Continuing Education

Computer Information Technology

Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 Certification Program

This program qualifies students to take the Core and Expert level certification examinations, a globally recognized standard.

Earning MOS certification acknowledges that you have the expertise to work with Microsoft Office programs. MOS certified individuals report increased competence and productivity with Microsoft Office programs as well as increased credibility with their employers, co-workers, and clients. MOS certification sets you apart in today’s competitive job market, bringing employment opportunities, greater earning potential, and career advancement, in addition to increased job satisfaction.

Microsoft Office Specialist (Core Certifications)

This program level prepares students for the Microsoft Offi ce Specialist core certification which validates skills with the Microsoft Office 2010 suite. Prerequisites: How to Use a PC (Basic-Advanced) (or equivalent course(s)/experience). MOS exams are available for these office products: Word 2010, Excel 2010, and PowerPoint 2010. Email niyati.mehta@lehman.cuny.edu for test schedule and pricing. Students are advised to take PowerPoint: Part II before they take the Certiport Microsoft Office PowerPoint exam.

Certificate Program Required Course:

Microsoft Word 2010: Comprehensive CBS 79 or CBS 78
Microsoft Excel 2010: Comprehensive CFM 55 or CFM 47
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010: Part I EDP 19
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010: Part II EDP 128

Elective (choose 1):
Microsoft Access 2010 EDP 26
Microsoft Outlook 2010 EDP 36

Microsoft Office Specialist Expert

The Microsoft Office Specialist Expert certification validates advance skills in specific Microsoft applications. Gaining the credential requires that a candidate pass either of these exams: Word 2010 Expert or Excel 2010 Expert. Prerequisites: How to Use a PC (Basic-Advanced) (or equivalent course(s)/experience).

Certificate Program Required Courses:

Microsoft Word 2010: Comprehensive CBS 79
Microsoft Excel 2010: Comprehensive CFM 55
Microsoft Excel: Advance CFM 48 or equivalent
Microsoft Access 2010 EDP 26

TESTING CENTER AT CUNY-ON-THE-CONCOURSE (COTC)
The convenience of testing where you study!

Test Dates:
Thursday January 9 2014 at 6 pm
Friday January 17, 2014 at 2 pm
Speak to your teacher about setting up more testing dates.

Certiport Microsoft Office tests including:
● Microsoft Word
● Microsoft Excel
● Microsoft PowerPoint
are just a few of the exams given at our Testing Center. For more information email ce@lehman.cuny.edu.

Graphics Design & Multimedia

This Certificate program will equip the student for work as a graphic artist, creating illustrations, pictures, buttons, and other images for use on the print & web, as well as the ability to create multimedia designs. Familiarity with computer basic skills on MAC is required.

Program certification: In order to receive a program certificate, students must complete a program application ($25), successfully complete all course requirements listed at the time of applying, and submit a certificate request form ($5). Click here to download application and certificate request form.

Certificate Program Required Courses:
Foundation Classes:
How to Use a Mac (Basic) PCW 38 or 42
How to Use a Mac (Advd.) PCW 39

CORE Classes:
Adobe Photoshop EDP 56
Adobe Illustrator and InDesign EDP 66
Elective: Design Concepts EDP125

Web Design & Programming

This certificate program prepares the student as a Web developer with a solid foundation in the basic technologies used to create Web sites. This is appropriate for anyone working as a Web professional. It provides practical skills to create web design in addition to basic technologies provided by the Web Technologies courses and graphics skills provided by the Web Graphics and Multimedia courses.

Program certification: In order to receive a program certificate, students must complete a program application ($25), successfully complete all course requirements listed at the time of applying, and submit a certificate request form ($5). Click here to download application and certificate request form.

Certificate Program Required Courses:
Foundation Classes:
How to Use a Mac (Basic/Advd.) PCW 38, 39 or PCW 42

CORE Classes:
Web Design I EDP 115
Web Site Design II EDP 114
Graphics for the Web EDP 116
Intro. to PHP & SQL EDP 126

Electives (Choose one)
Motion Graphics: Flash EDP 119
Create Mobile Phone Apps EDP 129

A+ Computer Technician Program

http://www.lehman.edu/academics/continuing-education/images/tax2.jpgThe A+ Computer Technician Program covers the fundamentals of computer hardware and software and helps prepare students for entry-level jobs in information technology. It also helps prepare students for the CompTIA A+ certification examinations that measure the skills of computer technicians (see http://www.comptia.org for more information on the exams) and for more advanced IT-industry certifications such as Cisco and Microsoft.

A+ Computer Technician Preparation
CIP 120/$750 (24 sessions) COTC
Prerequisite PCW 22/40 Basic Computer Skills or equivalent

CISCO ACADEMY at CUNY on the Concourse

The Cisco Certified Network Associate is the fi rst level of Cisco’s career certification. This newly revised CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum prepares students who are seeking entry-level Information and Communications Technology (ICT) jobs or plan to pursue more specialized ICT skills. The program helps students build workforce readiness skills for in-demand jobs. CCNA Routing and Switching provides comprehensive coverage of networking topics, from fundamentals to advanced applications and services, with opportunities for hands-on practical experience. The complete curriculum is approved by the Cisco Networking Academy. Students will be prepared to take the Cisco CCENT certification exam after completing CCNA 1 and 2 and the CCNA Routing and Switching certification after completing all four courses. Prerequisite: A+ Computer Technician.

Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)

  • Basic Networking: CCNA 1
    CIP 225/$695 (20 sessions) COTC
  • Routing Protocols: CCNA 2
    CIP 226/$695 (10 sessions) COTC prerequisite CIP 225

Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA)

  • LAN Switching and Wireless: CCNA 3
    CIP 227/$695 (10 sessions) COTC prerequisite CIP 226

  • Accessing the WAN: CCNA 4
    CIP 228/$695 (10 sessions) COTC prerequisite CIP 227

NEW Cisco Certified Network Associate Security Course

This new Cisco course provides the next step for students who want to build on their CCNA skills to meet the growing need for network security professionals. In this course you will learn the core competencies needed for the installation, trouble-shooting, and monitoring of network devices to maintain the integrity and confidentiality of data and devices. This course prepares you for entry-level security career opportunities and a Cisco CCNA Security certification.

Cisco CCNA Security Course
CIP 230/$695 (20 sessions) COTC
Prerequisite: CIP 225 & 226 or permission of instructor.

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TESTING CENTER AT CUNY-ON-THE-CONCOURSE (COTC)
Exams including:
● Comp TIA ● Cisco Systems ● MOS ● Oracle ● Novell are just a few of those given at our new Testing Center. Call 718-960-8512 for up-to-date information about the exams offered.

Healthcare IT Technician

The recent growth in IT systems in the healthcare industry presents tremendous opportunities for IT professionals. Designed for technologists or medical practitioners seeking to gain entry into the field
of healthcare information systems, this course teaches the fundamentals of healthcare IT (HIT) by using the CompTIA™ Healthcare IT Technician (HIT-001) Exam objectives as the framework. It takes an in-depth and comprehensive view of HIT by examining healthcare regulatory requirements, the functions of a healthcare organization and its medical business operations, in addition to IT hardware, software, networking, and security. This program is for those who want to learn about HIT and who desire to enter this growing field and take the CompTIA™ HIT certificate exam.

Healthcare IT Technician Preparation Online
Tuition $1595. Prerequisite: CIP 120: A+ Computer Technician or equivalent course/experience. Register at http://careertraining.ed2go.com/lehmance/

Digital Photography

Digital Photography I
EDP 70/$155 (5 sessions) LEHC Prereq. PCW 22 or equivalent; bring digital camera.

Digital Photography II

The fundamental concepts of photography are presented in more detail. Topics include how to take control of a typical digital camera and the quality of a photograph by manually setting features and how to take photographs for special purposes and in different environments. Aesthetic and creative considerations including composition, color, lighting and style are discussed.

EDP 72/$155 (5 sessions) LEHC
Prerequisite EDP 70 or equivalent; bring digital camera.

NEW Autocad Training Online

Many employers use AutoCAD in their computer-aided design environment and experience with this software will make you more competitive in fields such as mechanical and civil engineering, architecture, and facilities planning and management.

Auto CAD 2011
150 hours $2,595
In this online program, you’ll master basic and advanced design skills as you gain hands-on practice in using the 2D tools in AutoCAD 2011. This program contains Autodesk certified curriculum and will give you all the skills you need to prepare for the Autodesk AutoCAD 2011 Certified Associate exam. Register at http://careertraining.ed2go.com/lehmance/

AutoCAD 2011 with AutoCAD 3D
230 hours $3,295
In this program, you’ll master basic and advanced design skills as you gain hands-on practice in using the 2D commands and 3D modeling tools in AutoCAD 2011. This program contains Autodesk certified curriculum for the Autodesk AutoCAD 2011 Certified Associate exam. Register at http://careertraining.ed2go.com/lehmance/

AutoCAD 3D
80 hours $1,695
If you’ve mastered AutoCAD’s 2D concepts and methods, you can take your skills to a new level by adding 3D tools to your repertoire. This program contains Autodesk certified curriculum and will also help you prepare for a portion of the Autodesk AutoCAD 2011 Certified Associate exam. Register at http://careertraining.ed2go.com/lehmance/

AutoCAD 3D Software included
80 hours $1,995
Same as AutoCAD 3D and with a full student AutoCAD 2011 license you will be able to use after the program. Register at http://careertraining.ed2go.com/lehmance/

NEW Video Game Design and Development ONLINE

500 hours $1,995
This online course is the place to start if you want a career as a video game designer and developer. Learn the core programming skills needed for game development and gain an understanding of the main concepts involved in real-time 3D graphics programming. Register at http://careertraining.ed2go.com/lehmance/

Computer Basics for Mature Adults


http://www.lehman.edu/academics/continuing-education/images/womanSr_computer.jpgNever touched a computer? Have computer anxiety? In a relaxed and supportive environment, adults are introduced to the keyboard, monitor, and mouse. Microsoft Windows and basic elements of word processing are covered. The skills you learn will open an exciting new world for you to explore.

For students who wish to practice in the College IT Center, a valid CUNYcard ID is required.

Computer Basics for Mature Adults
Computer Basics for Mature Adults
MAT 10/$100 (4 sessions) LEHC

Computers: Beyond the Basics for Mature Adults
MAT 13/$100 (4 sessions) LEHC
Gain a solid understanding of how to use your computer to have the world at your fingertips. This course builds on skills learned in Computer Basics. Prerequisite MAT 10 or equivalent

UPDATE Facebook & the Internet for Mature Adults
MAT 12/$100 (4 sessions) LEHC
Learn to better access the Internet to keep up with the news, read movie reviews, shop and get information on almost any topic that interests you. In this class, you will set up an email account and use it to send and receive e-mail. Students also learn the basics of social media and how to set up a Facebook account. Prerequisite MAT 10 or equivalent

Courses and Workshops

  • NEW Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Workshop
    PCW 21/$75 (2 sessions) LEHC
    Prerequisites PCW 22, 40 or 41, or equivalent
    Sec SU: Mon/Wed 6:30-9:30 pm Jul 21-23
  • NUEVO Curso de Computacion:
    Desde el Basico hasta el Avanzado en Español
    EDP 82/$185 (5 sessions) COTC
    Sec SP: Miercoles 6:30-9:30 pm Feb 26-Mar 26
    Sec SU: Miercoles 6:30-9:30 pm Jun 11-Jul 9
  • UPDATE Social Media Marketing
    PCW 31/$59 (2 sessions) COTC
    Prerequisites: PCW 22/40 Basic Computer Skills or equivalent
    Sec SP: Mon/Wed 6:30-8:30 pm Jun 23-25
  • NEW Adobe Photoshop Workshop (on Mac)
    PCW 43/$150 (4 sessions) LEHC
    Prerequisites PCW 38, 39, 42 equivalent
    Sec SU: Mon/Wed 6:30-9:30 pm Jun 23-Jul 2
  • NEW Adobe Photoshop Workshop (on PC)
    PCW 44/$150 (4 sessions) LEHC
    Prerequisites PCW 22, 40, 41 or equivalent
    Sec SU: Mon/Wed 6:30-9:30 pm Jul 7-16
  • NEW Microsoft Word 2010: Comprehensive
    CBS 79/$290 (11 sessions) LEHC
    Prerequisites PCW22, 40 or equivalent
    Sec SP: Mon 6:30-9 pm Feb 24-May 19
    Sec SU: Tue/Thu 6:30-9 pm Jul 8-Aug 12
  • NEW Microsoft Excel 2010: Comprehensive
    CFM 55/$375 (11 sessions) LEHC
    Prerequisites PCW 22, 40 or 41, or equivalent
    Sec SP: Thu 6:30-9:30 pm Feb 20-May 8
    Sec SU: Mon/Wed 6:30-9:30 pm Jun 23-Jul 28

NEW Adobe Illustrator & InDesign
EDP 66/$255 (10 sessions) LEHC
Prereqs. PCW 38, 39 or equivalent
Sec SP: Wed 7:35-9:35 pm Mar 12-May 21
Discover Illustrator tools for creating, selecting, copying, transforming, and reshaping drawings and other vector graphics; layers, masks and filters; working with type; and the management of output. InDesign, Adobe’s page layout program, which is tightly integrated with Photoshop and Illustrator, is used to introduce the student to the field of desktop publishing and the design of newsletters, flyers, menus and other materials suitable for print.

Full schedule of classes (PDF)

COURSE SUBSTITUTION / WAIVER NOTICE
Prerequisites for all courses are noted in the course information. It is recommended that students take either the Basic and Advanced MAC or PC sequence to insure competency and fulfill prerequisites before taking other IT courses. The Basic MAC or PC course prerequisite can be waived but proof of competency must be presented in the form of transcript or letter from employer. For additional information on the Computer Information Technology program email niyati.mehta@lehman.cuny.edu

Geographic Information Science (GISc) Certificate Program (17 credits)

GISc is a fast-growing computer technology field involving mapping and analysis of spatial data. Experience in GISc can lead to enhanced career opportunities in such diverse fields as public health, criminal justice, urban planning, economic development, environmental analysis, government, ecology, hazard and risk assessment, and education. Evening classes are offered for this 17-credit program starting late January in spring. To register, submit your application to the Lehman Admissions Office. Visit www.lehman.edu. For more information, contact GISc Program Director, Dr. Juliana Maantay (juliana.maantay@lehman.cuny.edu) or visit www.lehman.cuny.edu/deannss/geography.

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