Program Details

The Administrative Office Professional hybrid program utilizes distance education courses along with on-campus training to prepare
students for their new career, giving students the flexibility demanded by today’s busy lifestyle.

Location:
Toms River, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Undergraduate Certificate
Specialty:
Office Management, Office Management, Office Management

Program Overview

Program Description:
The Administrative Office Professional hybrid program utilizes distance education courses along with on-campus training to prepare students for their new career, giving students the flexibility demanded by today’s busy lifestyle. This program is designed to provide students with the skills and basic knowledge required to become an entry-level Administrative Office professional in a busy office environment. Students will learn about the changing world of technology, interpersonal skills, analytical skills, organizational skills, professional financial practices, the Microsoft Office suite, and proper administrative procedures as they gain skills and confidence to handle the administrative support for a variety of office settings.
 
Program Skills Training
Online Theory Class Delivery
  • Build computer competency/proficiency
  • Computerized graphics, demonstrations and simulations for an enhanced learning experience
  • Time saved in commuting, less gas expense
  • Experienced Faculty trained to teach online
Participate in online classes from anywhere including from the convenience of your own home
 
On-Campus Labs
Students will practice the attributes necessary to succeed in an administrative position while developing technical skills like Microsoft Office and ‘soft’ skills like time management and office etiquette. Communication skills, both written and verbal, will be covered as well as topics like ethical business practices and maintaining confidentiality. In addition, students will learn how to manage financial and staff records, plan effective meetings, coordinate business travel, and find entry level employment as an administrative office professional. Throughout the course, students will learn to identify security threats when using the Internet and explore options for how to mitigate these threats.
 
Program Courses
  • Microsoft Office Applications
  • Applied Microsoft Office
  • Administrative Office Procedures I
  • Applied Administrative Office Procedures I
  • Technology in the Workplace
  • Applied Technology in the Workplace
  • Advanced Microsoft Office
  • Applied Advanced Microsoft Office
  • Administrative Office Procedures II
  • Applied Administrative Office Procedures II
  • Financial Office Practices
  • Applied Financial Office Practices
Benefits to a Career as an Administrative Office Professional can include:
  • Personal Satisfaction – in the modern workplace, the responsibilities of administrative assistants have diversified greatly from the past, involving more varied and complicated tasks and making you a vital member of the office support team
  • Advancement Opportunities – as a highly visible, collaborative team member with a wide range of skills, you’ll have the chance to grow into many different roles, like Executive Assistant and more
  • Flexible Schedules – Full-time and Part-time positions

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Institutionally Accredited by ABHES

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