Microsoft Office Specialist

Microsoft Office Specialist Certificate

Prepare for a career using today’s most common office software with Jackson College’s revamped Microsoft Office Specialist Certificate. This focused program can be completed in less than a year with just 16 credits needed. Start on the road to a new future in a short time!

Make yourself indispensable in today’s busy, automated workplace by mastering the Microsoft Office Suite. Students will study Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and advanced information technologies, such as web conferencing, social media and mobile applications. Prepare for the industry-recognized Microsoft exams for measuring an individual’s mastery of Office applications.

“We saw a need for a program like this in response to workers who need retraining or to be certified, in a highly concentrated and efficient schedule,” said Professor Angel Fonseca. “This degree prepares students to be certified in specific Microsoft Office programs or in the entire Microsoft Office Suite, in order to be competitive using the most popular office administration software platform used in businesses today.”

Careers in demand

Those who complete the certificate may find jobs as secretaries, help desk technicians, administrative assistants and stenographers. Having strong organizational, communication and decision-making skills are a plus. Salaries range from $24,000-$57,000 or higher. A large number of future job openings make for a bright employment outlook. Students can continue their studies and pursue an associate degree for the executive assistant program.

Learn more 

To learn more about this program, contact Angel Fonseca, 517.796.8512.