Certificate in Basic Office Management

Basic Office Management (Cert)


The Certificate in Basic Office Management is awarded upon successful completion of the 33 credit hours of business courses. Courses included in this certificate include introductions to business and management, financial accounting, managerial accounting, payroll accounting, business math, computers for business, QuickBooks, individual tax preparation and business communications. Courses required as part of the Certificate in Basic Office Management also satisfy requirements of the Associate of Applied Science in Business—Accounting Emphasis. The Certificate in Basic Office Management equips students with the knowledge and skills needed for an entry-level career in business. 33 credit hours

Basic Office Management Certification Requirements Credit Hours
ACC 201 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
ACC 211 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
ACC 220 Payroll Accounting 1
ACC 221 Introduction to Individual Income Tax Accounting 2
ACC 290 Accounting Software Applications 3
BUS 135 Introduction to Business 3
CIS 101 Computers for Learning 3
CIS 201 Computer Applications for Business 3
ENG 110 Writing I 3
MGT 120 Introduction to Management 3

MGT 130 Business Math  OR
MTH 100 Intermediate Applied Mathematics or higher

MGT 286 Business Communications 3
Basic Office Management (Cert) Credit Hours
Total Hours Required 33

*Math requirements exclude MTH 197 or MTH 297 and must equal a minimum of three (3) credit hours.
**Departmental permission is required if prerequisites have not been met.


  • Q: How much will this program cost me?
  • A: Tuition and fees: $3,908
    • Books and supplies: $1,858
    • On-campus room and board: N/A


  • Q: What are my financing options to pay for the program?
  • A: In addition to any grant  and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, 0% of graduates used loans to finance their education. The median debt for program graduates:
    • Federal Loans: $0
    • Private education loans: $0
    • Institutional financing plan: $0


  • Q: How long will it take me to complete this program?
  • A: The program is designed to take 12 months to complete. N/A % of graduates from this program finished in this time.
  • Q: What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?
  • A: The job placement rate for students who complete the program is N/A%
  • Q: Will I be able to pay back my student loans?
  • A: A % of students in this institution who took out federal student loans are successfully repaying them.