Certification in MTA Networking Foundations | Win Server Administrator

Montreal College of Information Technology
Collège des technologies de l’information de Montréal EN FR


MTA – Networking Foundations
State of the Industry

This course is designed for IT Professionals who are familiar with the technologies of Windows Server administration and have some hands-on experience with Windows Server, network management tools, DNS, TCP/IP, names resolution process, and network protocols and topologies. This course prepares participants to deal with server roles, active directory, storage, server performance management, and maintenance. It also focuses on network infrastructure and hardware techniques along with protocols and services. This course prepares professionals for two official Microsoft certifications.

* Morning, evening, weekends

Professional Benefits

Professionals work in a wide array of companies, from startups to global organizations. The average annual salary for a network and server-related jobs is $58,873 with a usual range between 52 and 68K. There would be a 28% increase in the number of jobs by 2020.

Who Should Apply

Windows Server administrators(Basic Level)
IT Professionals with hands-on experience in Windows-based networking
IT Professionals with experience in network management tools

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Professionals familiar with general networking concepts and the technologies.
Candidates having hands-on experience with Windows-based networking, DNS, TCP/IP, names resolution process, network protocols, and topologies.

Abilities acquired
at course completion

Identifying different application servers

Understanding web services and remote access

Server virtualization (virtual networks)

Understanding ActiveDirectory infrastructure

Storage technologies like RAID, SSD, HDD

Performance monitoring through Event Viewer, logs.

Server maintenance for business continuity

Network infrastructures like VPN, LAN etc.

Understanding switches and routers

Protocols and networking services like OSI, IPv4 and IPv6


MTA MS – Networking Foundations

Identify application servers
Understand different types of web services
Remote administration and services
File and print services
Server virtualization

Creating accounts and groups
Understanding organizational units and containers
Active Directory infrastructure
Group policies

Storage technologies
RAID concepts
Disk types

Server hardware components
Performance monitoring
Event viewer, logs and alerts

Internet, intranet and extranet
LAN’s and WAN’s
Wireless networking
Network topologies

Switches and Routers
Media types

Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model
IPv4,IPv6 and TCP/IP
Names resolution and networking services



98-365 - Windows Server Administration Fundamentals

98-366 - Networking Fundamentals


  • Industry-relevant, job-ready programs
  • Internship possibilities
  • Eligibility for off-campus work permit program [ocwpp]
  • Eligibility for post-graduation work permit [pgwp]
  • Eligibility for points under Quebec’s immigration policy
  • Scholarships and financial aid



"Project-based learning allows you to demonstrate relevant experience in job applications and prepares you for technical interviews."

Daniel George
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Montreal College
of Information Technology

Collège des technologies
de l’information de Montréal

110-1255 Robert-Bourassa Blvd.
Montreal, Quebec H3B 3V8

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