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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. Our computer labs have been upgraded to enhance your learning experience and we have added new combination pricing for Fall, 2014. An overview of our programs and courses follows:

 

MICROSOFT OFFICE TRAINING

The following courses are being offered this fall:

MS Access 2010 I

MS Excel 2010 I and II

MS Word 2010 I and II

MS Basic Outlook 2010

Complete Microsoft Project 2010

Comprehensive Quickbooks

Prezi for Beginners - BRAND NEW FOR FALL!

Quickstart: Microsoft Office 2013 with Windows 8

 

**Click HERE and go to page 18 for our special combination pricing **

 

ADDITIONAL COMPUTER TRAINING

The following courses are being offered this fall:

Introduction to the Windows 7 Operating System

Exploring the Power of your IPhone and IPad

**To view course dates, times and prices,

view the computer section of the catalog by clicking HERE. **

CERTIFICATION PREPARATION

The following prep courses are being offered this fall:

Microsoft Word Certification Preparation 2010

Microsoft Excel Certification Preparation 2010

Oracle Certification Preparation
SAS 9 Base Programmer Certification Preparation - BRAND NEW FOR FALL!

CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) Training


**To view course details,

go to page 24 of the computer section of the catalog 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 fall catalog.

 


WEB DEVELOPER/PROGRAMMER CERTIFICATE

The Center for Continuing Studies has updated this certificate program for fall of 2014. 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 fall 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 20 of the Computers-Information Technology section of the fall catalog.

 


WEB AND GRAPHIC COURSES REMAINING THIS FALL, 2014 SEMESTER:

COLOR THEORY FOR GRAPHIC DESIGNERS

October 13 - October 22, 2014

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

Course #NCGDS-CS002-01 / $285

 

INTRO TO CASCADING STYLE SHEETS (CSS)

October 27 - November 5, 2014

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

Course #NCWEB-CS003-01 / $285

ADVANCED CASCADING STYLE SHEETS (CSS)

December 1 - December 10, 2014

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

Course #NCWEB-CS023-01 / $285

 

ADVANCED INDESIGN CS6

December 9 - December 18 , 2014

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

Course #NCGDS-CS004-01 / $285

INTRO TO PHOTOSHOP CS6

October 13 - October 22, 2014

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

Course #NCWEB-CS005-01 / $285

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED PHOTOSHOP CS6

October 27 - November 17, 2014

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

Course #NCWEB-CS006-01 / $285

INTERMEDIATE FLASH CS6

November 18 - December 4, 2014 (no class November 27)

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

Course #NCWEB-CS008-01 / $285

INTRO TO DREAMWEAVER CS6

October 14 - October 23, 2014

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

Course #NCWEB-CS010-01 / $285

ADVANCED DREAMWEAVER CS6

October 28 - November 13, 2014 (no class November 4 & 6)

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

Course #NCWEB-CS011-01 / $285

LAUNCH YOUR WEBSITE

December 13- December 20, 2014

2 sessions / Saturdays / 9:00am - 12:00pm

Course #NCWEB-CS012-01 / $214

INTRO TO ASP.NET 4

November 15 - December 13, 2014 (no class November 29)

4 sessions / Saturdays / 9:00am - 3:00pm (with one hour break for lunch)

Course #NCWEB-CS020-01 / $459

 

To register: (609) 570-3311 or www.mccc.edu/mymercer.


IT RISK MANAGEMENT/CYBER SECURITY CERTIFICATE

Now is the time to get the training to be part of 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 additional 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

Course 2: Fundamentals of Risk Management and Mitigation Methods

CompTIA Security and Track

*Completion of the following two courses also prepare you to take the CISSP certification exam:

Course 3: Network/Protocol Stack Security

CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) Track, Part 1

Course 4: Host/Application Security

CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) Track, Part 1

Fundamentals of Risk Management and Mitigation Methods

October 6 - February 2 (class will not meet December 22 and 29 and January 19)

15 sessions / Mondays / 6:30pm - 9:30pm / Course # NCNET-CS003-01 / $1,085

This course prepares students to take the CompTIA Security+ certification exam. It will provide a thorough understanding of fundamental security issues, standards, frameworks, processes, policies, and risk management/mitigation.

 

To register: (609) 570-3311 or www.mccc.edu/mymercer.


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