The Computer Applications and Office Technologies department has consistently made a valuable contribution in assisting students to meet their goals for entry-level employment or advancement in employment, college transfer, or personal enrichment in the office technologies field. As society and business rely more heavily on computers, new jobs and career opportunities in this area continue to expand. The employment outlook is excellent for persons who are well qualified and up-to-date with the latest office technology. Salaries are excellent and tied to training and education.

The CAOT Department at East Los Angeles College offers degree and certificate programs, including MOS Certification, which are designed to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed by workers in today’s dynamic office environment. Students are taught in classrooms and labs that are up-to-date in technology and contemporary in appearance.

Authorized Testing Center

Computer Applications and Office Technologies Department is an authorized MOS and MSSC Testing Center.

  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification is the leading IT certification in the world. More than 1 million MOS exams are taken every year in over 140 countries. Demonstrate that you have the skills needed to get the most out of Microsoft Office by earning a Microsoft Office Specialist certification.
  • The Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC), a non-profit, industry-led, training, assessment and certification system focused on the core skills and knowledge needed by the nation’s front-line production and material handling workers. The nationwide MSSC System, based upon industry-defined and federally-endorsed national standards, is the gold standard for front-line industrial training.

variety of Courses, Programs, Certificates and Degrees

Skills Certificates:

Global Trade & Logistics - Import and Export | Global Trade & Logistics - International Trade and Transportation | Leadership in Global Logistics | Logistics Material Handling | Mobile Apps | Social Media | Technology & Logistics 1 | Technology & Logistics 2

Certificates of Achivement:

Administrative Assistant | Business Information Worker 1 | Clerical Assistant | Customer Service Representative | Executive Assistant | International Trade | Internet Specialist | Legal Secretary | Office Assistant | Office Systems Specialist | Technology & Logistics | Technology for E-Commerce & Entrepreneurs | Word Information Processor

Associate Degree Programs:

Executive Assistant | Legal Secretary | Office Systems Specialist | Technology & Logistics

Available Courses for Spring 2017 (February 6 - June 5):

CAOT 1: Computer Keyboarding and Document Applications | CAOT 32: Business Communications | CAOT 35: Concepts in Information Systems | CAOT 85: Microcomputer Office Applications: Spreadsheet | CAOT 133: How to Succeed in an Online Course | Online CAOT Courses | Logistics Courses | Online Logistics Courses | South Gate CAOT Courses South Gate Logistics Courses

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