Skill Center

CIOS skill center computer lab Welcome To The CIOS Skill Center

The Computer Information and Office Systems (CIOS) program provides career education leading to an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree or Occupational Endorsement Certificates (OECs) that prepare students for career entry or advancement while developing and refining lifelong learning skills, fostering flexible career path options and building confidence to adapt to new technological demands in the workplace.

The CIOS program prepares entry‐level, experienced, or workforce re‐entry level office workers to successfully engage in business office environments where communication, technical, organizational, interpersonal, and teamwork skills are essential to business success. CIOS courses also cover topics that help prepare students for the Microsoft Office certification examinations, Certified Administrative Professional (CAP), and Certified Professional Secretary (CPS) certification examinations.

Fall and Spring Skill Center Hours

Monday 10 am - 7 pm
Tuesday 10 am - 7 pm
Wednesday 10 am - 7 pm
Saturday 10 am - 2 pm

Occupational Endorsement Certificates (less than 30 credits)

Provide intensive training in a specific occupational area which indicates competence in technical and professional skills.  CIOS offers occupational endorsements certificates in the following areas:
  • Office Foundations
  • Office Support

CIOS Skill Center Information


Staff

Pattie Schultz
Training & Development Assistant
CIOS Skill Center in FSM 106
Phone: (907)745-9763
Email: mpschultz@alaska.edu