Data Center Education Overview
The Data Center Facilities Management Associate and Professional Certificate programs provide competency in critical infrastructure design, management, and problem-solving acumen. While learning relevant, job-related skills, participants earn undergraduate credits that can be applied toward a fully online bachelor’s degree at Marist College. The program provides participants with essential knowledge and skills in facilities management, infrastructure, power, cooling, data communication, project management and cloud computing.
Associate Certificate in Data Center Facilities Management
Requirements: The additional requirement of Advanced Facilities Management is effective immediately for new students. Students currently enrolled in the Facilities Management program will be subject to new requirements effective Spring 2015.
ITS 130 Information Technology and Systems Concepts- 3 credits
CMPT 482 Introduction to Facilities Management- 3 credits
*NCRT 720 Advanced Facilities Management- *non-credit
Professional Certificate in Data Center Facilities Management
Requirements: Successful completion of the Associate Certificate in Data Center Facilities Management (above), plus:
CMPT 306 Data Communication and Networks- 4 credits
CMPT 309 Project Management- 3 credits
CMPT 394 Cloud Infrastructure and Services- 4 credits
Certified Data Center Professional Certificate
Requirements: Successful completion of both the Associate and the Professional Data Center Facilities Management Certificates (above), plus:
ORG 101 Managing Organizations- 3 credits
ORG 203 Practical Applications of Accounting- 3 credits
**Students interested in the Operations and Process Management Certificate must complete ITS 430 (System Design and Analysis) in the Fall 2014 semester.
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