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Office Administration

The Office Administration Program is a pathway to the business world. The program teaches you the basics of all facets of the modern business office including current business software applications, the fundamentals of business accounting, and customer service. Students will be prepared to enter a variety of in-demand positions.

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Gainful Employment Information

 

2016-2017 Program Dates

Full-Time (M-Th, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

  • 8/22/2016 – 3/13/2017, plus internship
  • 3/14/2017 – Approx. Oct. 2017, plus internship

Part-Time (M-Th, either 7:30–11:30 a.m. or 12–4 p.m.)

  • 8/22/2016 – Approx. Dec. 2017, plus internship

Program Cost

  • Qualified Federal Financial Aid Program
  • Total Contact Hours: 877.50
  • Total Credit Hours: 44.00
  • Cost per Credit: $84
  • Additional Fees: $1,794
  • Estimated Program Cost: $5,490 (books may add to your final cost)

 


Courses

Code Course Credits
BTE 100 Computer Keyboarding 1.00
CIS 128 Operating System: Using Windows 3.00
CIS 118 Intro to PC Applications 3.00
ENG 113 Business English 3.00
BTE 108 Ten-Key by Touch 1.00
BTE 166 Business Editing Skills 3.00
BTE 111 Keyboarding Speedbuilding I 2.00
COM 262 Communicating with Impossible People 1.00
CIS 135 Complete PC Word Processing: Word 3.00
CIS 155 PC Spreadsheet Concepts: Excel 3.00
ACC 101 Fundamentals of Accounting 3.00
ACC 102 Fundamentals of Accounting Hands-on Lab 2.00
CIS 140 Microsoft Outlook 1.00
BTE 255 Word Processing Techniques II 3.00
MAR 160 Customer Service 3.00
CIS 145 Complete PC Database: Access 3.00
COM 101 Employment Strategies 1.00
CIS 165 Complete Presentation Graphics: PowerPoint 3.00
BUS 287 Cooperative Education 2.00

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Earning Potential

Receptionist and Information Clerks

  • Hourly Pay = $9.13-$15.64
  • Annual Salary = $18,985-$32,523

Data Entry

  • Hourly Pay = $9.13-$15.64
  • Annual Salary = $18,985-$32,523

Administrative Assistants, Secretaries

  • Hourly Pay = $12.04-$19.26
  • Annual Salary = $25,038-$40,067

To what types of jobs do these skills apply?

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Correspondence Clerk
  • Couriers & Messenger
  • Customer Service Representative
  • Data Entry Operator
  • File Clerk
  • Hotel, Motel, and Resort Desk Clerk
  • Human Resources Assistant
  • Insurance Claims & Policy Processing Clerk
  • Library Assistant, Clerical
  • Loan Interviewer & Clerk
  • Mail Clerk
  • New Accounts Clerk
  • Office Clerk, General
  • Office Machine operator
  • Office Support
  • Order Clerk
  • Police, Fire, & Ambulance Dispatcher
  • Postal Service Clerk
  • Receptionists & Information Clerk
  • Secretary
  • Switchboard Operator
  • Teller
  • Word Processor

What types of companies might hire me?

  • State/Local Government Agencies
  • Federal Government Agencies
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Social Service Agencies
  • Oil and Gas Companies
  • Hospitality, Hotels, and Motels
  • Banks & Credit Unions
  • Communication Industries
  • Insurance Agencies
  • Schools and Colleges
  • Investment Firms
  • Small Businesses
  • Staffing Agencies

 

Upcoming Related Events

Monday, April 3, 2017
Free Tax Help
Time: 5:30am
Friday, April 7, 2017
Legal Advice Office
Time: 11:15am
Monday, April 10, 2017
Free Tax Help
Time: 5:30am

From our students...

Health and beauty have always been passions of mine. The ability to combine the two is exciting - helping people feel their best inside and out. The program is awesome and the price is right!

Laci Garst
Student

From our teachers...

Water Quality Management is a fast paced industry and you are able to earn a certificate in less then a year.

Jeffrey Barnier
Water Quality Managment Instructor