Jul 24, 2024  
Spring 2023 Academic Catalog 
Spring 2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Office Technology, Advanced Skill Set

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Katie Roeher, Business Department Coordinator

Program Purpose

This program is designed to prepare students to obtain Microsoft Office Specialist Certification in Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Office Technology Advanced Skill Set, completers will be able to do the following:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point.


Microsoft Certification of the Office Suite provides students with demonstrated proficiency in the applications. This Certification can enhance job advancement as well as offer new employment opportunities. Students could choose to pursue an Associate of Applied Science degree in Business- Office Administration Concentration; all classes in the Advanced Skill Set are also required in the A.A.S. degree.

Notice to All Students

  • Annual Notification: All career and technical education courses and programs are offered at Pierpont regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, or disability.
  • Advanced Skill Set and Skill Set programs do not qualify for financial aid. Students seeking financial aid eligible degrees may incorporate the classes as electives when their schedule allows or may declare an associate or certificate degree in which the skill set and advanced skill set courses are embedded.
  • Students are reminded to review campus policies and procedures as stated in the catalog.

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