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Business Technology
   Office Software Specialist

Certificate, 63.5 credits, 4 quarters

You may earn college credits toward a certificate or degree through the successful completion of online classes. Students may complete most credits required through our extensive online class offerings. Many of the tests for the courses are proctored; local colleges and libraries are often willing to proctor exams.

Students living outside the Spokane area with questions concerning nontraditional credits should contact the department chair.

Program Description

Students enrolled in our Office Applications Specialist certificate program are trained and prepared to use Microsoft Office word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software to format and proofread manuscripts, tables, reports, correspondence, and other documents.

Students who successfully complete this program are prepared to:

  • use Microsoft Word;
  • use Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook;
  • use correct vocabulary, spelling, grammar, and punctuation in a wide variety of business documents;
  • transcribe letters, memos, agendas, and reports using transcribers and computers;
  • operate a variety of office equipment such as digital copiers, multi-line telephones, facsimile machines, and printers; and
  • use the Internet to obtain information and conduct e-commerce.

Consult the official program outline
for more information about this program.
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For more information:

Deby Hanson
(509) 533-8001 or 1-800-248-5644 ext. 8001


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1810 N. Greene St.
Spokane, WA 99217-5399
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