Program Overview

The Application Specialist Certificate program offered by Front Range Community College is a program of study that aims to prepare its students for job entry in a wide variety of positions related to data entry and data processing. The program may also prepare individuals for career advancement into managerial positions from entry-level status. This program is intended for individuals who wish to develop and improve their office skills and marketability. This program is a professional certificate, and should be used to complement an individual’s skills and knowledge and to help them convey a mastery of competencies related to business and office related theories, issues, concepts and challenges. This program may be ideal for an individual who wishes to seek higher positions in their current organization or become proficient in office related competencies in order to acquire a different career altogether.

This program is intended for individuals who seek to understand more about data processing and data entry from not only a practical perspective, but also on an academic level. This program aims to prepare its graduates for entry-level employment positions in those fields that use most major types of business applications. The major types of business applications are: word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation graphics. Prospective students without prior computer experience must gain experience and knowledge before thinking about enrolling in this program.

The Applications Specialist Certificate program at Front Range Community College requires students to complete 12 credit hours of courses in order to receive the certificate. The required courses include: Introduction to PC Applications, Complete PC Word Processing: Word, and Complete PC Database: Access.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission


    Must hold a high school diploma or GED.

    School Overview

    Front Range Community College offers associate degrees and certificate programs to train students for careers in well-established and emerging industries. Our gtPATHWAYS curriculum of general education courses is guaranteed to transfer to the colleges of arts and sciences at all public four-year colleges and universities in Colorado. Students can also graduate from FRCC with a degree with designation in almost 30 fields. Students can earn many FRCC degrees and certificates completely online and even more through a combination of online and classroom-based courses. 


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