You can enter any office with confidence after
completing the Office Specialist program. Records management,
computer skills, customer service basics, and business math are
covered. Youll have the knowledge and skills needed to become
a dependable office systems specialist, general office staff assistant,
or support clerk. If youre already in the workforce, you
can improve your skill level and job performance.
This technical certificate is included as an option within the
Administration degree program. Students may choose to pursue
an A.S. or A.A.S. degree and earn technical certificates while
completing the requirements for the degree, or pursue one or more
certificate programs to develop or upgrade their skills in a particular
field. Contact an advisor or counselor to determine the career
education path that is best for you.
Students may complete a degree in only one of the three specialty
tracks, Office Administration, Medical Office or Office Software
Applications. Students who wish to add a second area of specialization
after completing a degree should pursue the technical certificate
in that area.
Expected Job Growth: As
fast as the average. The best opportunities will be for those
who have knowledge of basic computer applications and office machinery,
such as fax machines and scanners, as well as good writing and
According to the Labor Department, median annual earnings of general
office clerks were $22,280 in 2002.
Credits earned in this program can be applied to the A.S./A.A.S.
degree in Office
Total Credit Hours: 18
Please see the technical certificate Graduation
Estimated tuition is $1,100 (for Florida residents, based on fees
as of 7/04).