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MCCC micro-credentials (or nanodegrees), mini qualifications that you can gain in just one or two semesters, serve anyone wanting to learn a specific subject fast. An efficient pathway to success, micro-credentials verify, validate, and demonstrate your level of knowledge and competencies in particular areas. For your safety and convenience, classes are presently taught entirely online.

 

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Entrepreneurial Management Micro-Credential

For the Business Professional Seeking a Fast Track to Success

Entrepreneurial Management Whether you seek a management or general business credential to expand your business expertise for that next promotion, plan to start your own business or test the waters before pursuing a degree, an Entrepreneurial Management micro-credential from Mercer County Community College offers the fastest route to professional development.

Why Micro-Credential?
Micro-credential programs speed up the education process and help you attain the business skills you need in just one or two semesters. Today's employers often expect lifelong learning; a micro-credential shows such commitment to your professional development.

Remote Classes -- for Your Safety and Convenience
Taught entirely remotely/online, classes focus on the accounting, finance, business law, and management skills that professionals use most.

Objectives

  • Create and analyze accounting reports to determine profitability, solvency, and liquidity of a business
  • Implement effective methods to attract and retain customers
  • Use terminology common to the business environment for effective communication
  • Apply organizational theory to management practice
  • Analyze/resolve problems common to small businesses
  • Understand the legal environment of business to make informed management decisions
  • Create a business plan

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[pending Board of Trustees approval]

Course Credits
FIRST SEMESTER
ACC 106 Office Accounting 3
BUS 107 Business Law I 3
SECOND SEMESTER
MKT 101 Principles of Marketing  
OR 3
BUS 240 Human Resources Management  
BUS 210 Principles of Management 3
BUS 239 Entrepreneurship 3
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IT Concepts and Skills Associate Micro-Credential

Fast Track to a Promising Career in Information Technology

Work-from-home has put an enormous strain on Information Technology (IT) departments across the country and the field of IT is struggling to find trained associates. This current skills shortfall makes now a perfect time to consider a career in IT.

IT Concepts and Skills Associate In Just Two Semesters
Mercer County Community College’s IT Concepts and Skills Associate micro-credential can help students gain a foothold into the world of Information Technology without spending two long years getting an Associate Degree. This new fast-track program is designed for high school graduates as well as anyone seeking a career change or wanting to obtain skills in the common practices of IT, stack credentials, and enhance employability and IT expertise.

With beginner-friendly intro courses for students who are just finding their footing, prepping for their industry desired certifications, or looking to go deep into specialty topics like serverless and machine learning, an IT Concepts and Skills Associate micro-credential reinforces concepts with real-world experience. Engaging instructors make it easy to stay motivated, keep moving, and have some fun along the way.

Why Micro-Credential?
Micro-credential programs speed up the education process and help you attain the necessary knowledge and skills in just one or two semesters. Today's employers often expect lifelong learning, and a micro-credential shows your commitment to such professional development. It can additionally demonstrate your depth and breadth of technical knowledge so as to set you apart from the competition. What’s more, technical certifications can help boost your salary over the national average and help you earn higher-paying jobs faster than your colleagues.

Admission Requirements
This Certificate program can be taken before or in conjunction with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) program. Admission requires a high school diploma or its equivalent with English 101. Students may receive credit for previous training in the skills area by applying for credit-by-examination, credit-by-experience, and/or credit-by-articulation. Contact the program coordinator for additional information.

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[pending Board of Trustees approval]

Course Credits
FIRST SEMESTER
IST 109 Introduction to Programming 3
NET 104 Fundamentals of Computer Networks 3
SECOND SEMESTER
IST 223 MySQL Database 3
IST 253 Database Concepts 3
IST 265 Database Cloud Computing Concept 3
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Computer Information Systems degree

Computer Networking Technology degree

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Cybersecurity degree program

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Web Design certificate program


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Information Technology System Analyst Associate Micro-Credential

 

Fast Track to an "In Demand" Information Technology Position

The Information Technology field is booming and IT System Analysts are in demand. Now, anyone seeking a career change or wanting to obtain skills in the common practices of IT System Analysis can equip to seize that opportunity in just two semesters.

IT System Analyst Associate Take advantage of this fast-track program for the IT skills needed to gain entry-level positions, stack credentials, enhance employability, and develop your IT expertise! Specifically, students will be immersed in courses providing the essential building blocks to a lifelong and lucrative career path in IT, managing systems and completing projects to drive business goals.

Why Micro-Credential?
Micro-credential programs speed up the education process and help you attain the necessary knowledge and skills in just one or two semesters. Today's employers often expect lifelong learning, and a micro-credential shows your commitment to such professional development. It can additionally demonstrate your depth and breadth of technical knowledge so as to set you apart from the competition. What’s more, technical certifications can help boost your salary over the national average and help you earn higher-paying jobs faster than your colleagues.

Admission Requirements
Admission to this Certificate program requires a high school diploma or its equivalent with English 101. Students may receive credit for previous training in the skills area by applying for credit-by-examination, credit-by-experience, and/or credit-by-articulation. Contact the program coordinator for additional information.

Enroll Today!

[pending Board of Trustees approval]

Course Credits
IST 109 Introduction to Programming 3
IST 209 Project Management Concepts 3
CIS 280 PC Applications:
Project Management
3
IST 253 Database Concepts 3
IST 256 Systems Analysis 3
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Computer Information Systems degree

Computer Networking Technology degree

Computer Science degree program

Computer Science certificate program

Cybersecurity degree program

Database Administration certificate program

Mobile and Web Computing certificate

Network Engineering Technology certificate

Web Design certificate program


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Oracle SQL Programming and Database Design Specialist Micro-Credential

 

Program for Programmers Seeking a Fast Track to Success

The tech and programming-support field is booming and IT Oracle programmers are in demand. Database engineers in the industry know that most businesses that want to store and report financial data trust Oracle more than other databases. Growth in this field is expected to be much faster than the average for all other occupations over the next decade, creating countless opportunities for employment.

Programming and Database Design Specialist In Just Two Semesters
Now, anyone seeking a career change as well as programmers wishing to obtain skills in the common practices of database design and Oracle SQL programming can equip to seize that opportunity in just two semesters.

Take advantage of this fast-track program for the skills needed to gain entry-level positions, stack credentials, enhance employability, and develop your programming expertise! Specifically, students will learn to design and program using a live Oracle server with curriculum provided by the Oracle Corporation. Upon completion, students are encouraged to take the Level I Developer certification examination.

Why Micro-Credential?
Micro-credential programs speed up the education process and help you attain the necessary knowledge and skills in just one or two semesters. Today's employers often expect lifelong learning, and a micro-credential shows your commitment to such professional development. It can additionally demonstrate your depth and breadth of technical knowledge so as to set you apart from the competition. What’s more, technical certifications can help boost your salary over the national average and help you earn higher-paying jobs faster than your colleagues.

Admission Requirements
Admission to this Certificate program requires a high school diploma or its equivalent with English 101. Students may receive credit for previous training in the skills area by applying for credit-by-examination, credit-by-experience, and/or credit-by-articulation. Contact the program coordinator for additional information.

Enroll Today!

[pending Board of Trustees approval]

Course Credits
FIRST SEMESTER
ENG 101 English Composition I 3
IST 102 Computer Concepts
with Programming
3
SECOND SEMESTER
IST 222 PL/SQL Programming 3
IST 253 Database Concepts 3
IST 262 Oracle SQL 4
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Computer Information Systems degree

Computer Networking Technology degree

Computer Science degree program

Computer Science certificate program

Cybersecurity degree program

Database Administration certificate program

Mobile and Web Computing certificate

Network Engineering Technology certificate

Web Design certificate program