Information Management Specialist Certificate Program
Course Title Course Number Semester Taken Credits Prerequisites
Technology on the Move OIM199 3 ENG095 and ESL098 or RDG095 or placement and Pre/co-req OIM103
Group Dynamics PSY107 3
Applications/Concepts CIT110 3 ESL098 or RDG095 or placement
Records and Information Management OIM106 3 Pre/co-req CIT110 or CIT133
Administrative Business Communication I OIM132 3 ENG095 and Pre/co-req OIM103
MS Word II OIM112 3 OIM103 and CIT110 or Chair approval
Administrative Techniques and Procedures OIM115 3 Pre/co-reqs OIM103 and CIT110
Principles of Internet and Information Security CIT118 3 CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Chair approval
Database Design with MS Access or Design Support Using MS Excel CIT128 or CIT234 3 CIT110 or CIT113 or CIT120 or Chair approval
Total Credits 27

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OIM103 is a prerequisite or co-requisite to program, which should be taken prior to or during the first semester. An exemption exam is available through the Center for Self-Directed Learning in the H-Building, Charlestown Campus, for students who type 40 words per minute or more with accuracy and know MS Word and document format.

Bunker Hill Community College is currently not accepting students into this program as of the 2014-2015 academic year.

Program Overview

This certificate program provides students with the practical skills needed to work in an executive office environment. The option focuses on MS Office applications including security issues and either database or spreadsheet applications.

Career Outlook

Graduates of this program qualify for entry-level positions such as receptionists, data-entry clerks, information processing specialists, office assistants, or customer service representatives in a wide variety of businesses and corporations. All courses in this certificate program may be applied to any option in the Associate in Science Degree: Office and Information Management Program.

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit our website at www.bhcc.mass.edu/ certificate-programs.

Upon Completion of this Concentration Graduates will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in computer operations and software applications. 
  • Use the complete range of Microsoft applications effectively and efficiently. 
  • Demonstrate proficiency in office operations and communication media.