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Office Software Applications - Undergraduate Certificate

The Office Software Application undergraduate certificate provides a solid background in Microsoft Office software applications to assist individuals in becoming productive office workers. The program enables students to establish or update skills using the latest version of software that is commonly used in offices today.

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John Baker | Associate Lecturer | Information Technology for Administrative Professionals
Phone: 330-308-7570
Email: jbaker96@kent.edu

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Program Information

Coursework

Program Requirements

Certificate Requirements

Certificate Requirements
IT 21010WORKGROUP PRODUCTIVITY SOFTWARE 3
OTEC 16620WORD PROCESSING I 3
OTEC 16621WORD PROCESSING II 3
OTEC 16625BUSINESS PRESENTATIONS 3
OTEC 16639DATABASE APPLICATIONS 3
OTEC 26611SPREADSHEET APPLICATIONS 3
OTEC 26640CURRENT TECHNOLOGIES 3
Minimum Total Credit Hours:21

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Certificate GPA Minimum Overall GPA
2.000 2.000
  • Students must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours of the certificate curriculum at Kent State University.
  • Maximum 6 credit hours of transfer credits may be used as long as letter grades appear on original transcripts.
Admissions

Admission Requirements

The university affirmatively strives to provide educational opportunities and access to students with varied backgrounds, those with special talents and adult students who graduated from high school three or more years ago.

Kent State campuses at Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga, Salem, Stark, Trumbull and Tuscarawas, and the Twinsburg Academic Center, have open enrollment admission for students who hold a high school diploma, GED or equivalent.

Some programs may require that students meet certain requirements before progressing through the program. For programs with progression requirements, the information is shown on the Coursework tab.

For more information on admissions, contact the Regional Campuses admissions offices.

Program Delivery
  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Ashtabula Campus
    • Tuscarawas Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries

Receptionists and information clerks

3.6%

about as fast as the average

1,105,300

number of jobs

$31,110

potential earnings

Notice:

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.