The Data Quick Start Certificate of Achievement provides students short-term, foundational data skills using spreadsheet and database software. 

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon Successful Completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Analyze data using Microsoft Excel data, financial, and Business Intelligence tools and functions. 
  • Create a database to organize, query, and provide data reports using Microsoft Access. 
  • Formulate and present solutions to business case problems using Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access. 
Required Courses (8 units)  Units
CAT/ CIS - 98A Introduction to Excel 1.5
CAT/ CIS - 98B Advanced Excel 1.5
CIS - 62 Microsoft Access 3
CIS - 94 Data Analysis with Excel and Access 2

This certificate may lead to employment competency but does not lead to an Associate degree.