Office Skills-Accelerated

Certificate Program

Gainful Employment disclosure information is available for this program of study.

Department of Business Studies
Penn 401 • Phone (215)-968-8227
Curriculum Code No.3173

There is a growing need for office professionals trained in the use of Microsoft Office Applications. This Bucks Community College Office Administration Accelerated Certificate program is a short-term program designed to prepare students to enter a modern office. The certificate offers career-specific software training for the individual wishing to complete the program in one semester.

Coursework will include operation of state-of-the art equipment and application software to gain marketable skills required to work accurately and productively in an office environment.

Program Features

This certificate program provides a unique short-term vehicle to develop the entry-level office software skills needed to become employable in a general office setting.

Graduates of this program are able to:

  • utilize state-of-the-art equipment and software to accomplish work-related tasks accurately and productively in an office environment;
  • derive an appropriate position in an office setting as a secretary, administrative assistant, receptionist, clerk, or information processing worker with a commitment to lifelong learning to achieve professional growth; and
  • create documents using Microsoft Word and produce spreadsheets for business using Microsoft Excel.

Certificate Course Requirements

Course Credits
OADM140
Keyboarding and Document Processing A
3
OADM141
Basic Applications of Microsoft Word B
1
OADM142
Basic Applications of Microsoft Excel B
1
OADM143
Basic Applications of Microsoft Access B
1
OADM145
Basic Applications of Microsoft PowerPoint
1
OADM147
Microsoft Windows
1
OADM155
Searching the Web
1
Total Credit Hours 9

A Open for credit exam.
B Course requires prerequisite.