Office Skills Training

Degree offered

Certificate of Achievement in Office Skills Training

Credits required 29


William Berardi

Program contact

Carol Martin, Department Chair and Professor of Office Administration, ext. 2408

Program Code: OK

Program Goals Statement

The Office Skills Training program provides students with useful and relevant job training for entry-level office positions. Such positions include office assistant, word processing typist, receptionist, and any position requiring Microsoft Office skills. The program focuses on computer applications and job readiness. Upon successful completion, students are prepared to take the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist exams (MCAS) offered by Microsoft.

Program Information

  • This program focuses on computer applications and job readiness.
  • Transfer credits for any course in the Office Administration Department must be approved by the Office Administration Department Chairperson.
  • In addition to the requirements of this program, it is recommended that students enroll in CED 210 - Cooperative Work Experience after completion of the OFC courses listed in the program. Students may gain valuable work experience by enrolling in CED 210 which places students in office positions related to their academic program.

Program Requirements

Program Courses

ACC 114Introduction to QuickBooks Pro

1 credit

ENG 101Composition I: College Writing

3 credits

OFC 102Computer Keyboarding

1 credit

OFC 113Introduction to Microsoft Word

3 credits

OFC 120Text Editing

3 credits

OFC 131Microsoft Office Excel Specialist

3 credits

OFC 132Microsoft Office PowerPoint Specialist

3 credits

OFC 134Microsoft Office Outlook Specialist

3 credits

OFC 214Advanced Microsoft Word

3 credits

OFC 255Executive Office Procedures

3 credits

OFC 294Office Administration Colloquium

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:29

Recommended Course Sequence - Fall Semester 1

ACC 114, OFC 102, OFC 113, OFC 120, OFC 131, OFC 132

Recommended Course Sequence - Spring Semester 2

ENG 101, OFC 214, OFC 134, OFC 255, OFC 294

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