This diploma program prepares students for careers as computer information systems software specialists. The coursework focuses on developing proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet creation to solve problems, computerized presentations, and development of database applications. These skills enable a student to work effectively with software tools in a business/organizational environment. The courses also prepare the student to take the Microsoft Officer User Specialist (MOUS) examinations to be certified by Microsoft as expert users of the software. This program can be completed in two semesters. The complete program is available at the Harrisburg, Lancaster, Gettysburg, and York campuses. Some of the required courses are available at the Lebanon Campus, as well as through Virtual Learning.
Graduates of the program will be able to work effectively with software tools in a business/organizational environment.
This curriculum is designed to prepare students to:
- Demonstrate mastery of various software packages on computers
- Be able to decide which application tools is best suited to achieve the desired result
- Demonstrate the ability to integrate various applications and link them
- Understand the use of software as a communication tool in a business environment