Careers in Information Technology

IT GuyCareers in Information Technology (IT) are in high demand. Technology has become a part of our every day lives, both at work and home. IT professions are constantly changing and evolving in new, exciting ways. Join our experienced instructors and learn what it takes to join the world of Information Technology.


Some of our upcoming classes include:

Access 2010: Beginning

Understand the basic concepts of database use and how to most effectively design your database. Design basic tables and add, edit, locate, sort, filter and delete records. Set field properties, work with input masks, and set validation rules. Learn to design and apply queries, reports, and forms to make it easier to accomplish everyday database tasks. Prerequisite: Basic computer experience. Looking for Access: Intermediate

Tuesday, Thursday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm; 3 sessions starting January 22, 2013, ending January 29, 2013
Tuition: $279.00
Instructor: Diane C. Follstaedt

Register for Access: Beginning


Essentials of Hardware and Operating Systems

This CompTIA A+ Essentials course, 220-701 is required for everyone seeking A+ certification. Successful completion of the course validates knowledge of basic computer hardware and operating systems, including how to install, build, upgrade, repair, configure, troubleshoot, optimize, diagnose and perform preventive maintenance. Customer service and security skills are also covered. Course materials include test review materials and practice test software. Note: Exam Voucher is included when you complete 63131 and 63134, valid for 6 months upon completion of both classes. Prerequisites: Knowledge of computers and operating systems.

Wednesday, Friday, Monday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm; 7 sessions starting January 23, 2013, ending February 6, 2013
Tuition: $749.00
Instructor: Glenn Norman

Register for Essentials of Hardware and Operating Systems


Windows 7: Operating System Basics

Learn the basic functions of Windows, how to customize its setup, and create and work with shortcuts. Work with the Taskbar, Windows Explorer, Control Panel, file management, Accessories, the Find utility, and on-line Help. Prerequisite: Basic computer knowledge. Note: See Course Skills Assessment. Prerequisite: Basic computer experience.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:00 am – 12:00 pm; 3 sessions starting January 28, 2013, ending February 1, 2013
Tuition: $279.00
Instructor: Rav Nicholson

Register for Windows 7


Basic Cartography

Learn basic principles of map making and map reading. Explore issues such as scale, declination, elevation, and location systems. Learn the elements of USGS maps, as well as digital map elements and systems.

Monday, Wednesday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm; 4 sessions starting February 4, 2013, ending February 13, 2013
Tuition: $469.00
Instructor: Kurt Menke

Register for Basic Cartography


Introduction to Geographic Information Systems

Explore the world of GIS and how it’s being used to solve real world problems in this introductory course. Learn about projections, coordinate systems, geodatabase coverage, and GIS data formats. Discuss the various software and hardware tools currently in use, including Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and efforts to standardize GIS formats. Prerequisite: 69304 or equivalent experience.
Please read: UNM Tuition Remission eligible.

Monday, Wednesday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm; 5 sessions starting February 18, 2013, ending March 4, 2013
Tuition: $499.00
Instructor: Kurt Menke

Register for Intro to GIS

See More IT Classes at UNMCE

To see a full list of Information Technology Classes at UNM Continuing Education, visit our Registration Site.

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Use UNM Tuition Remission for IT Classes at UNMCE

UNM Faculty and staff can use Tuition Remission for Information Technology classes at UNM Continuing Education.
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Contact Information

If you have questions, or comments, about Information Technology classes at UNM Continuing Education, please contact Sujen Diviney, Program Coordinator at (505) 277-6033.

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