Computerized Office Skills

Certificate Program

This program familiarizes students with a wide variety of computerized business applications and achieves a high level of expertise in selected applications.These skills will enable graduates to qualify for entry-level positions such as Computer Operator, Data Entry Specialist, Office Assistant, Office Automation Clerk, Administrative Assistant, Bookkeeper and / or Executive secretary in the public or private sectors. This hybrid program is made available less than 49% of instructional hours via distance education therefore; it provides an excellent opportunity for students currently working in the business field to upgrade their skills and knowledge.

“ There is a lot of hands-on training at Advanced College and the academic activities are structured in such a way that I was able to manage my time and complete my program. The people at Advanced College have the success of their students foremost in their minds. ”

Myra M.

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Courses in this program include:

Catalog No. Class Listing Lecture Hours Lab Hours Total Hours / Credit
CS 115 Introduction to Computers and Application (Online) 45 45 90
BUS 110 Introduction to Business 35 35 70
CS 120 Advanced Computer (Online) 35 35 70
CS 130 Introduction to Computer
35 35 70
PHL 110 Critical Thinking (Online) 20 20 40
ACC 115 Computerized Bookkeping 45 45 90
ACC 130 Computerized Accounting 45 45 90
EP 300 Employment Preperation for Allied Health 50 50 100
COS 200 Externship 100
Total 310 310 720 / 49

**A minimum of 180 hrs of homework/assignments required for this program. **

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Computerized Office Skills




O* Net Occupational Titles







Administration Assistant, Administrative Assistant Clerk, Office Manager, Receptionist, Secretary, Office Assistant, Office Clerk, Customer Service Representative, Office Coordinator




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