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Microsoft Office Specialist

Enter a new career, command a higher salary, or expand your career potential.

If you're re-entering the workforce or need to brush up on fundamental Office skills, these classes will get you where you need to be. Harford Comunity College offers noncredit classes in all of the Microsoft applications—in all day formats or in quick, one-hour live demo online sessions via MS Teams.


If you're looking for a quick refresher on one or more Microsoft applications for daily use, we offer LIVE Demo classes through the Ask Amy Training option. This one-hour live demo format has a one-time cost of $49 and the recording is included in the cost. 

Program Overview

Credential Earned:

Course completion certificate


Classes Required:







For one-hour Ask Amy sessions:

Jessica Edmondson at


Computer lab



Must be at least 16 years of age

Courses Available

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Office Applications

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft Publisher

Microsoft Project

Microsoft Word



What Can I Do When I Complete This Program?

After taking individual courses, you can consider earning a Microsoft Power User certification, or simply continue to improve your current Microsoft Office skills. Mastering the Microsoft programs will  improve your marketability in positions such as administrative assistant, receptionist, or office assistant, or if you have your own business.


Who Teaches This Program?

These courses are taught by experienced working professionals.