2020-2021 Catalog 
    Sep 23, 2023  
2020-2021 Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

Business Office - Professional Certificate

The Business Office - Professional certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in a variety of business and office settings.

The program offers a series of skill-building opportunities with related courses in administrative office procedures and information processing.  The courses are intended to give a broad introduction to the wide-ranging skills needed in this environment; the electives assist the learner in focusing upon their chosen business or industry while adding needed skills specific to their fields.

Credit Hours Required: 25

Note: This program can be completed entirely online.


Business Office - Professional Certificate Suggested Course Sequence  

Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Business Office - Professional certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Communicate in a professional manner using various methods in the context of common business practices.  (BSA 102, BSA 225, ENG 101, ENG 136, MGT 233)
  2. Analyze career opportunities for business office positions in all types and sizes of companies.  (BSA 102, BSA 225)
  3. Use technology to organize information and complete administrative tasks and responsibilities. (BSA 130, BSA 225, CSA 126)
  4. Recognize soft skills needed by an employee and/or a member leader of a team to accomplish the goals of the organization. (BSA 102, BSA 225, ENG 101, ENG 136, MGT 132)
  5. Demonstrate efficient procedures for accomplishing various administrative-related tasks that are appropriate and ethical. (BSA 130, BSA 225, CSA 126, MGT 132)