Office Assistant Certificate

Overview

Approved By LWIA: 7
Last Re-Certification Date: 3/13/2019
Next Re-Certification Date: 3/27/2021

Program Description

This 8-credit-hour certificate program prepares students for positions as assistants in a business office. Students are introduced to advanced word processing and spreadsheets, the use of the Internet including Web browsing and email, and integrated use of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software. Students are also introduced to office skills such as time and records management and collaboration. this certificate is the first in a two-certificate sequence and may be followed by the Administrative Assistant Certificate.

Established in 2015

CIP: 52-0401 Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General.

Training Program Type

Vocational

Provider Information

Program Contact Info

1375 South Wolf Road
Prospect Heights, IL 60070
(847) 758-2372

Associated Job Families and Occupations

Certifying / Licensing / Registering Body

Harper College

Quality Assurance

  • Higher Learning Commission

Education Information

Industry Recognized Certification

16 Weeks ( 180.00 Hours / 8.00 Credit Hours )

Tuition$1,112.00
Books$1,133.00
Fees$275.00
Other Expenses(Materials, Supplies, Tools, Uniforms, etc)$75.00
Total Cost$2,595.00

Financial Aid

  • All financial aid depends upon individual student eligibility

Application Procedure

Must contact Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372 when approved to pursue program at Harper. Must apply to Harper College www.harpercollege.edu. Pay $25 application fee or obtain fee waiver code from Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372. Student will be directed to appropriate Harper College Academic Advisor for an educational plan. The maximum tuition and fees approved for this occupation is $3,000.

Entry Requirements:

  • Math - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Reading - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Language - Instruction is in English
  • Writing - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Other - All credit-seeking WIOA clients must have initial & ongoing academic advising

Nondiscrimination, Equal Opportunity, and Disability Provisions Compliance Assurance

  • EEO Compliant: Yes
  • Disability Accomodation: Yes

Program Offerings

  • Part-Time Enrollment
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Night Classes
  • Day Classes
  • Other(Specify)

Performance Data

Program: Office Assistant Certificate

Overview

Approved By LWIA: 7
Last Re-Certification Date: 3/13/2019
Next Re-Certification Date: 3/27/2021

Program Description

This 8-credit-hour certificate program prepares students for positions as assistants in a business office. Students are introduced to advanced word processing and spreadsheets, the use of the Internet including Web browsing and email, and integrated use of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software. Students are also introduced to office skills such as time and records management and collaboration. this certificate is the first in a two-certificate sequence and may be followed by the Administrative Assistant Certificate.

Established in 2015

CIP: 52-0401 Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General.

Provider Information

Program Contact Info

1375 South Wolf Road
Prospect Heights, IL 60070
(847) 758-2372

Associated Job Families and Occupations

Certifying / Licensing / Registering Body

Harper College

Quality Assurance

  • Higher Learning Commission

Education Information

Industry Recognized Certification

16 Weeks ( 180.00 Hours / 8.00 Credit Hours )

Tuition$1,112.00
Books$1,133.00
Fees$275.00
Other Expenses(Materials, Supplies, Tools, Uniforms, etc)$75.00
Total Cost$2,595.00

Financial Aid

  • All financial aid depends upon individual student eligibility

Application Procedure

Must contact Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372 when approved to pursue program at Harper. Must apply to Harper College www.harpercollege.edu. Pay $25 application fee or obtain fee waiver code from Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372. Student will be directed to appropriate Harper College Academic Advisor for an educational plan. The maximum tuition and fees approved for this occupation is $3,000.

Entry Requirements:

  • Math - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Reading - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Language - Instruction is in English
  • Writing - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Other - All credit-seeking WIOA clients must have initial & ongoing academic advising

Nondiscrimination, Equal Opportunity, and Disability Provisions Compliance Assurance

  • EEO Compliant: Yes
  • Disability Accomodation: Yes

Program Offerings

  • Part-Time Enrollment
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Night Classes
  • Day Classes
  • Other(Specify)