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Course Fee: $360, covers a 3-month period of time. 

Note: Windows course or demonstrated skills are required for any of the career certificate programs. Textbooks, workbooks, and supplies may be required.

Please note

Completion times are approximate. Speed-building keyboarding course may be needed to meet minimum requirements. Some Career Certificate Programs may require multiple Open Entry sessions.

Fal 2022 lab hours

Monday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Business Technology Career Certificate Programs

business & computers

Account clerk career certificate

Accounting clerks produce financial records for organizations. They record financial transactions, update statements, and check financial records for accuracy. Provides eligibility for QuickBooks Certified User Exam (QCBU). 

Approximately 24 weeks full time.

  • Intro to PC
  • Windows
  • Computer Keyboarding I (30 wpm)*
  • Accounting I
  • 10 Key
  • Excel Level, Level 2
  • QuickBooks Level 1, Level 2
  • Excel I for Accounting (optional)

*An additional speed-building course may be needed to meet the minimum words per minute requirement.  

Administrative Assistant Career certificate

Secretaries / administrative assistants perform routine clerical and administrative duties including organizing files, preparing documents, scheduling appointments, and supporting other staff. Provides eligibility for Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (MSO).

Approximately 38 weeks full time.

  • Intro to PC
  • Windows
  • Keyboarding I (50 wpm)*
  • Business English Review
  • Word Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
  • Proofreading
  • Excel Level 1, Level 2
  • Access Level 1, Level 2
  • PowerPoint Level 1, Level 2
  • Outlook Fast Course

*An additional speed-building course may be needed to meet the minimum words per minute requirement.  

Administrative clerk Career Certificate

Administrative clerks perform a variety of clerical tasks, including typing documents and filing records.

Approximately 26 weeks full time.

  • Intro to PC
  • Windows
  • Keyboarding I (40 wpm)*
  • Business English Review
  • Word Level 1
  • Proofreading
  • Excel Level 1
  • PowerPoint Level 1, Level 2
  • Outlook Fast Course
  • Access I (optional)

*An additional speed-building course may be needed to meet the minimum words per minute requirement.  

Bookkeeper Career Certificate

Bookkeepers produce financial records for organizations. They record financial transactions, update statements, and check financial records for accuracy. Provides eligibility for National Exams in Bookkeeping, Microsoft Office Specialist, and QuickBooks.

Approximately 40 weeks full time.

  • Intro to PC
  • Windows
  • Keyboarding I (30 wpm)*
  • Accounting I
  • Accounting II
  • Accounting III
  • Excel Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
  • 10 Key
  • QuickBooks Level 1, Level 2
  • Excel I for Accounting (optional)
  • Excel II for Accounting (optional)

*An additional speed-building course may be needed to meet the minimum words per minute requirement.  

Customer Service Representative Career Certificate

Customer service representatives interact with customers to handle complaints, process orders and provide information about an organization’s products and services.

Approximately 16 weeks full time.

  • Intro to PC
  • Windows
  • Computer Keyboarding I (30 wpm)*
  • Telephone Techniques
  • 10 Key Fast Track

*An additional speed-building course may be needed to meet the minimum words per minute requirement.  

Executive Assistant Career Certificate - New for Fall 2021!

Executive assistants perform routine clerical and administrative duties including organizing files, preparing documents, scheduling appointments, and supporting other staff. Provides eligibility for Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (MSO).

Approximately 38 weeks full time.

  • Intro to PC
  • Windows
  • Keyboarding I (50 wpm)*
  • Business English Review
  • Word Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
  • Proofreading
  • Excel Level 1, Level 2
  • Access Level 1, Level 2
  • PowerPoint Level 1, Level 2
  • Outlook Fast Course

*An additional speed-building course may be needed to meet the minimum words per minute requirement.  

General Office clerk career Certificate

General office clerks perform a variety of clerical tasks including answering telephones, typing documents and filing records. 

Approximately 32 weeks full time.

  • Intro to PC
  • Windows
  • Keyboarding I (40 wpm)
  • Excel Level 1
  • Outlook Fast Course
  • Proofreading
  • Word Level 1

Information Clerk career Certificate - New for Fall 2021!

Information clerks perform a variety of clerical tasks including answering telephones, typing documents, and filing records.

Approximately 32 weeks full time.

  • Intro to PC
  • Windows
  • Keyboarding I (40 wpm)*
  • Excel Level 1
  • Outlook Fast Course
  • Proofreading
  • Word Level 1

*An additional speed-building course may be needed to meet the minimum words per minute requirement.  

legal Administrative Assistant Career Certificate

Legal administrative assistants perform a variety of tasks to support lawyers, including maintaining and organizing files, and drafting documents. Provides eligibility for Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (MSO).

Approximately 35 weeks full time.

  • Intro to PC
  • Windows
  • Keyboarding I (50 wpm)*
  • Business English Review
  • Word Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
  • Legal Terminology
  • Machine Transcription - Legal
  • Legal Office Procedures
  • Outlook Fast Course

*An additional speed-building course may be needed to meet the minimum words per minute requirement.  

Medical Administrative Assistant Career Certificate

Medical administrative assistants complete administrative tasks in the offices of physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. Their duties vary with the location, specialty and size of the practice.

Approximately 35 weeks full time.

  • Intro to PC
  • Windows
  • Keyboarding I (50 wpm)*
  • Business English Review
  • Word Level 1, Level 2
  • Medical Terminology
  • Machine Transcription - Medical
  • Medical Office Procedures
  • Outlook Fast Course

*An additional speed-building course may be needed to meet the minimum words per minute requirement.  

Payroll Accounting Clerk Career Certificate

Payroll accounting clerks compile and record employee time and payroll data. May compute employees’ time worked, production and commission. May compute and post wages and deductions or prepare paychecks. Provides eligibility for QuickBooks Certified User Exam (QBCU).

Approximately 24 weeks full time.

  • Intro to PC
  • Windows
  • Computer Keyboarding I (30 wpm)*
  • Payroll Accounting 
  • 10 Key
  • Excel Level 1, Level 2
  • QuickBooks Level 1, Level 2

*An additional speed-building course may be needed to meet the minimum words per minute requirement.  

PC Computer Operator Clerk career certificate

PC Operator Clerks are proficient in the intermediate levels of Microsoft Office software. Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Windows. Provides eligibility for Microsoft Office Certification (MSO).

Approximately 26 weeks full time.

  • Intro to PC
  • Windows
  • Keyboarding I (35 wpm)*
  • Word Level 1, Level 2
  • Excel Level 1, Level 2
  • PowerPoint Level 1, Level 2
  • Access Level 1, Level 2
  • Outlook Fast Course
  • Publisher (optional)

*An additional speed-building course may be needed to meet the minimum words per minute requirement.  

PC Computer Operator Specialist Career Certificate

PC Operator Specialists are proficient in the advanced levels of Microsoft Office software. Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Windows.  Provides eligibility for Microsoft Office Specialist Certification (MSO).

Approximately 40 weeks full time.

  • Intro to PC
  • Windows
  • Keyboarding I (35 wpm)*
  • Word Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
  • Excel Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
  • PowerPoint Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
  • Outlook Fast Course
  • Publisher (optional)

*An additional speed-building course may be needed to meet the minimum words per minute requirement.  

Receptionist Career Certificate

Receptionists perform administrative tasks, such as answering phones, receiving visitors and providing general information about their organization to the public and customers.

Approximately 24 weeks full time.

  • Intro to PC
  • Windows
  • Keyboarding I (35 wpm)*
  • Telephone Techniques
  • Word Level 1
  • Excel Level 1
  • Outlook Fast Course

*An additional speed-building course may be needed to meet the minimum words per minute requirement.  

Staff Assistant Career certificate

Staff Assistants perform a variety of clerical tasks, including typing documents and filing records. A Staff Assistant will support office staff in most tasks that need completing.

Approximately 26 weeks full time.

  • Intro to PC
  • Windows
  • Keyboarding I (40 wpm)*
  • Business English Review
  • Word Level 1, Level 2
  • Proofreading
  • Excel Level 1
  • Outlook Fast Course
  • PowerPoint Level 1, Level 2
  • Access Level 1 (optional)

*An additional speed-building course may be needed to meet the minimum words per minute requirement.  

Design Your Own Program

Meet with the instructors to design a career program to reach your goals. Register in the classroom. Completion time varies.