The Office Administration program enables students to gain skills and knowledge of computer software, office systems, office budgets, customer service and human resources necessary in managing today’s automated offices. Career paths include jobs such as administrative assistant, executive secretary, general office manager, office clerk and receptionist.
There are four options within this program:
Students may choose to pursue an A.S. degree and earn technical certificates while completing the requirements for the degree, or pursue one or more certificate programs to develop or upgrade their skills in a particular field. Contact an advisor or counselor to determine the career education path that is best for you.
Associate in Science
This program leads to an A.S. degree in Office Administration, which prepares you for immediate employment as a highly skilled administrative assistant, executive secretary, office coordinator, supervisor, or general office manager. In addition to office systems and computer software, you’ll learn to work with office budgets, spreadsheets, and human resources issues. The program includes customer service and business communications fundamentals.
Students may complete a degree in only one of the two specialty tracks: Office Management or Medical Office. Students who wish to add a second area of specialization after completing a degree should pursue the technical certificate in that area.
The mission of the Associate in Science (A.S.) in Office Administration degree program is to educate, train, and prepare students for successful careers working in technologically advanced business office environments. Through applied, hands-on, and internship experiences, the programs enable students to achieve a level of proficiency in communication, critical thinking, keyboarding, computer application, time management, and teamwork skills that is required for employment as well as advancement in administrative support positions.
This program includes an internship to help you enter or advance in the job market as soon as you graduate.
Career Opportunities, Rapid Placement
Jacksonville is a city committed to economic development. Opportunities are especially strong in customer service, hospital administration, law firms, religious organizations, real estate firms, government offices, car dealerships, hotels, schools, sports teams, libraries, transportation and manufacturing.
This program is accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
Need More Information? Contact:
Sandra Beck, Downtown Campus, (904) 633-8380/5949
Janice Hall, North Campus, (904) 766-6705