Virtual Administration Management

Virtual Administration Management General Info

NCC’s Virtual Administration Management program will prepare students to provide administrative, creative and technical services in the virtual workplace. The office of the 21st century requires people to work, communicate and manage business operations at a distance. This innovative program will prepare graduates to organize the virtual business environment, prepare and manage documents in the cloud, communicate effectively in the digital environment, plan virtual meetings and host web-based events. Students will work towards a diploma during their first year of study and complete their AAS in the second year of study.

Award

  • Associate of Applied Science Degree
  • Diploma option is available after 2 semesters

Length

  • 4 Semesters

Student Profile

  • Good communication skills
  • Basic math skills
  • Good computer skills
  • People person
  • Detail-oriented

Program Location

  • This program is fully online, however, some courses are available on campus.

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Requirements for this program

Course #TitleCredits
FIRST YEAR
Fall Semester16
CSC-110Introduction to Computers3
BUS-102Introduction to Business3
ENG-107Composition I: Technical Writing3
ADM191-EVirtual Office Management I3
MKT121-EDigital Marketing3
ADM105-CIntroduction to Keyboarding1
Spring Semester16
MAT110-AMath for Liberal Arts3
ACC131-APrinciples of Accounting I4
SPC122-AInterpersonal Communications3
OR
SPC112-APublic Speaking3
ADM192-EVirtual Office Management II3
ART117-AComputer Graphic Design3
Virtual Office Assistant Diploma Awarded
Total Credits32
SECOND YEAR
Fall Semester18
BCA152-AComprehensive Spreadsheets3
ACC161-APayroll Accounting3
BUS162-CWorkplace Professionalism3
ADM180-CAdministrative Management3
ADM193-EVirtual Office Management III3
Program elective3
Spring Semester14
BUS180-ABusiness Ethics3
ADM188-CProject and Event Management3
MKT181-ACustomer Service Strategies2
PSY102-EHuman and Work Relations3
Program elective3
Total Credits64
Program Electives
Course #TitleCredits
ACC261-AIncome Tax Accounting3
ART117-AComputer Graphic Design3
BCA265-EProject Management3
BUS150-AE-commerce3
BUS161-AHuman Relations3
BUS185-ABusiness Law3
CIS307-AIntroduction to Databases3
GRA131-EDigital Layout I3
GRA140-EDigital Imaging I3
MGT101-APrinciples of Management3
MGT110-ASmall Business Management3
MGT130-APrinciples of Supervision3
MGT170-AHuman Resource Management3
MGT178-AEmployment Law3

*NOTE: Satisfactory assessment scores and/or prerequisites are required for some courses.

Frequently Asked Questions

Virtual Office Managers work in a variety of businesses and offices, or from their own homes.

Salaries start at $12 per hour with the potential to earn up to $20 per hour or more

You will take a variety of courses in document production and management, business, accounting, office procedures, and event planning that will prepare you to work in a 21st century virtual office. Many of your classes will be hands-on and will introduce you to cloud-based technologies and computer applications.

All of the courses in this program can be taken entirely online and allow you the flexibility of completing your degree from home as a full – or part-time student.

Student Story Josseline Castillo

“Online learning was the right fit for me, because I had a hard time making it to campus. I work part-time so the flexibility of online classes is very important and convenient!”

Online student
Sioux Center, IA

Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office will work with you to reach the goal of attending college. Federal and state programs, scholarships and other funding sources, may be available to help you to afford college. We know there are a lot of questions and stress planning to pay for a college education. The Financial Aid Office staff administers aid programs and counsels students in planning individual methods of meeting college costs. Contact the Financial Aid Office for answers to any questions regarding financial aid. What are you waiting for? Let’s get started! Northwest Iowa Community College follows a nationally accepted philosophy in administering financial aid programs.

Your Instructors

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Robert Hoting

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