Business & Information Technology

Adult and Community Education

FCPS ACE Business and Information Technology (BIT) programs offer a variety of class options and certificate programs that are

  • Accessible and affordable.
  • Designed to enhance your knowledge for the modern workplace.

Classes are available in-person, instructor-led, and self-paced. Whether you are learning a new skill or upgrading your resume with an industry credential, ACE has an option for you!

Face to Face Classes

Classes are offered at convenient times at locations across the county.

In-person Business Classes

Human Resources
Investment Property
Real Estate
Nonprofit Management
Project Management

In-person Computer Classes

A+ Troubleshooting Your Computer
Computadoras para Principiantes
Computers for Beginners
PC Basics

ACE Business and Information Technology (BIT) Certificate Programs

ACE BIT certificate programs offer

  • Expert-developed courses in a flexible format.
  • A dedicated student advising team to support you throughout your learning journey.

Open enrollments let you start any time and study on your own schedule. Choose from the options below or many more in our online catalog!

Business Certificate Programs

Propel your career forward by developing the skills you need to become a more effective leader, manager, or supervisor. ACE offers classes for:

  • Pursuing personal skill development
  • Career training and certifications
Accounts Payable
Certified Bookkeeper
Certified Internal Auditor
Chartered Tax Professional
Payroll Manager
Certified Administrative Professional
Certified Virtual Assistant
Executive Assistant
Office Manager
Marketing and Sales
Advertising and Outreach
Digital Marketing
Sales Representative and Manager
Office Manager
Human Resources Professional and Manager
International Institute of Business Analysis™
Agile Analyst Certification
Certified Business Analysis Professional
Certified Business Data Analytics
Certification of Capability in Business Analysis
Certificate in Product Ownership Analysis
Entry Certificate in Business Analysis
Nonprofit Manager
Six Sigma Yellow, Green, and Black Belt
Project Management
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)
PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
Project Management Professional (PMP)
Small Business
Entrepreneurship: Start-Up and Business Management

Information Technology (IT) Certificate Programs

Validate your skills and advance your career. Our courses:

  • Prepare you for top IT certifications from vendors like CompTIA, Cisco, Microsoft, AWS and more. 
  • Cover everything from basic computer skills to the most advanced IT certifications. 
Computer Applications
Adobe Certified Professional
Adobe Certified Professional in Video, Visual, and Web Design
IC3 Digital Literacy
Microsoft: Access, Office Specialist, Project, and SharePoint
Computer Science and Programming
C++ and C#, Java and JavaScript, Oracle SQL, PL/SQL, and Python
Front-End Web Developer
Full Stack Software Developer
Video Game Design and Development
Web Applications & Design
Cloud Computing
AWS Cloud Practitioner, Developer, Solutions Architect, and SysOps
Microsoft Azure AZ-104 and AZ-900
Cisco CCNA, CyberOps, and CCNP
CompTIA A+/Cloud+/CySA+/Network+/Security+
EC Council
Certified Ethical Hacker
Certified Network Defender
Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator
Certified Penetration Testing Professional
Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)
Certified Information Systems Auditor® (CISA)
Certified Information Security Manager® (CISM)
International Information System Security Certification Consortium, Inc. (ISC)²
Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Certified in Governance, Risk and Compliance (CGRC)