Virtual Office Management

Virtual Office Management General Info

NCC’s Virtual Office 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 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
ADM-191Virtual Office Management I3
MKT-121Digital Marketing3
ADM-105Introduction to Keyboarding1
Spring Semester16
MAT-110Math for Liberal Arts3
ACC-131Principles of Accounting I4
SPC-122Interpersonal Communications3
OR
SPC-112Public Speaking3
ADM-192Virtual Office Management II3
ART-117Computer Graphic Design3
SECOND YEAR
Fall Semester18
BCA-152Comprehensive Spreadsheets3
ACC-161Payroll Accounting3
BUS-162Workplace Professionalism3
ADM-180Administrative Management3
ADM-193Virtual Office Management III3
Program elective3
Spring Semester14
BUS-180Business Ethics3
ADM-188Project and Event Management3
MKT-181Customer Service Strategies2
PSY-102Human and Work Relations3
Program elective3
Program Electives
Course #TitleCredits
ACC-261Income Tax Accounting3
ART-117Computer Graphic Design3
BCA-265Project Management3
BUS-150E-commerce3
BUS-161Human Relations3
BUS-185Business Law3
CIS-307Introduction to Databases3
GRA-131Digital Layout I3
GRA-140Digital Imaging I3
MGT-101Principles of Management3
MGT-110Small Business Management3
MGT-130Principles of Supervision3
MGT-170Human Resource Management3
MGT-178Employment 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 allows 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

Tuition & Financial Aid