This program offers you the clerical, administrative, word processing and basic bookkeeping knowledge and skills necessary to gain employment in todays competitive business environment. The Office Administration Program is offered in a self-directed learning format and is not a lecture based program. Monthly seminars in addition to regular class time hours are a mandatory component of the program. During the seminars students will cover effective communication skills, telephone technique, critical thinking and problem solving in the workplace.
The objective of the program is to give you hands-on training in various key administrative areas of a business. You will be trained in word processing, spreadsheets, databases and other relevant software, as well as bookkeeping concepts, Quickbooks computerized accounting and administrative skills.
After successful completion of your core courses you will complete a 4 week practicum in a business environment. Your final week of learning will focus on your Career & Personal Development course that will prepare you to write an effective cover letter and resume, to develop job interview skills and to learn how to search for job opportunities.
Career paths can be pursued in small, medium and large size businesses. As a successful graduate you are prepared to work in administrative positions in businesses, public and private companies, community organizations and educational institutions.
Grade 12/Equivalent or Mature Student (19 years of age or older), Entrance Assessment.
Overall Average of 60%. Keyboarding rate of 25 wpm
Must pass every course in the program by the minimum required mark of 60%.
MS Office 2007 requires 75% passing grade
Full-time Program Duration: 30 Weeks
Includes: Professional Development Days & Stat Holidays
Excludes: Winter Term Break, Spring Term Break & Summer Term Break
Tuition: $8,200 Domestic students / $9,537 International students
Other Fees: Contact admissions department