Computer Applications

The Computer Applications certificate is ideal for students who are interested in pursuing an office position, or for seasoned-professionals that are interested in updating and/or enhancing their computer skills. Your training will focus on operating systems/environments, word-processing, spreadsheets, database management, preparing/presenting multi-media business presentations, and Internet-based applications.

This "Laptop Advantage" program also provides hands-on training with computer equipment and software you are likely to use in the workplace. Upon completing this program the student will be able to successfully:

  • Use information technology to improve individual and organizational performance.
  • Apply ergonomic principles while inputting data with speed and accuracy at industry standard.
  • Apply current and emerging technologies efficiently and accurately to business situations.
  • Use interpersonal skills including effective listening and communicating that demonstrates professionalism.

Business and Office Technology Mission Statement

The Business and Office Technology Department serves its students and communities in alignment with Riverland's mission by offering current office skills training while teaching the importance of lifelong learning and social responsibility. We strive to meet the needs of our communities through open communication with our students and advisory committees and by offering a supportive environment that provides accessibility to state-of-the-art technology while students acquire the technical, general education, and personal skills training that employers require.

Employment Outlook

The Riverland Computer Applications certificate will be a terrific asset for your chosen career.

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Last Updated: March 22, 2017

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  • 20 Credits | Two Semesters
  • Location: 100% Online
  • Offering: Fall and Spring starts available.
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