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Computer Applications Certificate


Program Overview

Would you like to improve your computer skills and seek a job as a support person in an office environment? Then the Computer Applications Certificate could be for you.

At NECC, the Computer Applications Certificate will provide you with training in word processing, spreadsheet applications, data management, Internet with web page design, and computerized office operations. You will learn how to create reports, integrate files into presentations, and merge documents with databases.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be able to pursue many career paths. You will be prepared for an entry-level job in a variety of employment settings. Sample job titles include data entry clerk, general office staff, and more.

Getting Started

Ready to get started? It’s easy! Northern Essex has an open admissions policy, which means that if you have a high school diploma or GED/HiSET or other state-approved equivalency credential, you are eligible to enroll at NECC. Just fill out an application, attend an orientation/assessment session, and then register for classes.

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This program is part of a U.S. Department of Education Experimental Sites Initiative related to financial aid disbursements and Competency Based Education (CBE).
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