The Office Support Specialist certificate program prepares individuals for employment in the clerical field. Participants attend 8 weeks of training (with the possibility of a paid internship).
Microsoft 365 is utilized and instruction may include the following:
- Keyboarding/Word Processing
- Customer Service
- 10 Key Calculator Skills
- Mathematics Skills
- Presentation Software
- Office Procedures
- Office Equipment
Internship (approximately 4 weeks)
After the successful completion of your coursework, many students go on to apply classroom theory on-the-job in a four week, paid internship. During their internship, students continue to develop their inter-personal and work-related skills.
- High school diploma/equivalent prior to program completion
- 9th grade reading and math skills
There are many ways you can apply your certification toward getting a great job. Here are just a couple of examples of jobs and salary ranges.
General Office Clerk:
Missouri (Entry Salary)
Missouri (Avg Salary)
1-3% Growth expected 2016-2026
Benefits may be available for full time workers, such as paid vacations, health insurance, and sick leave.
*Missouri Economic Research Information Center