Excel Master Program

Create powerful spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel’s advanced features

The Excel Master Program is a comprehensive dive into data analytics and advanced spreadsheets using Excel.  You will learn all the ins and outs of Microsoft Excel including Advanced Functions and PivotTables, automation with macros, and productivity techniques.  To explore all of the potential power of Microsoft Excel, you need to learn the tools that can save you time in your daily workflow.  Set yourself apart by becoming an Excel Master today.

Inside Our Curriculum

Certificate Programs Skills

Focus on Real-World Skills

Certificate Programs are designed to teach you how to improve your skills in a real-world setting.  DWC's experiential learning style ensures you will be guided by an expert instructor in a hands-on format.

The challenges you face in class will mimic what you will need to land a job and improve productivity.

To learn more about what to expect & get started, attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor or download our welcome guide.

Excel Master Program

Support & Mentoring

The classes within the Excel Master Program are offered at an accelerated pace in an online trade school environment.  Bootcamp style classes are balanced by small group sizes.

Your instructor will provide hands-on, experiential style classroom learning for you to learn best practices of applying tech skills in the real-world.

Each class is eligible credit towards a certification program, which includes career coaching and portfolio projects.

Flexible scheduling options allow you to choose what works best for your time.

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Dive into Microsoft Excel features & increase productivity


Essential Career Skills

The Excel Master Program is a comprehensive package of classes that includes hands-on training on Excel functions, PivotTables, charts, macros and much more.  This program is designed for Excel users of all skill levels and designed to demonstrate features of Excel you might not have known existed. Find new ways to increase your productivity with the Excel Master Program today.

Each Excel Master Program is hands-on and intensive, but designed to help make difficult topics easier to understand.  Your instructor will work with you closely to make sure that you avoid common mistakes in Excel and apply best practices when possible.

Financial Aid & Scholarship Options

Scholarships may be available if you are unemployed looking to upskill or re-skill, women pursuing tech careers, and veterans seeking tech skills.  Find out more here.

Flexible payment plans including 0% interest financing are available for those who qualify.  Attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and learn more about what options are available.

Career Coaching & Internships

As you approach graduation, you will work closely with our expert career coaches to refine your next steps towards a new job.  Career services provided include one-on-one resume writing, job search, and mock interview workshops. Learn more

DWC partners with Parker-Dewey to offer micro-internships to our students.  These project-based internships are a great way for students to build real-world experience.  Learn more

Program Outline

Upon successful completion of the Excel Master Program, students will:

  • Effectively setup and organize a spreadsheet
  • Apply relative and absolute cell references properly
  • Understand how to write and use advanced formulas with functions including text, date, logical, conditional, and lookup functions
  • Organize worksheet and table data using various techniques
  • Create and modify charts
  • Analyze data using PivotTables, Slicers, and PivotCharts
  • Insert and modify graphic objects in a worksheet
  • Customize and enhance workbooks and the Microsoft Office Excel environment
  • Work with multiple worksheets and workbooks.
  • Share and protect workbooks.
  • Automate workbook functionality.
  • Use Lookup functions, dynamic arrays, and formula auditing.


  • Design a real-world Excel project with help from a mentor
  • Career coaching including resume writing assistance

Instructor-Led Mentoring

The Excel Master Program program includes instructor-led mentoring throughout your classroom training, as well as one month of support after the end of each class and one year for a free re-take of the same class.

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What Skills Will You Learn?

Classes Included in the Excel Master Program

You must complete all classes below to earn enough credit towards your program

Graphic Design Certificate Program

Excel Beginners - Level 1 (Optional)

A beginners class to teach the best ways to setup a spreadsheet, Absolute vs Relative references, and basic formatting.

Excel Master Program

Excel Intermediate - Level 2

An essential class to introduce you to Specialized Excel functions, PivotTables & Charts.

Excel Master Program Online

Excel Advanced - Level 3

Advanced Excel tools and productivity.  Learn macros, formula auditing, and security tools.

Excel PivotTables Online

Excel PivotTables

Advanced data analysis tools like PivotTables will change the way you work with your data and use Excel.

Excel Advanced Online

Excel Advanced Functions

Dive deeper into specialized functions in Excel.  Add logic, use Lookup, functions to manipulate or analyze complex data sets.


  • 27 class hours are required to complete this certificate program.
  • Additional hours outside of class will also be assigned.
  • Manage your own schedule to complete all of the necessary coursework within this program.

Speak to a student advisor to receive a training plan with a customized program schedule.

Payment Options

Full Tuition

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Visit the Financial Aid page for more information on tuition discounts and connect with our Admissions staff on eligibility.


Scholarships for students needing economic support

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Tech Skills Scholarship

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Women & Tech Scholarship

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Veterans Skills Scholarship

$50,000 fund

For active or retired military service members seeking a tech career

Frequently Asked Questions

When can I start?

Program classes are offered on a rolling enrollment basis throughout the year, typically every 8-12 weeks. You may start with any program class as long as prerequisites are met.


Basic Digital Literacy is required.

It is required that you have purchased and installed the Adobe Creative Cloud before the start of class.

How long is this program?

The average length to complete the Advanced Graphic Design certificate program is 6 months.  Total length may vary based on the pace in which you schedule your classes.

Each certificate program allows one year to be completed, but, depending on your pace of learning and skill level, you may move as fast or as slow as you like within that time frame.  DWC works on a rolling enrollment system and provides flexible scheduling options so you can choose the classes that best fit your life.

At DWC, each Certificate Program is comprised of many stand-alone classes and a Capstone project.  Once you have completed all the necessary course work, you will earn your certificate.

What's included?

Certificate Programs & Bootcamps

Each Certificate Program & Bootcamp is comprised of several stand-alone classes, plus additional classes specific to your career field, portfolio building with a comprehensive Capstone Project, and career coaching workshops.

Support and mentoring a huge part of all of our full length programs.

Attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and learn more details of the programs and get your questions answered.


Stand-Alone Classes

Every stand-alone class at DWC includes support and mentoring throughout.

Stand-alone classes within your program also include:

  • Professional Textbook(s) or Reference Packet(s)
  • Lesson files
  • One year for a free re-take (for attended students of public classes only)
  • 30 days of technical support
  • Certificate of Completion

If you have questions on stand-alone classes for professional development, contact us or attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and learn more details of the programs and get your questions answered.

Payment & financial aid options

DWC offers several flexible financial aid options to help you finance your education.  None of our financial aid tools will require a federal student loan or add severe interest penalties.  We have several flexible payment plan options that fit your monthly budget.

If you are interested in scholarship or financial aid opportunities, attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and learn more.

Click here to learn more about financial aid options and get started.

Homework expectations

Homework varies from class to class, instructor to instructor.  It is recommended that you set aside 1-2x the class duration for homework/assignments (e.g. if in class 7 hours per week, expect 7-14 hours needed to complete homework/assignments).  

What career services or internships do you offer?

For full length programs, support and mentoring is included and you will be eligible to work one-on-one with a career coach.

Workshops for job search and resume writing are included in the cost of your program.  Our expert career coaches will help you prepare for the next steps of your career path.  Your success is our success.

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DWC also partners with Parker-Dewey to offer micro-internships to our students.  These project-based internships are a great way for students to build real-world experience.  Learn more

Attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and discuss career coaching & internship options today.

Terms & conditions

Please read our Terms and Conditions before you register.

Still curious?

If you have more questions, view the full FAQ page or contact us today.

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