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Online Computer Training Course

U.S. Career Institute’s Online Computer Essentials School offers 100% online classes that allow you to study any time, any place, on Your phone.

Computer skills are a must in today's world. Maybe you need to learn the ins-and-outs in a clear and easy to understand language. Or maybe you have computer skills but they're out of date. Maybe you need basic online beginner computer classes or maybe you need online computer training classes to refresh your skills. Whichever stage you're in, U.S. Career Institute's online computer training school can help you learn basic computer skills online.

It's true computers are here to stay. They're a fact of life nowadays. Whether you are looking for a new career or hoping to advance in your present job, PC skills can give you the boost you need to reach your goal. With easy access to the internet, you’ll discover how the PC can save time and help in your daily life.

  • Classes are self-paced, making them flexible and giving you the option to complete the program when it works best for you and your schedule!
  • Our accessible Student Services team and Instructors are available for you throughout your program.
  • Manage your budget, research and shop online, even advance your current career—the opportunities are endless.

U.S. Career Institute School Benefits

Affordable monthly paymentAffordable

$59 monthly payments, 5 day risk-free preview and 100% money back commitment.

USCI On-Demand Learning On-demand Learning

100% online and self-paced. No set class schedules so you set the pace and study when you can 24/7.

Mobile Friendly Learning Materials Mobile-Friendly

Custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal.

USCI has custom learning materials Real-world Skills

Focus on real-world skills that will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need for employment and to prepare for industry certifications.

USCI all-inclusive program All-inclusive Program

Your tuition includes access to instructors, learning materials and career support.

USCI all-inclusive program Proven Reputation

A+ BBB Rating, 40 Years in Business, 4.8 out of 5 TrustScore, DEAC Accredited, 97% of students would recommend us to a friend.

What you will lear during your Computer Essentials classes

What You'll Learn During Your Online Training

Upon completion of the Computer Essentials Course, graduates will be able to apply basic computer skills and adeptly use Microsoft Office® applications in a variety of employment settings.

Our online program covers many topics including:

  • Word processing
  • Computer Hardware and Software
  • Creating spreadsheets
  • About the internet and World Wide Web
  • Using graphics
  • Email and email etiquette
  • How to protect a computer's security and how to protect your own privacy
  • Building professional presentations
  • How to manage your PC through 'start' button options

For the full course outline, goals, and outcomes, please visit our Course Outline page. Computer Essentials Outline

Michael Adams Instructor

Computer Essentials Program Instructor/Course Expert

Michael Adams, MBA, MSCIS

At U.S. Career Institute, our dedicated team of course experts, instructors and instructor assistants are committed to developing and delivering high-quality curriculum. Our qualified Computer Essentials instructor Michael Adams is a Contract Specialist with the United States Government. In this position he is responsible for developing contracts and their supporting documents. He has spent time working in Marketing as well as Information Systems Development at HSBC, a large international financial services company. During his time with HSBC, Michael helped develop sales and marketing training materials and sales tracking database systems. He has recently written several study guides for Marketing and Business courses.

Career Outlook & Course That Fits Your Life

In as little as four months you can be ready to utilize your new computer skills in the workplace or home setting. With our self-paced online computer training classes you can study anytime, anywhere. With this online computer essentials certificate course, there are no in-person computer essentials classes to attend and no schedules to keep. Our Computer Essentials program will teach you everything you need to know—no previous experience needed.

For full career outlook and certification information please visit our career and certification page.

Computer Essentials Course That Fits Your Life

USCI Student Testimonial Quote

“Lessons are easy to follow, and it doesn't feel like I'm reading out of a textbook! The way the lessons are worded feels as if a person is talking to me, and it even has an audio feature if reading is not your style of learning. I am very happy with my decision to use USCI as a form of schooling.”


Online Computer Essentials Tuition and Financing

Tuition and Financing

We strive to ensure our Computer Essentials program is both flexible and affordable. This is why we offer low, monthly payment options for every student. We are committed to providing you with a high-quality education at an affordable price. Make an investment in yourself today!

For more information, please visit our Tuition and Financing page.

Computer Essentials FAQ's

Q. Does it matter what kind of computer I have?
A. This course has been made available in several different versions to accommodate many different types of computer systems. Please call our Admissions department so we can help enroll you into the appropriate version for your computer system. (800) 528-7907
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Q. How much does a Computer Essentials Course cost?
A. Tuition for this program is $589 total when you pay in full. Payment plans are also available.
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Q. Is this Computer Essentials Program accredited?
A. U.S. Career Institute is Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
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Q. What skills will I learn in this Computer Training program?
A. Skills covered in the Computer Essentials Program include Word processing, Computer Hardware and Software, Creating spreadsheets, About the internet and World Wide Web, Using graphics, Email and email etiquette, How to protect a computer's security and how to protect your own privacy, Building professional presentations, How to manage your PC through 'start' button options.
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Leadership Team

Leadership Team/USCI

The Leadership Team at U.S. Career Institute is a group of dedicated, qualified, and knowledgeable individuals committed to providing valuable insights for potential students.

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