Office Administration Concentration (OFAC)

Certificate in Professional Studies (CERT_ADOT)

Knight Campus, Warwick and Flanagan Campus, Lincoln

This program has been designed to train administrative office professionals in any of the areas of concentration listed under Professional Studies. The courses have been tailored to help students fill the various needs of the business community.

Certificate program credits may be applied toward an Professional Studies or General Studies degree.

Note: Many courses require prerequisites, corequisites and/or testing. See course descriptions for details.

RECOMMENDED COURSE SEQUENCE
  • First semester: OFTD 1105, 1120, 1250
  • Second semester: OFTD 1220, 1370
  • Third semester: OFTD 1130, 1140, 1180
  • Fourth semester: OFTD 1170, 1280
  • Fifth semester: ENGL 1400; MATH 1005
General Education Requirements
COURSE NO. COURSE TITLE COURSE NOTES CREDITS
OFTD 1105 Essential Note Taking Skills   1
OFTD 1120 Microcomputer Keyboarding   3
OFTD 1130 Editing Skills for Office Communications I   2
OFTD 1250 Office Accounting   2
OFTD 1370 Business File Management   2
OFTD 1140 Office Technology and Procedures I   3
OFTD 1170 Office Transcription I   2
OFTD 1180 Speech Recognition Software Applications I   1
OFTD 1220 Microsoft Office Applications I   4
OFTD 1280 Editing Skills for Office Communications II   3
ENGL 1400 Business Writing for Office Professionals   3
MATH 1005 Business Mathematics   3

Total General Education Requirements Credits 29

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

Most students in this certificate program attend part time and take two courses each semester. Therefore, the average time to complete the Office Administration certificate as a part-time student could be five semesters (or 30 months). Students who choose to attend full time and are proficient in keyboarding could complete this certificate program in as few as two semesters (12 months). For more information about the number of CCRI graduates in this program and other important gainful employment information, please visit this page.

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Last Updated: 11/8/18