Office Software Applications
This certificate program takes you from basic
word processing to the next level. You will learn to produce professional
documents and work confidently with computer spreadsheets and
databases. The office team will depend on you and the excellent
skills you develop. If youre presently working or in a job
search, this program can help you greatly improve your skills
and performance even exceed expectations!
This technical certificate is included as an
option within the Office
Software Applications Adminstration 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 certificates in that area.
Expected Job Growth:Employment
of general office clerks is expected to grow about as fast as
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 communication
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.
Software Applications Adminstration.
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).