:

  • Microsoft Server Administrator

  • Network Technician 

  • VMware vSphere Administrator

  • Cloud Technician 

Transfer Opportunities

After you complete your IT-Systems Administration Specialist associate degree at WITC, you can transfer to another college to continue your education and earn your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

Articulation Agreements

The IT-Systems Administration Specialist program at WITC has articulation agreements with Lakeland College, UW-Milwaukee, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Stout+. 

Colleges with a + symbol have a direct transfer agreement related directly to the Information Technology (IT) Program. The other colleges transfer credits may vary by program

Hear From Graduates

"Being a retired military veteran of 22 years, I have attended numerous training schools and programs. I can't remember a level of professionalism as high as brought forth by the staff at WITC. I've seen a genuine commitment to quality education as well as a sincere concern for the success of the student." 

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