Office Administration - General

The Office Administration - General program offers you the opportunity to develop your administrative and professional skills, to work with computer technology, to network with professionals in the field, and to prepare yourself for a wide range of careers. The 32-week program consists of two 15-week semesters and a two- week work placement.

Program Highlights

Are you looking for a new career with great job prospects and opportunities for promotion? If you enjoy working with people in fast-paced work environments, and you like working with computers, then this program may be an excellent option for you. Simulated office environments, extensive hands-on practice, and a culminating work placement in an office, ensure that when you graduate, you are job-ready.

This certificate program is designed to give you foundational office skills essential for work in the field of office administration. Specialized training covers communications, word-processing, office procedures, bookkeeping, computer applications and business concepts. Essential skills in customer service, interpersonal communication, managing diversity, problem-solving and conflict management are also emphasized in the program.

Career Opportunities

Upon graduation, your career path may lead you to employment in a wide variety of places, including private businesses, public service offices and not-for-profit organizations. Graduates have been hired for the following positions:

  • Receptionist
  • Office Assistant
  • Administrative Associate
  • Data Entry Clerk

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