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.

Microsoft Computer Courses

EXCEL – Level 1: This six-hour course meets for two nights. 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.
CIS 046 Session B:  Tuesday & Thursday, March 31 and April 2, 2020, 5:30-8:30 pm

CEU: .6;  Fee: $79

EXCEL – Level 2:  This six-hour course meets for two nights. For the advanced user, this course will go beyond the basics to learn about creating, editing, sorting, filtering, charts and more.
CIS 075 Session A: Tuesday & Thursday, March 17 & 19, 2020, 5:30-8:30 pm

CEU: .6;  Fee $79

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PowerPoint – A complete presentation graphics program that creates professional presentations. This six-hour course meets for two nights. Learn to outline, draw, use graphs and clip art to design overhead presentations and animated computer presentations. Participants must have experience working with Windows.
CIS 078 Session A:  Tuesday & Thursday, January 28 & 30, 2020, 5:30-8:30 pm

CEU: .6;  Fee: $79

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MS Word – Learn word processing to create professional documents. You will learn how to create letters, reports, bulletins, and more using features such as clip art, spell check, and tables.  This six-hour course meets for two nights.
CIS 077  Session A: Tuesday & Thursday, April 7 & 9, 2020, 5:30-8:30 pm

CEU: .6;  Fee: $79


 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.  This eight-hour course meets for one day.
CIS 049  Session A: Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm; 
CEU: .8;  Fee: $99

Technical Certification Boot Camps - 2020

 Boot camp courses are designed for exam preparation for the latest version of the associated certification exam. Call for more information. Preregistration is required!

Fees shown are $695 for the prep course only. Exam is separate and will not be given during the weekend course.

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+)

Location:  Dothan Campus, Everett Hall

CIS 107: A+ Exam 220-1001/1002 Prep, March 20, 21, 23, 2020

CIS 121: Network+ Exam Prep, January 24, 25, 26, 2020

CIS 123: Security + Exam SYO-501 Prep, February 21, 22, 23, 2020
CIS 123: Security + Exam SYO-501 Prep, April 17, 18, 19, 2020
CIS 123: Security + Exam SYO-501 Prep, May 1, 2, 3, 2020

Classes are held on the Dothan Campus.  Dates are scheduled on a weekend format as follows:
Friday, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm; Saturday, 9:00 am-5:30 pm (30 minute lunch break); Sunday: 9:00 am-1:00 pm
Course Fee: $695.

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Online Computer Courses and Technology Skills


Certificate in Coding - As one of the most in-demand skills in the workplace, coding is a core skill that bolsters one's chances of becoming a higher value to organizations. Begin by getting introduced to the basics of computer programming and various programming languages. Then, go to the next level and acquire all the basics of HTML and CSS.  You will learn the relationship between these two industry-standard web page coding languages and the step-by-step process of hand coding the building web pages.  For dates, cost and registration, click here.

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.

Programming for Non Programmers Certificate - If you wish to communicate technically with programming teams or wish to code a bit yourself, this certificate is for you.  You will learn the basic concepts of programming, so you can communicate more effectively with programmers and techies.  Develop communication strategies to make your projects more successful, creating a win-win situation for both you and your programmers.  For more information, click here

SQL Certificate - Structured Query Language (SQL) is the industry standard database programming language.  It is one of the most in-demand skills in occupations that require interaction with data and analyzing data. This certificate will enhance your competitiveness in the field of database administration and data analyst jobs.  For more information, click here.

WordPress Certificate - WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) for website and blog design.  After successfully completing the WordPress Certificate, you will know how to build a WordPress website or blog, customize your WordPress site by hand-coding HTML, CSS, and PHP, know necessary regular WordPress maintenance, create WordPress website backup, and know how to apply SEO techniques in WordPress.  For more information, click here.