Microsoft Word Application Professional
Offered at the Following Campus
The Microsoft Word Application Professional Certificate will provide students with the basic knowledge and skills needed to obtain employment in entry-level jobs using word processing. The certificate emphasizes keyboarding and word processing.
The standard curriculum for the Microsoft Word Application Professional certificate program is designed for the semester system. Students may enter the program any semester. The certificate generally takes 2 semesters to complete. To graduate, students must earn a minimum of 14 credit hours.
- Submit a completed application;
- Be at least 16 years of age;
- Submit official high school/high school equivalent transcripts;
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
- Satisfy Placement Testing requirements.
(Prerequisites: The ability to key 25 gross words a minute on 3-minute timings with no more than 3 errors, COMP 1000.)
(Co-requisites: The ability to key 25 gross words a minute on 3-minute timings with no more than 3 errors, COMP 1000.) Reinforces the touch system of keyboarding placing emphasis on correct techniques with adequate speed and accuracy and producing properly formatted business documents. Topics include: reinforcing correct keyboarding technique, building speed and accuracy, formatting business documents, language arts, proofreading, and work area management.