Computerized Office Specialist Degrees: Diploma & Online Training Info

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A computerized office specialist diploma will teach you everything you need to know about the latest administrative support technology so you can assume a position as an administrative support person in an office. Typical courses include computerized accounting, spreadsheets, and English. Read on to find out more.
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What is a Computerized Office Specialist Diploma?

In this diploma program, you will learn computer skills that are increasingly important in today's administrative support and clerical positions. Most of these positions require that you be proficient in the latest computerized office software. This diploma program will ensure that you are confident in applying for and landing these positions.

Skills You Will Learn

In a computerized office specialist diploma program, you will develop your skills in using the latest word processing, spreadsheet, accounting, and presentation software. You will also learn basic administrative and office support skills.

Courses

In a typical computerized office specialist diploma program, you will encounter the following courses:

  • Word Processing
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Spreadsheet Fundamentals
  • Communication Skills
  • English Composition
  • Microsoft PowerPoint

Why Get a Computerized Office Specialist Diploma?

Most administrative support and other office positions require that you are competent in the latest software. A computerized office diploma will ensure that you are up to date in the field and show to employers that you are qualified for these positions.

What Can I Do with a Computerized Office Specialist Diploma?

Those who graduate from this diploma program go on to provide administrative support in offices and businesses. Administrative support personnel are responsible for organizing an office and taking care of the day to day operations that keep offices running.

Job Outlook and Salary

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.bls.gov) predicts that while the demand for administrative assistants will grow more slowly than average in the near future, the number of available positions will be large. The best positions will go to those with software training. The median annual income for administrative assistants in 2004 was around $35,000.

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