Plan for Vendor Exams with a Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Program

With the Microsoft Office Specialist certification program, students develop proficiency in various office suite tools and validate their skills through vendor certifications for career advancement!

Blue Ridge CTC’s Microsoft Office Specialist certification program offers students hands-on training and industry-focused lectures to develop skills for using various office tools.

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Why Enroll in the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Program?

With the Microsoft Office Specialist certification program, students validate their skills by taking various vendor exams that employers prefer in the modern-day workforce. The certification allows students to:

    • Develop an in-depth understanding of the functionality of Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Gain exposure to the full features of various MS Office tools like Powerpoint, Word, Outlook, Excel, and Access.
    • Plan for industry-level certifications or continue further studies by earning credits.
    • Advance careers in diverse fields.


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Advance Your Career with a Microsoft® Office Specialist Certification Program

Fast-track your career with guidance from qualified faculty. The MS Office Specialist certification program provides skills for optimum use of Microsoft Office tools and prepares students to potentially sit for targeted vendor exams.

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With the MS Office Specialist certification, students receive hands-on instructions from highly trained faculty about the essentials of Microsoft Office Suite. The certification allows students to:

    • Gain knowledge about the various Office Suite tools.
    • Master the skills to use Powerpoint, Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access
    • Become more productive in current jobs by learning the ways to use various Office tools efficiently.
    • Learn real-world skills to gain an edge over others while searching for career opportunities.

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With a fast-paced Microsoft Office Specialist certification program, students gain foundational knowledge about MS Office tools.

The Blue Ridge CTC Microsoft Office Specialist certification develops workforce skills through hands-on training and expert guidance from highly trained faculty.

The Microsoft Office Specialist certification teaches the effective use of the MS Office tools to improve office productivity in various occupations. The certification program enables students to perform multiple tasks efficiently.


Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.

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