Career Major - Office Information Specialist

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Office Information Specialist - Alva and Fairview Campus
The Office Information Specialist career major helps students gain the technical and managerial skills needed for success in competitive business careers. They learn to integrate multiple software applications used in office settings. In addition, students acquire graphic web and digital communications skills. Students learn a variety of software packages used in desktop publishing and web design and develop the fundamental skills needed to create, revise, optimize and export graphics. Students gain skills required for numerous industry-related certifications including Adobe and Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) credentials.

Career Major Length: 960 hours

SOC Code: 43.9061
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Fundamentals of Technology* 120
Fundamentals of Administrative Technologies* 120
Administrative Technologies II* 120
Office Administration & Management* 120
Desktop Publishing & Graphic Design* 120
Fundamentals of Web Design* 120
Multimedia and Image Management Techniques* 120
Career Major Capstone 120

Campus Location
: Alva and Fairview

*This course meets the requirements for a computer science/computer technology course for high school students that are in the OHLAP program.

Financial Aid Eligible: Yes, for those who qualify.

Who Can Enroll: High School Juniors and Seniors & Adults

Student Organization: BPA - Business Professionals of America

Tuition and Materials Use Fees:
Full-time in-district adult tuition - $1,920
Full-time out-of-district adult - $3,840
Full-time materials use fees - $480

Salary Range:

Helpful Attributes and Abilities:

  • Reading, language and math skills at the 8th grade level or above
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Dependability

Cluster: Business, Management & Administration

Pathway: Administration & Information Support

Alva Instructor: Andrea Long

Fairview Instructors: Sharee' Madsen and Jessica Shanbacher

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Updated 6/9/15