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Contact: Britt Pitre
Britt Pitre, Chair person, Design & Media Technology
Phone: 404-225-4439
Email:
Department: Academic Affairs, Academic Affairs, Business & Public Service Technologies Division
, Program Chair
Email: bpitre@atlantatech.edu
Direct: (404) 225-4439

 

 

Microsoft Office Applications Professional

Program Overview

Microsoft Office Applications Professional certificate program equips students with the knowledge and skills to perform a variety of job duties such as word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation applications in an office environment. The MOS certification validates a candidate\'s proficiency in Microsoft software for office productivity, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. These word processing, spreadsheet and presentation programs are tools used most commonly by those who work in offices. 

Minimum Program Length: 2 Semesters
Estimated Program Cost: $3,403

 

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Entrance Requirements

Admissions Requirements
  • Must be 16 years of age.
  • Completion of high school or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply.
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math.
  • Transfer of previous post secondary credits will be determined by the registrar.
Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate.

 

Course Overview

Contact Hours
Credit Hours
Curriculum (22 hours)
Occupational Courses (22 hours)
3
60

Introduces records management concepts for use in any office environment. Topics include: Basic Records Management Concepts; Alphabetic, Numeric, Subject, and Geographic Filing; and Records Retention, Transfer, and Disposition of Records.

This course covers the knowledge and skills required to use word processing software through course demonstrations, laboratory exercises and projects. Minimal document keying will be necessary as students will work with existing documents to learn the functions and features of the word processing application. Topics and assignments will include: word processing concepts, customizing documents, formatting content, working with visual content, organizing content, reviewing documents, sharing and securing content.
This course covers the knowledge and skills required to use spreadsheet software through course demonstrations, laboratory exercises and projects. Topics and assignments will include: spreadsheet concepts, creating and manipulating data, formatting data and content, creating and modifying formulas, presenting data visually and, collaborating and securing data.
4
90
This course covers the knowledge and skills to required to use database management software through course demonstrations, laboratory exercises and projects. Topics and assignments will include: database concepts, structuring databases, creating and formatting database elements, entering and modifying data, creating and modifying queries, presenting and sharing data and, managing and maintaining databases.
This course covers the knowledge and skills required to use desktop publishing (DTP) software and presentation software to create business publications and presentations. Course work will include course demonstrations, laboratory exercises and projects. Topics include: desktop publishing concepts, basic graphic design, publication layout, presentation design, and practical applications.
3
75
Introduces the fundamental concepts, terminology, and operations necessary to use computers. Emphasis is placed on basic functions and familiarity with computer use. Topics include an introduction to computer terminology, the Windows environment, Internet and email, word processing software, spreadsheet software, database software, and presentation software.