Computer Applications Specialist

Certificate in Applied Science • 30 Credit Hours

Learn hands-on skills for computer applications and practices that are commonly used in today’s business environment.

Program Overview

The Computer Applications Specialist certificate program provides students with proficiency in computer applications and practices that commonly used in today’s business environment. The program emphasizes hands-on experience, and successful graduates will acquire proficiency with business applications of computers.

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Computer Applications Specialist certificate, the graduate will be able to:

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of business organization and procedures by applying business applications of computers
  • Demonstrate knowledge regarding computer information systems
  • Design and manage a database
  • Design an interactive website
  • Analyze and present data in a visual format
  • Apply computer skills to create, analyze and assess a business document to solve an organizational problem
  • Demonstrate effective communication and computation skills

Program Implementation

Full-time day. (Students attending part-time should see advisor for recommended course sequencing.)

Special Certifications

The Business Applications of Computers Certificate Program prepares successful graduates to take the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist (MCAS) examination.

Meet Your Instructor!

Seyed Mirkhani
Division Chair for Business,
Computer, and Information Technology

"The Associate in Applied Science in Administrative Support Technology Program is designed to prepare students for careers in administrative support roles. The program covers topics such as office management, record keeping, communication, computer applications, and customer service. Students have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through internships and co-op programs. Our graduates are well-prepared to pursue careers in areas such as administrative support and office management."

Seyad Mirkhani Headshot - Landscape

Estimate Your Costs

Eastern is one of the most affordable colleges in the United States!

Rates are for 2022-2023 and based on two full-time (12 credit hour) semesters. Rates are subject to change and do not include books, academic supplies, or student fees.

Tuition Rates Eastern WV 2-Year Colleges WV 4-Year Colleges
West Virginia Residents $4,128 $4,776 $12,410
Non-Residents $8,520 $10,152 $26,096

Program Is Eligible for West Virginia Invests


Admissions Requirements

Eastern adheres to an open admission policy which means applications with a high school diploma or GED are eligible for admission.