Administrative Office Specialist
Administrative Office Specialist offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills expanding the traditional role of the Administrative Assistant. This program prepares students for entry level employment as file clerks, general office clerks, secretaries, and administrative assistants. The content includes, but is not limited to, office procedures, software applications, and production work. The program focuses on transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the office support services industry: planning, management, finance, technical and production skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues, and health, safety, and environmental issues. The minimum grade level required by the state for program completers is 10.0 in reading, language, and math.
Graduates of this program may work in a wide variety of office occupations that use technology for daily business operations.
The cost for the 1050 clock hours is $2.78 per hour totaling $2,919.00 plus a $75.00 lab fee per semester. The total cost for textbooks is $900.00. This does not cover any additional program costs. Pell Grant available.
***Program costs are subject to change without notice.
Adult Courses and Clock Hours
The postsecondary occupations and the associated courses included in this program are:
|OCP||Course Number||OCP Title||OCP Hours|
|A||OTA0040||BTE Core/Information Tech Assistant||150 Clock Hours|
|B||OTA0041||Front Desk Specialist||300 Clock Hours|
|C||OTA0030||Assistant Digital Production Designer||150 Clock Hours|
|D||OTA0043||Administrative Assistant||450 Clock Hours|
The student will achieve the following skills by the end of the 1050 clock hours:
- Word Processing
- Business Math
- Office Procedures
- Employability Skills