Information Technology

For professional and personal advancement in everything from Microsoft Office training to sophisticated certification programs, our computer courses offer you advanced tools for success. Courses are available online and in a traditional classroom environment.

The Social Media Security Professional (SMSP) Course is designed for individuals who must acquire knowledge and skills to anticipate attacks and guard sensitive information from social media hackers. The course dates will be posted soon. Click here for more information

Microsoft Computer Courses

EXCEL: Learn to create a spreadsheet, enter and format data, cut, copy, paste, work with formulas, create lists, sort, filter, get subtotals, create charts, pivot tables and much more in this powerful spreadsheet program. Materials included.

Level I – CIS 046 -Tuesday, June 20, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. OR Mon. & Wed., June 26 & 28, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. CEU: .6; Fee: $79

Level II – CIS 075 - Tuesday, July 18, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CEU: .6; Fee: $79

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POWERPOINT: A complete presentation graphics program that creates professional presentations. Learn to outline, draw, use graphs and clip art to design overhead presentations and animated computer presentations. Participants must have experience working with Windows. Materials included.
CIS 078 – CEU: .6; Fee: $79
Thursday, June 22, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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MS Word CIS077 - Learn word processing to create professional documents. Participants will learn how to create letters, reports, bulletins and more using features such as clip art, spell check, and tables. Materials included.
CIS 077 – CEU: .6; Fee: $79, Wed. & Thurs., July 19 & 20, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.                                                                                                   


QUICKBOOKS – An easy program for non-accounting people, this course covers the fundamentals of using QuickBooks to track the finances of a small business. You will learn how to manage bank account transactions, maintain customer and vendor information, generate reports, and write and print checks. You will also learn to create invoices and credit memos, add custom fields, set up budgets, and learn about data backup/protection.

CIS 049 – To be offered in the Fall
CEU:  .8; Fee; $99

Technical Certification Boot Camps

Courses involve intense exam prep instruction by Dr. Shane Stonesifer, MCT and MCSE NT/2000/2003; MCITS/MCITP Vista/Win 7/2008; CCNP/CCDP; CIWI, CISSP; CEH; CompTIA A+, Network+, and Security+)

  • Security+ Exam Prep: July 14, 15, 16
  • Network+ Exam Prep: June 23, 24, 25
  • Windows 10 Exam 70-697 Prep:  August 18, 19, 20

Class times are scheduled on a weekend format as follows:
Friday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Course Fee: $695.

Location: Troy University, Dothan Campus, Everett Hall.

Boot camp courses are designed for exam preparation for the latest version of the associated certification exam. Classes meet in Everett Hall on the Dothan Campus. Call for more information. Preregistration is required!

Special exam classes/dates arranged by contacting the Continuing Education Center at 334-983-0005. Fees shown are for the prep course only. Exam is separate and will not be given during the weekend course.

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Online Computer Courses

Certificate in Web Design - Online users say a website's design is the number one criteria for deciding whether a company is credible or not, according to recent research. Understanding what it takes to produce effective web design is essential in today's market of highly saturated digital competition. First discover the basics of web design using HTML and CSS. The No prior knowledge of HTML or web design is required. After the first course you will have the info you need to plan and design effective web pages. For dates, cost and registration, click here.

Cyber Security – This four-course program educates participants on fundamentals of network protection, securing electronic assets, preventing attacks, and ensuring the privacy of your customers. For more information, click here.

Intermediate MS Word – Master the more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010 and learn how to create an index, build a list of figures, design a table of contents, do desktop publishing, perform a mail merge, and use time saving shortcuts. For information and demonstration click here for information and demonstration visit our partner website at ed2go.

Introduction to MS Access 2010 – In these practical and project-oriented lessons, you'll learn how to use this award-winning MS Office software to create and customize tables. You'll build relationships between your tables to eliminate redundancies and slash data entry time. For information and demonstration For information and demonstration visit our partner website at ed2go.

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