2022-23 Virginia Western Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Aug 08, 2022  
2022-23 Virginia Western Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

Computer Office Support Specialist Career Studies Certificate



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Career Studies Certificate
221-298-02

Purpose: This career studies certificate is designed to prepare students to perform entry-level office functions. This is also an opportunity for career switchers who are seeking additional office and computer skills.

Program Objectives: Employers continue to expect an essential skill set for entry-level employee candidates. Potential entry-level job positions include assistants for various types of offices (i.e. public and private schools, business, dental, legal, human resources, insurance, banking, and small-business entrepreneurs).

Admission Requirements: Applicants must meet the requirements for admission to credit-level coursework established by the college.

Placement Requirements: Students who do not demonstrate readiness for college-level English will be required to select appropriate EDE 10  or ENG 111 /EDE 11*  coursework in consultation with an advisor.

Students who do not demonstrate readiness for the college-level math will be required to will select appropriate MDE coursework in consultation with an advisor.

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