Support Professional

This program combines business background with heavy emphasis on computer skills including spreadsheets, database, word processing, and some computer graphics. Upon completion of this program, students will:

  • Demonstrate mastery in computer software skills including Word, Excel, QuickBooks, Dreamweaver, Web 2.0, and Social Media;
  • Demonstrate speed and accuracy skills in data entry;
  • Demonstrate interpersonal skills while working with teams, with customers, and with managers;
  • Demonstrate basic marketing skills and marketing businesses on the web;
  • Communicate using various mediums, including writing, verbal, and technology;
  • Apply basic accounting functions to small business applications including Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Payroll and QuickBooks; and
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of the law and business.


General Academic Requirements

  • All required courses within this degree program must be taken for a letter grade. Only electives may be taken on a Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U) basis.
  • Microsoft Office User Specialist (MOUS) Certification for Word and Excel is recommended for this degree program. The certification examination is given at FVCC by appointment. See your advisor for details.
  • Students complete an internship to gain real world experience. Discuss this with your advisor and the internship coordinator the prior semester.


Brenda Rudolph
BSS 106
(406) 756-3858

For general information, contact the Admissions office at (406) 756-3847.

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