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Take your administrative skills to a higher level: become an expert in office applications.

Administrative professionals spend more and more time on the computer. To stay ahead, it’s increasingly important be proficient in a variety of creative applications.

TCL’s Office Applications for Business and Industry certificate program provides hands-on training to help you develop higher-level skills in a variety of office applications. Graduates walk away with the skills and expertise they need to fully utilize a wide range of office applications.

The Program


The curriculum empowers you to make the most of the desktop tools you have at your fingertips, helping you learn to work smarter and faster. Courses include word processing, desktop publishing, computer applications, database, spreadsheets and graphics.

You can complete this 21-credit-hour certificate program in as little as two full-time semesters, with classes in person and/or online.

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  • Quick Facts


    MOVE UP

    Take your administrative skills to an even higher level.

    INDUSTRY-DRIVEN

    Program vetted by an advisory committee of professionals from across the Lowcountry.

    CREATIVE

    Learn to design informative pieces that help you (and the business) succeed.

    ACCREDITATION


    Technical College of the Lowcountry is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award Associate Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Technical College of the Lowcountry.

    PROGRAM COST


    Tuition: 21 credits x $190 per credit = $3,990.

    Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free.

    *Based on Fall 2019 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Does not include fees, books and other costs. Qualifications vary.

    WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING


    “It’s always amazing to see how students learn to make the technology work for them.”

    Latesha McComas

    TCL Graduate & Administrative Office Technology Instructor

    Career & Education Opportunities

    This certificate provides the necessary skills for working in any computerized office whether it is a medical facility, construction company, hotel, or government offices. Students will learn skills to include: produce and utilize databases with ACCESS, create spreadsheets and charts with EXCEL, letters and mail merge functions with WORD, and flyers with PUBLISHER.

    Is this program for you?

    TCL’s Office Applications for Business and Industry Certificate program is a good fit for those who

    • are well organized and detail oriented.
    • already have a working knowledge of computers and office applications.
    • excel at written and verbal communication.
    • enjoy creating and designing informative pieces.

    Program Dean


    Shunda Ware

    Dean of Business and Industrial Technologies

    843-525-8238

    Building 14, Room 118

    Instructors


    Latesha McComas

    Administrative Office Tech Instructor

    843 525-8325

    Bldg 14, Rm 108