In addition to the associate degree with the administrative professional designation, Monroe County Community College offers certificate programs in administrative office specialist and administrative office assistant. The college recognizes that many employers place value on a certificate which authenticates specialized preparation. Courses taken under the certificate programs are applicable to the associate degree. Those who complete these certificate programs will typically be prepared for entry-level employment as administrative coordinators, administrative specialists, executive administrative assistants, office administrators, and office managers.
The Office Administration Software Specialist certificate will help prepare a student to sit for the MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) certification tests.
Basic keyboarding abilities and proper “touch typing” skills are required to be successful in these programs.