2021-2022 Catalog

Microsoft Excel Application Specialist (ME21) Certificate

Campus Availability and Advisement:

  • This program is also available 100% online. For online advisement, contact any of the above.

Program Description:

The certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills to perform intermediate and advanced Microsoft Excel. Prepares students with the skills necessary to obtain the expert user certification.

Entrance Requirements:

Education: High school diploma or GED® is not required for entrance to the program, but is required for graduation.

Program Technical Requirements

1. All CIST programs require windows based PC.

2. Chromebooks and Mac and Linux based computers are not compatible with programs.

3. CIST 1510 and CIST 2531 require an Adobe Creative Cloud subscription.

Course Validity Duration

All CIST courses are valid for a period of 5 years after completion.

COMP 1000 is valid for a period of 5 years after completion.

Required Courses

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy


CIST 2128Comprehensive Spreadsheet Techniques


XXXX xxxxComputer Information Systems Elective


Total Credit Hours: 9 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation