Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General Major

Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General is a program generally prepares individuals to perform basic data and text entry using standard and customized software products.

Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General majors and degree programs includes instruction in keyboarding skills, personal computer and workstation operation, reading draft texts and raw data forms, audio and tape dictation, and various interactive software programs used for tasks such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and others.

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What can you do with a major/degree in Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General?

With a major/degree in this field, you are positioned for a job as a data keyer, typist, information processor, data entry clerk or data capture specialist.  Typically, a certificate or associate degree will get your foot-in-the-door.


Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Data Entry/Microcomputer Applications, General

Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.


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