The Computer Skills Program provides the skills and workforce preparation needed for careers in office administration.

You will gain knowledge in learning MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel, and Keyboarding.  The curriculum also prepares you for a pathway to credit business programs.  

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Complete the following courses to earn a certificate!

Required Courses:

  • BUSN 7301 - Microsoft Windows and Digital Skills
  • BUSN 7302 - Microsoft Word Essentials for the Workplace 
  • BUSN 7303 - Microsoft Excel Essentials for the Workplace 
  • BUSN 2601A - Computer Keyboarding A

A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of all required courses. 

Request Your Certificate

If you have completed and passed all of the required courses, submit the petition form “Petition for Certificate of Completion."

Petition for Certificate of Completion

Steps to Get Started

Use the guide below to start taking classes in the Computer Skills Program. For more detailed instructions, go to How to Take Noncredit Classes

  1. Check course availability in Schedule of Classes

    To find Computer Skills courses in the class schedule, look for the subject “Business Noncredit”.

    Go to Class Schedule

  2. Choose which type of student you are:

    Follow these steps if you are new to PCC OR returning after an absence of 1 or more major semester(s):

    1. Apply to Noncredit
      • Create an OpenCCC account if you don’t have one already.

    2. Receive Welcome Letter via email

    3. Activate your LancerPoint account

    4. Check your Registration Status Date in LancerPoint

    5. Register for classes in LancerPoint using CRN# 

    Follow these steps if you are a current or continuing PCC student (noncredit or credit):

    1. Check your Registration Status Date in LancerPoint

    2. Register for classes in LancerPoint using CRN#