General Office Expert Certificate

Career Certificate

Master office processes & software

Boost your personal marketability with this 15-hour Office Professional certificate from College of Lake County. In just five classes, you learn to manage complicated office environments while also developing skills in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Upon completion, you’re ready to be a vital member of any office team.

What can you do with an Office Professional Certificate?

You’re a vital member of the team keeping a busy operation moving forward. You can succeed in roles such as:

  • administrative assistant
  • office manager
  • business analyst


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  • Career Certificate

    Earn a career certificate in 1 year or less to refine your skills into an in-demand career.
  • Program Length: 1 Year

    Full-time students finish in 1 year.

Career Outlook

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Your CCN guides you through the admission process, helps you choose your academic program, enroll in classes and connect you with resources.

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

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  • Credit for prior learning available
  • Dual credit options available
  • Global citizenship
  • Online/Virtual options available
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    ENG 121 3
    AMT 213 3
    AMT 217 3
    • Course Code ENG 121
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code AMT 213
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code AMT 217
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
  • Course Code Course Title Credits Course Highlights
    AMT 216 3
    AMT 116 3
    • Course Code AMT 216
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights
    • Course Code AMT 116
      Course Title
      Credits 3
      Course Highlights

Total Credit Hours


*Cost is estimated based on recommended pathway credit hours. This includes in-district tuition and other fees, such as books and materials before financial aid is applied, as well as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

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Administrative Management and Technology at CLC

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A certificate is just one possible way to study Administrative Management and Technology. Get the bigger picture—degrees, credentials, and extra options.

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