Office Administrative Specialist

Give yourself a competitive edge by obtaining the computer and communication skills necessary to thrive in a business setting. In about two months you can prepare to be a Certified Microsoft Office Specialist*, help run the day-to-day workings of a hospital, small or large business, government agency, or legal office. Earn about $15 an hour performing a variety of administrative duties and operating various office equipment. This program provides a solid business communication foundation while also teaching the computer skills that are vital to every office career. 

To earn this certificate, students must successfully complete the following courses within a two-year period.  

*Additional Testing required for certifications.

Click here to see all classes associated with this program and an estimated program cost.


Take all of the following:

Excel, Introduction

ID: CESDS-602

Learn how to create effective and efficient worksheets using formulas, common functions, formatting and printing.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
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Excel, Introduction - Online

ID: CESDS-682

Learn how to create effective and efficient worksheets using formulas, common functions, formatting and printing.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
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Excel, Intermediate

ID: CESDS-610

Learn specialized functions, like IF, COUNTIF, and DSUM and how to more effectively analyze, sort, filter data, create outlines, subtotals, range names, and work with tables. Display data more visually in charts, Pivot tables and charts and work with slicers and templates.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
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Excel, Intermediate - Online

ID: CESDS-683

Learn specialized functions, like IF, COUNTIF and DSUM and how to more effectively analyze, sort, filter data, create outlines, subtotals, range names, and work with tables. Display data more visually in charts, Pivot tables and charts and work with slicers and templates.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
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Word, Introduction

ID: CEWDP-593

Learn everything you need to get started creating and editing documents, formatting, proofing, controlling page setup, and more.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
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Word, Intermediate

ID: CEWDP-594

Enhance your proficiency with Word using tables, styles, templates, section breaks, and columns. Long document features such as table of contents, indexes, and mail merge are also covered in this course.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
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Organizing Computer Files

ID: CEBEG-534

Do you have trouble organizing digital photos, documents, and downloads on your computer? Learn to use file management in the Windows environment. The topics include creating and working with folders, finding files, cut, copy, paste, and more.

  • Total Hours: 6.00
  • CEUs: 0.60
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Outlook, Introduction

ID: CESCH-708

Make the most of your email communications. Learn to work with contacts and distribution lists. Find out how Outlook tasks can help you get organized, and use the Outlook calendar to keep up with your busy schedule.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
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Outlook, Introduction - Online

ID: CESCH-721

Make the most of your email communications. Learn to work with contacts and distribution lists. Find out how Outlook tasks can help you get organized and use the Outlook calendar to keep up with your busy schedule.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
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Computer Typing for Everyone

ID: CEBEG-519

If you use a computer, typing is an invaluable skill that can open doors and enhance your career opportunities. This class will help you get started.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
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Becoming a Customer Service Star

ID: CECUS-523

Don't just talk about providing exceptional customer service - make it happen. Becoming a Customer Service Star will help you develop a service mindset and gain skills to boost your service performance. Examine your own customer service attitudes and relationships, both internally and externally, and explore opportunities for improvement.

  • Total Hours: 6.00
  • CEUs: 0.60
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Business Grammar

ID: CEWCS-500

Prevent embarrassing errors and increase your writing success with this intensive one-day program. Gain important tips on correct use of the English language and grammar rules.

  • Total Hours: 6.00
  • CEUs: 0.60
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Business Letter Writing

ID: CEWCS-501

Learn to write business letters that get results. This course will help you write clear, concise, and well-organized letters that present a positive, professional image of you and your organization.

  • Total Hours: 6.00
  • CEUs: 0.60
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Enhancing Your Professionalism

ID: CECDS-564

Building and maintaining a professional image is key to your success. Learn how to build self-confidence, present yourself professionally, and communicate more effectively. Take away the top traits of true professionalism.

  • Total Hours: 3.00
  • CEUs: 0.30
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Office Productivity Lab

ID: CEMSO-516

Demonstrate your knowledge of office applications by creating documents and spreadsheets using the skills acquired in the program. To receive an Office Administrative Specialist Certificate, you must successfully complete this course. Prerequisites: Word (Introduction and Intermediate), Excel (Introduction and Intermediate, Organizing Computer Files, Outlook (Introduction), Computer Typing for Everyone and Becoming a Customer Service Star).

  • Total Hours: 6.00
  • CEUs: 0.60
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