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Business & Information Technology

Advanced Certificate

Program Overview

A specialist in Business Information Technology has proficiency in a broad set of computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, communications, database and the Internet. By completing this Advanced Certificate, you will be prepared to work within an office of a small to medium size business that utilizes computer technology and applications.

Earning Potential

Interested in a career in information technology? Learn more about our region’s employment outlook and career opportunities you can pursue in this field of study.

Repair, maintain or install computers, word processing systems, automated teller machines and electronic office machines, such as duplicating and fax machines.

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are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

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Plan, direct or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis and computer programming.

median annual salary
annual job openings

are currently employed within Bay, Midland, Saginaw and Tuscola counties.

This number is expected to over the next four years.

of current workers will reach retirement age within the next ten years.

Visit Career Coach for more details.

Map of Michigan with Delta College's region highlighted.

About Delta's Program

You will learn features of office software applications, computer programming concepts, and fundamentals of Web site development using a variety of resources.

You will get exposure to a range of different technologies and software. The programming classes vary in languages, including Visual Basic, Java, Python, and Objective-C. There are classes that focus on MS Office applications while as well as alternative resources in the Electronic Media Communications course.

Program costs

Total credits: 30

Fee Cost
In-district tuition and fees $3,535
Out-district tuition and fees $5,650
Books and supplies $1,950

*Program costs listed are estimated and are subject to change at any time. Students will receive final costs at the time of course registration each semester.

Why you should choose Delta

Convenience

Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.  

EXPLORE YOUR OPTIONS

Co-op opportunities

You can get hands-on experience in your field while you're working toward that degree. I know. It's awesome! Plus, you'll even get paid. That's co-op! Check it out.

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Honors Program

The specially-designed courses emphasize creative and critical thinking, providing a unique learning experience. You have more exploration of the subject area with increased faculty and student interaction. Make the most of your Delta experience. Join Honors!

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Facts & Figures

Technology

Our students get the latest technology so they can graduate and be ready to hit the ground running.

 Save big

Based on 2015 statistics, the US Bureau of Labor and Statistics indicates that Computer Support Specialists' median yearly pay is $51,470 or $24.75 per hour.

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