Computer, IT, & MS Office

Adobe XD (Virtual)

  • Cost: $155
  • Hours: 18

Learn the fundamentals of using Adobe XD to design the UI and UX of websites and apps. Learn these skills with step-by-step exercises in a small class led by a professional design instructor. In this course you will work through 11 project-based lessons with our instructor step-by-step through key techniques in XD for designing and prototyping cutting edge content for websites, mobile apps, and presentations. You will set up a project, create graphics, add images and text, organize content, and work with components and Libraries. You will also learn how to create fully functioning prototypes, and explore how to preview, share, comment, and export production-ready assets.

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Spring Semester

CompTIA A+ Essentials & Practical Application

  • Cost: $750
  • Hours: 84

Are you looking to get a job in the field of Information Technology? The CompTIA® A+® course is the first step in your preparation. This course will build on your existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer (PC) software and hardware to give you the fundamental skills and concepts that you will use on the job. In this course, you will learn the essential skills through discussion, demonstration and hands on labs to install, configure, optimize, troubleshoot, repair, upgrade, and perform preventive maintenance on PCs, digital devices, and operating systems. Operating and Networking Your Home Computer (CompTIA ITF+) is a strongly suggested prerequisite.
While MDTC provides you with learning resources to prepare for a successful exam experience, certification exams must be scheduled through PearsonVUE. Exam may be taken at home or in our Assessment Center. Certification Exam is not included. Student discounts are as much as 50%. This course is in a hybrid format. This course will meet both online and on campus for hands-on labs
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Spring Semester

CyberSafe Workshop

  • Cost: $49
  • Hours: 4

Are you a potential target for a Cyber Attack? If you answered Yes, you are correct. Security is paramount and everyone should make it their practice to minimize their risks online. You will learn to identify many of the common risks involved in using conventional end-user technology, as well as how to safely protect yourself and from security risks. This Cyber SAFE Cybersecurity Workshop comes with a Certified CyberSAFE certification. The certification exam is free to MNTC Staff and Adjuncts.

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Spring Semester

Excel Advanced

  • Cost: $65
  • Hours: 6

Build on the skills introduced in Intermediate Excel and help prepare for the Microsoft Excel certification examination. Learn and work with advanced formulas, lookup functions. Learn to import data, export data and query external databases. You will also learn about some of the analytical features of Excel, such as Goal Seek and Solver and learn to create, and run macros to automate redundant tasks in spreadsheets. Books included in price.

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Spring Semester

Excel Advanced (Virtual)

  • Cost: $65
  • Hours: 6

Build on the skills introduced in Intermediate Excel and help prepare for the Microsoft Excel certification examination. Learn and work with advanced formulas, lookup functions. Learn to import data, export data and query external databases. You will also learn about some of the analytical features of Excel, such as Goal Seek and Solver and learn to create, and run macros to automate redundant tasks in spreadsheets. Books included in price.

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Spring Semester

Excel Basic

  • Cost: $65
  • Hours: 6

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Spring Semester

Excel Basic (Virtual)

  • Cost: $65
  • Hours: 6

This course is designed to provide you with the tools you need to use Microsoft Excel in the workplace, at school, or at home. This comprehensive course focuses not only on concepts, but also how to apply those concepts. If you are interested in certification, this course will help to prepare you for the Specialist level of the Microsoft Office Specialist certification examinations. Books included in price.

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Spring Semester

Excel Intermediate

  • Cost: $65
  • Hours: 6

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Spring Semester

Excel Intermediate (Virtual)

  • Cost: $65
  • Hours: 6

Build on the skills introduced in Excel Basic and learn to use multiple worksheets, linking and workbooks efficiently as well as more advanced formatting options. You will also learn how to create outlines and subtotals. This course will also cover more advanced charting techniques, such as creating and using PivotTable and PivotChart using Excel data, file sharing, template creation. Books included in price.

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Spring Semester

Google Drive & Email (Virtual)

  • Cost: $69
  • Hours: 6

Do you have a Gmail account and looking for one of the most feature rich and user friendly solutions on the web that combines email, cloud storage, productivity software, calendars, and more ?Look no further because in this course you will learn to use the productivity apps that comprise Google G Suite to include: Gmail, Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Slides, Google Drawings, Google Sheets, Google Forms, Google Hangouts, Google Calendar, and Google Sites and work within their respective environments. Why learn it? If you want to tap into the opportunities of a digital transformation this year, then maybe its time to start bringing all of your tools together. You can do this by streamlining productivity in having all your apps in one location, no matter what device you are using. This leads to help you create a more productive work environment. G Suite brings everything from email to document sharing together in a reliable and secure location.

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Spring Semester

Illustrator Basics I (Virtual)

  • Cost: $140
  • Hours: 15

In this course you will learn to navigate the work area: the artboard, the scratch area, the tools panel, and the default set of floating palettes. In addition, you will work with basic shapes, including editing and painting. You will learn to draw with precision using the pen tool as well as use the brush types to enhance their work. For those wanting to use type as a graphic element, this class will teach those skills. The art of blending, layering, and brushing will also be taught. 

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Spring Semester

Illustrator Basics II (Virtual)

  • Cost: $105
  • Hours: 15

Complete your training in Illustrator with this course and you will learn to create complex, robust illustrations that go beyond those you could create using Illustrator’s basic tools. Expand your design skills and better understand how to print your documents without errors or color mismatches. You’ll also learn to prepare illustrations for the Web, and for use in other applications across Adobe’s design suite.

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Spring Semester

InDesign Basics I (Virtual)

  • Cost: $145
  • Hours: 15

Create many types of documents, from single page advertisements and fliers, to complex multi-page color publications. In this course, you will explore the features of creating documents with Adobe InDesign, the robust and easy-to-use design and layout program, and gain the confidence in its use to start doing more in the field of graphic design. This course includes an easy-to-follow book and leads to more in depth knowledge of the Graphic Design filed of work.

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Spring Semester

InDesign Basics II

  • Cost: $105
  • Hours: 15

Complete your training in Illustrator with this course and you will go more in-depth with InDesign to create many more types of publications. Work towards a mastery of the program and jump in to the field of Graphic Design. This class includes work from the same book used in part 1, plus more customized projects for the individual.

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Spring Semester

OneNote for Windows 10 (Virtual)

  • Cost: $69
  • Hours: 6

Learn the ultimate application for taking notes! You are probably already familiar with Microsoft Office interface, so OneNote employs a familiar interface that is already part of other MS Office tools, like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. It has a horizontal ribbon across the top, where you can access all the commands and common operations. You will learn how to create and use OneNote for digital note taking and note collaboration. In addition to creating and modifying OneNote notebooks, you will insert images and files into notebooks, manage notebooks, and share content, develop digital note taking skills by creating, modifying, and managing OneNote notebooks. Bonus feature for the visual minded, you could doodle or sketch your ideas!

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Spring Semester

Operating & Networking Your Home Computer

  • Cost: $435.00
  • Hours: 48

If you are considering a career in IT and computer related fields or just wanting to know more about operating your computer, you found the right course. There are no special prerequisites to start this course. We have made the assumption that you might not know much about how computers or software work or even how to use them. Some experience with a keyboard and mouse is helpful but not essential. Completing this course will help you acquire the knowledge and skills to setup and use a personal computer at home securely and keep it in good working order and be able to provide support for PC’s and simple computer networks in a small business. This course along with CompTIA A+ Essentials and Practical Application serve as an excellent preparatory event for the A+ certification. While MDTC provides you with learning resources to prepare for a successful exam experience, certification exams must be scheduled through PearsonVUE. Exam may be taken in our Assessment Center or online at home. Certification Exam is not included. Student discounts are as much as 50%. This course is in a hybrid format. This course will meet both online and on campus for hands-on labs.

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Photoshop Basics I (Virtual)

  • Cost: $99
  • Hours: 18

Get the confidence to move your artwork and photographs to the next level. Adobe Photoshop is the industry standard for creating raster/bitmap graphics. This incredibly deep program is used for graphic and web design, image manipulation, photo restoration, digital illustration, and even creating textures, lighting maps, and bump maps for 3D modeling and animation. 

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Spring Semester

Photoshop Basics II (Virtual)

  • Cost: $105
  • Hours: 18

Our PhotoShop Basics 2 course builds on your confidence with using the program and progresses through a solid intermediate skill level that will benefit even those who may already use Photoshop on a regular basis. Enroll early in PhotoShop Basics 3 to secure your seat and gain more experience with your instructor leading toward a certification in Photoshop. 

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Spring Semester

Photoshop Basics III (Virtual)

  • Cost: $125
  • Hours: 18

Our PhotoShop Basics 3 course is designed for the Photoshop user who wants to continue to learn new methods of compositing images to add that touch of creativity to their portfolio or business work flow. This course introduces a variety of tools and techniques designed to help develop expertise in image development and special effects. 

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Spring Semester

Publisher Essentials (Virtual)

  • Cost: $69
  • Hours: 6

Flyers, Handouts, Birthday Cards, Calendars, Certificates and More! Learn to create your own publications at work or wherever! You will use Publisher and learn how to structure documents, modify text, work with shapes and images, and format and finalize documents. Why learn it? In just 6 hours, you will become comfortable using the tools of Microsoft Publisher, and you will be able to create professional-looking publications, including flyers, posters, product catalogs, handouts, articles, birthday cards, calendars, worksheets, certificates, email newsletters, and much more. This course covers the 2016/2019 version of MS Publisher.

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Spring Semester

QuickBooks – Desktop

  • Cost: $59
  • Hours: 4

Purchased QuickBooks Desktop and now what? Let us help get you started! If you have recently purchased Intuit’s QuickBooks Pro for the desktop, this workshop will familiarize you with the basic concepts of QuickBooks Pro. You will be introduced to the various features this accounting software has to offer. Using a Windows environment, you will receive hands-on instruction as you work through scenarios of entering data and setting up accounts. Course is taught using the Desktop version. Training is conducted by a Certified QuickBooks Instructor.

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Spring Semester

QuickBooks – Online

  • Cost: $59
  • Hours: 4

Purchased QuickBooks Online and wondering where to start? Start here with our course to help you get going. If you have recently purchased Intuit’s QuickBooks Online, this workshop will familiarize you with the basic concepts of QuickBooks Online. You will be introduced to the various features this accounting software has to offer. Using a Windows environment, you will receive hands-on instruction as you work through scenarios of entering data and seeing up accounts. Course is taught using the Online version. Training is conducted by a Certified QuickBooks Instructor.

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Spring Semester

QuickBooks Certified User Certification Prep

  • Cost: $409
  • Hours: 36

Gain hands-on experience and learn QuickBooks at home with direction from our QuickBooks instructor using Zoom in real-time. Get QuickBooks Certified and give your career a boost! This course is designed with no prior knowledge of QuickBooks required but will quickly get you up to speed with our QuickBooks Certified Instructor. Our QuickBooks class is a great way to start on your path to QuickBooks certification. In this class, you’ll discover everything from setting up QuickBooks to handling money in, money out, banking, payroll, and much more. Attending training is the most important step to getting certified. Our QuickBooks training classes give you a great foundation of QuickBooks knowledge. The next step is to prepare to take the exam. Students will receive free QuickBooks software for 6 months to help study with. This course is taught using Windows 10. Mid-Del is an Authorized Testing Center for QuickBooks.

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Spring Semester

QuickBooks Payroll

  • Cost: $75
  • Hours: 4

Does QuickBooks Payroll have you confused? QuickBooks Payroll, is an extremely sophisticated software that is user friendly. Let us help you make sense of it to take charge of Payroll. You will learn about payroll taxes, reports and more complex issues such as 401 k and insurance. Enroll now and make the process easier! Rest assured that this course is taught by a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.

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Spring Semester

Working in Cloud using Microsoft OneDrive (Virtual)

  • Cost: $43
  • Hours: 3

Cloud storage, what does that mean? Have something you want to save and share with coworkers or your boss? Forgot your flash drive? Learn how to save spreadsheet files, documents, presentations, pictures or virtually anything to the cloud! Microsoft OneDrive is a cloud file-management service similar to GoogleDrive and Dropbox. OneDrive allows online file sharing and storage and it is integrated into Windows file explorer. It is also available on Macs and mobile device platforms, making it very versatile and flexible! Why learn it? If you are away from your office computer, or maybe taking a class and didnt bring your flashdrive and you want to save the work but it is too large to send through email. File attachments can quickly eat up your allotted email storage space. Cloud based storage is your solution. OneDrive makes it easy to simply save or drag a file into an online folder thus saving your folders, files, documents, and pictures, virtually making them available to all your devices.

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Spring Semester

YouTube Home Studio

  • Cost: $69
  • Hours: 9

Learn how to set up and run your own home Video and Audio Studio. Learn simple techniques for lighting, setting up the webcam and using audio tools. Learn some simple editing techniques and create your own YouTube channel, with direction on audience, market, and advertising revenue.

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Spring Semester

Introduction to Computers for Senior Citizens

  • Cost: FREE
  • Hours: 16

Must be 62+ to be eligible for the course. You will be introduced to basic computer skills to help you get the most from your computer. Students will be allowed to take one course free.

Additional courses will carry a nominal fee of $40.

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Fall Semester

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Spring Semester