Computer Applications & Office Technologies Department - E7

Welcome to CAOT Department

The Computer Applications and Office Technologies Department (CAOT) has consistently made a valuable contribution in assisting students to meet their goals for employment or advancement in employment, college transfer, or personal enrichment in the office technologies field. As society and business rely more heavily on technology, 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.


New! CAOT offers free MOS Training and Exam.

The MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) provides industry-leading assessments of skills and knowledge through our new project-based testing, giving students and professionals real-world exercises to appraise their understanding of Microsoft Office.

Learn about Microsoft Office Specialist Program at

You must be an ELAC student who is currently enrolled in one of the following courses to qualified to receive a free MOS Training and Exam.

  • CAOT 35 - Concepts in Info Systems
  • CAOT 82 - Microsoft Office Software Survey
  • CAOT 84 - Microsoft Office Word
  • CAOT 85 - Microsoft Office Excel
  • CAOT 86 - Microsoft Office Access
  • CAOT 110 - Microsoft Office PowerPoint
  • CAOT 111 - Microsoft Office Outlook


If you meet these requirements, proceed with your application at


New! Complete certificates and degrees 100% online.

We offer many certificates and degrees to choose from. Our program prepares students to use computer applications and business procedures to solve problems in modern-day business/office environments. These courses are applicable in many career ladders including vocational training and career advancement. CAOT's certificates allow student to advance gradually, starting with our Skill Certificates, then building to Certificates of Achievement and culminating in an Associate of Arts Degree.

Visit Certificate Application page to learn how to complete our certificates and degrees online.