Business Software Applications Certificate, Credit Certificate

This certificate option emphasizes software applications skills, particularly word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and electronic presentations and will prepare students for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification.  For more information on certification, visit the Certiport website, http://www.certiport.com/portal/desktopdefault.aspx?tabid=664&roleid=101.

Program objectives

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  1. create documents and presentations using state-of-the-art software;
  2. display, manipulate, and calculate data in worksheets; and
  3. manage records and data electronically and manually.

Gainful Employment

http://www.ccbcmd.edu/migrate/gainfulemployment/business software applications.html

Total Credits Required for Certificate: 21*

Semester Sequence

Important Information

Short Description

This certificate option emphasizes software applications skills, particularly word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and electronic presentations and will prepare students for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification.

Type of Credential

Credit Certificate

Program Code

763

Contacts and Additional Information

Program Coordinator:
CCBC Catonsville, Lynne Mason
443-840-4510 or lmason@ccbcmd.edu

Additional Information:

  • Some classes offered only at the Catonsville campus
  • Opportunities for Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) - For Administrative Office Professional, see Departmental Exam. Several General Education classes also have PLA opportunities.
  • Articulation and Transfer Agreements

Courses Needed for This Program*

Note

*Credit students who are new to college (no successfully completed transferable college credits from other institutions) are required to take ACDV 101 - Academic Development: Transitioning to College. This 1-credit course is designed to be taken in the first semester at CCBC. Students must provide an official transcript(s) from an accredited institution to document successful completion of college coursework for the ACDV 101 requirement to be waived.

Other

Certify Your Microsoft Skills

The Software Applications Specialist associate degree and the Business Software Applications certificate prepare students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification exams.  Certification acknowledges candidates have the expertise to work with Microsoft Office programs.  Students who earn certification are set apart in today's competitive job market with greater earning potential and career advancement.  CCBC Catonsville is an authorized Microsoft testing center.  For more information about certification testing, visit the Certiport website, http://www.certiport.com/portal/desktopdefault.aspx?tabid=664&roleid=101, or contact Georgia Nunnally at 443-840-4206.