Today’s job market demands up-to-date business skills. In order to enter the workforce or change careers, you must have a solid foundation in basic computer, organizational and communication skills. This program has been designed to prepare you for today’s office or for advanced training. If you would like to further specialize in this field, compliment your Administrative Office Specialist: core certificate with our advanced program.
As part of the program, students will be prepped for and have the opportunity to obtain the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification*. This certification is given directly from Microsoft and is in addition to the one issued by Ridge Meadows College upon completion of the program. The core program certifies in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and “Associate” (all 3). The Advanced Program certifies Microsoft Word and Excel at the Expert level.
The Administrative Office Specialist Program offers 2 options:
- Administrative Office Specialist: Core
- Administrative Office Specialist: Advanced
Each option is just one semester and students can take both to fully prepare themselves for their next office position!
Courses can be completed full time during the days, or part-time in the evenings. In the case of part time study, students will complete their program option over two semesters and take classes approximately 8 hours per week.
Applications for Winter of 2023 are now open!