The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist/Advanced program provides advanced skills in computer software applications for a wide variety of occupations. Coursework includes advanced software applications in word processing, electronic spreadsheets, and other office skills. This certificate program is designed to assist students in preparing for the expert examinations for certification as a Microsoft Office Specialist.
Consumer Program Costs and Career Information:
Important information you’ll need when applying to MCC:
- Academic Career
- Degree/Certificate Type
- Career and Technical Certificate
- Academic Plan
- Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist/Advanced (CCL)
- Academic Plan Code
- Total Credits Required
- Catalog Year
Successful completion of the Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist/Advanced program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages* for this program. You can click on any occupation to view the detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants
Course Sequence by Term
The following is the suggested course sequence by term. Please keep in mind:
- The course sequence is laid out by suggested term and may be affected when students enter the program at different times of the year.
- Initial course placement is determined by placement tests and completion of 100-200 level course pre-/corequisites and program prerequisites.
- Students may be required to successfully complete a College Success Course (CPD150 or CPD/AAA115) within the first two semesters at a MCCCD College. See an academic, program, or faculty advisor for details.
- Students should meet with an academic advisor about any concerns that may affect course enrollment.
Full-time status is 12 credits to 18 credits per semester.
|Living Online or (MS Outlook: Level I and Microsoft Outlook: Level II)||No requisites or No requisites and Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in BPC106AH, or permission of Instructor.||RC||1|
|CIS113DE||Microsoft Word: Word Processing||RC||3|
|GBS104||Quality Telephone Techniques||RC||1|
|OAS101||Computer Typing I: Keyboarding and Formatting||RC||3|
|or Quality Customer Service||RC||3|
|Excel Spreadsheet or (Excel: Level I and Excel: Level II and Excel: Level III)||No requisites or No requisites and Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS114AE or permission of Instructor. and Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS114BE or permission of Instructor.||RC||3|
|CIS213DE||Advanced Microsoft Word: Word Processing||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS113DE or (CIS113AE and CIS113BE and CIS113CE), or permission of Instructor.||RC||3|
Select from the following courses to meet the Restricted Elective requirement.
|ACC115||Computerized Accounting||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ACC107 or ACC111 or ACC211 or ACC230, or permission of Instructor.||RE||2|
|BPC110||Computer Usage and Applications||RE||3|
|Computer Keyboarding I||RE||1|
|CIS121AE||Windows Operating System: Level I||RE||1|
|CIS122AE||Windows Operating System: Level II||Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS121AE, or permission of Instructor.||RE||1|
|CIS133AA||Internet/Web Development Level I-A||RE||1|
|OAS125||Introduction to the Professional Office||RE||3|
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Program Area Key
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for each course listed in the Required Courses area
Course Sequence total credits may differ from the program information located on the MCCCD curriculum website due to program and system design.
All information is administered by the Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation at Maricopa County Community College District and published is subject to change without notice. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information presented, but based on the dynamic nature of the curricular process, course and program information is subject to change in order to reflect the most current information available.
View MCCCD’s program website for the Certificate of Completion in Computer Applications: Microsoft Office Specialist/Advanced (http://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/MCCCD.woa/wa/freeForm?id=125859).
The pathway map presented above is for the current catalog year and is the intended pathway map for new students. Other versions of this pathway map from different catalog years are available below:
|Catalog Year||Effective Dates|
|2018-2019||5/29/2018 – 5/27/2019|