Microcomputer Business Applications

 The Associate in Applied Science (AAS) in Microcomputer Business Application program prepares students in becoming part of the support system in almost any office configuration in a wide variety of business areas. Students learn to select and use business productivity software, basic web pages skills for integration between business data and the internet. The general education courses provide a well-rounded background that includes writing, reading, communication, mathematics, natural science, social sciences, and humanities and fine arts. Courses in the program prepare for the Microsoft examinations for certification as a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW).

See Application Development and Web Design Certificate, Microcomputer Business Applications Specialist Certificate and Microcomputer Business Application AAS Degree Master Academic Plans or MAP's attached under Resources

Certificates available at Central Arizona College:

Application Development and Web Design Certificate (29 credits)

Employment Opportunities

Entry Level Web Developer- Responsible to work both remotely and onsite at client locations to assist the clients with information technology issues. They will also be involved in project work like server upgrades/migrations/virtualizations, desktop/laptop rollouts/upgrades and MSP client monitoring and maintenance.
Java Web Developer- Java skills are critical. You will work with a small team of developers in a fast paced, every changing environment and you will be working on a variety of web site projects using an existing code base. You will be part of the team to enhance and perfect the front-end and back-end web applications.
Jr Webmaster- Build websites using internal web build templates. Maintain Web Content on Sites including text, images, banners, videos and special offers. Test website functionality. Collaborate with internal solutions team members to enhance and improve site performance. Monitor site performance using Google Analytics or other SEO/SEM analysis methodology to implement, maintain and improve key word campaigns. Maintain SEO strategy to incorporate Social Networking sites such as facebook, Twitter, Youtube, craigslist and other various blogs and social networking sites. Write site content, write, review and post relevant information on various and industry-related blog sites.

 Microcomputer Business Applications Specialist Certificate (24 credits) 

mployment Opportunities

Clerical Assistant – Will be doing data entry, filing, posting insurance payments, and collections, answer phone according to the company telephone protocol, present and verify accuracy of all customer / patient paperwork, performs other duties as assigned.
Office Assistant - Will have the following skills: Prior administrative /office experience is preferred, Microsoft Office knowledge, excellent problem solving skills scheduling, writing memo.
Administrative Assistant - Will have the following skills: Microsoft Office Suite and other basic computer programs, knowledge of office procedures, filing, scheduling and light travel arrangements, managing outlook and syncing tasks and meetings.

Degree available at Central Arizona College:

Microcomputer Business Application Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S. 66 credits)

Employment Opportunities

Front Desk Coordinator – Will be greeting and directing clients, some filing, data entry, and completing other various administrative tasks is required.
Receptionist/Secretary – Responsibilities include answering calls, directing information, mail, administrative typing, letters & correspondence, spreadsheets and CSI / MasterSpec specifications.
Administrative Assistant / Receptionist - Act as the Receptionist and first point of contact for all visitors. Provide administrative support to members of the Senior Management team to include but not limited to: maintaining calendars, scheduling and organizing meetings, arranging travel and processing expense reports. Order all office and kitchen supplies and ensure supplies are appropriately stocked.Coordinate and provide support on special events/projects.



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