Provide in-demand office support to today’s businesses

The Office Support certificate is a short-term training program specifically designed for students wishing to acquire the software skills needed for rapid entry into the workplace. It is also geared to those who wish to update their previous office skills for re-entry into the job market. Specialized training is provided in computerized keyboarding, word processing, records management, information transcription, and other office software applications needed for today's highly technical office environment.

Degree pathway

Courses in this certificate program count towards NSCC’s Executive Administrative Assistant Degree.


Semesters estimated to complete degree. Complete faster with winter intersession and summer classes


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Achievement and Outcomes

Learner Outcomes

Guided Pathway Sheet

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If you have questions related to program admissions or applications, please contact or call 978-762-4188.

If you have program advising related questions, please contact or call 781-477-2215.

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North Shore Community College is an accredited public institute of higher education where all are welcome and each is challenged. NSCC is accredited by NECHE, the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly NEASC-CIHE, the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.).

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