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Heartland Community College

Certificate - Microsoft Office Specialist

12 credit hours

Catalog Year 2022-2023

Students completing the Microsoft Office Specialist Certificate will be proficient in the basic and advanced features of all programs in the Microsoft Office Suite. Upon completion of this micro certificate, students will be prepared to earn certification as a Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook and OneNote Microsoft Office Specialist, as well as Expert Word and Excel Microsoft Office Specialist. Students can apply this certificate toward the Business Technology – Microsoft Office Specialist AAS degree. 

Class Title Credit Hours
CTEC 125 PowerPoint 1
CTEC 136 Excel Level I 1
CTEC 137 Excel Level II 1
CTEC 138 Excel Level III 1
CTEC 146 Access Level I 1
CTEC 147 Access Level II 1
CTEC 148 Access Level III 1
CTEC 156 Word Level I 1
CTEC 157 Word Level II 1
CTEC 158 Word Level III 1
CTEC 166 Microsoft Outlook & OneNote 2
Total Credit Hours 12

Information is subject to change. Please check with an academic advisor for current course offerings and program requirements. Current students with continual enrollment may graduate under the current program requirements or any program requirements in effect since first enrollment.

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Contact Us

Technology Department
WDC 1200
1500 W Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: (309) 268-8860
Fax: (309) 268-7963

Email the Technology Department

Adam Campbell

Interim Dean, Career and Technical Education
WDC 2202
Phone: (309) 268-8895


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