Office Administration and Technology

Become a Microsoft Certified Office Assistant where employment is expected to continue to be strong with average wages starting at over $14.00/hour.

Office Administration

Next Training Session:

Dates:        January 27, 2020 - April 20, 2020

Time:          Day classes 3-4 times a week

Location:     Anoka Ramsey Community College

                   Coon Rapids Campus

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Types of jobs I can get with this certificate

  • Office Clerks
  • File Clerks
  • Receptionist
  • Data Entry
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Clerical

What you get out of the training

  • Seven weeks (110 hours)
  • 80 hours of Microsoft Office Training
  • 30 hours’ lab time
  • Intermediate Word and Excel
  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)
  • Exams
  • Six to eight week internships
  • Assistance with resumes and interviewing preparation
  • Support while you attend the training


  • 18 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or GED (or graduating before training starts)
  • Unemployed or underemployed
  • Type 25 WPM 
  • Pass basic computer test
  • 5th grade reading level and 6th grade math level