Program(s) Name and Description: Computer Information Systems - Microcomputer Applications

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The Basic Certificate in Microcomputer Applications Specialist is designed to provide knowledge of basic skills for entry-level employment.

The Advanced Certificate in Microcomputer Applications Specialist provides the student with the opportunity to develop proficiency in software applications commonly used on microcomputers. Students will be exposed to all phases of microcomputer operations to enable them to function successfully as a "one-person" computing operation in a small business environment.  

CIP Code:

11.031

Credential Level:

01, Certificate

Program Standard Occupational Codes:

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Program Costs: Basic Certificate: Advanced Certificate:

Credits for Completion

16 (9 months) 26 (9 months)

Tuition & Fees:

$2,001 $3,258

Books/Supplies:

$1,400 $1,400

Other:

0 0

Total Cost:

$3,401 $4,658
100% Completion RatesBasic CertificateAdvanced Certificate

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This rate is not adjusted for those students who attend part-time and/or need to complete developmental requirements.

Job Placement RatesBasic CertificateAdvanced Certificate

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Student Medium Loan Debt Rate (at time of completion)Basic CertificateAdvanced Certificate

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