Desktop Applications for Business
Bachelor of Science Degree in Information Technology, Concentration in Desktop Applications
Bachelor's students in this concentration focus on developing skills in critical thinking, problem solving, information management, resource management, and application synthesis. Students will work on projects and scenarios that they may encounter in the workplace using the Microsoft Office Suite of products. Projects are designed to provide tangible results that can be used by students to build a portfolio which demonstrates their abilities using the Microsoft Office applications.
Associate in Science Degree in Information Technology, Concentration in Desktop Applications
Students who choose this concentration will learn how to use the Microsoft® Office Suite of products (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) in the workplace. Courses in this concentration will cover introductory and intermediate levels of content, as well as introductory business concepts to enhance their breadth and depth of knowledge. This concentration focuses on how students can solve business problems by utilizing the correct desktop applications.
By the completion of the associate degree, students will have learned the fundamentals needed to assist them in the preparation for the industry standard certification exams for the Microsoft Office Specialist designation.
Most associate degree graduates at Peirce continue their education and complete the bachelor's degree, opening the door to higher-level positions.