The Computer Operations training program provides college students with job-related training in various computer fields.  Gwinnett College students will complete computer training courses relating to the various Microsoft Office applications relating to word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation creation.  The Computer Operations diploma program also includes administrative office procedures and accounting training.

Upon completion of the program, college graduates can seek entry-level positions as office administrators, accounting clerks, and document processors.  Gwinnett College graduates from the Computer Operations training program can transfer all their course credits into the Associate of Science Degree in Business, Computer Information concentration program and complete their associate degree in three additional quarters.

Your Computer Operations classes will include the following topics.

  • Office Procedures Course – training course in handling calls, paperwork, filing, taking messages, work safety, supply ordering, invoice processing, and customer interaction.
  • Microsoft Word – an in-depth overview of word processing programs and component functions.
  • Microsoft Excel – practice in spreadsheet design, construction, and automation with macros.
  • Microsoft Access – instruction on database management systems for small and large database deployments.
  • Microsoft PowerPoint – digital presentation programming and slide animation.
  • Microsoft Outlook – instruction on email clients, contact management, calendaring and task management functionality.
  • QuickBooks Course – an in-depth understanding of an accounting software tool to manage customers, vendors, clients, inventory and finances. Computer operations students will learn to track business sales, income, and expenses through QuickBooks.

Gwinnett College offers computer operations, Microsoft Office and QuickBooks classes to gain essential skills and training to achieve entry-level positions in this career field. These computer operations courses will be the first step in starting a rewarding career.

Office managers who receive the Computer Operations program diploma plan, direct, and coordinate supportive services of an organization. These office managers typically maintain facilities and supervise activities that include recordkeeping, computer information systems, and office upkeep. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics*, Employment of office managers is projected to grow 5 percent from 2022 to 2032.


While we do not guarantee employment, we provide continuous career services assistance upon graduation from your Computer Operations program.

Please refer to the catalog for a listing of all courses in your program of interest.

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Call us today or complete the Request More Information form at the top of the page to take the next step toward your new career in the computer operations field.