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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Data Entry Specialist

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Choose this program to train as a data entry specialist, clerk typist, note reader, or word processor. With BTC’s Data Entry Specialist program, you’ll have valuable skills needed by employers in nearly every sector. Many data specialists telecommute, working from their homes on computers linked to their employer’s main office.

Program Outcomes

  • Graduates will be able to enter data into spreadsheets and databases in a timely and accurate manner.

Program Entry Information

Students may begin this program in any quarter.

Program Start

  • A Bellingham Technical College Admission Application is required before a student can register for the Data Entry Specialist certificate.

Testing Requirements

These requirements are for the Certificate.

  • ACCUPLACER Reading Comprehension score of 71 or RDG 085  with a C or better.
  • ACCUPLACER Sentence Skills score of 71 or ENGL 092  with a C or better.
  • ACCUPLACER Arithmetic score of 50 or MATH 090  with a C or better.

Degree and Certificate Requirements

  • Data Entry Specialist Degree and Certificate completion requires a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or greater and minimum grade of C/2.0 for required courses.

Pre-Program Course Requirements

  • Students must have an ACCUPLACER score of 50 in Arithmetic or MATH 090 with a C or better.



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