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The Center for Continuing Studies offers a broad range of instruction in computer literacy, business and office computing, web and graphic design/development, and the latest in information technology. Please view some of what we have to offer below.

Please note: we are offering a spring 2015 pricing discount for students interested in taking both MS Word I and II.


MARK YOUR CALENDAR!

IT CYBER SECURITY CERTIFICATE INFORMATION SESSION

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

5:30pm

The Conference Center at Mercer County Community College

1200 Old Trenton Road, West Windsor, NJ 08550

For more information on the certificate program that will lead to job growth
in this expanding cyber security area, scroll down to
the IT Risk Management Cyber Security heading.


MICROSOFT OFFICE TRAINING

MS Access 2010 I

2 sections running in January, 2015

MS Excel 2010 I and II

2 sections running in February, 2015

MS Word 2010 I and II
2 sections running in January, 2015

SPRING SPECIAL refresher pricing - enroll in both MS Word I and II and save $60!

MS Basic Outlook 2010

Begins March 2, 2015

Complete Microsoft Project 2010

2 sections running in March, 2015

Comprehensive Quickbooks

Begins March 23 , 2015

Prezi for Beginners

Begins January 26, 2015

Quickstart: Microsoft Office 2013 with Windows 8

Begins February 6, 2015

 

Click HERE to view spring 2015 course details.

 

ADDITIONAL COMPUTER TRAINING

Introduction to the Windows 7 Operating System

January 26, 2015 - February 4, 2015

4 sessions / Mondays & Wednesdays / 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Course #NCOST-CS003-01 /1.2 CEU / $216

Mobile Apps Development: Intro to IPhone App Development

February 12, 2015 - May 14, 2015 (no class April 2)

13 sessions / Thursdays / 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Course #NCWEB-CS018-01 / 3.9 CEU / $684

Exploring the Power of your IPhone and IPad

February 16, 2015 - February 23, 2015

3 sessions / Mondays & Wednesdays / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Course #NCOST-CS004-01 / 0.6 CEU / $137

Introduction to the Windows 8 Operating System

February 20, 2015 - February 27, 2015

2 sessions / Fridays / 9:30am - 4:30pm (1 hour provided for lunch)

Course #NCOST-CS006-01 / 1.2 CEU / $216

IT Cyber Security Certificate

Please see information under "Certificate Programs" below.

Introduction to Automation Using Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

Please e-mail Assistant Director Read Langan at langanr@mccc.edu for more information.

 

To view course dates, times and prices, view the COMPUTER section of the catalog.

TO REGISTER: (609) 570-3311 or click HERE.


CERTIFICATION PREPARATION

Microsoft Excel Certification Preparation 2010

January 14, 2015 - March 11, 2015

9 sessions / Wednesdays / 6:15pm - 9:15pm

Course #NCMOS-CS011-01 / 2.7 CEU / $630

Oracle Certification Preparation

February 21, 2015 - March 28, 2015

6 sessions / Saturdays / 9:00am - 4:00pm (1/2 hour provided for lunch)

Course #NCWEB-CS017-01 / 3.9 CEU / $1,014


CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) Training

March 21, 2015 - May 16 , 2015 (no class April 4 and 18)

7 sessions / Saturdays / 9:00am - 4:00pm
(1 hour provided for lunch)

Course #NCNET-CS001-01 / $1,050

 

Microsoft Word Certification Preparation 2010

April 20, 2015 - May 18, 2015

9 sessions / Mondays & Wednesdays / 6:15pm - 9:15pm

Course #NCMOS-CS010-01 / 2.7 CEU / $630

 

To view course details, go to page 24 of the COMPUTER sectionof the catalog.

To register: (609) 570-3311 or by clicking HERE.


Our web certificates feature training on the latest Adobe Creative Suite 6 (CS6) Design Premium software. With this award-winning design and web application software, you will enhance your productivity and add to your marketability in the ever-changing world of advanced web applications. Get started today!

WEB DESIGN CERTIFICATE  

Learn the elements of web design and gain the skills to create an effective

website. This hands on program will provide practical exercises and experience.

To earn the certificate, you must successfully complete all core courses and three electives.

Core and elective courses are described in detail beginning on page 20 of the Computers-Information Technology section of the spring catalog.

 

A LISTING OF COURSES RUNNING THIS SPRING IS LISTED LATER ON THIS PAGE.

 


WEB DEVELOPER/PROGRAMMER CERTIFICATE

The Center for Continuing Studies updated this certificate program for the fall 2014 semester and it is ready again this spring! Two tracks are being offered: developers may choose the Microsoft track or the Open Source track for a more varied approach. Choice of tracks is a personal preference according to needs.

Complete all core courses in either track to earn the Web Developer/Programmer Certificate.

Core courses and tracks offered are described in detail beginning on page 20 of the
Computers-Information Technology section
of the spring catalog.


GRAPHIC DESIGN CERTIFICATE

This series of courses is designed to provide you with the skills you need to become an effective and marketable designer for web and print publications. Basic foundational training in graphic arts in addition to practical experience with the premium Adobe creative suite are at the heart of this design certificate.

Complete all of the core courses along with two electives to earn the Certificate in Graphic Design.

Core and elective courses are described in detail beginning on page 19 of the Computers-Information Technology section of the spring catalog.

A LISTING OF COURSES RUNNING THIS SPRING IS LISTED BELOW.


WEB AND GRAPHIC COURSES OFFERED THIS SPRING, 2015 SEMESTER:

Foundations of Graphic Design

January 12 , 2015 - February 2, 2015 (no class January 19)

3 sessions / Mondays / 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Course #NCGDS-CS001-01 / 0.9 CEU / $205

PHP (with MYSQL)

January 12 , 2015 - March 23, 2015  (no class January 19)

10 sessions /Mondays / 6:00pm - 9:30pm

Course #NCWEB-CS016-01 / 3.5 CEU / $759

Intro to Flash CS6

January 20, 2015 - January 29, 2015

4 sessions / Tuesdays & Thursdays / 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Course #NCWEB-CS007-01 / 1.2 CEU / $271

Intro to Object-Oriented Programming with C#.NET

January 31 , 2015 - March 14, 2015

7 sessions / Saturdays / 9:00am - 4:00pm (1 hour break provided for lunch)

Course #NCWEB-CS015-01 / $1,006

Color Theory for Graphic Designers

February 3, 2015 - February 17, 2015 (no class February 10)

4 sessions / Tuesdays & Thursdays / 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Course #NCGDS-CS002-01 / 1.2 CEU / $271

Intro to InDesign CS6

February 9, 2015 - March 2, 2015

4 sessions / Mondays / 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Course #NCGDS-CS003-01 / 1.2 CEU / $271

Intro to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

March 3, 2015 - March 12, 2015

4 sessions / Tuesdays & Thursdays / 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Course #NCWEB-CS003-01 / 1.2 CEU / $271

Intro to Dreamweaver CS6

March 9, 2015 - March 30, 2015

4 sessions / Mondays / 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Course #NCWEB-CS010-01 / 1.2 CEU / $271

Intro to Illustrator CS6

March 17, 2015 - March 26, 2015

4 sessions / Tuesdays & Thursdays / 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Course #NCGDS-CS005-01 / 1.2 CEU / $271

JavaScript / DHTML

March 19 , 2015 - June 4, 2015 (no class April 2 and May 21)

10 sessions / Thursdays / 6:00pm - 9:30pm

Course #NCWEB-CS013-01 / 3.5 CEU / $758

Advanced Dreamweaver CS6

April 6, 2015 - April 27, 2015

4 sessions / Mondays / 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Course #NCWEB-CS011-01 / 1.2 CEU / $271

Advanced Illustrator CS6

April 7 , 2015 - April 16, 2015

4 sessions / Tuesdays & Thursdays / 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Course #NCGDS-CS006-01 / 1.2 CEU / $271

Web Design Concepts

May 4 , 2015 - May 18, 2015

3 sessions / Mondays / 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Course #NCWEB-CS001-01 / 0.9 CEU / $205

Intermediate / Advanced Photoshop CS6

May 4, 2015 - May 13, 2015

4 sessions / Mondays & Wednesdays / 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Course #NCWEB-CS006-01 / 1.2 CEU / $271

 

**To view course descriptions and prerequisites/requirements,clicking HERE

and view page 19 of the spring 2015 catalog.

TO REGISTER: (609) 570-3311 or by clicking HERE.


IT RISK MANAGEMENT/CYBER SECURITY CERTIFICATE

Now is the time to get involved in this growing field; a field that is growing 3.5 times faster than the standard IT field. With so many businesses and organizations experiencing cyber intrusions and security breaches, the need for Risk Management/Cyber Security specialists has increased exponentially.

The Certificate in IT Risk Management/Cyber Security has been developed for the working IT professional who is responsible for protecting data architecture from hacking, viruses; worms, and the multitude of growing threats. At the completion of this certificate program, you will understand issues of assessment and mitigation of security risks in networking, TCP/IP, cloud, wireless, host/application and server environments.

 

All four of the following courses must be successfully completed to earn the certificate:

Course 1: Foundations of IT Security: Technologies and Risks, CompTIA Security+ Certification Preparation (Part 1) - offered this spring, 2015!

February 23, 2015 - June 8, 2015  (no class May 25)

15 sessions /Mondays / 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Course #NCNET-CS002-01 / $1,085

Course 2: Fundamentals of Cyber Security and Mitigation Methods, CompTIA Security+ Certification Preparation (Part 2)

Completion of the following two courses prepare you to take the CASP certification exam:

Course 3: CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) Certification Preparation (Part 1)

Course 4: CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) Certification Preparation (Part 2)

 

To view certificate details, go to page 25 of the computer section of the catalog.

 

TO REGISTER: (609) 570-3311 or click HERE.


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