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Office Skills Program

Office Skills is the perfect program for people who want to learn how to run an office efficiently. Individuals who specialize in this area are generally good at multi-tasking and working as a part of a team.

If the following qualities describe you, Office Skills might be a good program choice:

  • Interested in technology
  • Enjoy multi-tasking
  • Friendly
  • Detail oriented
  • Flexible

Office Skills: What's the job outlook?

Businesses rely on the expertise of their support staff more and more every day, so job applicants who know their way around office technologies and computer software have a competitive edge. Those that can provide unbiased proof of their skills in the form of industry-recognized certifications have the greatest potential for becoming a valuable part of a business team. Official certifications reassure employers that you have the know-how to be productive on the job.

What will I do with my education?

Graduates of Heald's Office Skills program pursue a variety of rewarding positions. It's the perfect program for someone entering the workplace for the first time, someone reentering the workplace after some time, or a current jobholder who wants to upgrade his or her skills.

Job Duties

This Certificate of Completion program prepares students to handle the two most essential administrative tasks, data entry and word processing, which are considered the lifeblood of virtually all types of businesses. The program is a two-quarter, 24-unit, non-degree program that provides training preparation for the Microsoft® Certified Application Specialist (MCAS) and Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3™) exams. Typically, students who have completed this program go on to earn additional certifications to validate their skills and further their careers.

You'll get more than career training at Heald. You'll gain professional polish so you can be an asset your first day on the job. If you're interested in this program, you can pursue a Certificate of Completion in Office Skills.

The above serves as a general overview for this program. For details, please refer to our academic catalog.

Campuses Offering the Office Skills Program

Please note: Program may vary by campus location and term.