Office Administration

The Basic Office Skills certificate gives students the basic skills necessary for general office support in entry-level employment in today’s modern office. Students will gain basic skills in keyboarding, computer applications, document formatting, document editing, records management, and word processing.

The courses in this certificate can be applied toward the Associate of Applied Science degree in Office Administration. Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions in business, government, and industry.


The Word Processing Specialist certificate is designed for persons interested in acquiring knowledge and skills in word processing. Students in this program learn basic document formatting and editing skills. Upon completion of this certificate, students will be able to use word processing software to prepare business correspondence, reports, memorandums, and publications.

The courses in this certificate program may be applied toward completion of the Associate of Applied Science degree in Office Administration. Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions in business, government, and industry.


The Software Applications Specialist certificate provides students with the basic knowledge of computer software usage to enable them to function effectively in an office environment using the touch keying system. Students will have skills in word processing, database, spreadsheet, and electronic mail applications.

All courses in this certificate program may be applied toward completion of the Associate of Applied Science degree in Office Administration. Graduates should qualify for employment in entry-level positions in business, government, and industry.