The Technical Certificate in Office Technology is designed to give students a basic education in business courses that will enable them to secure entry-level office jobs. The courses in the certificate of proficiency will apply toward an Associate degree if the student decides to continue his/her education.
Program Expectations The Technical Certificate is designed to provide basic education for students to fill entry-level office jobs. The program is designed for occupational placement and is nontransferable.
This program is for students who desire to gain needed skills for entry-level positions. All the course work will apply toward an Associate degree.
Secure office employment in the following industries:
Manufacturing, Small Business, Retail
Qualify for an entry level position or advancement in the following positions:
At the completion of a degree, the student should understand:
How to use various computer programs using databases, spreadsheets and word processing
How to efficiently use a ten-key calculator and transcription machine
The necessity of accurate accounting in a business enterprise
How to apply writing skills to create effective written business documents
Some of the courses in this program may transfer to senior institutions for credit leading to a Baccalaureate degree. The student should check with the transfer institution before beginning course work intended for transfer.