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Program Overview

The Office Administration curriculum prepares individuals for employment as administrative office personnel who use skills in the areas of office management, office finance, legal office, virtual office, customer service, and office software.

Coursework includes computer applications, oral and written communication, analysis and coordination of office tasks and procedures, and records management.

Graduates should qualify for employment in a variety of office positions in business, government, and industry.

ONLINE PROGRAM INFORMATION: Surry offers this program online. Go to Online Learning for more information.

Career and College Promise:

This program is offered through our Career and College Promise Dual Enrollment program. View program outlines specific to your high school for full details.

Program Contacts:

Mitzi Poore

Lead Instructor - Medical Office Administration and Office Administration

Certificate Curriculum

Fall Semester

ACC-120 Principles of Financial Accounting 4
OST-137 Office Applications I 3
BUS-121 Business Math 3

Spring Semester

OST-153 Office Finance Solutions 3
OST-134 Text Entry & Formatting 3

Total credits needed to graduate: 16 Hours

This certificate is offered to high school students through the Career and College Promise (CCP) program (C25370AX). CCP students should complete this certificate over two semesters.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate competency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other software programs.
  • Demonstrate competency in written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrate professional skills, behaviors, and conduct commensurate with industry expectations.
  • Demonstrate speed and accuracy in creating letters, memos, tables, reports, and other documents required in an office setting.
  • Demonstrate the ability to complete a variety of office tasks including accounting/financial transactions, records management, and office management skills.

Program Costs

Certificate* In-State Out-of-State
Tuition and Fees $1,248.00 $4,128.00
Books and Supplies $240.99 $240.99
Total Cost $1,488.99 $4,368.99
*All costs are estimates.

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