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AACC offers basic computer classes and advanced technology training that can help you develop new technology skills and enhance existing ones. From beginner to intermediate to advanced, we have options for all learners. Prepare for industry standard certification through AACC’s noncredit computer certification classes, dive into a new IT/Cyber career with entry level training or achieve your personal goals in technology at your leisure. We offer a variety of noncredit classes to improve your knowledge of the latest software and hardware platforms.


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Basic Computer Skills /Just Starting My Career

Need to build your computer skills?  Get started today with the following noncredit basic computer courses. Our goal is to give you a solid foundation on which to build your knowledge of computer-based applications.

Introduction to 3D Printing 

Accounting Principles Using Technology 

Computer Fundamentals 

Essential Computer Skills for Today's Workplace

Internet Basics 

Microsoft Access 

Microsoft Excel 

Microsoft Project 

Microsoft Word 

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) 

QuickBooks 

Social Media 

Creating Webpages 

Customer Service and Tech Support

Professionalism and customer satisfaction are essential skills in any industry and especially critical in the IT industry.  In addition to the essential knowledge, skills and abilities for performing the technical parts of your career, our courses will help you develop the customer service skills necessary to support your organization.

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Preparation 

ITIL v3 Foundation Certification Exam Prep

CompTIA A+ PC Repair Technician Certificate 

For information on our PC Technician Continuing Education Certificate, call us at 410-777-1353.

 

Cybersecurity

The growing shortage of skilled professionals in cybersecurity has increased global demand for skilled information systems professionals.  However, competition for these roles—especially for those just starting out—remains fierce.  AACC offers a range of noncredit courses to help individuals meet the new demands of their careers and to update their cybersecurity skills.

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) 

CIW 

CompTIA Network + Certification Exam Preparation (NTW-559) 

CompTIA Security+ Certification Prep (NTW-547) 

Cybersecurity Certification Preparation courses 

Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) Training and Certification Preparation 

Introduction to Digital Forensics 

Network Analysis Tools Including Command Line and Scripting, Network Analysis with Wireshark and Python Tools for Network Security Analysts. 

Computer Network Defense Analyst 

Introduction to Malicious Code Analysis (NTW-560) 

Introduction to Networking (OLN-389)

Intermediate Networking (OLN-390) 

Wireless Networking (ONL-361) 

Introduction to PC Security (ONL-367) 

Advanced PC Security (OLN-347) 

Networking and Computer Security Fundamentals

Database Administration and Analytics

With ever-increasing amounts of data being collected and analyzed, database administration and the corresponding analytics are growing fields.  AACC's noncredit courses will help you develop and refine your skills in this area. To find a program or course that meets your needs, select an area of interest from the list below:  

Apache NiFi 

Database Development 

Database Administration
Please contact us for information about our Database Administration courses at 410-777-1353.

IT Project Management 

Graphics, Web Design and Development

Develop the new skills or enhance your existing graphics, web design and development skills with these noncredit courses offered at Anne Arundel Community College. To find a program or course that meets your needs, please select an area of interest from the list below:  

AutoCAD 2D and 3D 

Introduction to 3D Printing 

Web Development 
Including HTML5/CSS3, Java, JavaScript, jQuery, Oracle, PHP and MySQL, ASP.NET, etc.

Web Design 
Including Adobe Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Photoshop, Responsive Web Design, Writing Effective Web Content, WordPress, etc.

Web Graphic Design CEWD Certificate Program 

IT Certifications

In order to elevate your career or begin a new one, oftentimes employers are looking for individuals to hold industry certifications.  If you find yourself needing to take a cyber or technology certification exam, let us help you walk into the exam feeling prepared. To find a program or course that meets your needs, select an area of interest from the list below:  

A+ PC Repair Technician CEWD Certificate Program* (CompTIA A+ Certification Prep) 

Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist 

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) 

Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX) Training – ISACA 

Industry Certification Preparation courses 
Including CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, CCNA, EC Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), ISC2 CISSP, CIW, MCSA, MOS.

ITIL v3 Foundation Certification Preparation 

VMware and Cloud
Call us at 410-777-1353 for more information.

IT Project Management and Strategy

With noncredit IT Project Management and Strategy courses at Anne Arundel Community College, IT professionals and project managers can broaden their skillsets and becoming more effective managers and leaders. To find a program or course that meets your needs, please select an area of interest from the list below: 

IT Project Management 

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) 

Fundamentals of 21st Century Project Management 

Microsoft Project

Networking and Cloud

Enhance your ability to harness the dynamic flexibility offered by cloud computing and virtualization.  Gain valuable skills with these noncredit courses offered at Anne Arundel Community College. To find a program or course that meets your needs, select an area of interest from the list below:  

CompTIA Network+ Certification Prep 

Network Analysis Tools 

Computer Network Defense Analyst 

Students can also participate in online-LIVE courses meeting real time with other students and an instructor virtually, simulating a face to face environment, allowing students the flexibility of working on their own computer or mobile device anywhere with an internet connection. These online-LIVE courses are offered in partnership with New Horizons Learning Centers and include:

  • ONH 360 VMware® vSphere: install, Configure, Manage v6.0.
  • ONH 377 Developing Windows Azure and Web Services.
  • ONH 301 CompTIA Cloud+.
  • ONH 329 Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud.
  • ONH 331 Virtualizing Enterprise Desktops and Apps.
  • Networking with Windows Server.
  • Networking and Security Fundamentals.
  • Firewall Installation, Configuration and Management.
  • VMware® vCloud Networking and Security for vSphere Professionals v5.5.
  • VMware® App Volumes: Application and User Profile Management v2.x.
  • VMware® Horizon 7: Install, Configure, Manage.
  • VMware® vCloud Networking & Security for vSphere Professionals v5.5.

For information call us at 410-777-1353 or email technologytraining@aacc.edu.

Office Essentials and Computer Applications

Whether you’re looking to learn new technologies or to upgrade your current skills, these courses will help you develop the skills you need to meet the demands of a technology-rich work environment. To find a program or course that meets your needs, select an area of interest from the list below:  

Accounting Principles Using Technology 

Computer Fundamentals (including Keyboarding and Fundamentals) 

Essential Computer Skills for Today's Workplace

Internet Basics

Microsoft Access 

Microsoft Excel 

Microsoft Project 

Microsoft Word 

QuickBooks 

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) 

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
For more information, call us at 410-777-1353.

Software, Web, and Mobile App Development

The need for software, web and mobile application developers continues to rise as individuals and workplaces become increasingly dependent on the flexibility and relative ease of use that today's technologies offer. These courses are designed to help you to develop the skills you will need to successfully meet the demands of your current or future job role. To find a program or course that meets your needs, select an area of interest from the list below:  

Programming, scripting and coding 
Including Python, Java, JavaScript, HTML5, Perl, PHP and MySQL, SQL, C++.

General Mobile Technologies 

Introduction to Mobile App Development (CEWD certificate program)

Introduction to Mobile App Development

Internet Application Development
For course and scheduling information, call us at 410-777-1353.

MCSD SharePoint Developer Training 

For more information on the courses listed below, call us at 410-777-1353.

  • ONH 330 Developing ASP.NET MVC 4 Web Applications.
  • ONH 334 Developing MS SharePoint 2013 Core Solutions.
  • ONH 367 Developing SharePoint 2013 Advanced Solutions.
  • ONH 366 Programming in HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS3.
  • Excel 2013 Programming with VBA.
  • Introduction to Programming.
  • Oracle Database 11gR2-Advanced PL/SQL Programming and Tuning.
  • Programming in C# with Microsoft Visual Studio 2010.
  • Programming in Visual Basic with Microsoft Visual Studio® 2010.
  • Software Development with HTML5.
  • Software Development with .NET.

Cyber and Technology Specialty

AACC's Cyber and Technology Training department is excited to offer innovative noncredit courses in areas such as:

Healthcare IT 

Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) 

3D Printing 

AutoCAD 

eLearning and Instructional Design

Social Media 

Flexible Scheduling

Wondering how to fit in a course with your busy lifestyle? Worried that you do not have time to learn new skills? Don’t worry! Many of our noncredit courses are a total of just 10-20 hours spread across a few nights or on the weekends.

We now offer instructor-led virtual training so that you can get the "in-class" experience in the comfort of your own home or using any other computer that meets the set-up requirements.

We also offer self-paced online courses so that you can login and learn at any hour of the day.

Our face-to-face courses are offered at a variety of locations including our Arnold campus, Glen Burnie Town Center, and the Center for Cyber and Professional Training (CCPT) at Teague Rd.

Questions?

Course Ideas?

In order to meet the needs of the community, we continuously develop new trainings and courses. Call us at 410-777-1353 to inquire about any additional courses.

Our online courses can be scheduled on-demand to serve students who are seeking training on less in-demand topics or who have schedules that demand alternatives to our face-to-face schedules.

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