Office professional

About the Program

Program Duration:12 Weeks
Orientation Date:Thursday, August 18, 2022
(all dates tentative)
Classes Begin:Monday, August 29, 2022
Classes End:Thursday, November 17, 2022

Office professionals are among the largest occupation in the U.S. Their jobs continue to evolve and opportunities frequently open up for those willing to learn and grow with the profession. Information specialists control the flow of data and communication, keeping organizations running efficiently. Office administrators work in all industries from small firms to large chemical companies and hospitals.

Class Schedule:

Mon-Thursday: 8:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.
Friday: 8:30 A.M. - Noon

Upon completion, participants will receive:

  • Nine college credit hours
  • An Occupational Skills Award from Brazosport College
  • Microsoft Office Certification - Word Core*
  • Microsoft Office Certification - Excel Core*
  • A professional resume and basic interview skills
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*If score of 700 or above is attained in certification exams. If a score of 800 or above is achieved in the Word Core Exam, the student is eligible to take the Word Expert Exam. If student scores 700 or above in the Word Expert exam, they will earn an additional three college credit hours for POFI 2301. Students must pass the Excel Certification exam of 700 or above to receive Excel Core Certification.

Additional Information for Pipefitting & Electrical Students

Eligibility Requirements

Only applicants meeting all requirements, including TABE Reading and Language scores, will be eligible to attend orientation. Applicants with college degrees (Associate's or higher) will NOT qualify.

No Cost to Eligible Students

All expenses are covered including costs for tuition and TABE testing.

Limited Spaces

Seats in this program are limited. Only 12 participants will be accepted. This is a grant-based program, therefore certain criteria must be met in order to qualify for tuition assistance in the Jumpstart program.

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500 College Drive
Lake Jackson, TX 77566