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Time-on-Task: 60 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course Description This course prepares you to sit for the certification exam. This course provides students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to become an IT network practitioner. This course is designed to fully prepare students to sit for and pass the CompTIA Network+ Certification exam. Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, operate, and configure basic network infrastructure as well as describe networking technologies, understand basic design principles, adhere to wiring standards, and use testing tools. Course Objectives Explain computer network features such as packet switching and the OSI and TCP/IP layered models Identify and explain common Application Layer services and protocols Explain and compare the operation of Transport Layer protocols Explain the characteristics of an IP network, internetwork routing and routing protocols Identify different types and purposes of IPv4 addresses Calculate IPv4 subnets and masksIdentify and describe IPv6 addresses Explain the operation of Ethernet and LAN switching processes, including VLANs and STP Identify and describe WAN technologies Describe and compare the features and installation of wired and wireless networking media Apply basic security techniques to mitigate identified network threats and vulnerabilities Apply fundamental network design, configuration and troubleshooting methods You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes: Online course material eTextbook Interactive lesson presentations Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes

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Tuition: $549.00

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Time-on-Task: 60 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionThis course is designed to fully prepare students to sit for and pass the the international COMPTIA N+ Certification that can found here https://certification.comptia.org/.  This course provides students with the basic knowledge and skills necessary to become an IT network practitioner. This course is designed to fully prepare students to sit for and pass the CompTIA Network+ Certification exam. Students will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to manage, maintain, troubleshoot, install, operate, and configure basic network infrastructure as well as describe networking technologies, understand basic design principles, adhere to wiring standards, and use testing tools. Course Objectives Explain computer network features such as packet switching and the OSI and TCP/IP layered models Identify and explain common Application Layer services and protocols Explain and compare the operation of Transport Layer protocols Explain the characteristics of an IP network, internetwork routing and routing protocols Identify different types and purposes of IPv4 addresses Calculate IPv4 subnets and masksIdentify and describe IPv6 addresses Explain the operation of Ethernet and LAN switching processes, including VLANs and STP Identify and describe WAN technologies Describe and compare the features and installation of wired and wireless networking media Apply basic security techniques to mitigate identified network threats and vulnerabilities Apply fundamental network design, configuration and troubleshooting methods You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes: Online course material eTextbook Interactive lesson presentations Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes

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Tuition: $549.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: This course will cover the basics of Computer Fundamentals. learners will get an overview of operating system fundamentals and computer and network terminology. They will also learn about working with software and the OS and troubleshooting.Upon completion of this program, learners will learn about:* operating system fundamentals* computer and network terminology* working with software and the OS, and troubleshootingEach class session is presented to insure that you fully understand the subject matter. You can review each subject as needed to reinforce your knowledge.Instructor Description: Kenneth Mayer - CEI, CCSI, MCT, CCNT, CCNP, CCDA As a certified Microsoft Instructor, Ken has focused his career on various security aspects of computer and network technology since the early 1980s. He has offered a wide variety of IT training and high level consulting projects for Fortune 500 companies globally. Through the course of his extensive career, he has taught a full line of Microsoft, CompTIA, Cisco, and other high level IT Security curricula.

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Tuition: $345.00

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Time-on-Task: 71 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course Description This course prepares you to sit for the certification exam. This course examines Information Technology (IT) in the health care world. It is designed to help IT professionals expand their training beyond IT and introduce health care IT (HIT). Data flow, IT operations, and security in HIT are explained. This course explains how health care IT includes not just the technology used in the health care environment but also the regulatory requirements, organizational behavior, and medical business operations. The course provides the knowledge needed for IT professionals to be prepared to work in the health care IT environment. Course Objectives Distinguish general Information Technology (IT) and Health Care Information Technology (HIT) Understand the expectations of employers in today's employment market Analyze medical business operations influence on HIT Analyze HIT industry regulations Determine data flow in health care environments Apply IT expertise within a medical environment Evaluate the efficacy of health care information management methodologies Identify best security practices for HIT You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes: Online course material eTextbook Interactive lesson presentations Audio-to-go podcasts Personalized study guides User-specific pacing charts Engaging lesson presentations Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

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Tuition: $799.00

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Time-on-Task: 112 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionThis course prepares you to sit for the certification exam. This course should enable an individual to be able to sit for and pass the Oracle Java Certification - Associate level. Course Objectives       Solve simple problems using the fundamental syntax and semantics of the Java programming language       Examine elementary techniques in Java programming       Write Java programs that use selection       Write Java programs that use loops: while, do while, for       Write Java programs that make use of methods for transfer of control       Write Java programs that use arrays       Examine object-oriented programming using objects and classes       Illustrate object-oriented programming including immutable classes and immutable objects       Write Java programs that use inheritance and polymorphism       Extend error handling techniques by adding exception handlers to Java programs       Design generic classes and interfaces to improve code reusability       Use the Java Collections Framework in a Java program       Distinguish between the Java platforms and describe the basic characteristics of Java integration technologies       Describe the basic characteristics, use, benefits, and drawbacks of Java's server-side technologies and application tiers You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes:       Online course material       eTextbook       Interactive lesson presentations       Audio-to-go podcasts       Personalized study guides       User-specific pacing charts       Engaging lesson presentations       Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes       Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

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Tuition: $1,599.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: If you wish to prepare for Microsoft Certification Exam 77-418: Microsoft Office Word 2013 OR Microsoft Certification Exam 77-425 Part 1 and 77-426 Part 2: Microsoft Office Word 2013 Expert, this course will help you build the skills and knowledge you need.• Step-by-step video demonstrations• Companion eBooks with detailed instructions• Sample documents and images• Practice, Quizzes and Skill TestAll materials for this program are available online to download throughout the lessons: • The Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Guides to Microsoft® Word 2013 (PDF)• Microsoft Word 2013 Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Sample filesIn Microsoft Word Beginning, you will learn how to:Format Text and ParagraphsGet skilled at working with Text and PicturesUse the Quick Click options and the mini Toolbar to format TextGain experience editing images and shapes with the Picture ToolsLearn how to create and format SmartArtUse Quick parts to create professional documentsIn Microsoft Word Intermediate, you will cover important topics, including how to:Create a professional newsletter that includes graphics and chartsUnderstand how to use and edit Templates to create documents and resumesCreate a Mail Merge that sends a personalized invitation to each recipient Learn how to select the Mail Merge recipients and troubleshoot errorsCreate a Web Page that uses a Table for consistent layoutUse Microsoft Word Online In Microsoft Word Advanced, you will cover important topics, including how to:Learn effective methods for creating and formatting TablesUnderstanding Font Styles and how to edit the StylesApply professional document formatting including creating a Tables of Contents, using Headers and Footers, and adding ReferencesUse the Developers Tools in Microsoft Word to create interactive formsPrepare to Share Documents by using the Proofing Tools and Tack ChangesAutomate Microsoft Word with Macros With this comprehensive, performance-based certification preparation online program, you can build and validate your business computer skills using Microsoft Word 2013 software. You'll cover basic through advanced topics. Upon completion, you'll be prepared to earn your certification and gain an important edge in today's competitive job market.The Microsoft Word 2013 Certification Training Program is part of the Microsoft Business Certification program: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS). MOS certification is the globally recognized standard for validating expertise with the Microsoft Office 2013 suite. This course teaches the objectives for the following certification tests: Core Certification: Pass any 1 test: Word 2013 Core: Exam 77-418. Expert Certification: Pass either test: Word 2013 Expert Exam 77-425 Part 1 or 77-426 Part 2.Instructor Description: Elizabeth Ann Nofs is the designer, developer, and instructor of the Comma Mama Guides. She developed a successful method for teaching visually that is based on observation, orientation and notation. The books that I wrote for this course meet the Microsoft Vendor of Approved course ware. As the instructor for this program, Elizabeth is available to provide guidance and motivation for learners throughout the duration of this program. As an expert mentor, she will provide answers to learner questions, monitor learner's program progression, and review lesson and program quiz/test resultsCertification: This exam measures your ability to accomplish the technical tasks listed below. The percentages indicate the relative weight of each major topic area on the exam. The higher the percentage, the more questions you are likely to see on that content area on the exam. A core-level candidate for the Microsoft Word 2013 exam should have a fundamental understanding of the Word environment and the ability to complete tasks independently. They should know and demonstrate the correct application of the principal features of Word 2013.These candidates should be able to create and edit 2-3 page documents for a variety of purposes and situations. Examples include professional-looking reports, multi-column newsletters, résumés, and business correspondence. Candidate roles might include students, clerical workers, instructors, and others.

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Tuition: $195.00

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Time-on-Task: 14 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionThis course provides an opportunity to learn and demonstrate Internet literacy. Students will learn how the Internet, search engines, and web browsers function, and how to search the Internet, select keywords that will narrow the scope of a search, evaluate the reliability of websites and their content, and identify secure websites when buying, selling, or banking online. Course Objectives Explain how the Internet functions Explain how search engines function Summarize how to successfully search the Internet Assess websites for security Evaluate the reliability of information found on the web You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes: Online course material Interactive lesson presentations Audio-to-go podcasts Personalized study guides User-specific pacing charts Engaging lesson presentations Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

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Tuition: $69.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: Project management refers to the art, or science, of directing projects. This course, Project Management for Information Technology, focuses more specifically on how project management concepts can be applied to IT projects, as well as on project management issues that are unique to IT projects. It reviews the concepts, methodologies, and tools of project management as it relates to IT. Students will also learn about fundamentals, such as integration management, scope, costing, quality, human resources, risk management, and procurement.This course contains eight comprehensive module quizzes and a 70-question final assessment spanning IT project management areas of knowledge.Instructor Description: This course has a "Mentor Expert" helpdesk feature. Learners have the ability to submit questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying.Certification: N/A

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Tuition: $595.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: To succeed in small business, you need great ideas, an entrepreneurial spirit, and competitive products or services. And one other thing: a good accounting system like QuickBooks. With our program you will learn how to track your sales and expenses all in one place and get reliable records for tax time. This QuickBooks course shows you how to use this popular business finance program to gain a clear view of your finances and keep your business in the black. Our course will help you make your bookkeeping workflow smoother and faster. Students will receive step-by-step instructions on how and when to use specific features, along with basic accounting advice to guide you through the learning process of QuickBooks 2016. After completing this course, you should be able to:• Identify the basics for getting started with QuickBooks• Define the steps for completing daily entry tasks• Identify the steps to print checks, process taxes, process payroll and track expenses• Identify the steps for creating and printing reports, invoicing, file management, and backing up information• Comprehend and examine budgets and actual spending, income, inventory, assets, and liabilitiesNOTE: This course does NOT include the QuickBooks program itself. Students will need to have QuickBooks 2016 already installed on their computers.Instructor Description: This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.Certification: The Uniform QuickBooks Online Certification Examination (Exam) is the exam administered to candidates who want to obtain QuickBooks Online Certification.Candidates who pass the Exam may communicate to employers they possess QuickBooks Online Certification and distinguish themselves and build credibility by having authorized use of the QuickBooks Online Certification certificate and logo.

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Tuition: $1,795.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: This course introduces learners to the use of social media in communicating, marketing, public relations, and fundraising for nonprofits. It explores the major social media platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest) as vehicles for nonprofits to reach their members, volunteers, and donors.Instructor Description: This course has a "Mentor Expert" helpdesk feature. Learners have the ability to submit questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying.

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Tuition: $99.00

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Language: EnglishDescription: Social media has created an opportunity for businesses everywhere to promote and grow with just a simple push of a button. Whether you consider yourself a social media novice or a seasoned veteran, this class will give you a solid foundation and understanding of what social media is and how you can use it to grow your business. You'll learn about the most popular social media platforms—Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+—and study secrets for using them to promote your business. And finally, you'll gain techniques for measuring and tracking your social media success.Instructor Description: This class is an independent-study course.  Students will have all the resources needed to successfully complete the course within the online material.  A student helpdesk is available for technical support during the course enrollment.

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Tuition: $195.00

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