Excel Skills - Beginner to Advanced

Are you looking to enhance your Excel skills in just four weeks?

Improve your skills and boost your employability by mastering spreadsheet data management! In this accelerated online four week course, learn to organize, calculate and evaluate data in Excel.

This course starts with basic Excel concepts and works through essentials such as functions, tables and charts. We also explore more advanced concepts such as data forecasting and basic database functions.

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Course Descriptions

Excel Spreadsheets (CIS114DE) - 3 credits

In this four week accelerated online course, the learning concepts include:

  • Excel Fundamentals
  • Mathematical Computations
  • Formulas
  • Charts
  • Tables
  • Multiple Sheets
  • 3D functions
  • Pivot Tables
  • Data Validation
  • Forecasting
  • Database functions
  • Macros


$97 per credit hour plus a one-time $15 registration fee

Total cost: *$306 (3 credits including the initial registration fee)

**Tuition assistance is available!
***Tuition assistance is on a first come, first served basis as long as funds are available. Out-of-state tuition will not be covered.

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Course Location

This is an accelerated four week online course with specific deliverables and dates. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started


Miriam Lierley

Lead Faculty Supervisor, Occupational Program Director- CIS105/Microsoft Applications


Phone: 480-461-7118

Diane Meza

MITI Director



Industry Outlook

Many industries are looking for employees with Excel skills: manufacturing, accounting, sales, marketing, business, medical, finance, project management, and construction to name just a few. Whether you're just starting or looking to move up in your career, a knowledge of Excel can help give you an edge.