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Program Description

The Microsoft Office Certificate provides comprehensive training using the latest Microsoft Office applications. Learners will complete hands-on basic, intermediate and advanced project based training using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint. Microsoft Outlook basics will also be introduced. Globally recognized industry credentials for the Microsoft Office Specialist Associate level certifications are embedded within the certificate. Upon successful completion of the certificate, learners will obtain the globally recognized industry credentials for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Associate Level Certifications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and be eligible to test for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Expert Certification exams.

Approximate Cost

$1,800
Tuition: $1369 , Books: $431

Starting Salary

$24,960

Financial Aid

Not Available

Available

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Availability

Courses for this program may be available at a variety of campus locations through multiple modes of delivery if you meet the admission requirements and prerequisites.

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at Wausau
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at Antigo
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at Medford
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at Phillips
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at Spencer
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at Wittenberg
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at Online

* Campus and online availability of courses and programs may be subject to change.

Outcomes

Graduates will be able to…

  • Obtain globally recognized Microsoft Office industry credentials
  • Solve information technology problems
  • Apply Microsoft Office skills to workplace tasks

Courses

The Microsoft Office Certificate is a 9 Credit program. The following is a typical semester breakdown of the courses within the program.

POWERPOINT LEVEL 1 1.00
EXCEL LEVEL 1 1.00
WORD LEVEL 1 1.00
OFFICE LEVEL 3 3.00
WORD LEVEL 2 1.00
EXCEL LEVEL 2 1.00
POWERPOINT LEVEL 2 1.00

Credit for Prior Learning Available

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Pathways

Pathways are a series of connected programs that enable you to advance over time to better jobs and higher levels of education and training. By earning one degree, you could also be completing several courses of a related program in a pathway, bringing you one step closer to an advanced degree.

Completing the Microsoft Office Certificate Earns You:

Admissions Process

Our application process takes just a few minutes to complete, but we want to make sure you have the things you’ll need on hand to complete the application. We’re here to help if you have any questions while submitting your application.

Before you apply, you should know

IT programs require students to have fundamental computer skills to be successful. Students will be required to complete testing in Windows and Computer Concepts as part of the admission process. These tests are offered at no cost through NTC Testing Centers.

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The application can be submitted online and takes just a few minutes to complete. The $30.00 application fee is being waived at this time.

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Then, submit one of the following

Documentation can be sent via email to admissions@ntc.edu, via mail, addressed to: Northcentral Technical College, ATTN: Admissions, 1000 W. Campus Drive, Wausau, WI 54401, or delivered in person to any NTC campus.

  • High school transcript indicating a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above. Contact the high school you attended if you do not have a copy of your transcript.
  • ACT composite score of 16 or above. Request an ACT College Report from ACT or contact the high school you graduated from if you do not have a copy on hand.
  • Accuplacer scores. Score requirements vary by program and version of the Accuplacer test that was taken. For more details, please contact Admissions. If you did not take the Accuplacer at NTC, contact the college at which you took it to obtain a copy of your scores.
  • College transcript indicating a cumulative GPA of 2.5 over a minimum of 12 credits, earned at a single college.

If you do not meet any one of the above criteria, don’t worry, complete the application anyway and we will contact you to discuss your options.

What’s Next?

We’ll review your application and let you know if we need anything else. If you’re all set, your acceptance letter will be mailed to you.