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Achieve Your Educational Goals

Whether you are a recently graduated high school student or a computer professional working 40 hours a week, WCC offers computer classes and degrees that can help you reach your career goals. WCC features numerous computer degrees and certificates in programming, internet development, database administration and more. You can apply online for admission today and get started on a computer degree at Washtenaw Community College.

Choosing a Degree or Certificate

If you want to get the basic computer skills that can get you into an entry-level job or advance in your existing career, a certificate is a good way to gain valuable knowledge and achieve your objectives. Certificates can vary from nine to thirty credits, depending on the field. Students who

After completing a certificate, students can progress to the next level, the advanced certificate. The credit hours required for these programs also vary. This type of certificate provides a more specialized level of skill development, and often allows students to upgrade their positions at their places of employment.

The next level--an Associate in Applied Science--is available for computer networking, computer forensics, computer systems security, computer programming and internet professional. For these career fields, it is possible to earn a certificate, advanced certificate, and an Associate in Applied Science degree in the same field. In these cases, the credit hours from the certificate and advanced certificate can be applied to the credit hours needed for the Associate in Applied Science degree.

WCC also offers post-associate certificates, including Web Database Developer, Oracle Database Administration and Oracle Developer.

Non-Credit Offerings

For students who want to get experience but are not interested in pursuing a degree, WCC offers many non-credit computer classes that give you experience with a computer language, hardware maintenance or web design. See LifeLong Learning for current offerings.

Student Policies

Students must follow the WCC Computer Usage Policy established by the Board of Trustees.

The Computer System Security Student Agreement is available below as a PDF document. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view/print the agreement. If you do not already have Adobe Acrobat Reader, you can download it for free from Adobe.

Computer System Security Student Agreement
Form Name: File Name: File Size:
Computer System Security Student Agreement Student_Agreement.pdf 144 KB

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