The mission of this program is to prepare students for a successful career as an administrative assistant in a business environment.
The Administrative Office Specialist or Administrative Assistant performs a variety of clerical and organizational tasks. They use computer software to create spreadsheets, compose messages, manage databases, and produce presentations, reports, and documents. They may buy supplies, manage stockrooms and corporate libraries, and gather data from various sources. Specific job duties vary among employers.
Maintain paper and electronic filing systems
Route and distribute incoming mail and email
Answer routine letters and emails
Operate fax machines, copy machines, video conferencing, phone systems, and other office equipment
Use computers for spreadsheet, word processing, database management, and other applications
Complete forms in accordance with company procedures
Information Session for Administrative Office Specialist
The typical length of this program for the average achieving student is 1050 hours.
OCP A – Information Technology Assistant
OCP B – Front Desk Specialist
OCP C – Assistant Digital Production Designer
OCP D – Assistant to Administrative Office Specialist
A student must have passed all required courses in the program, attend at least ninety percent (90%) of the class hours offered and satisfied all financial obligations before he or she is eligible to receive a certificate of completion for the program.