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Microsoft Office Skills Training

Jumpstart your college career with classes developed by a veteran with you in mind.

Microsoft Excel Basics Class (Online)

  • Five day class that meets one hour each day from Monday-Friday (five hours total)
  • Topics include Microsoft Excel layout, interactions, formatting, charts and formulas
  • Prerequisites: none

Class Dates:

Steps To Attend: 

  1. Register for the online class
  2. On class day, use this Zoom link with the following credentials
    • Meeting ID: 618 987 7379
    • Password will be emailed to you


Microsoft Excel Basics Class (Face-to-Face)

Due to Covid-19 containment measures, the face-to-face classes are postponed, please register for the online class above.

  • Two-day class that meets for three hours each day at Camp Pendleton
  • Topics include Microsoft Excel layout, interactions, formatting, charts and formulas
  • Prerequisites: none


Microsoft Excel Intermediate Class

  • One-day class that meets for three hours at Camp Pendleton
  • Topics include advanced formulas and charts
  • Prerequisites: Either attend day one of the Microsoft Excel Basics course (listed above) OR score an 80% or greater on the online quiz

Program Benefits

  • Free to Active duty, MCCS Employees, Dependents 17+*
  • Customized examples and exercises that relate to your current MOS
  • Units can schedule classes to meet their needs
  • Flexible schedule, if you complete day one and something comes up, you can complete day two at a later date**
  • Small class sizes held on base
  • Access to Microsoft Excel support after the class is complete
  • Access to education and military benefits and resources
  • Each student will receive a certificate of completion from California State University San Marcos Extended Learning

*Active duty takes priority on seats available
**Subject to space availability 

Next Steps

To get a unit class scheduled have your Deployment Readiness Officer or Command Training Officer contact the Adrianna Fleming at the Base Education Center: 

To learn more about the Bridge to College, general education benefits or attending CSUSM, contact Eric Sandoval, the Veterans Coordinator at CSUSM EL: 

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Planned Upcoming Classes

  • Microsoft Excel Advanced
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Outlook