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Business Information Technology - Office Administration Certificate

The Office Administration Certificate is designed for students who are either beginning or updating their skills in office technology and support. Coursework also focuses on business writing, oral communication, problem solving, and interpersonal skills. Employment opportunities for graduates may include administrative assistant, receptionist, office assistant, and secretary. This certificate requires successful completion of a minimum of 44 credits as outlined.

Program Requirement Sheet

Certificate Pathway

This is a suggested certificate pathway, a sequence of courses to earn the degree completely online. Please connect with an advisor to customize your program to meet your needs.

- Fall - Winter - Spring - Summer

Course # Qtr. Offered Course Title Requirements Credits
MGMT 100       Human Relations in Organizations   5
BSTEC 130       Computer Fundamentals

Those with little to no computer experience should enroll in BSTEC 129 before BSTEC 130.

5
BSTEC 109       Word Processing (Word) Microsoft Office Specialist Certification opportunity 5

Total: 15 credits

Course # Qtr. Offered Course Title Requirements Credits
BSTEC 107    Business English Recommended placement into ENGLP 93 or AENGL 93 or equivalent 3
BSTEC 210   Microsoft Outlook Microsoft Office Specialist Certification opportunity 2
BSTEC 224       Spreadsheet (Excel) Microsoft Office Specialist Certification opportunity 5
BSTEC 211      PowerPoint Projects Microsoft Office Specialist Certification opportunity 5

Total: 15 credits

Course # Qtr. Offered Course Title Requirements Credits
ACCT 101 Accounting 101 Prereq: Placement into ENGLP 93 or AENGL 93 5
BSTEC 222      Database (Access) Microsoft Office Specialist Certification opportunity 5
BSTEC 110 Business Communications Recommended BSTEC 107 and BSTEC 130; meets CD requirement 5

Total: 15 credits

Grand Total: 45 credits

Program Advisors:

Stephanie Bevans (stephanie.bevans@edmonds.edu)

Kari Meehan (kari.meehan@edmonds.edu)

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