Office Technology and Administration - Office Administration Specialist

Business, Finance & Office Administration Pathway

91-93 Credits   |   8 Quarters

Pathway at a Glance

You have an eye for opportunity and demand—learn how to organize, plan, manage, and play a key role in the fast-paced and growing world of business. From small businesses to Fortune 500 environments, your future as an accountant, advertising executive, or administrative assistant begins in our Business, Finance, and Office Administration Pathway.



Courses by Quarter
Quarter Plan: 
Program Student Learning Outcomes

At the completion of the Office Administration Program, the successful student will be able to:

  • Assess the effectiveness of, select, and use existing and/or emerging technologies and tools to enhance productivity, including software, mobile computing devices, data and records management, cloud computing and virtual document sharing, communication technologies, and related resources (T)
  • Perform diverse administrative duties without direct supervision, including scheduling, project management for small to medium level projects, and organization of the office’s daily workflow (T,C)
  • Analyze problems and challenges and research potential solutions (T)
  • Monitor and model interpersonal competency skills necessary for a diverse workplace by analyzing and adjusting one’s own behavior, demonstrating appropriate and effective communication and conflict management strategies, and recognizing and addressing differences in communication and interaction for a culturally diverse and inclusive workplace with both internal and external stakeholders (R)
  • Demonstrate ability to proficiently communicate orally and in writing, including the design and proofreading of internal and external messages for a variety of audiences, contexts, and situations (C)
  • Use quantitative and computational skills to solve a variety of business applications including inventory management, purchasing, travel planning, and budget monitoring (Q)
  • Recognize common ethical dilemmas that may arise in businesses and organizations and implement practical strategies to address ethical issues, both personal and organizational (E)


Revision Date: 
Monday, April 25, 2022