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Microsoft® Office Specialist (MOS) Program Description

Associated Certifications: Microsoft Certified Application Specialist: Using Microsoft® Office Access™ 2007, Using Microsoft® Office Excel™ 2007, Using Microsoft® Office Outlook™ 2007 & Using Microsoft® Office Word™ 2007

Course Description: The Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Program will enable you to start or advance your career as an executive assistant, business analyst, administrative assistant or secretary. In this hands-on program you will become proficient in Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook, as well as prepare for job search.  This program is designed to prepare you to take four MCAS exams, toward your Microsoft Office Master status.   This comprehensive program is comprised of the following courses and programs: Windows XP Professional Levels 1 and 2, Microsoft Office Word MCAS 70-601 Exam Preparation, Microsoft Office Excel MCAS 70-602 Exam Preparation, Microsoft Office PowerPoint MCAS 70-603 Exam Preparation, and Microsoft Office Outlook MCAS 70-604 Exam Preparation.  The job preparation course is customized for MCAS-related job opportunities and includes writing resumes and cover letters; writing and practicing interview question responses; participating in mock interviews; applying for jobs; and writing follow-up letters.
Course Objective: You will create and modify new databases and their various objects.

Course Length: 240 Hours

Target Student:
This program is designed for students who wish to learn basic to advanced features of the Microsoft Office applications. Graduates will qualify for employment in a variety of analyst and administrative positions including executive assistant, presentation specialist, business analyst, financial modeler, reporting specialist, administrative assistant, and secretary.

Prerequisites: Students should be familiar with Microsoft Office applications.

Performance-Based Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, students will be proficient in Microsoft Office Access, Excel, Outlook, Word and XP.