Technology Infrastructure Management

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Fall 2016 start: applications are accepted Oct. 21, 2015 to Sept. 7, 2016.

Program Description

"According to analysts more than 70 per cent of a typical IT budget is spent on infrastructure, such as servers, operating systems, storage and networking. Add to this the need to refresh and manage desktop and mobile devices and you have a unique set of challenges for IT infrastructure to face." (

Companies are looking for employees who can bridge the gap between their technical and business teams. The Technology Infrastructure Management (TIM) program prepares you for challenging and exciting opportunities in the information technology field.

The program's technical focus is server and network system management using Microsoft, Cisco and open source technologies. By developing project management methodologies, effective communication and leadership skills, you will develop strategies to provide quality solutions that illustrate the business relevance in the technical solution. The mandatory eight week practicum provides the applied learning experience that is essential for success in industry. Upon completion of the program, you will be prepared to successfully challenge the MCITP, CCNA and ITIL Foundations certification exams.

Your Career

Graduates may find employment as an infrastructure architect, infrastructure analyst, IT consultant, systems administrator, network administrator, or technical service agent.

Student Success

Students with higher grades usually experience more success in SAIT programs. This is an intensive program requiring a commitment of both time and energy; students who experience success are those who make their education a priority throughout the program.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for the Technology Infrastructure Management (TIM) program possesses an undergraduate degree or diploma, intermediate Microsoft Office skills and an exceptional ability to work in teams. A strong interest in information technology and its relationship to business is also essential. Students who demonstrate extensive business and/or IT related work experience will also be considered.