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Data Center Operations and Management

Data Center Operations & Management at Illinois Tech

Illinois Institute of Technology’s (IIT) Data Center Operations & Management is a graduate degree or certificate program with coursework covering data center design, infrastructure, architecture, physical components, virtualization, security, management, and operations.

It is designed to help students and experienced information technology professionals become data center operators, architects, managers, and leaders.

Through your coursework, your technology skills will grow and prepare you for leadership and management with a better understanding of data center operations & management.

What Will I Learn?

The masters and graduate certificate curriculum emphasizes a comprehensive understanding of issues such as data center architecture; virtualization; data center operations and management; storage technologies; data modeling and applications; big data; advanced database management; database security; client server technologies and applications; data warehousing; data analytics; object oriented system analysis, modeling and design; information technology management frameworks; and cyber security management.

Related Specialization - Data Management & Analytics

Where Will I Take Classes?

Courses are offered by IIT’s School of Applied Technology and are taught by experts in the field with significant academic knowledge and years of experience in managing and operating data centers in business, industry and government service.

Career Outlook

A degree in Information Technology & Management with a specialization in Data Center Operations & Management provides you with knowledge and skills that qualifies you for a variety of careers in the Information Technology field.

  • Data Center Manager
  • Enterprise Data Center Manager
  • Data Center Operations Technician
  • Data Center Administrator
  • Data Center Network Engineer

This is a list of actual Information Technology positions that you may obtain as a result of completing your degree. This list is not comprehensive, and is not a guarantee of employment, but is meant to introduce you to the variety of possible career choices available to ITM degree graduates.

Students from this program are highly recruited by private and public sectors.

Popular Courses in Data Center Operations & Management

ITMD 526 Data Warehousing
ITMM 574 Information Technology Management Frameworks
ITMM 576 Data Center Management
ITMO 527 Data Analytics
ITMO 554 Operating System Virtualization

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