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The Office Administration Certificate Program provides students with knowledge and skill-based training to work in Office Administration positions. It is taught 4 days per week in morning or evening sessions for a total of 5 terms in 60 weeks. The program is 15 months during the day and evening sessions. Students must participate in 225-day or evening class sessions to complete the program.

The objective of this program is to provide graduates with knowledge of office products, including software and equipment, as well as office procedures. They will also develop skills in workplace communications. Graduates of this certificate program will be prepared for entry-level employment in a variety of careers in the private sector including banking, insurance, sales, legal and medical offices, as well as in government offices.

Program Overview

Office Administration Certificate Program An intensive program dealing with Office Administration begins by creating a solid foundation of skills for students including an introduction and overview of the business office setting. The student will become familiar with the following:

  • General Business Practices
  • Computers and Keyboarding
  • Microsoft Office Software
  • Office Applications and Equipment
  • Introduction to Business
  • Business Finance with Quick Books Applications
  • Business Computer through Quick Books Applications
  • Workplace Communications and Business Office Etiquette
  • Business and Technical Writing, Written and Oral
  • Resume Preparation

Through elective choices, the student will also be exposed to human resources from a “hiring” position. Also included are two elective choices to allow students to tailor their studies in a more direct path of their interest. They may also choose to apply for an externship to apply their skills in a working environment instead of the elective courses. The student will be exposed to application of management principles and practices as they relate to the Office Assistant. The 61.0 QCH earned in this certificate program will apply toward an Associate in Occupational Studies (AOS) Degree in Office Administration.

Program Teaching Methods

The teaching methods used in this program include classroom theory and lab sessions that are coupled with an environment solidly based on office and business concepts. Studies are individualized and progress is monitored with assignments, quizzes, and laboratory evaluations.

Office Administration Assistant Job Description

Office Administration AssistantOffice Administration Assistants are vital members of any organization’s office team and perform a variety of services including, but not limited to:

  • Administrative duties that include answering phones and emails, taking messages, scheduling appointments, greeting customers, maintaining records, managing inventory and supplies, and making copies
  • Create and maintain organizational practices and policies for effective communication with clients, co-workers, managers, and vendors
  • Apply time management skills to complete all tasks on schedule
  • Exhibit proficiency in MS Office and other applicable business software
  • Show attention to detail, prioritizing, and multi-tasking abilities
  • Organize and set appointments, meetings, and agendas
  • Direct new employee recruitment and training

Apply knowledge and skills learned from college training

Office Administration Career Paths

Graduates may apply their Office Administration skills to their present occupations or become employed with different organizations in positions, such as:

  • Office Assistant
  • Receptionist
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Bookkeeper
  • Human Resource Assistant
  • Sales Secretary

Computer Record Keeping

How Career Services Help

ITI Technical College is committed to assisting students and graduates in the pursuit of rewarding employment in their field of study. While we cannot guarantee employment upon graduation, ITI works to assist students and graduates with employment opportunities before and after graduation. We believe a technical career often provides a better salary, working conditions, and self-image, which consequently result in A BETTER LIFE for our students and graduates. 

Why Choose ITI Technical College

ITI Technical College faculty and staff are dedicated to student success from instructing to counseling. Instructors deliver a relevant, industry-driven curriculum and academic counselors focus on ensuring students have the tools needed for success.

Since 1973, ITI Technical College has graduated thousands of students in technical programs. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges to ensure students receive the best education and training possible.

How To Apply

It is easy to find out if the Office Administration Certificate Program is right for you and how to enroll. Start by calling one of our Admissions Specialists at (877) 591-1070 and schedule a tour today.

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Office Administration (Certificate) Program

Associate in Occupational Studies Degree Program CM90T

Major Occupations for which graduates will be qualified:



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