York Community High School

Microsoft Office Specialist Certification

Course Name Change

Please note that Computer Applications I has been renamed to Microsoft Office Specialist Certification beginning in the 2016-2017 School Year


Billerman, John (630) 617-2400 ex.7121 Business Teacher jbillerman@elmhurst205.org

Course Description

#0759 Microsoft Office Specialist Certification

Grades 9-12 / 1 Semester – 1.0 Credit


Through this course, students will develop and enhance their computer literacy skills to gain Microsoft Office Specialist certifications. Microsoft Office software is used by the majority of businesses to capture, create and share information about and within the organization.  Programs such as PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Access help organizations manage information and manipulate data in order to achieve their business goals. Students can earn multiple Microsoft Office Specialist certifications for the different office programs listed above. MOS certifications validate a student/employees technology skill set to future employers and can aide a student in securing employment.