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College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910

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Summer 2015 Schedules (June - August 2015)

Community Education
Summer 2015 Schedule (.pdf)

Workforce Development
Summer 2015 Schedule (.pdf)

Fall 2015 Schedules (August - December 2015)

Community Education
Fall 2015 Schedule (.pdf) 

Workforce Development
Fall 2015 Schedule (.pdf) 

Please be advised that the Interactive PDF versions of the continuing education schedules are for reference only and do not reflect course availability or cancellations. For the most up-to-date information about course availability, please use Online Services.

Workforce Development

Computer and Information Technology

CSM Computer and IT Certificate Programs

Are you thinking of a career transition, desiring professional enhancement, or personal development? Our courses are offered in different formats to meet the needs of the working adult. Classes are local and available to fit your schedule, offering daytime, weekend and evening opportunities at our La Plata and Leonardtown locations.

"Over 90% of our students pass the A+ and over 78% the CISSP certification exam (the national average is 45%)!"

CSM offers convenient, affordable IT certifications providing assurance to meet the DoD Directive 8570.1 mandate.

 Did You Know That You Can Take the
A+, Security+, and Network+
Exams at CSM?

You can take the A+, Security+, Network+, and more exams at CSM.
The Testing Center is located on the lower level of the Learning Resource Center (LR) 
on the La Plata Campus.

For more information on how to register for your exam, please contact 
the Testing Center at 301-934-7657, Lynda McDonald at 301-934-2251 x 7128 
or you can view this link




ISC)2Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Units

The College of Southern Maryland is an official (ISC)2 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Submitter. The courses below are approved for Group A CPEs by (ISC)2 to maintain (ISC)2 credential CPE requirements.

Please note:  New courses are in development due to changes in the CISSP domains.  Please check back in September 2015 for updated information 
Course Number Course Name

Network Administrator

Course Name   Class Hours 
ITS-7900  CompTIA Network+ 40

CompTIA Security+ 40
ITS-7860  Cisco CCNA, ICND1 40
ITS-7870 Cisco CCNA, ICND2 40

Other IT Certification Preparation Classes 

Course Name  Class Hours 
ITS-8080  A+ IT Technician Certification Preparation    48
ITS-8340   Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)   84
ITS-9810  Certified Ethical Hacker Exam Prep  35


Certified Computer Repair Technician

Course Name Class Hours
ITS-7700 Certified Computer Repair Technician 40

Microsoft Office 2013 Suite

Course Number  Course Name  Class Hours 
OFC-5760  Microsoft Word Level 1  12 
OFC-5770  Microsoft Word Level 2  12 
OFC-5800  Microsoft Excel Level 1  12 
OFC-5810  Microsoft Excel Level 2   12 
OFC-5740  Microsoft Powerpoint Level 1  12 
OFC-5750  Microsoft Powerpoint Level 2  12 
OFC-5780  Microsoft Access Level 1  12 
OFC-5790  Microsoft Access Level 2  12 

Computer Basics 

Course name  Class Hour 
ITS-7400  Getting Started With Computers 27 
BUS-8280  Keyboarding   16


For more information contact:
Paula Coluzzi
Business and IT
Program Coordinator
Ruena Long
Business and IT
Program Assistant/Web Management Specialist

For a complete listing of courses that CSM offers, please refer to the Continuing Education Schedule of Classes.

Interested in Teaching for us?

Do you possess real-world experience, certifications, and a passion to teach and mentor participants to help them advance their career skills?  Do you want to help us add to our product line with knowledge you may have that could benefit the workforce? Center for Corporate Training Applicant Pool - Business and Professional Development