Computer Training Programs

Computer skills are essential to get a job or even to lead a productive life in the twenty-first century.  The ability to use a computer is the new literacy.  We offer a wide selection of classes that cater to different skill-levels and interests including our own UM certifications. Whether you are a beginner with no previous knowledge of computers, someone who wants to enhance their efficiency in the workplace, or an IT professional seeking a specific industry certification, we can offer the computer training that you need. Courses are offered on evenings and weekends.


Courses and Programs
For more detailed course descriptions, current schedule, and prices please visit our website at http://www.educationmiami.com/computer.

Office Productivity

Classes for Beginners

A great place to start! Our UM Computer Foundation course will help you develop a solid understanding of how computers work and teach you essential Internet skills. After you have mastered the fundamentals, you will be ready to explore Microsoft Windows and Word and develop the habits and learn the computer conventions which are used in all applications. This 6 hour course is designed for students with little or no computer experience.  6 hours

University of Miami Office Professional

The UM Office Professional is a certification course created by the University of Miami to establish a nationally recognized standard of business computer skills. The UM Office Professional is an intensive, hands-on computer training course which teaches, tests and certifies all the core skills for Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook.

This 40-hour course is designed for people who have some basic computer experience and want to become proficient in all the popular Microsoft office applications. The UM Office Professional certificate will demonstrate to potential employers that you are proficient in all the core computer skills required in the modern work-place. This is an invaluable tool for the job seeker to establish their computer credentials. It is also invaluable for the employer seeking qualified and productive staff.  A more detailed description can be found at http://www.educationmiami.com/en/packagedetail.aspx?p=9.  40 hours (5 weeks)

Students can choose individual 8-hour section or the complete 40 hour computer           training program.

UM Web Designer Certificate Program:

UM Web Designer course teaches the core skills needed to become a professional web designer. Starting from scratch, students learn to pan design, create, launch, maintain, manage and update a professional website with the latest Adobe Dreamweaver.  40 hours (5 weeks)
Photoshop for Web Design:

The 24-hour (three weeks) UM Advance We Designer 1- Photoshop for Web Designer course teaches the advance skills needed to become a professional web designer.  New Adobe Photoshop will help you create powerful images with the professional standard for your website. Not only are students taught hands-on-skills, but also theory needed to design and create a successful website. 24 hours (3 weeks)

Flash for Web Design:

The 24-hour (three week) UM Advanced Web Designer 2 - Flash for Web Designer course teaches the advance skills needed to become a professional web designer. New Adobe Flash Professional will help you create and deliver rich interactive content for your website. Not only are students taught hands-on skills, but also theory needed to design and create a successful interactive Web site.

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111 Allen Hall, 5050 Brunson Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33124 -1610
Phone: (305) 284-5800 Fax: (305) 284-6279 / www.educationmiami.com


ADULT STUDENT ACCESS PROGRAM (A.S.A.P.) 

Students may take up to 30 credits in an undergraduate, non-degree seeking category, which may be applied to a degree program, after all application and degree-seeking requirements are met. In order to be enrolled in this category, students submit a one-page application and no other documents or transcripts; academic achievement is evaluated after 12 credits are attempted. A 2.5 G.P.A. is required to continue in the program beyond 12 attempted credits. The application for enrollment may be found on the Web at www.miami.edu/asap.

Students may take up to 6 credits, lifetime maximum, in a graduate, non-degree seeking category which may be applied to certain degree programs, after all application and degree seeking requirements are met. Not all graduate departments participate in this program. In order to enroll in this category, students submit a one-page application and no other documents or transcripts, after securing the written permission of the participating graduate department.  The application for enrollment may be found on the Web at www.miami.edu/asap.

For more information, contact: The Adult Student Access Program, DCIE, University of Miami, P.O. Box 248005, Coral Gables, FL 33124-1610, (305) 284-2727.