Computer Applications


Program Overview

This program helps students develop their knowledge of computer software applications and their use in the business world. A computer applications certificate program improves students' understanding of many common computer applications.

Gainful Employment

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Gainful Employment Information

Job Opportunities

Entry-level positions available to graduates from this certificate include:

  • Computer Application Specialist
  • Word Processing Specialist
  • Website Design Assistant
  • Help desk Assistant

Career Outlook and Earnings

Employment Mean hourly wage Mean annual wage
2,207,220 $16.59 $34,500

Program Outcomes

    Students should expect to learn the following by completing the certificate:

  • Demonstrate proficiency using the Internet to search for information and use popular webmail applications.
  • Demonstrate proficiency using Microsoft Office 2016 suite including Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Access
  • Demonstrate the ability to integrate the features of the Microsoft Office suite to improve efficiency in an office or business
  • Demonstrate a understanding of basic website design and be able to use industry website creation software
  • Demonstrate proficiency of industry standard operating systems

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Nathan Wilkins

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Phone: (618)545-3316


Stephanie Klie

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Kaskaskia College

27210 College Road

Centralia, Illinois 62801



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