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Educational Opportunities

The Computer Applications and Office Systems (CAS/OS) department offerers one year and less than one year certificates, two year degrees, and several career pathways certificates.

CAS/OS courses at Columbia Gorge Community College include:

  • instruction in business communications
  • principles of business law
  • word processing and data entry software
  • spreadsheet software
  • office machines operation and maintenance
  • office procedures
  • public relations
  • secretarial accounting
  • filing systems and records management
  • report preparation

Work Opportunities

As an office employee, administrative assistant, or office manager, you will have a variety of responsibilities. Some of your activities may include computers, accounting, telephones, filing and information management, supervising office employees, greeting the public, planning and scheduling. Check out O*NET Online for occupation searches.