Office Administration - A.A.S.: Overview
Associate in Applied Science Degrees combine career-technical courses with general education courses not intended to transfer to bachelor degree programs, although certain courses may be accepted at some institutions. This degree prepares students for employment in the career-technical specialty area of their choice.
This curriculum is designed to provide opportunities for individuals to develop marketable skills in the areas of office procedures, interpersonal relations, office technology, office accounting, written and oral communication and computer applications to meet the demands and expanded responsibilities of today’s administrative workforce. Many office administration positions perform tasks once completed by mid-managers.
In addition to taking courses, students participate in a supervised work experience, both of which enhance their level of marketability.
- Students will possess the skills to integrate technology into the workplace.
- Gain the motivation and skills to continue to learn throughout life.
- Enhance leadership skills.
- Develop organizational skills.
- To provide the knowledge of microcomputer software and their applications current to business and industry.
- Develop the verbal, written and teamwork skills necessary for an administration career.
- Accounting Technician
- Office Manager/Supervisor
- Administrative Secretary
- Employment in Financial Institutions
- Employment in Government Offices
- Employment in Educational Institutions
Prepares for Industry Certification in:
- Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS)