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Technical Certificate

Office Software Applications Management (6390)

Become a multi-talented office pro with many different skills needed in today’s workplace. This program teaches you word processing skills, spreadsheet concepts and practices, computer databases, and desktop publishing basics. In addition to the computer applications, business mathematics and professional development courses are included. Your training will prepare you for rewarding occupations such as office software specialist, desktop publisher, and office assistant. Gaining this technical expertise is a big plus for current employees and those reentering the workforce.

This technical certificate is included as an option within the Office Software Applications 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.

Credits earned in this program can be applied towards the A.S./A.A.S. degree in Office Software Applications Administration.


Professional Courses
CGS 1570 Microcomputer Applications (3)
  or CGS 1100 Microcomputer Applications for Business and Economics (4)
OST 2771 Word Processing I (3)
CGS 2512 Spreadsheet Concepts and Practices (3)
CGS 2542 Database Concepts for Microcomputers (3)
OST 1108 Keyboard Skill/Speed Building (3)
OST 2773 Word Processing II (3)
OST 1581 Professional Development in the Work Environment (3)
OST 1324 Business Mathematics (3)
CGS 1580 Introduction to Desktop Publishing (3)

Total Credit Hours: 27

Please see the technical certificate Graduation Requirements.

Estimated tuition is $1,630 (for Florida residents as of 7/04).


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