As reliance on technology continues to expand in offices, the role of the office professional has evolved. Office automation and organizational restructuring have led administrative assistants to assume responsibilities once reserved for managerial and professional staff. These open-entry, flexible-hour programs enable you to develop valued skills.
The Administrative Assistant program focuses on broad, transferable skills and includes an on-the-job training component. The Legal Administrative program stresses the requirements of the legal secretarial industry, such as terminology, planning, management, finance, technical and production skills and underlying principles of technology, while the Medical Administrative Specialist develops understanding of the medical office.
Once You Complete the Program
Seek employment as an administrative support professional.
Academic Plans/Guided Pathways for Office Specialist
For course descriptions, see the College Catalog.Academic Plans/Guided Pathways are recommended sequences of courses and prerequisites needed to complete your degree. It is a general suggestion for when to take your courses; it is not a course schedule. Students should meet with their advisors to make appropriate course selections. The Academic Plans/Guided Pathways listed below are for the current academic year. Students should consult with their advisors for plan requirements specific to their academic year.
Office Specialist Career Training
Students enrolled in Career Training programs build increasingly sophisticated skills in 150-hour modules.