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Undergraduate Certificate in Microsoft Office Applications, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Online
The program description has been revised: This certificate is a study of the concepts and technology trends essential to office productivity applications. Students will explore the principles, practices, features, and functions of the word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and communications applications in the Microsoft Office Suite.
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Overview

The program description has been revised: This certificate is a study of the concepts and technology trends essential to office productivity applications. 

Students will explore the principles, practices, features, and functions of the word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and communications applications in the Microsoft Office Suite.

These courses use the Microsoft Official Academic Course curriculum that is aligned with Microsoft’s Exam 77-881: Using Microsoft Office Word 2010, Exam 77- 882: Using Microsoft Office Excel 2010, Exam 77- 883: Using Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010, and Exam 77-884: Using Microsoft Office Outlook 2010. 

The books meet the topical requirements for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Microsoft Office Word 2010 certification, Microsoft Office Excel 2010 certification, Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010 certification, and Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 certification. 

This certificate also examines Internet concepts and emerging technologies such as Web 2.0. An undergraduate student, regardless of field of study, may enroll in this certificate.

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • Appraise the impact of the Microsoft Application Suite on IT Management as it applies to office productivity, collaboration, and security.
  • Examine and use productivity software such as Microsoft Word to create lists, themes, mail merges, watermarks, templates, graphics, navigation tools, tables, charts, citations and bibliographies.
  • Evaluate and use productivity software such as Microsoft Excel to create and format spreadsheets, manipulate data, and use formulas, charts, conditional logic, graphics, and security features.
  • Examine the functionality of productivity software such as Microsoft PowerPoint to set up presentations, transitions, animations, and timing.
  • Assess the functionalities of Microsoft Access Relational Database Management System (RDBMS to design and develop a database application that includes user interfaces, form design, data analysis, and data presentation.
  • Appraise the use of productivity software such as Microsoft Outlook to follow up, categorize, set up rules, and program alerts.

Accreditation

American Public University is part of the American Public University System (APUS), which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The HLC accredits degree-granting institutions located in a 19-state region, and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (ED), and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date

    First Monday of every month

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description

      3 years: total time allowed to complete

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Relational Databases with MS Access: Introduction
  • Basic Productivity Applications
  • Advanced Productivity Applications
  • Office Presentation Applications
  • Office Communications Applications
  • Application Software Integration

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    520

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Our university welcomes international applicants from many countries around the world. We are an online university and students are not required to enter the U.S. Therefore, we do not issue I-20 or DS-2019 forms for the F-1 or J-1 student visas.
  • In addition to the admission requirements for undergraduate or graduate study, we may require additional documents related to residency, 
  • English proficiency, and educational background. Our institution maintains the right to require this documentation when needed.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    270 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 270 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    270 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 270 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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  • Tuition Rates Per Credit Hour
  • We charge a $50 technology fee (per course). Additional fees might apply.

Funding

International applicants are required to pay each course in full using a U.S. credit card or money order. The Automatic Debit Plan (ADP) payment option is available when used with a credit card drawn from a U.S. institution.
Suggestions for international students seeking financial assistance to fund their studies at APUS:

  • Contact their Ministry of Education – explore scholarship, grants or loan possibilities
  • Contact private lenders – companies or banks
  • Seek sponsorship from a personal investor

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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