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Computer Applications


Computer Applications

Certificate of Specialization (CS)

Offered through Business, Management & Technology

@ Florissant Valley | Forest Park | Meramec

This certificate is designed for individuals who are interested in learning a range of end-user applications for personal computers, including operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets and databases. It prepares the graduate to employ the functions of personal computers that are generally in use in offices today. Once you complete the program, you can take the test for certification in Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3).

Required Courses

The recommended academic plan blends general education requirements with options for areas of concentration to ensure students get the most out of their certificate or degree. It is possible to take this program 100% online.

This Certificate Program is associated with the Office Information Systems AAS Program.

Important qualities of a general Office Clerk

  • Customer-service skills. General office clerks often provide general information to company staff, customers, or the public. They should be courteous and prompt with their responses.
  • Detail oriented. General office clerks perform many clerical tasks that require attention to detail, such as preparing bills.
  • Organizational skills. General office clerks file and retrieve records. They need to keep records organized to be able to access them quickly and efficiently.


More than one million students have attended STLCC. It’s the largest institute of higher education in the region and the second largest in Missouri.

Faculty and Staff

St. Louis Community College expands minds and changes lives every day by offering high-quality educational experiences leading to degrees, certificates, employment, university transfer and life-long learning.

Hands-on Learning

This program features dedicated labs and classrooms with one-to-one equipment ratio providing the optimal experience for skill development.

Flexible Scheduling

This program can be completed in person as intensive classroom-based with hands-on skill development or completed entirely online. Online students would use their own computers with corresponding software installed to complete the hands-on skills coursework. Each campus has a campus computer center that has the necessary equipment and software for students to use to complete coursework.

Want to take classes online?

Whether you are beginning work on an online degree or certificate program or taking one or two courses online to accommodate your busy schedule, STLCC Online can help you prepare for success.

Cost of Attendance

For more information on cost of attendance visit MoSCORES.

Program Career and Salary Information

Pursuant to Missouri HB 1606 (2018), information regarding the number of credit hours, program length, employment rate, wage data, and graduates employed in careers related to their program of study at St. Louis Community College can be found at https://scorecard.mo.gov/. Search using School / Program “St. Louis Community College” and choose the degree or credential type of interest.

The following limitations to the data apply - Information provided is based on the most recent cohorts available. Typically, most recent cohorts for wage and completion data are six years prior to the current academic year. Time to complete a program of study varies depending on the number of credit hours students earn per semester.

Contact Us

Hours for all campuses: Monday–Thursday 8 a.m.–7 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

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