2021-2022 Catalog

Microsoft Office Application Specialist (MF51) Certificate

Campus Availability and Advisement:

  • This program is also available 100% online. For online advisement, contact any of the above.

Program Description:

The Microsoft Office Application Specialist certificate program enables the student to upgrade his/her microcomputer application software skills and prepare for certification.

Program Technical Requirements

1. All CIST programs require windows based PC.

2. Mac and Linux based computers are not compatible with programs.

3. CIST 1510 Web Graphics 1 and CIST 2531 Web Graphics 2 require an Adobe Photoshop subscription.

Course Validity Duration

All CIST courses are valid for a period of 5 years after completion.

COMP 1000 is valid for a period of 5 years after completion.

Education Requirement: High School diploma or GED® is not required to enter or graduate from the program.

Required Courses

COMP 1000Introduction to Computer Literacy


CIST 2126Comprehensive Presentations and eMail Techniques


CIST 2127Comprehensive Word Processing Techniques


CIST 2128Comprehensive Spreadsheet Techniques


CIST 2129Comprehensive Database Techniques


Total Credit Hours: 16 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation