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Administrative Office Associate Certificate

The Administrative Office Certificate is designed to provide students with a solid foundation of basic skills that would be required in an office setting. This certificate is appropriate for individuals who are interested in a professional development opportunity for updating current skills or as an additional certificate that would increase employability for students majoring in another business degree.

The Administrative Office Certificate consists of five required courses totaling 15 semester hours of credit. Depending upon the semester enrolled and the course schedule, it may take more than one semester to obtain all required coursework.

Career Opportunities

Successful graduates can find job opportunities in the following occupational areas:

    • Administrative Assistant
    • Secretary
    • Records Manager
    • Receptionist
    • Machine Transcriber
    • Information Processing Operator

Upon successful completion of the Administrative Office curriculum (15 semester hours) with a grade point average of 2.00 (C) or higher, the student is awarded a Certificate


Tuition is based on the number of credit hours and legal residence and is subject to change or modification. To see the current cost per semester hour click here.

First Year - First Term

ADM-123 Document Formatting 3 s.h.
ADM-162 Office Procedures* 3 s.h.
BCA-215 Computer Business Applications 3 s.h.
BUS-121 Business Communications 3 s.h.
BUS-162 Workplace Professionalism 3 s.h.
15 s.h.

*Prerequisite: BUS-121 Business Communications, and BCA-129 Basic Word Processing or BCA-215 Computer Business Applications.