Students who complete a course and pass a certification tests can realize many tangible and many intangible benefits. The first benefit is cost. Costs of training for a certification exam from an outside company range from $1,000 to$2,000 per certification. The second advantage to students is the ability to gain employment beyond an entry-level position. Finally, post-secondary educational institutions are including certification as part of a degree program. Students earn advanced standing credit by passing one or more certification exam.
Certification is offered in the following areas: MS Word, MS Access, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook.