Administrative office assistant General Info
If you are interested in the exciting atmosphere found in today’s automated office, you will want to look into the Administrative Office Assistant program at NCC!
NCC’s program prepares you for the demanding work of an administrative assistant in any modern office. As an Administrative Office Assistant student, you will learn basic office skills with an emphasis on word and information processing, communications, and human relations skills. You will develop essential technical and interpersonal skills through office simulations and hands-on laboratory applications using some of the newest high-tech equipment.
Graduates of the program find employment opportunities in a wide variety of business environments from small businesses to large corporations. You will be prepared for entry-level employment with potential for advancement in offices of virtually any industry. The program also provides Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification training. Click here to read more about the importance of MOS certification.
A two-year Administrative Office Management program is also available.
- Two Semesters
- Fall semester entry for full-time students
- Part-time students may enter any term
- Keyboarding and computer skills
- Strong communication skills (written and oral)
- Basic math
- Enjoy being around and working with other people
- This program is available on campus. General education courses are available online.
Requirements for this program
|BCA216-E||Intro. to Microsoft Office Applications||4|
|ADM166-C||Office Procedures I||3|
|PSY111-A||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|PSY102-E||Human and Work Relations||3|
|ACC131-A||Principles of Accounting I||4|
|BCA217-E||Advanced Microsoft Office Applications||4|
|ADM167-C||Office Procedures II||3|
|ADM159-C||Proofreading and Editing||3|
*You may choose MAT108-C Math Fundamentals, MAT106-E Elementary Algebra, or any course with an A suffix.
NOTE: Satisfactory assessment scores and/or prerequisites are required for some courses.
Frequently Asked Questions
Student Story Ashley Pollema
“I chose NCC, because it is close to home, affordable and has the career program I wanted. I enjoy working with people and the hands-on learning that replicates a workplace atmosphere. It’s fun to work as a team to accomplish a goal.”
Administrative Secretarial student
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