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Self-paced learning might be perfect for your needs

The self-paced method of learning lets you move quickly through your course, spending less time on activities for those skills you have mastered and concentrating on those areas where you need work. The open lab environment provides an ideal setting for individualized learning with instructors always on-hand for personal assistance.

Gain a competitive edge! Brush up on the skills you have, acquire new ones, or earn a Microsoft (MOS) certification. Flexible course selection can be tailored to fit your prior work experience and help you meet your career goals.

Location: CCBC Catonsville

Administrative Office Specialist Courses

Basic Office Skills

Keyboarding I
Designed to teach the touch method of typing. Touch typing is demonstrated by typing without looking at the keyboard and using the assigned fingers for the appropriate keys.

Keyboarding II
Teaches proper formatting techniques for business documents such as correspondence, tables, and reports. Students also complete drills to build speed and accuracy.

Introduction to Windows
Introduces students to the Windows operating system. Topics include working with Windows programs, managing files and folders, and customizing Windows using the Control Panel.

Medical Office Skills

Machine Transcription
Introduces students to the fundamentals of transcribing business documents from digitally recorded media using transcription hardware and software.

Medical Terminology
Students develop an active medical vocabulary that will enhance career opportunities in the medical support field.

Medical Transcription
Provides the skilled transcriptionist with a working knowledge of the transcription of medical reports, including report formats and specialized rules of grammar and punctuation.

Microsoft Office Skills and Certification Prep

Microsoft Excel I and II
From basic skills through advanced Excel features, students learn the skill sets necessary to sit for the Excel Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exam.

Microsoft PowerPoint
From basic skills through advanced PowerPoint features, students learn the skill sets necessary to sit for the PowerPoint Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exam.

Microsoft Word I and II
From basic skills through advanced Word features, students learn the skill sets necessary to sit for the Word Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification exam.