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Office Specialist

Advanced Certificate

Program Overview

Learn current trends in office professions – things like office communications, data entry and more. It's a critical part of any business. Specializing in this area could make you a valuable asset in a thriving business. 

At Delta, you'll learn the essentials to becoming an office specialists and be ready for that promotion, or whatever's next on your horizon.

Earning Potential

Job growth is expected to decline, however, with more than 1,200 current jobs in the field, demand is expected.  

In this field, it is estimated you could earn $36,274 a year.

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Likely Careers

  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Procurement Clerk
  • Office Clerk


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About Delta's Program

As businesses continue to evolve and work with increasingly complex technology, the need for advanced training and professional certification becomes more important every day.

The Office Specialist Advanced Certificate will build on the skills previously acquired. This certificate is a part of a laddered program. Credits earned may be applied toward completion of an Office Profession – Administrative Assistant Associate in Applied Arts degree.

Program costs

Total credits: 40

Fee Cost
In-district tuition and fees $4,700
Out-district tuition and fees $7,520
Books and supplies $2,600

*Program costs listed are estimated and are subject to change at any time. Students will receive final costs at the time of course registration each semester.

Why you should choose Delta


Life is busy. But that shouldn't get in the way of your education. Delta offers classes at night, on weekends and online to make taking classes and getting that degree easier. Plus, Delta has learning centers so you can take classes even closer to home.  


Co-op opportunities

You can get hands-on experience in your field while you're working toward that degree. I know. It's awesome! Plus, you'll even get paid. That's co-op! Check it out.


Honors Program

The specially-designed courses emphasize creative and critical thinking, providing a unique learning experience. You have more exploration of the subject area with increased faculty and student interaction. Make the most of your Delta experience. Join Honors!


Facts & Figures

Office Professionals

Office professionals are the core of most businesses. Without competent assistants, executive administrators, bookkeepers, and office managers, most companies would be unable to function.

 Save big

At $112 per credit hour for students living in Bay, Midland or Saginaw County, Delta College is the most affordable college within 60 miles.

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