Microsoft Office Applications Specialist (MOAS)
(CIP Code 520401)18 Semester Hours
The Microsoft Office Applications Specialist Certificate is designed to prepare individuals employed in an office environment for specialized skills in word processing, spreadsheets, and database applications.
Graduates of this program will have acquired increased skills in targeted office applications.
Authorized certification course materials (MOS- Microsoft Office Specialist) are used in the courses and graduates are encouraged to obtain their MOS certification.
The certificate can be completed completely online and graduates may apply the coursework towards the Associate Degree in Administrative Office Technology.
This program of study requires that all developmental courses by completed prior to graduation. These developmental courses may or may not be prerequisites to courses required in the program. Developmental courses are determined by placement tests taken at the time of admission into the college. The developmental courses are MAT 013 and RWR 032. These courses do not count for credit in any program of study.
courses required to complete this program
Following is a list of courses required to complete this program. Since some courses are offered once a year, courses should be taken in the following sequence in order to complete the program in a timely manner:
COL 105 Freshman Seminar 303
CPT 101 Introduction to Computers 303
CPT 174 Microcomputer Spreadsheets 303
CPT 179 Microcomputer Word Processing 303
CPT 172 Microcomputer Database 303
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This program is aligned with the following career cluster: Business, Management & Administration
Departmental Approved Electives
ACC 101 Accounting Principles I
AOT 110 Document Formatting
AOT 251 Administrative Systems and Procedures
AOT 256 Office Management Skills
IST 110 Introduction to Cyberspace and Cybersecurity
IST 222 Introduction to Webpage Production
MKT 101 Marketing