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Business & Industry Certificates

Microsoft Office Certification


Program Information

Students in this program will gain valuable experience and skills making them more sought after in most careers than their peers. Certifications are widely recognized as evidence of Microsoft Office skills mastery, indicators of immediate productivity, and differentiating factors among other applicants. Employers regularly use certifications as selection criteria for hiring and promotion, and are often willing to pay certified professionals more.

Butler Community College is committed to flexible pathways for our student’s success. Courses are offered in varying delivery formats; face-to-face, blended and online. When reviewing this pathway, please check the Class Schedule to identify which format the course is offered to make sure you are selecting the delivery modality that fits your needs.

Completion Requirements

To receive this degree or certificate, a student must:

  • Attain a grade of C or higher in each required course.
  • Attain a minimum overall grade point average of 2.0 (C).
  • Take at least 3 nationally recognized Microsoft Office certification tests.

The classes are offered online, but not every semester.

BE165, BE170, and BE180 are face-to-face in the fall, online in the spring. Not offered summer.
BE175 is only offered in the fall and is online only.
BE115 and BE116 are offered in the summer and in the fall and are online only.
BE196 is offered in the fall and in the spring, online only. Not offered summer.

Contact Information

Karen Waddell
Co-Department Chair, Professor
BOE 216A

Lisa Schmidt
Co-Department Chair
Office: BOE 216B


Classes You'll Take

Microsoft Office Certification

Kicking off 2021, students qualifying for the Kansas Promise Scholarship can now go after their Microsoft Office certification and have their costs for tuition, fees and books paid for by the state. That’s right – tuition, fees and books at no out-of-pocket cost. This revolutionary $10 million program only gets better with the Butler Advantage – quality microsoft office education respected by employers. Get the Butler Advantage! Visit our Kansas Promise Act webpage to review scholarship qualifications, learn about the application process, and check out other eligible programs.