10 Credits | 1 year part time
Ashland*, New Richmond*, Rice Lake*, Superior*, Online
Outreach Centers: Balsam Lake*, Hayward*, Ladysmith*
*Combination of Online, Your Choice or On Site instruction. Select courses are available at the Northwood Tech Outreach Centers. Please contact your local campus for specifics.
Upon completion of this technical diploma, you’ll be able to apply technology to complete various business and administrative tasks. With this training, you’ll be prepared to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification industry credentials, elevating your skills for employment in the competitive business market.
Using the industry-standard Microsoft Office suite, you will integrate your software knowledge to complete complex projects using advanced document features, in-depth spreadsheet formulas, customizable databases, and using email, Teams and OneNote for communication and sharing documents, preparing you for a variety of business opportunities.
Microsoft Office graduates will be able to:
- Apply Microsoft Office skills to workplace tasks
- Solve user level Microsoft Office issues
Hear from Graduate
"Going to Northwood Technical College to earn my Microsoft Office certificate was life-changing. I had been out of school for almost 15 years. The instructors made learning new skills easy and fun. The skills learned in the courses gave me the confidence to apply for jobs that I used to not be qualified for."
Flexible scheduling and start dates.
Multiple class start dates available.
Microsoft Office instructors use a differentiated approach to teaching, keeping YOU in mind when developing lesson plans, workbook exercises, lectures, projects and other interactive learning activities.
Microsoft Office classes are offered on all campuses (Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake, Superior), Online, and outreach centers: Balsam Lake, Hayward, Ladysmith. Conveniently take classes in a way that fits your lifestyle: Online, Your Choice, or On Site.
Northwood Tech is large enough to serve you but small enough to know you. Our experienced faculty are knowledgeable, approachable and eager to help. The sizes of your classes will allow for the attention you deserve.
Start your education with a Microsoft Office technical diploma and continue to earn additional credentials! As a graduate of the Microsoft Office program, you can continue with your schooling to earn an associate degree in Administrative Coordinator.
Courses are available in a variety of formats, including Online, Your Choice (On Site or attend virtually), and On Site.
Microsoft Office is Part of a Career Pathway
As a Microsoft Office student at Northwood Tech, you can earn credentials each step of the way!
You could take this first and get a credential.
Continue your education to earn an associate degree.
Continue your education to earn your bachelor's degree.
Admissions and Tuition
Estimated Total Program Costs 2023-24*
10 Credits | 1 Year, Part-Time
*Tuition is an estimate and does not include any miscellaneous fees for various courses, tools, books, supplies or uniforms. Program book costs are in addition to tuition and fees and vary depending on course selection and where the books are purchased or rented.
After the Northwood Tech Microsoft Office Program
Upon completion of the program, you will earn a Microsoft Office technical diploma. Continue your education at Northwood Tech in the Administrative Coordinator associate degree.