Office Administration


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The Office Administration Technology curriculum prepares individuals for positions in administrative support careers. It equips office professionals to respond to the demands of a dynamic computerized workplace.

Students complete courses designed to develop proficiency in the use of integrated software, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office duties and systems, and other support functions. Emphasis is placed on non-technical as well as technical skills.

Certificate graduates may qualify for promotions in current places of employment or rapidly find employment in areas such as business, government, or services.

Course work is designed so that students may continue taking courses to complete either the Diploma or Associate programs.

The diploma may qualify graduates for promotions in current places of employment or may enable students to rapidly find employment in business, government, or service positions.

Degree graduates should qualify for employment in a variety of positions in business, government, and industry. Job classifications range from entry-level to supervisor to middle management.

What skills will I learn?

Word Processing, Oral and Written Communication, Analysis and Coordination of Office Duties and Systems, Teamwork, Flexibility, Responsibility, Dressing for Success, Professionalism, Positive Attitude.

What job opportunities will I have?

Entry Level Clerical Positions in: Business, Sales or Government Offices; Insurance or Real Estate Agencies; Educational Institutions; Construction Companies.

What tools or equipment will I be exposed to?

Computers, Printers, Scanners, Transcribing Units, Calculators, Fax Machines, Copiers; Software: Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint.

With additional training what other kinds of jobs could I get?

Supervisor, Office Manager, Administrative Specialist, Word Processor, Records Management Specialist.

Advanced level of job opportunities?

Supervisor, Manager, Executive Assistant

Required Courses:

PDF Office Administration Course Checklist

Learn more, contact:

Mindy Moore
252-249-1851 3045

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