2023-24 Course Catalog

Technical Certificate


About the Program

The curriculum is comprised of core office administration, business, management, and communications courses.

Students will gain computer skills involving Microsoft® applications and SharePoint basics; this certificate is an ideal steppingstone into many of MTC’s associate degree programs.

This is a two-semester curriculum comprised of core office administration courses and studies in business, management, and communications. Credits earned can apply to an associate degree.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply integrated technologies for proposed office task solution. 

  • Prepare a portfolio displaying advanced desktop publishing techniques. 

  • Create an informative narrated presentation. 

  • Apply project management techniques including project charter, time, risk, change management, budgeting, and team dynamics. 

  • Evaluate business career pathways.  

  • Use problem-solving methodology to solve customer concerns and business problems. 

  • Describe legal requirements and ethical considerations pertaining to organizations. 

  • Explain economics concepts including demand, supply, competition, resources and making choices with regards to consumer behavior.  

  • Communicate effectively both written and orally. 

  • Solve problems through analysis, creativity, and synthesis to make informed decisions. 

  • Demonstrate good work habits, effective interpersonal and teamwork skills, and a high level of professionalism. 

  • Use technology tools efficiently and effectively to perform personal and professional tasks. 

  • Exhibit respect and sensitivity for individual and institutional differences. 

Occupational Certification Opportunities

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) – Office 365 Certification

Application Requirements

  • MTC Application for Admission and nonrefundable applicable fee.
  • Final high school transcript (or GED results) and college transcripts (if applicable).
  • Demonstrate college-readiness by achieving the required minimum score on a placement test, successfully completing any required college foundation courses, or satisfying other measures including but not limited to high school coursework, previous college coursework, samples of work, etc.



Career Opportunities

  • Receptionist
  • Information Coordinator
  • Technical Office Assistant
  • Office Clerk


The following is a typical course sequence for completing this program. The actual time needed to complete the program will vary according to each student’s individual needs.

First Semester

OIS1240Computer Applications




BUS1000Introduction to Business




MGT1400Introduction to Management


MGT2510Project Management


Second Semester

OIS1320Word Advanced


BUS2150Legal Environment of Business




ENG1000English Composition I


OIS1255Business Integrated Technologies


Total Credit Hours: 30

Total Credit Hours: 30