Certificate of Achievement | 355 clock hours
School of Applied Technology
Program Location Taylorsville Redwood Campus, TB 534
General Information (801) 957-7522
Program Information (801) 957-3354
Academic and Career Advising
Academic Advisor Renee Scheering 801-957-3807
Associate Professors − Karl Jorgensen
Assistant Professors − Darcie Wheeler
The Office Specialist program enables students to develop entry-level skills in the computer/office occupations area. The most up-to-date tools necessary for securing and maintaining employment are emphasized throughout the program. Emphasis is placed on computer concepts, Windows, word processing, business writing & grammar, spreadsheets, and customer service.
For state and national occupation information, visit http://online.onetcenter.org/find/ and enter the following O*Net code(s):
- 43-9061.00 General Office Clerk
- 43-6014.00 Secretaries
Program Entry Requirements
Prospective students must have been assessed (TABE) within 90 days prior to enrollment.
- Reading: 10.0
- Math: 8.0
- Total Language: 10.0
- Keyboarding speed of 30 CWPM (correct words per minute) on a 5 minute timing.
- 10 Key speed of 5,000 sph (strokes per hour) on a 5-minute timing with 98% accuracy.
Total Program/Course Fees
Please visit the program website for up-to-date cost information.
Estimated Time to Completion
355 Clock Hours
|Program Student Learning Outcomes
||Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes
||1 - Acquire substantive knowledge
2 - Communicate effectively
3 - Develop quantitative literacies
4 - Think critically & creatively
5 - Become a community engaged learner
6 - Work in professional & constructive manner
7 - Develop computer & information literacy
|Training and skills in computers and software applications required to obtain employment in the office environment
|Training and skills in business writing and customer service
|Training and skills in job seeking, preparation, and interviewing required to be hired and succeed in the workplace