10 Courses Required

Does your work require proficiency in Microsoft Office? Make your everyday tasks easier by taking your skills to a high level and gain a valuable credential for your resume. Offices around the world use Microsoft's Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project, Visio, and Macros and VBA products.

This flexible program makes it possible to customize a certificate to meet your specific needs. If you already have experience in an application, you may begin your learning at the level that fits your needs.

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This program is perfect if you...

  • Want to be an expert and utilize Microsoft Office to its full potential
  • Want to possess one of the top skills sought by employers
  • Would like a credential for your resume
  • Want to facilitate the effective processing and professional presentation of data

What will I get?

Students who complete this program will receive a Professional Certificate.

Program details

Online and In Class

Courses in this program are delivered online and in class. Courses are scheduled at convenient times, allowing you to complete the program at a pace that fits your life.

Classroom courses are taught in computer labs at the main campus, typically in two full-day sessions from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Online learning fits into busy schedules by taking the learning experience out of the traditional classroom. Students have online access to instructors, fellow learners, and learning materials.

Before taking your first online course, we recommended taking our free course: Digital Skills for Learning Online

10 Courses, 140 Hours

All Continuing Education programs are developed with part-time learners in mind. The Certificate in Office Applications is a 10-course program that takes at least 140 hours depending on selected options and required prerequisites.

The length of time it takes to complete this program varies by student. Most students complete the Certificate in Office Applications in one or two years.

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The approximate cost to complete the Certificate in Office Applications is $5,750, depending on selected options and required prerequisites.

This includes the $105 admission fee.

You do not require a degree or diploma to apply for admission to this program. You can take individual courses to start, and apply later.

The admission fee is $105.

To apply, you must meet the following requirements:

Programs change from time to time, so we recommend that you apply for admission as early as possible. Once admitted, your requirements to complete the program will not change – even if the program changes. You can be confident that completed and eligible courses will apply to your program.

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Prior learning from other post-secondary institutions

Advanced standing may be granted for equivalent, graded courses completed at other post-secondary institutions. Credit may be granted up to a maximum of 30 hours towards this program.

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On completion of this program, you may wish to pursue studies in another.

The course ICT 701 Business Intelligence Self Service can be applied towards a Certificate in Business Intelligence and Analytics.

If you wish to pursue another program:

  1. Complete the Application for Admission for your next program
  2. Contact us to request transfer of the equivalent course credits

The transfer of course credits will not happen without your request.

Each year, scholarships and awards are given to deserving students not only for their academic achievement, but also for community involvement. Award sponsors include both corporate and private donors.

To apply, you must meet eligibility criteria and submission deadlines. Students in this program may be eligible for the following awards:

It is the student's responsibility to ensure all requirements for graduation are fulfilled.

See Graduation for details.

This program does not qualify students to apply for an international study permit.

International students who wish to live and work in Canada should consider our International Professional Programs.

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