Office Administration Specialist (AAS)

Office Technology & Administration
(91-93 credits)

Program Description

If you’re looking for steady work in a profession with opportunities across many fields, office administration might be the path for you. At SPSCC, our program pairs you with experienced faculty to prepare you for employment or establish a strong foundation to transfer for a 4-year Bachelor’s degree. You’ll gain experience in Microsoft Office software, as well as related office programs and business practices.

The Office Administration Specialist Associate in Applied Science Degree is designed for persons interested in working in an office or administrative support position in the private or public sector.
The program equips the student with a variety of skills used in large or small businesses through the study of keyboarding, communications, human relations, office technology, small project management, leadership, and other related courses.

Career Opportunities

Graduates may work with state, county, or other municipal agencies as well as private industry. Typical duties may include formatting documents, composing business correspondence, and electronic filing/organization/planning – and go beyond the historical functions performed by a receptionist. With experience, graduates of the Office Technology & Administration program may advance to leadership positions within their organizations. Technical skills and the ability to adapt to new situations are important for career advancement.

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Secretary
  • Office Clerk

Length of Program

The Office Technology and Administration – Office Administration Specialist Program takes a minimum of seven quarters of full-time studies for the Associate in Applied Science degree.