Occupational endorsements are certificates requiring 29 or fewer credits to complete. These certificates provide the specialized knowledge and skills needed in specific employment sectors.
The Computer Information & Office Systems program offers the following occupational endorsement certificates.
Office Foundations - Provides foundational skills required for entry into the administrative office professional field (9 credits).
Office Support - Builds
on the Office Foundations OEC with additional skills an administrative
assistant would typically use in an office setting. Prerequisite: Office Foundations OEC. (13 credits)
Corporate Specified Skills - Enables
employers to target skill sets needed for positions within a specific
business or industry. Consulting with a faculty advisor, students will
complete a study plan, which will formally establish the specific
program requirements. The study plan becomes official once it is
approved by the department chair and is filed with Enrollment
Management. (19 credits)
Suspended Occupational Endorsement Certificates
The following OECs are under suspension as of Spring 2013 The department will not be admitting any new students to them.
Many University of Alaska Anchorage Certificate and Occupational Endorsement Certificate programs are defined as Gainful Employment programs for the purposes of student financial aid. Valuable information about these programs including program cost, graduation rates, job placement rates, student loan debt, and other important information can be found by visiting the UAA Gainful Employment Disclosure website.
Please see an advisor for more information about these certificates. You can schedule an appointment by calling 907.786.6423.