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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.

Image. Now Registering Spring Classes. Deadline is December 23, 2020. Classes start Janruary 6, 2021.

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

Certificate Curriculum

Fall Semester

ACC-120 Principles of Financial Accounting 4
OST-131 Keyboarding 2
OST-184 Records Management 3

Spring Semester

ACC-150 Accounting Software Applications 2
BUS-121 Business Math 3
OST-137 Office Applications I 3

Total credits needed to graduate: 17 Hours

Note: OST 131 is a prerequisite to several classes in the Office Administration program. It is critical that OST-131 be completed during the first semester of the program.

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 $1,382.25 $4,646.25
Books and Supplies $1,396.75 $1,396.75
Total Cost $2,779.00 $6,043.00

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