Administrative Office Specialist

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Administrative Office Specialist

Program Length: 1050 hours
35 weeks
Program Number: B070330

Administrative Office Photo

 

The Administrative Office Specialist program is designed to prepare students for a career in business administration as an administrative assistant.  An administrative assistant is a person whose job is to support an organization by coordinating office services and procedures.  The Administrative Office Specialist student will learn how to complete office procedures tasks in an efficient manner using advanced software applications.  The student will have the opportunity to become certified as a Microsoft Office Specialist in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and certified in QuickBooks Pro. 

 

Some of the duties performed by an Administrative Office Specialist include:

  • Answers telephones and direct phone calls
  • Produce and distribute correspondence, memos, letters, and forms
  • Schedule appointments and update event calendars
  • Maintain databases and filing systems
  • Perform basic bookkeeping
  • Take dictation
  • Research and create presentations
  • Prepare and monitor invoices and expense reports
  • Ensure operation of equipment
  • Maintain inventory
  • Generate reports on behalf of the manager
  • Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner

 

Program Structure
This program consists of four occupational completion points (OCPs).

Course # 

Course Description

Course

OCP

OTA0040

Information Technology Assistant

150

A

OTA0041

Front Desk Specialist

300

B

OTA0030

Assistant Digital Production Designer

150

C

OTA0043

Administrative Office Specialist

450

D

 

 TOTAL HOURS

1050

 

 

Age: 16 years or older

Basic Skills: Unless exempt, students' competency in reading, math, and language are assessed within six (6) weeks of program entry using the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE). Required basic skill grade levels are: Reading 10A, Math 10A, and Language 10A.

Program Advisory Estimated Entry-Level Salary Range
$20,000-$32,000

Council on Occupational Education (COE) Rates
Program Completion Rate: 100%
Program Placement Rate: 100%

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