Certificate in Business Information Professional

The Business Information Professional Certificate of Achievement is designed to prepare students for entry-level office and administrative support in a variety of job positions, including general office clerks, retail salespersons, customer service representatives, receptionists, and information clerks.

Certificate of Achievement Level Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Business Information Professional Certificate of Achievement will:
  1. Apply essential oral and written communications skills, computer applications, including beginning Excel, Word, and Outlook, the fundamentals of computer systems, critical thinking and problem solving with a solid foundation in Microsoft Windows and Office as well as strong digital and web literacy skills in a business environment setting.
Required courses:
BUS 152Business Communications3
ITIS 115Computer Information Systems3.5
OFF 101Introduction to Microsoft Office Applications3.5
OFF 120Microsoft Excel3
OFF 215Microsoft Outlook2
OFF 260Computer Keyboarding and Document Processing3.5
OFF 285Administrative Office Procedures3
OFF 294Microsoft Word3
Total Units24.5

1-Year Curriculum Map Example
This map represents one possible pathway through the program and is only for reference.

*It is highly recommended that you make an appointment to create a customized education plan that fits your needs.

Plan of Study Grid
Fall Term 1Units
OFF 101 Introduction to Microsoft Office Applications 3.5
OFF 120 Microsoft Excel 3
OFF 260 Computer Keyboarding and Document Processing 3.5
Winter Term 1
ITIS 115 Computer Information Systems 3.5
Spring Term 1
OFF 285 Administrative Office Procedures 3
OFF 294 Microsoft Word 3
BUS 152 Business Communications 3
Summer Term 1
OFF 215 Microsoft Outlook 2
 Total Units24.5

Career Opportunities

There are a variety of careers you can do with this major.


To explore more about this major, schedule an appointment with a career counselor.