An office applications specialist possesses a well-rounded set of computer skills, with specialization in Microsoft Office Word and Excel. This short-term certificate focuses on producing documents and spreadsheets with speed and accuracy in order to provide meaningful information to the computer-driven workplace. The main tools taught in this program include computer usage, keyboarding simulation software, and Microsoft Office application software. With training and experience in this area, the student may sit for the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam in Word and Excel. With training and experience in this area, the student may become a supervisor or office manager.