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CIT Microsoft Officeâ„¢ Applications Specialist Certificate Requirements

Certificate of Achievement (Level I) – NMC Code 035

The Microsoft Office™ Applications Specialist certificate helps meet the demand for qualified and knowledgeable people in today’s workplace. It helps students to acquire the desktop applications expertise and basic computer skills needed to work more productively and efficiently with Microsoft Office™.

This program requires Microsoft Office™ 2016 on a Windows computer (or on a Mac with a Windows partition). The software is available for download and is also at campus computer labs.

This NMC credential also serves to train candidates for the globally recognized Microsoft Office Specialist series of certifications. NMC is a Microsoft Office approved testing center, and the certification exams are administered at the Aero Park campus. For more information, call (231) 995-2017.

Effective: Fall 2019

Certificate Requirements Credits: 17

Required Classes



BUS 155 Interpersonal Communications


CIT 119 Microsoft Office - Word


CIT 122A Computer and Internet Basics I


CIT 124 Microsoft Office - PowerPoint


CIT 170 Microsoft Office - Access


CIT 210 Microsoft Office - Excel


MKT 208 Digital Marketing


Note: Students selecting this certificate program need beginning keyboarding skills.

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