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Technical Certificate

Office Software Applications Support (6102)

If you want to learn essential computer software skills, this program is for you. The courses cover basic word processing, spreadsheet concepts and practices, and other computer applications used in offices every day. Your job prospects will grow after completing this program. You’ll be prepared to start a great career as a data entry clerk, receptionist, customer service rep, or a number of other positions related to office assistance. This is also valuable training for people who are currently in the workforce.

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.

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

Estimated tuition is $797 (for Florida residents, based on fees as of 7/06). Contact program manager for cost of books, materials and fees.


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
  Credit Hours 12

Total Credit Hours: 12

Please see the technical certificate Graduation Requirements.


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