Microsoft Office Certificate Programs


Office and Administrative Support jobs are the largest occupation group in Monmouth County. According to the Monmouth County Workforce Investment Board, 1 in 6 jobs fit this category and they are projected to be among the top 10 fastest-growing set of jobs through 2022.

The Center for Career Development has several programs to prepare you for the next step in your career. Students in any of our certificate programs can take advantage of the Job Placement Assistance and access the Brookdale Job Portal. All certificates are eligible for WIA or WDP Funding. Here is a list of recent placements:

JBJ Soul Kitchen – Volunteer Coordinator
EPS Corporation – Executive Assistant
RCP Management – Property Manager
Children’s Center of Monmouth County – Administrative Assistant
Brookdale Community College – Office Assistant
New Jersey Natural Gas – Sales Representative

Business Office Support Specialist With MOS Certification

Be the “BOSS” of your career and learn the essential Microsoft Office tools you need to compete in today’s job market. This course now includes the Microsoft Office Specialist certification for Word. The Business Office Support Specialist (BOSS) course is an 11 week, hands-on, program that includes Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and an introduction to the accounting software package, QuickBooks.
BOSS is tailored to help you succeed in your next job. Our practical approach uses examples that you will encounter working in an office. When you complete the program, you will have a portfolio of your work to demonstrate your skills to potential employers. Job placement assistance is available and some students may qualify for funding toward the cost of the class. Workbooks, practice exams and exam fee included. 220 Hours. 90% attendance required.

Prerequisites Required: Basic typing skills.

Mon-Fri, Sep 23-Dec 10, 9 am-1 pm (no class Nov 28 & 29), Lincroft
Fee and Code: $2819, XCOMT 030

For more information, please contact Marian Smith at 732-224-2796 or

97% Pass Rate on MOS Word exam through April, 2019

This program is eligible for Veterans Education Benefits