Program Overview

The Office Applications Specialist certificate program at Laramie County Community College can be completed entirely online. The program provides a quality educational curriculum with flexible and convenient course schedules. Students within the program will gain experience and be prepared for future careers using modern office software.

The program requires a total of 26 credit hours. To fulfill the 26 credit requirement there are 15 courses that the student must take. Some of the courses are Computer Keyboarding, Computer Information Systems, Windows I, Introduction to Networking, Introduction to the Internet, Presentation Graphics: Microsoft PowerPoint, Spreadsheet Applications I: Excel, Principles of Accounting, and Business Communication. 

Students may be able to find entry-level positions within work settings that use office programs and software. Laramie County Community College also provides options for students to advance their education by completing the Microsoft Office certification.  If a student is interested, course credit within the Office Application Specialist certificate program may be applied to the Associate in Applied Science Computer Information Specialist degree. 

Graduates of the certificate program may find careers as an Information Security Analyst, Applications Software Developer, Web Developer, Computer Systems Administrator, Computer Network Architect, Multimedia Artist, and Graphic Designer. 

Courses within the program will cover various topics within the fields of business, accounting, office software, and management. Students will be taught the fundamentals of software, hardware, business information systems, and problem solving with computers. In addition to course subjects like advanced word processing and excel, students will also learn how to create web pages and utilize fundamental accounting principles.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Requirements

    Must be one of the following in order to apply:
    • High school graduate
    • Be a General Educational Development (GED) recipient
    • Over the age of 18 and can demonstrate the ability to benefit from instruction

    School Overview

    Laramie County Community College is a two-year public school located in Cheyenne, Wyoming. LCCC was established in 1968 and now has campuses in Cheyenne and Laramie and outreach centers at F.E. Warren Air Force Base and in Pine Bluffs.

    Laramie County Community College offers certificates of completion and associate’s degrees. Academic divisions include: Arts and Humanities; Business, Agriculture, and Computer Technology; Education, Natural, and Social Sciences; Health Sciences and Wellness; and Workforce and Community Development. Classes are offered during the daytime, evening, and weekend in traditional classroom settings as well as in online courses and teleconference courses. The school has articulation agreements with nearly 20 universities to make sure that most classes will transfer.

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