There’s a reason it’s called “Office.” Because if you work in an office, you’ll use it. Life is so much easier if you’re an expert.
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14
Recent Graduates
There are 14 recent graduates of this Madison College program.
$53k
Annual Salary
Our recent graduates of this program reported an average starting salary of $53,220.
100%
Employed
100% of our recent graduates got a job in the industry.
Microsoft Office
Program Number: 301066
Your Degree:
Technical Diploma
Area of Study:
Business
Delivery Method:
100% Online
Some Online / Some In Person
Estimated Time to Complete:
13 Credits | Finish training in as little as 1 year (programs vary)
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Estimated Tuition

$2,292.05

$1,833.00 Tuition
$459.05 Materials/Supplemental Costs
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  • Program Overview

    In the Microsoft Office program, you will learn how to use the latest software which is utilized in so many career paths. Our instructors are here to help you every step of the way. We also have a dedicated lab if you need homework help. Check out the Accounting and Business Lab virtually or in person. 

    Program Details

    Students in MATC's Microsoft Office diploma program can attend full or part-time.

    Microsoft Office diploma classes may be offered at these Madison College campuses:

    • Madison - Truax

    Careers

    Madison College's Microsoft Office diploma graduates are ready for a range of professional positions, including:

    • Administrative Professional
    • Executive Assistant
    • Word Processing Specialist
    • Secretarial Assistant
    • Program or Clerical Assistant
    • Document Specialist
    • Customer Service Representative
    • Office Support Assistant
    • Office Administrator
    • Data Entry Operator
  • Curriculum and Experience

    Prospective program students, the information below reflects the basic requirements for students admitted for the 2021-2022 academic year. To learn more about Madison College, visit us.

    Current and newly admitted program students, go directly to your Degree Progress Report to view:

    • Progress toward your specific requirements
    • Alternative (in lieu of) courses to meet specific requirements

    If you have questions after reviewing your degree progress report (advisement report), please see Advising Services.

    Courses
  • Admission

    To Apply
     

    • Visit MATC to learn more about the Madison College experience including campus tours and program open houses.

    After Acceptance

    Once you are admitted into your program, review the Start of Semester Checklist to prepare for your first day of classes at MATC. 

    Questions?

    Contact the Enrollment Center at EnrollmentServices@madisoncollege.edu or (608) 246-6210.

     

  • Career Outcomes

    After completing the Microsoft Office Diploma program at Madison Area Technical College, you will be able to:

    • Manage an office effectively and efficiently.
    • Communicate clearly and professionally.
    • Use appropriate technology and technical skills to manage information and solve problems.
    • Graduate Summary

      Graduate Report Summary Overview

      2018 2019 2020
      Number of Program Graduates 27 20 14
      Number of Surveys Sent 20 20 14
      Number of Surveys Returned 16 16 1
      Percent of Surveys Returned
      Available for Employment 8 10 1
      Percent Available for Employment 88.9% 100.0% 100.0%
      Not in Labor Market 8 6 0
      Percent Not in Labor Market 88.9% 60.0% 0.0%
      Available for Employment

      2018 2019 2020
      Graduates Employed 8 7 1
      Percent of Graduates Employed 100.0% 70.0% 100.0%
      Employed in Related Occupation 5 4 1
      Percent Employed in Related Occupation 62.5% 57.1% 100.0%
      Employed in Unrelated Occupation 3 2 0
      Percent Employed in Unrelated Occupation 37.5% 28.6% 0.0%
      Employed - No Response 0 1 0
      Percent Employed - No Response 0.0% 14.3% 0.0%
      Seeking Employment 0 3 0
      Percent Seeking Employment 0.0% 30.0% 0.0%
      Reaction To Training at Madison College

      2018 2019 2020
      Student satisfaction Mean (Out of 4) 3.8 3.7 2
      Number of Satisfaction Responses 9 10 1
      Very Satisfied (4) 7 7 0
      Percent Very Satisfied 77.8% 70.0% 0.0%
      Satisfied (3) 2 3 0
      Percent Satisfied 22.2% 30.0% 0.0%
      Unsatisfied (2) 0 0 1
      Percent Unsatisfied 0.0% 0.0% 100.0%
      Very Unsatisfed (1) 0 0 0
      Percent Very Unsatisfied 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
      Primary Reason for Attending Madison College

      2018 2019 2020
      Number of Primary Reason Responses 16 16 1
      Preparation for Getting a Job 5 5 0
      Percent Preparation for Getting a Job 31.3% 31.3% 0.0%
      Career Change 0 1 0
      Percent Career Change 0.0% 6.3% 0.0%
      Improvement of Existing Skills 2 2 1
      Percent Improvement of Existing Skills 12.5% 12.5% 100.0%
      Preparation for Further Education 8 8 0
      Percent Preparation for Further Education 50.0% 50.0% 0.0%
      Personal Interest 1 0 0
      Percent Personal Interest 6.3% 0.0% 0.0%
      Other 0 0 0
      Percent Other 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
      When Employment was Obtained

      2018 2019 2020
      Number of When Employment Obtained Responses 8 6 1
      Before Enrollment 3 1 1
      Percent Before Enrollment 37.5% 16.7% 100.0%
      While Attending the College 3 3 0
      Percent While Attending the College 37.5% 50.0% 0.0%
      After Training at the College 2 2 0
      Percent After Training at the College 25.0% 33.3% 0.0%
      Location of Employment (related and unrelated)

      2018 2019 2020
      Number of Employment Location Responses 8 7 1
      In College District 5 5 1
      Percent In College District 62.5% 71.4% 100.0%
      In Wisconsin, Not in District 1 1 0
      Percent of In Wisconsin 12.5% 14.3% 0.0%
      Outside of Wisconsin 0 1 0
      Percent Outside Wisconsin 0.0% 14.3% 0.0%
      Employer Location Unknown 2 0 0
      Percent Location Unknown 25.0% 0.0% 0.0%
      Salary Trend
      Salary Trend 2018 2019 2020
      Full Time Employment (Related Job) Full Time Salary Count 2 1 1
      Average Monthly Wage $3,139 $3,859 $4,435
      Average Hourly Wage $18.25 $22.44 $25.78
      Average Work Hours per Week 40.0 60.0 40.0
      Part Time Employment (Related Job) Part Time Salary Count 2 3
      Average Hourly Wage $15.22 $13.96
      Average Work Hours per Week 25.0 20.7
    • Graduate Employers

      Graduate Employers for academic year: 2020
      Employer(s) Job Title City* State** Positions
      Covance Laboratories, Inc Publishing Associate

      * - Only cities outside of Madison will display.

      ** - Only states outside of Wisconsin will display.

      *** - If you have a position to post, please contact Career and Employment Services at jobpostings@madisoncollege.edu

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1701 Wright Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53704

businessandappliedarts@madisoncollege.edu
608.246.6003 (Ext. 8)

Hours

Service Hours

  • Monday – Thursday: 8 am - 4 pm (In-Person and Virtual)
  • Friday: 8 am - 4 pm (Virtual Only)